Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 5/29/13
Draymond Green, Chandler Parsons, Lance Stephenson. In addition to playing key roles on playoff teams this season, these three have another thing in common; all of them were selected in the second round of previous NBA Drafts. Due to the rookie payscale, second round picks are given very low salaries when they enter the league so finding a contributor after the 30th pick can provide a team with immense value. Celtics fans are also familiar with successful second rounders as Glen Davis and Leon Powe played key roles in helping Boston win the 2008 NBA Championship. The 2013 NBA Draft is regarded as a draft without a lot of high end, franchise-changing talent. That said, this draft also features a lot of players, projected to go in the second round, that could instantly help teams. The Celtics currently do not have a second round pick in this year's draft; Boston sent it to Portland to get them to take Sasha Pavlovic as part of the Courtney Lee deal this past offseason. It typical...
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