The offseason is here for the Boston Celtics, and in just a couple of months, they will begin the process of putting next year’s team together. We will take a look at the current Celtics and try to figure out what to do with each of them. We begin today with the biggest question on the roster right now, the captain, Paul Pierce.
Storybooks are written to give children a calm sense of justified, black-and-white finality before they go to bed. Good things happen to the good guys, bad things happen to the bad guys, people who do wrong are punished, and people who do good are rewarded. Grey area doesn’t exist.
We’re all raised on these concepts, but life slowly weans us from them as we learn the nuances that go along with just about everything. Nothing is black-and-white.
Paul Pierce has played the hero for Boston so often, that the storybook ending to his career in Boston would have, at least, involved one more right elbow jumper to beat the buzzer. Even if the Celtics still lo...