Originally written on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 11/19/14
Jeff Green is picking the right time to flourish. The Celtics roster now consists of 10 healthy bodies.  Shockingly they have the most depth at center (4 of the 10); however one of them (Fab Melo) has no business being out of the D-League, and another (Jason Collins) should only be used in case of emergencies.  Regardless, Melo and Collins are both big awkward players that offer zero lineup flexibility.  That leaves Doc with 8 rotation guys at the moment: Two centers (Garnett, Wilcox), and just three each of forwards (Bass, Pierce, Green) and guards (Bradley, Lee, Terry).  If the playoffs started today I think Boston might actually be OK, ideally you only go 8 or 9 deep in the postseason anyway. I believe the best available replacement for Leandro Barbosa is Jeff Green.  Green is very capable of playing some shooting guard.  A lineup of Green and Pierce at the 2 and 3 along with any of the three guards at the 1 could be successful in brief stints.  How often do you actually need ...
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