More evidence to be pumped for all those draft picks the Celtics are getting from Brooklyn

The MVP voting was announced yesterday, and to no surprise, there weren't any Celtics in contention:

However, consider the following:

Isaiah Thomas finished second for Sixth Man of the Year.  Danny Ainge finished fourth for Executive of the Year.  Brad Stevens also finished fourth for Coach of the Year.  And finally, Marcus Smart was fifth in the Rookie of the Year balloting.  All in all, not a bad awards-season haul for a team that entered 2014-15 with no expectations for success.

On the other hand, we have the Brooklyn Nets:

That's not a very encouraging sign for Brooklyn's immediate future, but it does bode well for the franchise that potentially gets the Nets' first round draft pick in each of the next three seasons.

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