The Celtics were sneaky good this offseason acquiring Amir Johnson, David Lee and Perry Jones. They drafted Terry Rozier, R.J. Hunter, Marcus Thornton and Jordan Mickey. Ainge also retained Jonas Jerebko and Jae Crowder.
Overall, they weren't the type of fireworks that leave you breathless and that thump in your chest, but it's a start. More importantly they didn't swing for fences and bring in the Tobias Harris's or Greg Monroe's of the world. Those are the types of fireworks that will leave your franchise in a worse situation than Jason Pierre-Paul.
Now that he is done wheeling and dealing, Ainge will now, in all likelihood, shift his focus to Tyler Zeller and Jared Sullinger who are both looking for extensions.
Ainge says he's had preliminary talks with reps for Sullinger & Zeller, but nothing substantial on contract extension talks.
I think Zeller will sign before the season starts when it is all said and done. He fits too perfectly with Brad Stevens and he won't cost a fortune. As for Sully, given the season he had last year, I think Danny will make him prove that he is worth being a part of the C's future.
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