CLP 52: Greg Monroe, Marcus Smart & the calm before the deadline

As the trade deadline draws close, the Boston Celtics have a host of hard decisions to make.
Having reportedly won the Greg Monroe sweepstakes, they now have to navigate a minefield of personnel decisions without sabotaging contention aspirations both now and in the future. Having won five of six games since Marcus Smart's self-inflicted injury, can Boston part ways with such a big part of the defense they will need to defeat opponents in the later rounds of the playoffs? Or will it matter more to pick up some offense off the bench with a potential Gordon Hayward return potentially rendering such a move pointless? It's a difficult knife-edge to walk, but this week Topher Lane and Justin Quinn discuss the details Danny Ainge and company are trying to sort out - and Banner 18 might just hang in the balance.

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