When the NBA season stopped in March, the timing couldn’t have been much better for the Boston Celtics. The victory was hard to come by they had lost three of their last five, Jason Tatum’s hot tub game was starting to cool down and Kemba Walker was heading into the “Strategic Rest” day stretch due to a knee-jerk.
And like the rest of the NBA, laid off in late July on a possible perceived early return to play, the Celtics are an enthusiastic group to resume the season.
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And first, there is a very real chance that they can advance to the standings if the league adopts a return-to-play model that includes eight regular-season games before the playoffs.
Currently third in the East, the Celtics would start the postseason against Philadelphia if the league went straight to the playoffs, an idea that couldn’t get a ton of support from owners or players.
A game of eight skaters would give Boston ample opportunity to advance to Toronto and secure second place in the East. As the classification now looks, the ability to move is excellent for many teams.
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Boston (43-21) outscored the Raptors (46-18) in three games in the standings. You find the Heat (41-24) behind the Celtics 2.5 games behind. Of those two, the closest teams ahead of Boston are Indiana and Philadelphia (both 39 to 26). Who are behind each of the 4.5 games in Boston.
For the Celtics’ sake, moving from their current draft position and avoiding a first-round showdown with Philadelphia. This would be the preferred route for the postseason selection. The Sixers, which is one of the biggest disappointments this season, will feature Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons, which will make them very difficult in the playoff times.
For the Celtics, if they advance, there will be a Brooklyn Nets team expected to play this postman without Kyrie Irving or Kevin Durant, who is ruled out recovering from injuries.
There is also a chance that if Boston faces the Indiana Pacers in the first round, the Cs remain the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference that is similar to facing Philadelphia, providing a first-round matchup. The season restart also allows more time for the Celtics to adjust to shape a new order for Beijing.
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While Walker is the team’s most proven and are embellish talent. He doesn’t avoid Tatum’s inevitable rise as the face of the franchise.
As the season progressed, his promotion was unquestionable. Tatum started the season as a player with exits from Keltics Irving (Brooklyn) and Al Horford (Philadelphia) hoping to become a great talent.
After his first All-Star appearance in February, Tatum averaged 29.9 points, 7.9 rebounds, and 3.1 assists. While shooting 47.2 percent from the field and 46.8 percent on 3 carries. His ability to build hits that left where he would go far in search of Boston was last season.
As for Walker, they had missed some games and played limited minutes in others shortly before the season. Since halted due to knee pain. Extended downtime without playing or practicing should allow walkers to revive and refresh.
And that, combined with Tatum’s superior gameplay as he recovers, gives Celtic a powerful 1-2 hit. As they went close to restarting the system and doing so, they believe leads a deep postseason, resuming his journey.