The Boston Celtics are sliding further and further out of the Eastern Conference playoff picture. The chemistry and cohesion that kept them at the top of the NBA's food chain for the past four seasons has disintegrated in 2012.
Doc River's club appears disjointed, disgruntled and disinterested
However, help is out there if Boston wishes to pursue it. Although most analysts and critics have written the C's off their list of contenders, a major trade could potentially surge the Celtics back into the elite of the Eastern Conference.
Using 'ESPN's Trade Machine', which follows NBA trade rules, let's examine the five best possible trades to improve the Boston Celtics' chances of raising banner 18 in 2012.