NBA Mock Draft: 7 Players Boston Celtics Can Draft to Build Around Rajon Rondo

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NBA Mock Draft: 7 Players Boston Celtics Can Draft to Build Around Rajon Rondo
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Heading into the 2012 NBA Draft, Boston Celtics' general manager Danny Ainge, and coach Doc Rivers must realize the time has come to replace the Big Three.

Although the trio of stars still have some solid basketball left in them, this is the year when draft picks could prove utterly vital to the team's future.

The strategy of drafting is complex, yet the Celtics' goal should be simple — draft around Rajon Rondo.

Rondo is having yet another tremendous season, averaging a double-double while leading the league with five triple-doubles. He's done more than enough to prove he is the key to success in Boston's future.

With two first round picks that will be somewhere between the middle and end of the round, I will only focus on players that may be available. I will also target the middle of the second round players.

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