The potential departure of two-thirds of "The Big Three" is of little comfort to Celtics fans. On the flip side, the upcoming NBA draft, where the Celtics have two first-round and two second-round picks, serves as a rational reason for optimism.
Last night in New Orleans the Kentucky Wildcats cut down the nets. The Wildcats are NCAA champs, and the team is brimming with serious NBA talent.
March Madness may be over, but the players who impressed in the tourney may find their way to the NBA in this June's NBA draft.
The Celtics, barring an unforeseen trade, won't be in a position to draft the very best that March Madness showcased. Anthony Davis, Michael Kidd-Gilchrist and Thomas Robinson will probably go one-two-three in this June's draft.
This slideshow will focus on players that the Celtics may have a shot at acquiring and who excelled in March Madness.