With free-agency season right around the corner, the Celtics face many major decisions regarding next year's roster. Although much of the talk surrounds the Big Three, Brandon Bass is a major component that the Celtics must re-sign.
The young power forward had an outstanding season in Boston. He shined in the legendary green and white uniform, soon becoming a fan favorite due to his consistent play. By the season's end, Bass became a major piece of the team who must return next year.
When the season ended, Bass opted out of the $4.25 million player option in his contract. It was a good move on Bass' part, who still wants to stay in Boston. Here are five reasons why the Celtics must re-sign the power forward.