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Obviously, nobody knows for sure, but it seems like the Boston Celtics are probably going to make another run at it with their veteran crew.
Kevin Garnett will likely re-sign, and at a drastically lower salary than last year's $21 million.
It's too soon to tell if Ray Allen will be back, but he also will be destined to make less than his current $10 million.
Paul Pierce is still under contract, as is Rajon Rondo.
Much of the supporting cast will remain with the team.
But Boston probably will not have a ton of cash on its books to bring in another veteran player.
This leaves them with very few assets to secure a difference-maker on the trade market.
However, Boston does have two decent assets that will never have more value than they have right now.
It currently owns the 21st and 22nd picks in this year's first round.
Historically, picks this late in the first round are notoriously hit or miss.
And more often then not, they do not offer immediate help.
However, if it could package these two picks for a solid big man such as Chris Kaman or Samuel Dalembert, it might be able to make some noise next year.
Another option could be a physical shooting guard, or an instant offense swingman.