Boston Celtics: Full Grades for the Celtics' 2012 NBA Draft

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Boston Celtics: Full Grades for the Celtics' 2012 NBA Draft
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Despite the trade talks, the Boston Celtics would keep all three picks and, as a result, were outright winners in the 2012 NBA draft.

President of basketball operations Danny Ainge once again demonstrated his mastery on draft day by adding a heavy arsenal to the Celtics front line. The team took Ohio State PF Jared Sullinger (21) and Syracuse teammates C Fab Melo (22) and SF Kris Joseph (51).

Boasting Rajon Rondo, Avery Bradley and the possibility of re-signing Ray Allen, the Celtics clearly have the backcourt presence they need going forward. The sure-fire lack of depth was in the team's two big-men spots, an issue Melo and Sullinger will help erase quickly.

Here are individual grades for each prospect the Celtics drafted in 2012 as well as an overview of their draft day.

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