Throughout the NBA Summer League, the NBA preseason, and most importantly, practice, the Celtics have acquired, honed, and evaluated a litter of talent.
Obviously, the Celtics have a key rotation of starters and role players that are indispensable, like any other team in the league.
Similarly, the Celtics also have a couple of fringe players that represent the metaphorical fat that they are going to have to trim before the regular season starts.
Going forward, the Celtics are looking for young, high IQ players who can represent the culture they have re-established in terms of playing tenacious defense and being unselfish.
With the partially guaranteed contracts handed out by the Celtics to a variety of youngsters prior to the start of this upcoming season, the Celtics have a litter of young guns from which to pick from in order to maintain their winning ways as well as prepare for the future.