Just over a quarter of the way through the 2012-13 NBA season, it's obvious that the Boston Celtics' offseason acquisitions are and will continue to play an enormous role in dictating the team's success.
Some of those acquisitions have already lived up to the hype surrounding their arrivals in Boston, while others have started off slowly.
The Celtics are among the better teams in the NBA right now. If they hope to elevate themselves to the point of becoming a true contender, however, they'll need to figure out how to mesh all their new pieces together to optimize their talent.
The 2012 offseason was a busy one for the Celtics. Here's a progress report, 21 games into the season, grading each player acquired via trade, free agency or the draft.