The 10-14 Boston Celtics are in fourth place in the Atlantic Division and firmly in the NBA's Eastern Conference playoff picture. However, one wouldn't exactly rush to give them an exemplary grade for the quarter mark.
Obviously, the Celtics as a whole are passing, with room to breathe. This team didn't look like much on paper, but the collective effort has allowed it to win some games it wasn't supposed to and become surprisingly relevant in a down conference.
Individually there have been a variety of grades, ranging from stellar to somewhat incomplete. As the Celtics hit the quarter mark of their "rebuilding season" we grade out a surprising roster in the Bleacher Report classroom.