If the NBA playoffs were to start this week, it would be fair to say that the Boston Celtics would be one of, if not the favorite to win the East and possibly the NBA Championship.
While Boston does hold the best record in the East and looks to be playing great basketball right now, they are doing all this with some of their top reserves out with injury.
Key players like Shaquille O'Neal, Delonte West, Jermaine O'Neal and Marquis Daniels are all out, and what's more worrisome, is that all of their time tables are completely unknown.
This brings up the question of should Boston make a move before the trade deadline? With these nagging injuries, all signs point to that being a good idea.
Let's take a look at 10 reasons why the Boston Celtics should get active and make a move before the trade deadline.