On the eve of the 2011 NBA draft, Boston Celtics fans are putting all their attention on pick No. 25. At a time when the franchise is nearing a crossroads between the closing window for the Big Three and looking ahead to the future, this year's draft will no doubt be key.
But what to expect at No. 25? Can the C's get a player who can contribute right away? Will the pick be a project that may take several years to develop? What kind of value can even be had at the end of the first round?
To help fans get an idea of what could be in store late in the first, here's a look at how picks at No. 25 in the last 10 NBA drafts have fared, for better or for worse, in their pro careers.