NBA Draft 2014 - Boston Celtics

NBA Draft Lottery Consolation Prizes: Part One

If the Boston Celtics don't end up with a top four pick and can't make a trade, which prospects could they look to draft? Kevin O'Connor looks at four possibilities in part one, including Arizona's Aaron Gordon and Creighton's Doug McDermott.

KO's 2014 NBA Mock Draft 1.0

CelticsBlog's Kevin O'Connor reveals his first 2014 NBA Mock Draft. With the fifth pick, he has the Boston Celtics selecting Arizona forward Aaron Gordon. With the 17th pick, they select Syracuse point guard Tyler Ennis.

Boston has the fifth-best NBA Draft Lottery Odds

The Boston Celtics officially have the fifth-best odds at the top pick in the 2014 NBA Draft after losing a random draw to break a tiebreaker with the Utah Jazz. Both Boston and Utah finished the...

How good is the draft class of 2015?

At least one scout is pretty high on the freshman entering the college ranks this year (probably for a one-and-done season).

Celtics 2nd pick likely to be number 18

Baring any drastic swings in the standings it appears that the Celtics will be getting the 18th pick in the NBA draft.

KO's 2014 NBA Draft Big Board 3.0

Don't be fooled by the latest national media narrative that suggests the 2014 NBA draft will be "ordinary." CelticsBlog's Kevin O'Connor says the draft is stacked and deep, as he outlines his top 30 prospects in his post-March Madness big board.

Chad Ford moves Wiggins to top of Celtics board

I wonder if Ainge himself knows who he'd pick if given the option.

The Julius Randle Problem

CelticsBlog's Kevin O'Connor analyzes Julius Randle's weaknesses on the defensive end of the floor. The Kentucky freshman could win the national title this season, but his film, stats, and body, could prevent him from ever becoming a great defender.

Danny Ainge scouted UConn & Michigan St. on Sunday

Danny Ainge was at Madison Square Garden on Sunday and saw Connecticut upset Michigan State. But Ainge wasn't there for pleasure, he was scouting players for this June's NBA draft. With two top 20 first round picks, the Celtics will have flexibility.

Scouting the Sweet 16: Potential mid-round steals

The Boston Celtics need three-point shooting from the guard position and a rim-protecting big man. Which potential draft picks are playing in Friday's Sweet 16 games? Kevin O'Connor takes a look and outlines which players scouts could be looking at.

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Scouting the Sweet 16: Unheralded players to watch

Watching March Madness is just as much about scouting the draft as it is having fun watching the games. The 2014 NBA draft has loads of lottery talent, but there are plenty of skilled prospects that deserve much more attention.

There's nothing new on the March Madness losers

Andrew Wiggins can be a no-show and Jabari Parker can't play defense! Wait...didn't we know this already? Kevin O'Connor takes a look at five top prospects who are being unfairly criticized after their team's failures in the NCAA tournament.

CelticsBlog MailBag: Draft & March Madness Part 2

The past two days of March Madness have been thrilling, with five overtimes, eight upsets, and even more closely contested games. Some NBA prospects have even seen their seasons end already,...

CelticsBlog MailBag: Draft & March Madness Edition

Hopefully you were lucky enough to sit on your couch for 13 straight hours yesterday watching March Madness. Every year is filled with upsets and exciting games, but yesterday was something...

The Celtics need to draft a "Unibrow" of their own

Anthony Davis destroyed the Boston Celtics, but also proved their need for a true rim protector. Which defensive prospects could the C's be scouting in the NCAA tournament as they prepare for the...

KO's 2014 NBA Draft Big Board 2.0

Don't be fooled by the latest national media narrative that suggests the 2014 NBA draft will be "ordinary." Kevin O'Connor says the draft is stacked, as he outlines his top 30 prospects for CelticsBlog.com.

A College Basketball Guide for Celtics Fans: Ed. 5

With two first-round draft picks in the absolutely stacked 2014 NBA Draft, Boston Celtics fans should be excited to watch NCAA basketball this season. Kevin O'Connor previews the rest of the regular season.

A College Basketball Guide for Celtics Fans: Ed. 4

With two (potentially three) first-round draft picks in the absolutely stacked 2014 NBA Draft, Boston Celtics fans should be excited to watch NCAA basketball this season. Kevin O'Connor previews the weeks ahead.

2014 NBA Draft Big Board 1.0

Kansas center Joel Embiid sits atop Kevin OConnor's 2014 NBA Draft big board, but there are some intriguing surprises that follow, including the rise of Syracuse point guard, Tyler Ennis.

A College Basketball Guide for Celtics Fans: Ed. 3

With two first-round draft picks in the absolutely stacked 2014 NBA Draft, Boston Celtics fans should be excited to watch NCAA basketball this season. Kevin O'Connor previews the month ahead.

A College Basketball Guide for Celtics Fans: Ed. 2

With two first-round draft picks in the absolutely stacked 2014 NBA Draft, Boston Celtics fans should be excited to watch NCAA basketball this season. Kevin O'Connor previews the month ahead.

A College Basketball Guide for Celtics Fans

With two first-round draft picks in the absolutely stacked 2014 NBA Draft, Boston Celtics fans should be excited to watch NCAA basketball this season. Kevin O'Connor previews the first month of the season.

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