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Boston Celtics (40-42)


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L 91-99
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L 95-103
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With 4 picks in draft, Celtics have to cast wide net

WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) With four picks in next month's NBA draft, the Boston Celtics can't just focus on a couple of players who look like they might be in their range.

The Celtics will look at as many as 100 or more potential rookies in preparation for the June 25 draft. Boston has two picks in the first round - its own at No. 16 and the Clippers' at No. 28 - and two more in the second: Philadelphia's at No. 33 and its own at No. 45.

Having four draft picks also makes it more likely that the Celtics will make trades - packaging a couple together to grab a lottery pick the team didn't get when it made a late-season push into the playoffs.

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Leaders
Points: Isaiah Thomas16.4
Rebounds: Jared Sullinger7.6
Assists: Evan Turner5.5
FG%: Tyler Zeller54.9%
Steals: Marcus Smart1.48
Blocks: Jared Sullinger0.72
Defense (Rank)
Points: 101.2 (21)
Rebounds: 44.7 (26)
Assists: 21.9 (14)
FG%: 45.0% (16)
FT%: 75.5% (20)
3P%: 33.6% (4)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 101.4 (13)
Rebounds: 43.8 (13)
Assists: 24.5 (4)
FG%: 44.3% (21)
FT%: 75.4% (14)
3P%: 32.7% (27)
Standings
Atlantic Division
  W L Pct GB
xy-Toronto 49 33 .598 --
x-Boston 40 42 .488 9.0
x-Brooklyn 38 44 .463 11.0
Philadelphia 18 64 .220 31.0
New York 17 65 .207 32.0
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Transactions
Date Player Transactions
4/27/2015 Kelly Olynyk League Suspension One game for 4/26 foul of Kevin Love
4/8/2015 Chris Babb Signed as Free Agent
4/7/2015 Shavlik Randolph Waived
3/23/2015 Marcus Smart Reinstate/Suspension
3/21/2015 Marcus Smart League Suspension One game for hitting Matt Bonner
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Injuries
Date Player Status
3/11/2015 Isaiah Thomas Bruised back
3/5/2015 Avery Bradley Left elbow strain
2/20/2015 Jared Sullinger Broken foot
2/3/2015 Avery Bradley Thumb fracture
2/1/2015 Tayshaun Prince Sore hip
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