The lottery balls didn’t fall the Boston Celtics’ way, but not all hope of landing a worthwhile player in the 2014 NBA draft is lost.
The top talent is unquestionably concentrated in the top three, where Jabari Parker, Joel Embiid and Andrew Wiggins are expected to be chosen in some order. Australian point guard Dante Exum also is increasingly considered a shoo-in at No. 4. There is plenty of talent to go around on June 26, however, particularly at the Celtics’ slot at No. 6.
CelticsBlog writer and draft evaluator Kevin O’Connor joins NESN.com Celtics beat writer Ben Watanabe in the latest Celtics/NBA podcast. In addition to touching on the Celtics’ possible options with the sixth pick, they break down three other players of interest who could go in the first round, including Oklahoma State point guard Marcus Smart.
Listen to or download the podcast in the player below.
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