If you could go back in time to when the Boston Celtics held a 17 – 19 record in the 2021-22 NBA regular season to tell yourself that by mid-March that there would be a general consensus that Boston would be among the league’s legitimate title contenders, you might not believe what future-you had to say about the Celtics, even discounting the whole time travel thing.
In one of the more impressive in-season turnarounds in years, Boston has transformed its roster and style of play to become the top-rated defense in the league while also putting together one of the better offenses, and the results on the court simply speak for themselves with the Celtics having gone 22 – 8 in the first 30 games of 2022.
What makes Boston a realistic contender? The folks over at The Score put together a video detailing what the Celtics have changed to become a better version of themselves, and why that puts them within reach of winning it all.
Watch the clip embedded above to hear their case for a potential hanging of Banner 18 this season.
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