3 Boston Celtics thoughts on a team mired in mediocrity

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Boston Celtics must be super bold to turn around the fortunes of the team

Whatever Danny Ainge and now Brad Stevens saw as the proper formula to take the Boston Celtics back to their glory days isn’t working.

Ainge constructed one, just one Championship team in 18 years of toiling at the head of the Celtics.

Then the team ownership handed over the reins to a disciple of Ainge. Did they feel they’d get something new and creative?

These are smart businessmen these Celtics’ owners. They ooze money due to their top intellects and instincts. Yet, in light of the track record of the Ainge era in Boston, how and why would they hand over the keys to the car lock-stock-and-barrel to a clone of Danny Ainge?

And indeed, two of the moves made by newly inaugurated Brad Stevens as noted above, were, yes, to bring back two former Ainge acquisitions, Horford and Freedom.