- Kevin Pelton
This wasn't the plan. More than a month into the 2013-14 season, the Boston Celtics find themselves in first place in the Atlantic Division. At 8-12, the Celtics haven't dramatically exceeded expectations, but the inept Atlantic has put their plans of starting their rebuilding process with a lottery pick in some question.
In turn, the chance of a playoff run might affect Boston's plans for point guard Rajon Rondo, who is a possible trade candidate after he returns from his ACL injury. Let's assess the Celtics' options.
With the Boston Celtics surprisingly leading the Atlantic Division but having come into the season thinking they would be in the draft lotttery, Kevin Pelton looks at what the team should do with Rajon Rondo.