1: A future FRP for Chris Boucher
2: Grant Williams, Carsen Edwards and 3 SRPs for Anfernee Simons
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I believe that if the Celtics could pull this off, they'd have a better team around Jayson Tatum. They would be in the luxury tax, but I believe that if they get 2 more years, they will win in one of those 2 years. Why 2 years? If I'm not wrong, the Celtics repeater tax is re-set now, so they can be a luxury tax-paying team fo two of the next four seasons, but not 3 of the next 4 teams as the owners won't want to be charged with all of these bigger tax stuff.
I believe that this gets Jayson Tatum with everything he needs, and fixes many of the Celtics problems. They would have a ton of shooting, and players that can shoot the 3, with Smart, not great but don't leave him open, especially when it matters, Brogdon, solid 3 point shooter, Tatum, excellent at it, Christian Wood can shoot it, and so can Myles Turner, so everyone from their starting lineup can, and in addition, Beasley, Simons, Fournier, all can, and Boucher can also, just the TImelord and Moses Brown can't, but that's not to many as there will only ever be one non-shooter at a time. this gets spacing for tatum and allows the Celtics to play with more shooting, something they kinda lacked.
Additionally, they'd upgrade their defense, with one of the best defensive center in the league, Myles Turner. They would also lose Nesmith and Pritchard, both below average defenders, although Pritchard is clsose to average. In addition, they would have Brogdon who is good, so their defense will be even better.
3rd, they'd have multiple scorers, with Beasley, Brogdon, Wood and Tatum all averaging near 20 points and Fournier can also score, same with Simons and Boucher and Smart don't leave them open! The scoring would be much better.
4th, what I believe Is the Celtics biggest problem is how much they iso against their opponents, and it never works. I believe that the ball-movement would be much better with all of the reliable scoring options and players that are good passers and will move the ball, and I also believe that it will cut Marcus Smart's 30 foot 3s just because he made a 3 or 2 before, which is a positive.
I believe that this team would be much, much, much better, and with the scoring, defense, ball-movmeent and less iso's on Tatum's part (average to below average at that), along with everything else, from being a more well-rounded team, I defintley believe that one of the next 2 years they will win the championship, then they'd let Fournier go.
FIVE YEAR PLAN:
1: Reisgn Myles Turner 3/60
2: Resign Wood 4/100
3: Resign Brogdon 3/65 let Fournier walk
4: Resing Langford 4/25
Resign Smart 3/50
5: Resign the Timelord 3/25
6: Resign Boucher
7: Resign Simons
Rest of the contracts should be small, and picked up on minimum players. Then, at the trade deadline flip whoever they can get the most for the best deal, but one of the players earning 20+ million should be traded assuming they win a championship. The reason why is because the Celtics need to get under 132 million, and they need to trade 24 million dollars to be under the luxury tax.
The plan would be to trade Boucher by the trade deadline, along with either Brogdon, Wood, or Turner or Smart and maybe Simons, but they idea is to have a core of Robert Williams, Jayson Tatum, Langford, Simons and then have a TON, TON, TON of assets for the future by trading everything else away.
FOR OTHER TEAMS REASONING
ROCKETS: The Rockets are open to trading Wood, and if they get Mobley, then they should be really willing to do it. They'd be getting 2 young, solid players, and in addition would get getting 2 FRPs, low protections. I believe that with getting Nesmith and Pritchard and getting the needed shooting around KPJ, they would be solid. Pritchard is excellent from 3s and so was Nesmith for the last month of the season, with the 2 FRPs they should 100 precent do this.
PACERS: The Pacers need shooting, as having little shooting with having McCOnnell, and Levert as non-shooters, and Turner and Sabonis were questionable isn't good. Brown would fix that, and upgrade their 3 point shooting. Even though Rubio isn't really a good 3 point shooter, it's overall better because Turner, a questionable 3 point shooter who is a tiny bit better then Rubio percentage wise is gone, and then they'd have Brown who is much better then Brogdon. Additionally, they would get a true point guard which is very good for them, and also get a better fit. they need to switch up the Sabonis Turner frontcourt, and this would present a switchable 2-4 with Levert, Warren and brown. Finally, this gets them another all star to pair with Sabonis, which they lack having star-power, which wins championships so this would be very beneficial for them.
TIMBORWOLVES: The Timberwolves need to make some changes, and this would be a interesting one. In return for trading Beasley, getting 2 FRPs would be pretty solid considering that they are both unprotected, and in addition they would get Eric Gordon who is a solid scorer.
RAPTORS: They already won a championship, and rebuilding is a nessasary part of the game. With their disappointing season, it could be time to rebuild, and the Powell for Trent move suggest that they could maybe trade a few pieces to get stuff. Also, with Lowry gone, the Raptors almost certainly won't be very good, so adding a FRP would be a smart move, then they could make a decision on FVV and Siakam
BLAZERS: The Blazers need defense, and this is the best way to do it. If they keep Dame and McCullom then there defense is very bad, so getting Grant Williams who wouldn't have to do much other then defend and also get a few picks would be a good move for them.