“I think that’s the first thing you have to state is, his competitive sprit, his fight, his swag. I think that wins for you.”
21-year-old Aaron Nesmith was selected with the 14th pick in the first round of the 2020 NBA Draft by the Celtics. After an up and down rookie season, Nesmith finished with 4.7 points and 2.8 rebounds per game while shooting 43.5 percent from the field and 37.0 percent from behind the three-point line.
Basketball Operations for the Celtics at the start of this offseason, plenty of changes has been made to the roster and coaching staff. With Kemba Walker, Evan Fournier, Semi Ojeleye, Carsen Edwards, Tristian Thompson, Tacko Fall, and Tremont Waters all gone, plenty of new and some familiar faces have arrived.
Expectations for the Celtics this season are somewhat low. After losing Kemba Walker and Gordon Hayward in back-to-back offseasons, the 2020 Eastern Conference finalists that boasted arguably four All-Star level players is suddenly down to just two. It’s understandable why so much pessimism surrounds the team considering they’ve failed to exceed expectations in at least …