The Boston Celtics were one of the best teams in the Eastern Conference this season, compiling a 43-21 record. They trailed only the Toronto Raptors and NBA-best Milwaukee Bucks in the East, definitely making a statement in their first season with a new franchise point guard in Kemba Walker.
Along with the Raptors and Bucks, the Celtics clinched their sixth straight playoff appearance before the season was postponed. Year after year, they have been a very impressive team, but have failed to appear in the NBA Finals. Nevertheless, it could happen sooner rather than later.
Boston’s big three of Jayson Tatum, Kemba Walker, and Jaylen Brown worked very well together in 2019-20, all averaging over 20 points per night. With Tatum and Brown yet to hit their prime, the best years are yet to come in Boston.
With that being said, here are three takeaways about the Boston Celtics prior to the NBA suspending the 2019-20 season.