Now, as the current iteration of the team enters a similar stretch, it’s worth revisiting the idea, both to evaluate what lies ahead for these Celtics and contrast them to last year’s team. Let’s take a look at what the Celtics’ season could become over their final 28 games. The hypothetical 85% win percentage I have the Celtics posting here is Milwaukee’s actual win percentage for the entire season.
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This is quite similar to our previous timeline, but an extra couple losses and some poor injury luck hold them back from overtaking Toronto.