While the Boston Celtics are no longer in title contention, there are still Celtics alumni in the running for a ring in the 2021 NBA Playoffs. With no Boston alumni on the Atlanta Hawks, that means if a former Celtic is going to help hand a banner this season, it’ll be with either the Milwaukee Bucks or the Phoenix Suns.
Let’s take a look at which Boston alumni might be celebrating at the end of July.
Champion forward and former NBA assistant coach James Posey celebrated the hiring of Udoka as head coach of his former team. Co/X2ezl7GzaN
– The Celtics Wire July 1, 2021
Abdel Nader – Phoenix Suns
While he’s only played three games in all of the postseason so far because of injury, the 2016 Celtics draft pick is contributing 1.3 points and 1.7 rebounds per game in the Western Conference Finals.
Jeff Teague – Milwaukee Bucks
The most recent Celtic is seeing floor time against the Atlanta Hawks in the Eastern Conference Finals, where he’s putting up 1.8 points per contest.