That said, even with the current state of the roster, it will likely take a few lucky breaks in Boston’s favor throughout the season to reclaim homecourt come playoff time because, while they may have retooled and gotten better, many other teams in the conference did a similar job.
So, what needs to happen for the Boston Celtics to reclaim a top-3 seed in the Eastern Conference standings once again?
Way for Boston Celtics to reclaim top-3 seed No. 1) The Jays continue to grow
The All-Star duo took a leap last year as they combined to average over 50 points a game.
After winning a gold medal in Tokyo, Tatum is being highlighted as a possible MVP candidate for next season.
This shouldn’t be a surprise after his 2020-21 campaign where he became the de facto number one for the Boston Celtics and had the most 50 point performances in the NBA.
Meanwhile, Jaylen Brown is fresh off a season where he averaged a hair under 25 points per game.