While there certainly is no shortage of issues that the Boston Celtics could point to that need to improve if the team is to get closer to the title team aspirations the storied franchise always has, perhaps none figure more prominently than shooting.
Such is the focus of a recent article by Bleacher Report’s Greg Swartz, who highlights this negative aspect of the Celtics’ offensive capabilities in a recent article focused on what disappointing teams need to focus on in 2022 onward. “Grant Williams is the only rotation player shooting above 38.1 percent from three, with two starters (Al Horford and Marcus Smart) connecting on 29.2 percent or worse of their attempts,” notes Swartz.
With this lack of accuracy away from the basket a significant issue, the B/R analyst lists several targets Boston could pursue this season — let’s dive into the logic for each.
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