The Boston Celtics have been one of the best teams at drafting over the last seven years, because they have been able to get Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown and Marcus Smart all through the NBA Draft.
Tatum and Brown were used with picks that they acquired in trades, which makes it even more impressive what they have been able to do.
What's even more interesting is that in 2014 the Celtics (and everyone else in the league) could have drafted Nikola Jokic.
The two-time NBA MVP was selected by the Denver Nuggets with the 41st overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft.
The Celtics had two picks in that draft (6th overall and 17th overall), so they could have easily traded back and drafted Jokic.
Hindsight is always 20/20, but the fact that they could have had a big-three of Jokic, Tatum and Brown is something that cannot be overlooked.
Currently, the Celtics are in the NBA Finals and they have a 1-0 lead over the Golden State Warriors.
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