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Fantasy Basketball Team Preview: 2012-13 Boston Celtics

by on Sep.10, 2012, under Team analysis

Rajon Rondo

It’s Rondo time. (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Depth chart:

PG: Rajon Rondo Keyon Dooling
SG: Courtney Lee Jason Terry Avery Bradley Dionte Christmas Jamar Smith
SF: Paul Pierce Jeff Green Kris Joseph
PF: Brandon Bass Jared Sullinger
C: Kevin Garnett Chris Wilcox Jason Collins Fab Melo

Relevant fantasy players and their projected draft round (PDR) and per-game stats:

Name: Position: PDR: FG%: FT%: 3PTM: Pts: Reb: Ast: Stl: Blk: TO:
Rajon Rondo PG 2 47% 60% 0.2 13.0 5.0 12.0 2.0 0.1 3.3
Kevin Garnett C/PF 3 50% 85% - 14.7 8.7 3.0 1.0 1.2 1.7
Paul Pierce SF 4 45% 85% 1.5 18.0 5.0 3.7 1.0 0.4 2.7
Jason Terry PG/SG 7 45% 85% 2.0 12.0 1.5 3.0 1.2 0.2 2.0
Brandon Bass C/PF 8 47% 80% - 11.5 7.0 0.5 0.5 1.0 1.2
Courtney Lee SG/SF 10 43% 85% 1.3 8.7 2.5 1.5 1.3 0.3 1.0
Avery Bradley PG/SG 11+ 50% 80% 0.8 8.5 2.3 1.5 1.3 0.2 2.0

Most likely to surprise:
Lee

Sleeper:
Bradley

Most likely to disappoint:
Terry

Category specialists:
- Steals: Rondo
- Threes: Pierce, Terry

Storylines:
- the continued emergence of Rondo, especially with No. 20 out of the picture
- if age will finally slow down Garnett and Pierce
- how Garnett will fare in a full season at center, where he thrived at last season
- how the glut at SG plays out

Team’s statistical NBA ranks from 2011-12:
- Pts: 26th
- FGM: 23rd
- FGA: 30th
- FG%: 5th
- FT%: 5th
- 3PTM: T-21st
- Reb: 30th
- Ast: 2nd
- TO: 17th
- Stl: T-16th
- Blk: T-5th
- Pace: 22nd
- Offensive Efficiency: 24th
- Defensive Efficiency: 2nd

Fantasy-friendliness for 2012-13: B

Bonus:
Rondo’s post-tip antics:

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