2013 NBA Free Agency: Offseason Grades for each Atlantic Division team

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After a fast and furious start to the 2013 offseason, we have reached the point where everything has slowed down considerably and we can look back at how each NBA team improved or failed to improve for the 2013-14 season.

There will still be some player movement the rest of the summer, but likely nothing major enough to really make an impact on this offseason.

With that being said, let’s take a look division by division at how each team in the NBA fared this offseason.

First up, we look at the Atlantic Division.

Boston Celtics

Players Added

Rookies: C Vitor Faverani, C Colton Iverson, C Kelly Olynyk, G Phil Pressey

Free Agents: None

Trades: F/G Keith Bogans, G MarShon Brooks, F Kris Humphries, F Gerald Wallace

Players Lost

Free Agents: None

Trades: C/F Kevin Garnett, F Paul Pierce, G Jason Terry, F D.J. White

Waived: F Kris Joseph

It may not look good on paper for the Celtics, but in reality this was a necessary step backwards for Danny Ainge and company. The team is no longer built to compete in the Eastern Conference this season but a rebuild was coming sooner than later and Ainge had to pull the plug.

Gone are Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Doc Rivers but the Celtics have a nice core of  Rajon Rondo, Jeff Green, Avery Bradley to build around and have plenty of cap space and draft picks on the way.

It will be a rough year in Boston, but looking long-term the Celtics came out of this very nicely.

Grade: B-

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