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Isaiah Thomas' future promises to hang over every offseason move the Celtics make

Isaiah Thomas' future promises to hang over every offseason move the Celtics make

Right now, everyone in the NBA would swap places with the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers. Assuming the Cavaliers get the final victory they need to secure passage to the NBA Finals on Thursday night, the two teams will meet for a third straight season with a title on the line.

Among the other 28 teams in the league, it can be easily argued that the Boston Celtics are in the best position. Between a strong front office led by president of basketball operations Danny Ainge, an excellent coach in Brad Stevens, a versatile roster led by star point guard Isaiah Thomas, a deep supporting cast, and a bevy of draft picks at their disposal — including the No. 1 selection in...

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