Where do the Celtics stand?


Where do the Celtics stand?

Unlike last season, the Boston Celtics stayed intact at the NBA trade deadline on Thursday and did not make any moves. With 24 games left in the regular season, lets take a look at where the Celtics stand at this point.

(All stats of March 15.)

Overall record
23-19 (.548)
7th in the Eastern Conferece
0.5 games out of the sixth spot (Atlanta Hawks)
11.5 games out of first place (Chicago Bulls)

91.33 points per game, 26th among all teams
45.6 field goal shooting, 7th among all teams
36.9 three-point shooting, 8th among all teams
77.0 free throw shooting, 7th among all teams
23.26 assists per game, 3rd among all team

38.6 rebounds per game, 30th among all teams
42.98 rebounds per game allowed, 9th among all teams
5.48 blocks per game, 7th among all teams
7.10 steals per game, 23th among all teams

Top 5 Individual Scoring
Paul Pierce: 18.3 points per game
Kevin Garnett: 15.1 points per game
Ray Allen 14.6 points per game
Rajon Rondo: 13.7 points per game
Brandon Bass: 12.0 points per game

The Celtics will play again on Friday against the Kings in Sacramento.

Report: Celtics 'expected' to talk to Mavs about deal for Bogut

Report: Celtics 'expected' to talk to Mavs about deal for Bogut

The Celtics reportedly are "expected" to talk to the Mavericks about a deal for Andrew Bogut, according to scout.com, but negotiations would be "dependent on what bigger move Boston can make".


Bogut, 32, is in the final year of his contract. The 7-foot center, while healthy, has played in only 26 games this year and is averaging just three points a game. But he's also averaging 8.3 rebounds in 22.4 minutes, and rebounding has been one of the Celtics' big areas of weakness this year. The C's rank 27th in the league in reboundinh, and 26th in defensive rebounding.

According to scout.com, the Mavs would part with Bogut for Tyler Zeller and one of Boston's first-round draft choices.