Last Season: 39-27, lost Conference Finals to Miami
Starting 5: Rajon Rondo, Courtney Lee, Paul Pierce, Brandon Bass, Kevin Garnett
Bench: Deep in frontcourt and backcourt. Bradley will be able to fill in minutes as PG when healthy as well as possibly starting at SG. Terry in a sixth man roll again. Green getting minutes at SF and PF spots. Fab Melo and Jared Sullinger will get solid minutes also.
Expected Wins: 50-55 wins
Expected Losses: 27-32 losses
Players Kept – F Brandon Bass, G Avery Bradley, G Keyon Dooling, F/C Kevin Garnett, F Jeff Green, F Paul Pierce, G Rajon Rondo
Free Agents – G/F Marquis Daniels, G/F Mickael Pietrus
Players Added – F Kris Joseph (draft), C Fab Melo (draft), F Jared Sullinger (draft), C Jason Collins (FA), G Jason Terry (FA), F/C Chris Wilcox (FA), G Courtney Lee (trade)
Players Lost – G Ray Allen (FA), C Ryan Hollins (FA), C Greg Stiemsma (FA), C Jermaine O’Neal (FA), F/C JaJuan Johnson (trade), G E’Twaun Moore (trade), G/F Sasha Pavlovic (trade), F/C Sean Williams (trade)
Wednesday, July 11 – Signings that have been formally processed:
- The Brooklyn Nets have re-signed G Deron Williams (5 year contract), F Gerald Wallace (4 year contract) and C Brook Lopez (4 year contract).
- The Denver Nuggets re-signed G Andre Miller.
- The Detroit Pistons signed 2011 draft pick F Kyle Singler to a multi-year deal.
- The Los Angeles Clippers re-signed F Blake Griffin (5 year contract) and signed free agent G Jamal Crawford.
- The Miami Heat signed G Ray Allen and F Rashard Lewis.
- The New York Knicks re-signed G J.R. Smith.
- The Oklahoma City Thunder signed C Hasheem Thabeet.
- The Phoenix Suns offered G Eric Gordon an offer, the New Orleans Hornets have 3 days to match or decline it.
- The San Antonio Spurs re-signed F Tim Duncan and G/F Danny Green.
- The Toronto Raptors offered G Landry Fields to a 3 year contract, the New York Knicks have 3 days to match or decline it.
- The Utah Jazz re-signed G Jamaal Tinsley.