Celtics mock draft 2019 roundup: Boston's options post-AD trade

Darren Hartwell
NBC Sports Boston
What path will the Celtics take in the wake of the Anthony Davis trade? Here are their first-round options with the 2019 NBA Draft just days away.
What path will the Celtics take in the wake of the Anthony Davis trade? Here are their first-round options with the 2019 NBA Draft just days away.

Celtics mock draft 2019 roundup: Boston's options post-AD trade originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com

The 2019 NBA Draft just became a lot more important for the Boston Celtics.

The Celtics saw Anthony Davis agree to join the Los Angeles Lakers via trade Saturday, and with Kyrie Irving likely gone in free agency, Danny Ainge and Co. need a backup plan. Boston has three first-round picks (No. 14, No. 20 and No. 22) and one second-rounder in Thursday's draft.

Scroll to continue with content
Ad

Do they package one or more of those picks to acquire a proven veteran? Or do they target a mid-round talent to build around the young duo of Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown? If they choose the latter, there are plenty of options on the table.

Let's check out who the experts have Boston taking in their latest mocks with the draft just days away.

Click here to download the new MyTeams App by NBC Sports! Receive comprehensive coverage of your teams and stream the Celtics easily on your device.

What to Read Next