The Boston Celtics started their 2022-23 campaign with one of the most efficient offenses in NBA history thanks to their ability to hit open treys at a very high rate. But they came down to earth a little as the season wore on and as opponents wised up on how to better defend them. As a result, the Celtics fell back into old, less productive, habits.
Leaning on 3-pointers too much, Boston has at times needed to shake things up by attacking the rim or cutting to the cup. Success usually following the Celtics’ decisions to eat a more varied diet on offense.
So much so that a recent dime from veteran Celtics floor general Marcus Smart to star wing Jaylen Brown was included in the most recent episode of the best assists of the 2022-23 season so far compiled by the league’s official YouTube channel.
Take a look at the clip embedded above to see the pass for yourself.
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