With their decision to trade the No. 1 overall pick and pass on Markelle Fultz in favor of Jayson Tatum, the Boston Celtics' 2017 NBA Draft will be questioned for years to come. One Celtics draft that is not debated, however, is their 1998 effort, when they landed Paul Pierce with the 10th pick.
The Los Angeles Lakers, Cleveland Cavaliers, Houston Rockets, Boston Celtics and San Antonio Spurs were among the teams that pursued a trade for Paul George aggressively leading up to the draft. The Rockets and Lakers remain determined to keep pushing for a George trade, while the Cavaliers also are
LeBron James previously said that Clyde Drexler's Houston Rockets team were among the first 'superteam', but the latter disagrees.