WATCH: What makes Aaron Nesmith so important for the Celtics?

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Why is Boston Celtics rookie sharpshooter Aaron Nesmith so important for the team’s future?

In a word, his gravity. While he hasn’t quite found his shot at the next level, the Vanderbilt product’s reputation is allowing him to warp defenses much more than a rookie with his minimal playing time would normally have, and he has shown in his limited opportunities that he has the athleticism and motor to affect the game in other ways to warrant keeping him on the floor. He’s finally starting to get some playing time after languishing much of the first quarter of the season on the bench, and this video will help you see how he’s taking advantage of it.

He’s still got a ways to go in terms of confidence in his shot, but the form is there and the reps will only help him stick it more frequently.

Watch the video embedded above produced from our friends at The Playgrounder, and get up to speed on Nesmith’s potential — and present.

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