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Are Boston Celtics Just Old, 'Soft' or Both?

What's wrong with the Boston Celtics? When will they fix it? Can they?
What's wrong with the Boston Celtics? When will they fix it? Can they?Jim Rogash/Getty Images
Joel C. CordesNBA Associate EditorDecember 19, 2012

Who are the new-look Boston Celtics?

They're supposed to be deep. They're supposed to be rebuilt and ready to run. They're supposed to be able to flip that contender switch whenever they want. They're supposed to be Rajon Rondo's team.

Are they any of those things yet? 

When will they figure it out and play anything better than .500 basketball? 

In this episode of Basketball by Association, NBA assistant editors Ethan Norof and Joel C. Cordes welcome Bleacher Report Lead Writer Jonathan Wasserman to figure out just who the Celtics are and where they're going.

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