We'll kick off our Boston Celtics blog with a trip around the links ...
- ESPN.com projects the performance of each player on the Celtics using John Hollinger's player efficiency rating. Kevin Garnett rates highest at 19.97, followed by Rajon Rondo at 19.21. (How it works)
- In his 2009-10 projection for the Celtics, Hollinger writes that the questions start with KG's knee, but certainly do not end there. (Insider)
- The Celtics rank third on ESPN.com's first NBA power rankings of the preseason.
- ESPN.com's Chris Sheridan has five observations from Celtics camp (Insider).
- The Celtics kick off preseason play on Wednesday night at 8:30 p.m. against the Rockets in Hidalgo, Texas.
Play Podcast Buster Olney and Jayson Stark talk about the chances that Jon Lester and David Price will be moved before the deadline. Plus, Roch Kubatko on the Orioles' momentum.
Play Podcast ESPN NFL analyst Tedy Bruschi weighs in on the responsibility Tom Brady shoulders for the Patriots, Rob Gronkowski's physicality and how New England will use Darrelle Revis.
Play Podcast Buster Olney talks to Alex Speier, Karl Ravech and Justin Havens about whether the Red Sox will move Jon Lester before the trade deadline, pace of play and much more.