ESPN Insider took a look at how the new collective bargaining agreement affects each of the NBA's 30 teams, focusing on this years and future seasons. Here's the breakdown for the Celtics:
An interesting suggestion in targeting Pierce with the amnesty clause next season. With Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen both set to become free agents after the 2011-12 campaign, Boston could truly wave goodbye to the entire Big 3 era. But Pierce might be key to helping lure the next wave of talent. Regardless, the next 18 months should be an extremely intriguing period for Celtics fans.