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Celtics' short-term strategy telling

Desire to trade draft pick indicative of a damn-the-torpedoes approach to next season

Updated: June 23, 2010, 5:32 PM ET
By Peter May | Special to ESPNBoston.com

Boston Celtics hoops boss Danny Ainge has a Usain Bolt-like track record on draft night -- when the Celtics are picking late and all the so-called "Big Names" have shaken David Stern's hand, donned their new cap and celebrated with friends and family.

He faces a similar situation in 2010, with the Celtics holding the 19th pick in Thursday night's NBA draft. But according to a league source, the Celtics and Ainge are seriously considering trading the pick for a future first-rounder.

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