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Brace for Celtics' battle of futility

Tanking might be necessary in Boston, but it's never easy -- just ask M.L. Carr

Updated: June 29, 2013, 10:46 AM ET
By Jackie MacMullan | ESPNBoston.com

This just in: Good seats available.

Lots and lots and lots of them.

In theory, a major rebuilding project for the Boston Celtics makes sense. They were going nowhere last season piggybacking on their two future Hall of Famers -- with or without Rajon Rondo.

Rondo played in only 38 games before he tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, but the front office knew even if he had remained healthy, a legitimate shot at the NBA championship was a mirage. According ...

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