Boston has a tough decision to make at No. 5

Originally Published: June 25, 2007
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

WALTHAM, Mass. -- Tragedy denied the Boston Celtics' chance at a franchise player in 1986 when Len Bias, their top selection and the No. 2 pick overall, died days after the NBA draft.

Eleven years later, luck wasn't on the Celtics' side as Tim Duncan eluded the Cs in the draft lottery when they had the best chance to land the top pick.

Last month, the Celtics seemingly had another shot at landing the first or second pick in the draft. But again the draft lottery frowned on ...

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