The historic Boston Celtics were built to win, and Malcolm Brogdon couldn’t be more excited to play next season wearing the franchise’s proud colors.
“Their story, isn’t it? I mean, they’re the winningest organization in the league, and I think they want to win more than anybody,” Brogdon asked how the Celtics stand out for him. Going through Spencer Davies of Basketball News. “You can see that with the move they made for me and [Danilo] Gallinari.
The Cs had an incredible 2021-22 season that could have given them another Golden Ball in their hardware, but that painful collapse against the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals ended their hopes of a potential fairy tale story.
Despite this shortcoming, they kept their focus intact to move forward – patching the holes they needed to fill.
To solve their shortage of ballhandlers, the club took a shocking gamble and traded for Brogdon from the Indiana Pacers. The 29-year-old, to show his desire to win the Boston way, has adapted to his new role of becoming Boston’s second unit leader. They also bolstered their frontcourt firepower, signing veteran Danilo Gallinari to a two-year contract.
The hunt for the 18th Banner is on, which has Brogdon pumped with a high level of optimism for the future.
“They want to improve. They want to win a championship. It’s all about Banner 18 for them. Now that’s all it’s about for me too, and I’m excited to be a part of it.
Fortified by the agony of collapsing the last streak of titles and the determination to once again become the winningest franchise in the NBA, the Celtics set themselves competitively to approach the 2022-2023 campaign.
Teams like Milwaukee, Miami, Philadelphia and defending champion Golden State will certainly be in the way, but Boston’s chances of soaring to the top are certainly off the charts as well.