Boston Celtics land No. 1 overall pick, what's next?

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And with the No. 1 pick in June's draft, earned via a pick swap with the Nets and some good fortune in this week's lottery, the Celtics are likely to add point guard Markelle Fultz.

Markelle Fultz will nearly surely be the first player taken in the draft.

The 2016 pick has turned into the No. 1 overall pick in 2017. We're not satisfied with just making it to the Eastern Conference finals. Well there are a lot of things that can be done with that first pick.

Yes, the Celtics remain in the final four of the playoffs this season - pending three more LeBron tours de force - but their big plans are for next season, when they are poised to complete a painstaking rebuild with two more marquee additions.

Cleveland Cavaliers Kyrie Irving drives against Boston Celtics Avery Bradley in the second half of an NBA basketball game in Cleveland. Avery Bradley will be tasked with
Boston Celtics land No. 1 overall pick, what's next?

Fultz had a stellar season at Washington in his lone year of college basketball. Fultz has been placed as the top prospect by most of the draft experts.

"He's excited", Thomas said, then appeared to catch himself. There are no big forwards or centers who have enough skills or promise to be taken with the first pick. But the fact of the matter is, Danny Ainge won't hesitate to get whoever they needed even if it means having to trade away their No. 1 pick for upcoming NBA Draft as reported by NBC Sports.

It could be an interesting Summer if the Bulls and Celtics discuss trade possibilities. As a team with an All-NBA point guard already, it seems like they could possible trade the pick. These are the players who are ready-made for the team I've paired them up with and who could make the most lasting impact on that team.

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