It is no understatement that the Celtics have had an impressive start to the season. They currently sit at 36-15 with the best record in the NBA, and Jayson Tatum is an MVP candidate. Jaylen Brown is also averaging 27 points as a second option. However, they have slowed down since the start of the season. Still, Celtics fans cannot be mad as they still hold the best record in the NBA, although it is a little concerning that they have not been playing as well lately.
Looking ahead to the rest of the season, the Celtics are in a prime position to take the one seed and make a deep run in the playoffs. Some of the biggest adversaries that could prevent the Celtics from going to back-to-back Finals appearances are the Cavs, Bucks, and Sixers. Considering the Celtics’ schedule for the rest of the regular season, I predict the Celtics will finish at 55-27. In the playoffs, I predict they will beat the Grizzlies in the NBA finals and hang up their 18th banner.