Toronto won the Atlantic Division last season by nine games; they were the only team in the division above .500.
But Brad Stevens guided his Celtics to a 20-11 record after the All-Star Break, he’s got a young team that’s a year more mature, and they made a quality addition in free agent Amir Johnson. This season, could Boston finish ahead of Toronto and win the division?
I don’t think so, and lay out why in this PBT Extra with Jenna Corrado. Toronto may be transitioning to a new style but that is still a team with the best talent level in the division, and that’s going to be tough for Boston to overcome. But they could make the Atlantic worth watching.
Celtics fans who are Comcast Sportsnet subscribers in the Boston area, you can stream today’s Celtics preseson game against Real Madrid by following this link.