Celtics' Best Draft Picks (Since 1978)

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Ainge Looks To Add To Draft History

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The Celtics own two picks in the 2014 NBA draft (Nos. 6 and 17) and, hoping to accelerate this latest rebuilding process, those selections could help determine just how quickly Boston returns to contender status. As Danny Ainge prepares for this year's draft, we take a look back at Boston's best selections since 1978. Why did we pick '78? That's the year they hit it big by drafting Larry Bird at No. 6 overall. -- Chris Forsberg