Celtics: Take 'em or leave 'em?

Updated: June 11, 2012, 11:27 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg |

With the playoff run over, the work begins for the Celtics as one of the most interesting offseasons in recent history gets under way.

Free agency begins July 11, at which time Danny Ainge will have to decide whether to break up the core and go in a new direction or bring his key players back for one more rodeo. The team has just five players under contract for next season, which means turnover is inevitable. Perhaps the biggest decisions are whether to bring back Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen.

Here's where you come in. Step in Ainge's shoes and tell us which Celtics you'd bring back and which ones you'd send packing. Then tell us why in the comments section.



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