Anonymous GM: Celtics will select Josh Jackson with No. 1 pick in NBA draft
Maybe Markelle Fultz isn’t a lock to the Celtics after all.
Speaking to ESPN’s Chad Ford (Insider), an anonymous general manager said he believes Kansas’ Josh Jackson will go No. 1 overall.
“I’ve picked [Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge’s] brain for years,” one GM told Ford. “Jackson is an Ainge player all the way. Tough, athletic, long, versatile, elite motor. If he’s keeping the pick, Jackson just to me, far and away, is the most Celtics-type player for them to draft. From all my conversations with them, I’m convinced they’ll take Jackson No. 1.”
This would be a surprise, but you never know with Ainge.
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Source: GreenStreet Blog