Where C’s stand beyond 2022

Here’s an updated look at the Celtics’ future draft picks, originally aired on NBC Sports Boston

Unless Brad Stevens has something up his sleeve en route to the 2022 NBA draft, it’s going to be a quiet night for the Boston Celtics.

The C’s enter Thursday night with just one pick — a second-rounder ranked 53rd overall. They traded their 2022 first-round pick to the San Antonio Spurs in the February deal that brought Derrick White to Boston.

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We’ll have to wait and see if Stevens will follow “Trader Danny,” but the new Celtics president doesn’t have nearly as much draft capital to work with over the next few years as his predecessor. Here’s an updated look at all of Boston’s draft picks from 2023 through 2028.

2023

round 1 – Own

Round 2 – The Celtics traded Enes Kanter and the rights to Desmond Bane in a three-team trade with the Portland Trail Blazers and Memphis Grizzlies. You get the better draft pick between the Houston Rockets’ 2023 second-round pick and the worse 2023 second-round draft pick between the Grizzlies or the Dallas Mavericks.

Round 2 – The Celtics traded Tristan Thompson in a three-team deal with the Atlanta Hawks and Sacramento Kings. They acquired Kris Dunn, Bruno Fernando and a 2023 runner-up (from ATL).

Round 2 – The Celtics traded Bol Bol, PJ Dozier and a 2028 second-round pick (protected top 45) for a 2023 second-round pick (protected top 55) to the Orlando Magic.

2024

Round 1 – Own

round 2 – None.

The Celtics traded Gordon Hayward and second-round draft picks in 2023 and 2024 to the Charlotte Hornets for a conditional second-round draft pick in 2022.

2025

round 1 – Own

Round 2 – none.

Boston sent his 2025 second-round pick to the Orlando Magic in exchange for Evan Fournier.

2026

round 1 – Own

round 2 – None

The C’s traded Kris Dunn and Carsen Edwards to the Grizzlies, giving Memphis an option to trade the 2026 second-round picks in exchange for Juancho Hernangomez.

2027

round 1 – Own

round 2 – None

The Celtics’ 2027 second-round pick was also involved in Evan Fournier’s trade with Orlando.

2028

round 1 – Under the Derrick White trade, San Antonio has the right to trade its 2028 first-round pick for Boston’s first-round pick. If the selection falls on his protected selection and is therefore non-transferrable, Boston will instead transfer its 2028 second-round selection to San Antonio, which is protected for selections 46-60. If this pick is not submitted, Boston will have no obligation to San Antonio.

round 2 – None

The Celtics sent their second-round pick to Orlando in 2028 (31-45 protected) in the Bol Bol/PJ Dozier deal. If the selection falls within his protected zone, Boston’s obligation to Orlando is extinguished.

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