A look at Celtics targets Josh Jackson, Jayson Tatum

Danny Ainge clearly has a great capacity for fallout if one of his big gambles doesn’t work. That gambler’s confidence explains why the Celtics president sounded excited Monday about trading out of the top pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft.

Markelle Fultz presented a conundrum that the Celtics ultimately couldn’t tolerate — a potentially great scorer with mediocre defensive upside. Brad Stevens’ system values defensive versatility, and perhaps the Celtics coach was squeamish about...

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