The Boston Celtics have had a busy offseason, and amid all the roster changes, one of their top players feels the team has improved.
“I can’t predict the future, honestly, but I think we’re good. I think we got better, especially adding Tristan (Thompson) and Jeff (Teague),” Celtics point guard Kemba Walker said at a video press conference Wednesday.
“They definitely help us big time. But, who knows, anything can happen. We’re going to work hard. We’re going to put in the work to get to where we need to be, and that’s what’s most important– us getting better throughout the year, staying together, especially when things get tough because things are going to get tough. Just like they do for every team in this league.
“It’s all about what you do through adversity, as long as we stay together, hopefully that can help us get over the hump that we need to get over.”
“I think we got better”
Kemba Walker believes adding Tristan Thompson and Jeff Teague has made the Celtics a better team pic.twitter.com/6cGaiBQBPv
— Celtics on NBC Sports Boston (@NBCSCeltics) December 2, 2020
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