NBA Draft 2017: Biggest needs for all 30 teams

 

by CBS Sports Staff

The NBA Draft is Thursday and teams are looking at everything from franchise players to valuable role guys, with exec from all the teams making selections making last minute plans to best use those picks. Here’s a guide to what each team is looking for headed into the draft, including teams who don’t have picks.

ATLANTIC DIVISION

BOS NBA Draft 2017: Biggest needs for all 30 teamsBoston Celtics (Picks: Nos. 3, 37, 53, 56)

Needs: Scoring wing, rebounding, big man

Isaiah Thomas was spectacular last season, but the offense often fell apart with him off the floor because the Celtics didn’t really have anyone else who could create his own shot. A prime time player on the wing who can create his own looks would be helpful in taking some of the load off Thomas. Additionally, the Celtics need help on the glass, as their weakness in that area was exposed during the playoffs. MOCKS: Forgrave, Parrish like Jackson at No. 3

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