"It is a delicate balance of short-term goals and long-term goals," Celtics general manager Danny Ainge said.
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"We won't put a ceiling on this team, but we haven't seen the best of this team," Ainge said. "We like the depth of the team. We like the youth of the team. We like the energy and enthusiasm of our team."
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