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Could Jonas Jerebko Be the Next James Posey for the Boston Celtics?

Published by on May 27, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NBA

The Boston Celtics' biggest problem this year was astonishingly on the defensive side of the ball. The loss of Kevin Garnett was not the only reason why.

Even with Garnett in the lineup, the Celtics' defense appeared to be lacking something this season.

That something was perimeter defense. The loss of James Posey proved to be a disastrous mistake. He was the only true shut-down defender on the team, and it showed come playoff time.

Posey was so valuable because he could come in and cover the opposing teams best player, whether that was the point guard or the power forward.

After doing some extensive research in this years NBA draft, Jonas Jerebko looks like the guy who could fill that role th...

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