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Stay or go? Projecting the Celtics’ future

Paul Pierce. left, will likely be back with the Celtics next season, but will Kevin Garnett, center, and Ray Allen be with him?

Barry Chin/Globe Staff

Paul Pierce. left, will likely be back with the Celtics next season, but will Kevin Garnett, center, and Ray Allen be with him?

Ray Allen and Kevin Garnett are the biggest question marks. Gary Washburn breaks down what the 2012-13 roster might look like:

Paul Pierce

Has two years left at $32 million

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Projection: Will continue to be the team’s starting small forward.

Kevin Garnett

Unrestricted free agent

Projection: Will return to Boston on a two-year deal at $12 million per season.

Ray Allen

Unrestricted free agent

Projection: Will sign with another contending team for $7 million per season.

Brandon Bass

Player option for $4 million

Projection: Celtics will sign him to a multiyear extension.

Rajon Rondo

Has three years left at $36 million

Projection: Will have a quiet summer with no trade rumors.

Jermaine O’Neal

Unrestricted free agent

Projection: If he plays again, it won’t happen in Boston.

Avery Bradley

Team has option to extend him next season

Projection: Will be the starting shooting guard after he recovers from shoulder surgery.

Mickael Pietrus

Unrestricted free agent

Projection: Wants to return, but team may not be so eager after tough postseason.

Marquis Daniels

Unrestricted free agent

Projection: Has been dedicated, but the Celtics will seek an upgrade.

Sasha Pavlovic

Unrestricted free agent

Projection: Didn’t have much of a role and won’t be back.

JaJuan Johnson

Under rookie contract

Projection: Celtics hope he will develop into larger role next season.

E’Twaun Moore

Under rookie contract

Projection: Has the chance to back up Rondo next season.

Ryan Hollins

Unrestricted free agent

Projection: Celtics appreciated his efforts, but he wasn’t the answer at backup center.

Sean Williams

Restricted free agent

Projection: Has a nonguaranteed deal for next season, he’ll be back.

Greg Stiemsma

Restricted free agent

Projection: Celtics may match any offer, but his role won’t be as large next season.

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