Murat wrote:I really love to watch Isaiah Thomas highlights from instagram account of NBA. I replay them over and over. He is so entertaining. He does the clutch performances against teams in Eastern Conference, or at the nationally televised games
Dee4Three wrote:My question to start off this thread, do you think the C's should make a major move before the trade deadline?
Dee4Three wrote:What are your thoughts on the Boston Celtics this season?
JaoSming wrote:Dee4Three wrote:My question to start off this thread, do you think the C's should make a major move before the trade deadline?
Only for Butler or any other "superstar" scorer to help IT...except Melo, no thanks. I'd rather the C's keep the high draft pick and either trade it before/during the draft, or draft another future start to develop with Smart & Brown, and the other youngins.Dee4Three wrote:What are your thoughts on the Boston Celtics this season?
lolNets. I'm in disbelief that the Celtics are at the top of the conference and in the running for the #1 draft pick. I don't see the team (confidently) beating the Cavs/Warriors/Spurs in a 7 game series, but I do think it'd go 7 games.
You said you wanted a rim protector, IMO we're hurting at the 3 for scoring. I think Brown will develop to a nice player, but I'd love to see a scoring forward come over to help IT....I just don't really want to give anyone up....or the picks.
TBH, at least from this year, I'd rather keep Amir than get Ibaka.
big-shot-ROB wrote:In the last bunch of games I've seen from the C's, Smart has been terrific on the defensive end. I wonder how many steals/game he averages.
JaoSming wrote:What do you think is a "quality return" for AB? I may be overvaluing him, but I cannot think of any realistic trade I like for him.
air gordon wrote:what do the celts do with IT on defense when in the playoffs against the stronger teams?? they going to hide him on on Carroll against the Raptors? or how about the Cavs? JR Smith when he's healthy?
IMO you're going to need bradley for those teams otherwise a lot of pressure will be on the rest of the defense because IT can't defend.
air gordon wrote:there's no doubt IT will be playing big minutes and putting up big numbers on offense
its just something to consider... as well as per 82games.com the most successful lineups (and have the most minutes stephens has given) the celts have this year include bradley
air gordon wrote:IT has been awesome. one of the local beat guys is saying this single season is the best ever from a scoring output for the celtics (pre bird).
and just to add regarding IT's defense. he ranks last amongst PGs in Nba defensive real plus minus
still some time for boston to make a move.
JaoSming wrote:I'd give up the pick(s) for him.....I don't know if we have enough pieces to give up to eat his salary though.
Without a 3rd team, it'd have to be Amir + AB/Zeller + Smart/Olynyk
And I'm sure a pick would be in there too.......not enough Ainge magic in this for me to go for it.
NovU wrote:Ibaka's been on downhill steadily for past 4 seasons. Worries are legit. Risk is great.
Dee4Three wrote:So you don't think Paul George or Andre Drummond can push us passed Cleveland? I think it could potentially get us passed them, but I'd still be terrified of the Warriors
I originally saw the replay on Instagram. Watching it again there, yeah, there's some contact but not a lot. Even if it's enough for a foul, the late whistle still looks bad. Snake bites should be foul calls, but watching it again, probably not quite enough force and contact there.
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