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PostPosted: Sat Jun 17, 2017 10:10 pm    Post subject: Celticsblog Goes into MELTDOWN

Some trending threads:

FIRE DA

Unless DA trades #3 pick for Butler or George - He just made a HUGE mistake

Danny Ainge Just Got Outplayed By Bryan 'Freakin' Colangelo...


Followed by denial/self-persuasion:

Boston had serious concerns about Fultz being a winner. Too many red flags


Then followed by renewed delusion/optimism:

Blockbuster deal coming...just wait.

PG13 or Butler? (poll)

If we are trading away the #1, I think we are getting Butler or Paul George

George and Davis...time to cash in all the chips.

Danny is a GENIUS. hear me out (he's gambling more on 2018... The better draft)


Never change ya verdant vomit chowdaheads...
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 17, 2017 11:01 pm    Post subject:

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 17, 2017 11:24 pm    Post subject:

As much as I hate him, Ainge is a very good GM. He's right more than he's wrong and has won more trades than he's lost.
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PostPosted: Sat Jun 17, 2017 11:45 pm    Post subject:

Ainge is stockpiling 1st round draft picks to use for a trade or to build the Celtics. Either way its not like Fultz is a sure thing either.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 18, 2017 6:24 am    Post subject:

lakersken80 wrote:
Ainge is stockpiling 1st round draft picks to use for a trade or to build the Celtics. Either way its not like Fultz is a sure thing either.


He's def stockpiling but hasn't trade any of these young guys... should've
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 18, 2017 7:23 am    Post subject:

6ers need Fultz more than Boston. They already have Thomas. now they get our unconditional pick from next year.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 18, 2017 8:20 am    Post subject:

If that's a meltdown, we should rename this board ChernobylGround. Sounds like a typical day here.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:09 am    Post subject:

cganesh75 wrote:
6ers need Fultz more than Boston. They already have Thomas. now they get our unconditional pick from next year.


If they keep the pick, that means how we do next year will determine the Celtics future....
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:09 am    Post subject:

We won't be able to judge this one for years, but trading the #1 pick is pretty crazy IMO. Ainge is betting against Fultz. I don't think you trade down for lesser picks, but we'll see.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 18, 2017 10:28 am    Post subject:

Guys this thread is not to be used to discuss Celtics related stories. It's to be used to take the piss on posts by CB users. A general schadenfreude thread so to speak.

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IT, Hayward, Butler is ridiculous in a bad way.
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Just not good. Won't get them past Cleveland or Golden St.

Im starting to think that every single year that goes by , player names are the only thing that gets casual NBA fans over hyping a team.

Hayward , IT, Butler all need the ball. None of them are the greatest off the ball. All of them need the ball to create. While that is a nice thing to have at 3 positions, only one ball on the court, and this could easily mess up chemistry. Not to mention 3 scoring egos on the court.

The main reason Garnett , Allen, and Pierce were great were because

Each could shoot, each could create, Ray could play off ball at an elite level. Garnett was unselfish playing whatever role he needed to for each game. Pierce was the only guy that had the scoring ego mentality , but he even did not care at that point and sacrificed as well.


Man, they think that 2007 team was one of their best, essentially a one and done team.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 18, 2017 10:51 am    Post subject:

I HATE Boston as much or MORE than anyone here, but I think it was a good trade for them...!
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 18, 2017 11:03 am    Post subject:

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We won't be able to judge this one for years, but trading the #1 pick is pretty crazy IMO. Ainge is betting against Fultz. I don't think you trade down for lesser picks, but we'll see.


NFL teams do this all the time. If you think the #1 guy is overvalued, you cash in the pick if you can get better value. Your scouting evaluation may turn out to be wrong, but if you don't trust your evaluators, you are sailing on a moonless night without a compass.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 18, 2017 11:04 am    Post subject:

[quote="Aeneas Hunter"]
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you are sailing on a moonless night without a compass.


Sailors use the Stars, not the Moon to navigate...

(Don't they?)
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 18, 2017 11:12 am    Post subject:

unleasHell wrote:
Sailors use the Stars, not the Moon to navigate...

(Don't they?)


Are you from the Metaphor Police? Okay, okay, you're right, but I was going for darkness, not celestial navigation. Make it an overcast night if you want.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 18, 2017 1:36 pm    Post subject:

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 18, 2017 2:21 pm    Post subject:

Since is stockpiling all these picks, but he's making the cardinal sin of pick stockpiling: he's letting them turn in to players. And on top of that, he's not drafting very well.

He needs to trade for a superstar soon or he's going to be looking really stupid.
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 18, 2017 2:29 pm    Post subject:

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Since is stockpiling all these picks, but he's making the cardinal sin of pick stockpiling: he's letting them turn in to players. And on top of that, he's not drafting very well.

He needs to trade for a superstar soon or he's going to be looking really stupid.


You're saying you didn't like his selection of fab melo?
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 18, 2017 7:18 pm    Post subject:

They scared. Very scared.

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If the Lakers draft Ball at #2 and he lives up to the Jason Kidd hype, and LBJ is interested in going to the Lakers in 2018, it seems likely that George follows suit.

WAY TOO RISKY.


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People need to stop pushing this narrative. They barely will have enough room for George by stretching Mozgov and Deng. How in the world will they get Lebron, too? And why would he even go there? Lebron, George, and a bunch of young, underachieving players isn't doing anything in the West.


Trying desperately to convince themselves PG is going there:

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I do think there is something to the timing of the Cs trade becoming "official" and George informing the Pacers he won't resign there. Its like Ainge contacted George's agent, told them he wants him, George then goes to Pacers and informs them of the news to help drive his price down...

George was reported to have said he was jealous of the chemistry the Celtics had this past season so there seemingly is some interest there.


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This is a likely scenario. If Ainge can pull this off without giving up both picks next year, he's a genius. The hints have been out there and I believe all the Lakers talk was just a way for him to let the Pacers know he was leaving and other contenders to get assets right. I doubt PG ever said he wanted to go to the Lakers.

There is something about the timing. The Cavs have nothing to offer.


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LOL at people saying the Lakers won't have room out of one side of their mouth, then claim we're going to carry 4 max contracts out of the other.


Hate to break it to ya chum, but Bird ain't the GM no more:

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Actually this is one idea where I can get on board. If PG doesn't resign, we give up less. Would Larry Bird be willing to deal with Danny? PG13 obviously doesn't want to go back to Indiana so maybe they will take a reasonable offer that is a win for both teams now.

This reminds me of the KG trade. More likely though we will have to give up the #3 this year in the trade package for the Pacers to actually bite.

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 18, 2017 10:52 pm    Post subject:

Aeneas Hunter wrote:
If that's a meltdown, we should rename this board ChernobylGround. Sounds like a typical day here.



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PostPosted: Sun Jun 18, 2017 10:57 pm    Post subject:

I love how they point at the timing like it's a big deal. We're 4 days away from the draft, when do you expect trades with draft picks involved to be negotiated?
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