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Re: What is Ainge smoking? 

Post#21 » by Ben-N1ce » Mon Jun 19, 2017 2:29 am

I don't think Ainge has done a bad job but he approaches is it different. Belichick acquires more picks playing the weed out the talent strength in numbers game. Ainge clearly is looking to acquire chips hoping to cash in on established players.
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Re: What is Ainge smoking? 

Post#22 » by Arco Thunder » Mon Jun 19, 2017 2:33 am

I think it's fair to call this trade a little weak but it's not a disaster....yet. This time period between the lottery and the actual draft is weird, fanbases go into this delusional fever where red flags don't matter and busts don't exist.

Something about Fultz spooked Ainge....he could be wrong...but maybe not...
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Re: What is Ainge smoking? 

Post#23 » by JudBuchler » Mon Jun 19, 2017 2:34 am

its a good move depending on what he does and what fultz becomes also factors in

But he should trade the number 3 plus some players for pg13 now, like 3 plus crowder . then basically he got the lakers pick next or or sac and also got pg13 for the number 1 pick... that would be a great deal

then sign blake griffin

you got this then

isiah/rozier
bradley/smart
pg13/jaylen brown
griffin
horford

with bk 1st next year, and lakers first next year most likely or sac in 2019

thats a team thats a lock for confrence finals and possibly finals for the next 4 years at least with still picks and assetts flowing in
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Re: What is Ainge smoking? 

Post#24 » by XtremeDunkz » Mon Jun 19, 2017 2:34 am

Celtics are in a weird spot of having a ton of assets but no one with star potential. Yeah they were the number 1 seed and were a great "team." However everyone knew they weren't challenging for a title with little Isaiah and Horford. They were a Rondo injury away from getting embarrassed by the Bulls.

Ainge can have all the picks he wants but a team with 12 Jaylen Browns and Marcus Smarts isn't ever winning anything. We'll see if he makes the big time moves he needs to.
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Re: What is Ainge smoking? 

Post#25 » by Mr Burns » Mon Jun 19, 2017 2:43 am

Maybe they don't need a point guard and could get the guy they want with a lower pick. Lower pick means less salary towards the draft pick, which opens up a little more freedom in terms of cap space flexibility going after someone like Hayward.

Another way to look at it is that they might have a deal in place for a star, which is why they got another pick to include in the deal. Only time will tell.
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Re: What is Ainge smoking? 

Post#26 » by LoveTheNBA23 » Mon Jun 19, 2017 2:51 am

The worst part about this trade for Boston is that IT will likely get the Max. Ugh...
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Re: What is Ainge smoking? 

Post#27 » by Little Italia » Mon Jun 19, 2017 2:51 am

ChiCityHoops34 wrote:Boston picks after already being a one seed this year.

2017 PHI 1st
2018 BOS 1st
2018 LAL 1st
2018 BKN 1st
2019 BOS 1st
2019 LAC 1st
2019 SAC 1st
2019 MEM 1st

I would kill to be in the Celtics position right now


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Re: What is Ainge smoking? 

Post#28 » by Fico92 » Mon Jun 19, 2017 2:52 am

azcatz11 wrote:
Fico92 wrote:
RingsDontLie wrote:Someone needs to say it. May go down as one of the worst moves in NBA history.


Hyperbole at its best.

"One of the worst moves in NBA history" = trading down from 1 -->3 in a draft that has no generational talents? Uwotm8?

[Fico92]


Fultz is generational.

(azcatz11)


Generational talent = a Durant, LeBron, Duncan, Kobe, etc...someone who might end up top 20 all time.

You put Fultz in that class?
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Re: What is Ainge smoking? 

Post#29 » by DoItALL9 » Mon Jun 19, 2017 3:32 am

JudBuchler wrote:its a good move depending on what he does and what fultz becomes also factors in

But he should trade the number 3 plus some players for pg13 now, like 3 plus crowder . then basically he got the lakers pick next or or sac and also got pg13 for the number 1 pick... that would be a great deal

then sign blake griffin

you got this then

isiah/rozier
bradley/smart
pg13/jaylen brown
griffin
horford

with bk 1st next year, and lakers first next year most likely or sac in 2019

thats a team thats a lock for confrence finals and possibly finals for the next 4 years at least with still picks and assetts flowing in


Do you think it's possible Boston could sign Gordon Hayward and trade for PG13 and Jimmy Butler? 1 year #ALLin (sure don't give up all their picks )
They'd obviously know PG13 and AB would walk at the end of the year but it could be with rings. The bench would be very strong going into next season. Also, they could/would have young bench pieces to step up (M. Smart/ Jaylen Brown) the following year.
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Re: What is Ainge smoking? 

Post#30 » by azcatz11 » Mon Jun 19, 2017 3:36 am

Fico92 wrote:
azcatz11 wrote:
Fico92 wrote:
Hyperbole at its best.

"One of the worst moves in NBA history" = trading down from 1 -->3 in a draft that has no generational talents? Uwotm8?

[Fico92]


Fultz is generational.

(azcatz11)


Generational talent = a Durant, LeBron, Duncan, Kobe, etc...someone who might end up top 20 all time.

You put Fultz in that class?


Generational = top 100 player. Yes, I do put him in that class sir.
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Re: What is Ainge smoking? 

Post#31 » by Lakerfan17 » Mon Jun 19, 2017 3:38 am

azcatz11 wrote:
Fico92 wrote:
azcatz11 wrote:
Fultz is generational.

(azcatz11)


Generational talent = a Durant, LeBron, Duncan, Kobe, etc...someone who might end up top 20 all time.

You put Fultz in that class?


Generational = top 100 player. Yes, I do put him in that class sir.


No, Fico's is the right definition. That's generally what it's understood as.
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Re: What is Ainge smoking? 

Post#32 » by baller16 » Mon Jun 19, 2017 3:39 am

If Fultz becomes a tier 1 player or potential MVP type player, than yes Ainge really **** up
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Re: What is Ainge smoking? 

Post#33 » by zronv7 » Mon Jun 19, 2017 3:47 am

Fultz has a loser mentality, he's not fit for the Celtics who hold a prestigious winning mentality.
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Re: What is Ainge smoking? 

Post#34 » by JJ_PR » Mon Jun 19, 2017 4:14 am

zronv7 wrote:Fultz has a loser mentality, he's not fit for the Celtics who hold a prestigious winning mentality.


What makes you think Fultz has a losers mentality? Can't judge him based on one year of college. Heck, he even said that he wants to win the MVP award on his rookie season. Those are big goals, I'd say he wants to win badly, so far from a losers mentality.
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Re: What is Ainge smoking? 

Post#35 » by TMoney99 » Mon Jun 19, 2017 4:14 am

He's smoking some of that Steve Kerr Kush 8-)
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Re: What is Ainge smoking? 

Post#36 » by Mr.Raptorsingh » Mon Jun 19, 2017 4:18 am

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Re: What is Ainge smoking? 

Post#37 » by azcatz11 » Mon Jun 19, 2017 4:18 am

zronv7 wrote:Fultz has a loser mentality, he's not fit for the Celtics who hold a prestigious winning mentality.


Fultz won MVP in the U-18 FIBA games in '16.
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Re: What is Ainge smoking? 

Post#38 » by ISayshowmee » Mon Jun 19, 2017 4:21 am

Now that the Paul George sweepstakes has officially began,would have been nice for the Celtics to still have Fultz.
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Re: What is Ainge smoking? 

Post#39 » by Mylie10 » Mon Jun 19, 2017 4:26 am

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Re: What is Ainge smoking? 

Post#40 » by djsunyc » Mon Jun 19, 2017 4:31 am

ainge has had alot of #1 picks before and there's not one all star or close to all star level player of the bunch. his entire team is built around thomas and his scoring ability.

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