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Post#241 Re: Boston at Detroit 7:30 PM ET Nov 18
Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:07 pm by irie

bertrob wrote:Lets be honest the only reason this is happening is because we lost (unrelated to the streak) and everyones getting pissy and trying to put their blame on something

Someone must be to blame.. break out the pitch forks
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Post#242 Re: Boston at Detroit 7:30 PM ET Nov 18
Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:07 pm by MaxwellSmart

I got no problem with Rondo keeping his streak alive---if it weren't for Bass---he'd have had 15+ assists....Not Rondo's fault, his teammates couldn't hit the easiest shots they've ever seen....and PLEASE, Trade that ass-clown Jeff Green----!
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Post#243 Re: Boston at Detroit 7:30 PM ET Nov 18
Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:07 pm by Valid

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bertrob wrote:I love the overreaction by this board


Yeah it's not like we just didn't get blown out by the 2nd worst NBA team, and have two very close games (including OT) vs the worst team in the league or anything.

We were 5-9 last year and 15-17 at the All-Star break.

Talk to me in April.
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Post#244 Re: Boston at Detroit 7:30 PM ET Nov 18
Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:08 pm by 3pt %

I think its pretty obvious Rondo was in there to get his 10 assists.

Doc is a player's coach and if that was the only thing that could be salvaged out of the mess today, I guess he went with it.

I'm not so worried about the Rondo record thing as it doesn't have any real meaning. I'm more worried about how we just lost to Detroit.

Looks like we are going to have to strap in for the long term as the short term is going to be very up and down.

Who wants to bet we end up beating the Spurs or something crazy like that?
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Post#245 Re: Boston at Detroit 7:30 PM ET Nov 18
Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:09 pm by irie

MaxwellSmart wrote:I got no problem with Rondo keeping his streak alive---if it weren't for Bass---he'd have had 15+ assists....Not Rondo's fault, his teammates couldn't hit the easiest shots they've ever seen....and PLEASE, Trade that ass-clown Jeff Green----!

When a player performs worse than their contract obviously the return value won't be worth trading them in the first place.. Just need to keep crossing our fingers and hoping Jeff comes around.
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Post#246 Re: Boston at Detroit 7:30 PM ET Nov 18
Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:10 pm by equinox

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equinox wrote:
No

That's why it's stupid what he did today, he cared more about getting 10 assists than about the game


The entire team played with no energy and we were down quite a bit even when the 4th started. His "statpadding" had nothing to do with the game's outcome


Never said that it did, in fact if we had hit the shots in the 2nd quarter he would've gotten to 10 easily, he left people wide open and they just missed

I just don't think that with the game already over you should just go search for the stats that you're missing, it's not a big deal and it's not like I now hate Rondo and he's still my favorite player in the NBA, I just don't like what he did today, simple as that
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Post#247 Re: Boston at Detroit 7:30 PM ET Nov 18
Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:10 pm by PP 4 Three

bertrob wrote:Lets be honest the only reason this is happening is because we lost (unrelated to the streak) and everyones getting pissy and trying to put their blame on something

Are you seriously gonna act like Rondo wasn't blatantly playing for assists the entire 4th quarter? He was only in the game to keep the streak alive, I don't see how you could have watched that and thought otherwise. Win or lose, that completely cheapens the accomplishment to me and he deserves to get his streak broken.
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Post#248 Re: Boston at Detroit 7:30 PM ET Nov 18
Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:12 pm by Valid

3pt % wrote:I think its pretty obvious Rondo was in there to get his 10 assists.

Doc is a player's coach and if that was the only thing that could be salvaged out of the mess today, I guess he went with it.

I'm not so worried about the Rondo record thing as it doesn't have any real meaning. I'm more worried about how we just lost to Detroit.

Looks like we are going to have to strap in for the long term as the short term is going to be very up and down.

Who wants to bet we end up beating the Spurs or something crazy like that?

We probably will, and then everyone will be back here saying how good we are, and then three weeks later we'll lose to a crappy team and everyone will act like the sky is falling again and will get on Doc's case for letting Rondo continue his assist streak.
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Post#249 Re: Boston at Detroit 7:30 PM ET Nov 18
Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:12 pm by irie

Valid wrote:
cnv2855 wrote:
bertrob wrote:I love the overreaction by this board


Yeah it's not like we just didn't get blown out by the 2nd worst NBA team, and have two very close games (including OT) vs the worst team in the league or anything.

We were 5-9 last year and 15-17 at the All-Star break.

Talk to me in April.

Not to mention the Celtics had a more stabilized core rotation last year. This year, all kinds of new key players are being worked in. It's going to take time... it's not even a month into the season yet. The Celtics will be ok.
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Post#250 Re: Boston at Detroit 7:30 PM ET Nov 18
Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:12 pm by Valid

Yep.

People just need to relax.
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Post#251 Re: Boston at Detroit 7:30 PM ET Nov 18
Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:13 pm by mwhis21

If this was PP StepbackJ would be tugging his little peca...go to bed, bro.
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Post#252 Re: Boston at Detroit 7:30 PM ET Nov 18
Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:13 pm by CelticsRise

Day by day losing complete respect for Doc and this team and Day by Day losing interest in Cs. Call me fareweather fan but this team shows no heart.
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Post#253 Re: Boston at Detroit 7:30 PM ET Nov 18
Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:13 pm by Bertrob

PP 4 Three wrote:Are you seriously gonna act like Rondo wasn't blatantly playing for assists the entire 4th quarter? He was only in the game to keep the streak alive, I don't see how you could have watched that and thought otherwise. Win or lose, that completely cheapens the accomplishment to me and he deserves to get his streak broken.

I said stop acting like he cared about his stats more than the game. The game got away from us and he padded. I admitted it already.
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Post#254 Re: Boston at Detroit 7:30 PM ET Nov 18
Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:14 pm by kenifrondo

this Rondo's streaks thing is ridculous. i'd rather want Rondo get 30+ assists in one game than 50+ assist streaks
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Post#255 Re: Boston at Detroit 7:30 PM ET Nov 18
Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:16 pm by Valid

CelticsRise wrote:Day by day losing complete respect for Doc and this team and Day by Day losing interest in Cs. Call me fareweather fan but this team shows no heart.

I won't call you fairweather. I'll just call you silly.
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Post#256 Re: Boston at Detroit 7:30 PM ET Nov 18
Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:17 pm by kenifrondo

i always think Doc is overrated. Jason Terry used to score 15+ points each game, now he just.....
Doc's system doesnt suit every player, i hate how Terry doing the exact thing as Ray used to play. that's not how Terry would play.
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Post#257 Re: Boston at Detroit 7:30 PM ET Nov 18
Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:19 pm by PP 4 Three

bertrob wrote:
PP 4 Three wrote:Are you seriously gonna act like Rondo wasn't blatantly playing for assists the entire 4th quarter? He was only in the game to keep the streak alive, I don't see how you could have watched that and thought otherwise. Win or lose, that completely cheapens the accomplishment to me and he deserves to get his streak broken.

I said stop acting like he cared about his stats more than the game. The game got away from us and he padded. I admitted it already.

I don't think he cared more about the streak than the win, but it's obvious after tonight that he's always going to have the streak in the back of his mind instead of just letting it come in the flow of the offense. It just makes it a lot less impressive to me with games like this.
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Post#258 Re: Boston at Detroit 7:30 PM ET Nov 18
Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:21 pm by Bertrob

PP 4 Three wrote:I don't think he cared more about the streak than the win, but it's obvious after tonight that he's always going to have the streak in the back of his mind instead of just letting it come in the flow of the offense. It just makes it a lot less impressive to me with games like this.

The streak wasn't that impressive in the first place. I SAID that when I made the GB thread about it. Its an interesting tidbit that no one will remember in 20 years until some other PG threatens it. Its fun and its not hurting us in anyway. People are just being whiny
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Post#259 Re: Boston at Detroit 7:30 PM ET Nov 18
Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:25 pm by Valid

kenifrondo wrote:i always think Doc is overrated. Jason Terry used to score 15+ points each game, now he just.....
Doc's system doesnt suit every player, i hate how Terry doing the exact thing as Ray used to play. that's not how Terry would play.

LOL.

Terry is 11 games into a season with a COMPLETELY new team. Stop it. And for God's sake; the guy just dropped 20 yesterday.
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Post#260 Re: Boston at Detroit 7:30 PM ET Nov 18
Sun Nov 18, 2012 10:29 pm by Jammer

Whassup with Courtney Lee?
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