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GT: Bucks vs Celtics July 31 6:30PM

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GT: Bucks vs Celtics July 31 6:30PM 

Post#1 » by NinjaBro » Fri Jul 31, 2020 4:29 pm

We get our first look at our good buddies the Bucks and Celtics going at it today for the start of the new season. Our most likely opponents for us if we are going to make a deep playoff run. Celtics hasn't look so good in the scrimmages but they're getting Kemba back.

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Bucks are getting Bledsoe and Connaughton back as well.

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Not sure who I want to win this, hopefully they beat up each other. So glad to have the NBA back and games that finally matter. Who's in for the viewing party?
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Re: GT: Bucks vs Celtics July 31 6:30PM 

Post#2 » by AkelaLoneWolf » Fri Jul 31, 2020 4:40 pm

if you want to preserve our seeding, then Bucks need to win. Otherwise, it doesn't really matter.
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Re: GT: Bucks vs Celtics July 31 6:30PM 

Post#3 » by And1+2 » Fri Jul 31, 2020 5:09 pm

Bucks size upfront should allow them to dominate the Celtics. Wouldn't be surprised if it's a blowout.
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Re: GT: Bucks vs Celtics July 31 6:30PM 

Post#4 » by Chandan » Fri Jul 31, 2020 6:08 pm

i did like the celtics for a bit. then i peeked into their subreddit (i want to know what they think their chances are against the bucks)
now? **** boston celtics :lol:
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Re: GT: Bucks vs Celtics July 31 6:30PM 

Post#5 » by tdotrep2 » Fri Jul 31, 2020 6:12 pm

Chandan wrote:i did like the celtics for a bit. then i peeked into their subreddit (i want to know what they think their chances are against the bucks)
now? **** boston celtics :lol:


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Re: GT: Bucks vs Celtics July 31 6:30PM 

Post#6 » by Jef » Fri Jul 31, 2020 6:16 pm

Easily want the Bucks to win. The sooner we clinch second, the sooner the minutes will be more spread out, the less chance of injury to our key guys.

Key guys being all of the top 7.
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Re: GT: Bucks vs Celtics July 31 6:30PM 

Post#7 » by RaptorsNorth » Fri Jul 31, 2020 6:57 pm

Big game that every raptors fan should be eyeing.
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Re: GT: Bucks vs Celtics July 31 6:30PM 

Post#8 » by ItsDanger » Fri Jul 31, 2020 6:59 pm

Kemba has had 3.5 months off. If his knee is still a "concern", its likely it will be an issue come playoff time.
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Re: GT: Bucks vs Celtics July 31 6:30PM 

Post#9 » by planetmars » Fri Jul 31, 2020 7:18 pm

Seeding is irrelevant now. Personally I think I'd rather face the Sabonis-less Pacers over the Magic (with Isaac fully back) in the first round, but both should be fodder. There is no home court advantage so getting the 2nd or 3rd seed doesn't matter in the second round.

I can never cheer for Boston though.. even if I hate the Bucks lol.
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Re: GT: Bucks vs Celtics July 31 6:30PM 

Post#10 » by SFour » Fri Jul 31, 2020 7:38 pm

ItsDanger wrote:Kemba has had 3.5 months off. If his knee is still a "concern", its likely it will be an issue come playoff time.


ya seems like it's a chronic issue...that'll definitely be a problem is Celtics plan to go deep into the playoffs
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Re: GT: Bucks vs Celtics July 31 6:30PM 

Post#11 » by Raps in 4 » Fri Jul 31, 2020 8:03 pm

AkelaLoneWolf wrote:if you want to preserve our seeding, then Bucks need to win. Otherwise, it doesn't really matter.


Even if we didn't want to preserve our seeding, I always cheer against Boston teams.
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Re: GT: Bucks vs Celtics July 31 6:30PM 

Post#12 » by Chandan » Fri Jul 31, 2020 8:33 pm

would u guys rather
1) upset the bucks in the second round, then lose to 76ers
2) upset the bucks in the second round, then lose to celtics
3) beat 76ers/celtics in the 2nd round but lose to the bucks in ECF

bonus questions, lets say we reach the finals would you rather beat
4) lebron
5) kawhi

would u rather lose to
6) lebronto
7) kawhi
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Re: GT: Bucks vs Celtics July 31 6:30PM 

Post#13 » by Psubs » Fri Jul 31, 2020 8:49 pm

AkelaLoneWolf wrote:if you want to preserve our seeding, then Bucks need to win. Otherwise, it doesn't really matter.


I'd like to keep Miami/Philly in the 4/5 so one of them can take out Milwaukee in the 2nd round.

So I'd like Boston to win. Also the media will jump on that bandwagon then we beat them in the 2nd round. :nod:
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Re: GT: Bucks vs Celtics July 31 6:30PM 

Post#14 » by coca_scola » Fri Jul 31, 2020 9:01 pm

I hate the Celtics so I want them to lose, but I also think it's better for us to keep the 2 seed so we don't have to see the Bucks until the third round. So lets go Bucks for the night.
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Re: GT: Bucks vs Celtics July 31 6:30PM 

Post#15 » by SFour » Fri Jul 31, 2020 9:03 pm

Chandan wrote:would u guys rather
1) upset the bucks in the second round, then lose to 76ers
2) upset the bucks in the second round, then lose to celtics
3) beat 76ers/celtics in the 2nd round but lose to the bucks in ECF

bonus questions, lets say we reach the finals would you rather beat
4) lebron
5) kawhi

would u rather lose to
6) lebronto
7) kawhi


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Re: GT: Bucks vs Celtics July 31 6:30PM 

Post#16 » by NinjaBro » Fri Jul 31, 2020 9:05 pm

Psubs wrote:
AkelaLoneWolf wrote:if you want to preserve our seeding, then Bucks need to win. Otherwise, it doesn't really matter.


I'd like to keep Miami/Philly in the 4/5 so one of them can take out Milwaukee in the 2nd round.

So I'd like Boston to win. Also the media will jump on that bandwagon then we beat them in the 2nd round. :nod:


Miami's only 2.5 games behind Boston, they may still have a chance to catch 3rd dropping the Celts to 4th. Would you rather face the Heat in the 2nd round or the Celtics.

I'm kinda torn on this one. I feel the Celts are a little more dangerous second round opponent if they get Kemba back. Heat will be tough also but they are a good matchup for the Bucks and can potentially upset them if they stay in the 4th seed.

Would be great for a Celtics/Sixers 1st round series and a Heat/Bucks 2nd round series. The playoffs are going to be soooooooo fire.
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Re: GT: Bucks vs Celtics July 31 6:30PM 

Post#17 » by Alfred » Fri Jul 31, 2020 11:02 pm

Go Bucks!
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Re: GT: Bucks vs Celtics July 31 6:30PM 

Post#18 » by NinjaBro » Fri Jul 31, 2020 11:09 pm

Hate to have to cheer for the bucks but we need that 2 seed. Have to be done.
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Re: GT: Bucks vs Celtics July 31 6:30PM 

Post#19 » by JN » Fri Jul 31, 2020 11:13 pm

Come on bucks -- time to give the Celtics a cream city facial.
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Re: GT: Bucks vs Celtics July 31 6:30PM 

Post#20 » by NinjaBro » Fri Jul 31, 2020 11:19 pm

Tatum has been Ice cold since the restart. Hope he keeps this up all the way to the second round. At this rate we won't even need to keep OG on him.

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