Celtics are retiring KGs #5 next season

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Celtics are retiring KGs #5 next season 

Post#1 » by WhateverBro » Fri Feb 14, 2020 3:31 am

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Wyc was probably waiting on the Wolves but finally just said screw it, we'll do it first.
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Post#2 » by TheDoors24 » Fri Feb 14, 2020 3:36 am

The fact that the Celtics are doing it first is freaking embarrassing to the wolves.
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Post#3 » by MagicBagley18 » Fri Feb 14, 2020 3:37 am

Good! Can’t wait. I’ll be there let’s go!!
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Post#4 » by 6ixSideSniper » Fri Feb 14, 2020 3:38 am

Isn’t there bad blood between KG and the owner of the Wolves? This is the right move by Boston, KG helped them win a ring and embraced Boston as soon as he got there. Glad the Celts are doing this.
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Post#5 » by CeltsfanSinceBirth » Fri Feb 14, 2020 3:41 am

6ixSideSniper wrote:Isn’t there bad blood between KG and the owner of the Wolves? This is the right move by Boston, KG helped them win a ring and embraced Boston as soon as he got there. Glad the Celts are doing this.


Yup. Glen Taylor reneged on a promise to sell the team.
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Post#6 » by WhateverBro » Fri Feb 14, 2020 3:41 am

TheDoors24 wrote:The fact that the Celtics are doing it first is freaking embarrassing to the wolves.


Yup, flat out embarrassing. Its not like the Celtics didnt give them time to do it either. Wolves ownership is a joke.
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Post#7 » by lonzo_pelota » Fri Feb 14, 2020 3:42 am

15pts & 8reb can get u a jersey in the rafters in boston now , wow
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Post#8 » by Biased_Fan6425 » Fri Feb 14, 2020 3:43 am

As they should.

He changed the culture of that Boston team and they were able to Rob the Nets as well because of his trade value.
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Post#9 » by GreenBloodedC » Fri Feb 14, 2020 3:44 am

What I've posted on our forum:

Only Celtic who deserves his number retired after playing only for a brief period.

Well deserved, without question. He changed the culture of the Celtics. No KG, no Championship, and our leader's (Pierce) career would have ended up differently.

KG may have only wore the Celtic uniform for 6 years, but he is a Celtic through and through.

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Post#10 » by dautjazz » Fri Feb 14, 2020 3:44 am

WTF is wrong with the Timberwolves, retire his jersey already. Are they holding some kind of grudge or something? KG was PHENOMENAL for the Timberwolves. If you put aside his rookie season which he was making the transition from high school to the NBA, he averaged 39.2mpg 21.5ppg 11.9rpg 4.7apg 1.4spg 1.7bpg .491FG% and .782FT%. What more can you ask from KG? He wasted his first 12 seasons in an inept organization, KG could of had multiple championships if drafted by almost any other franchise.
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Post#11 » by EliteSmarts » Fri Feb 14, 2020 3:49 am

dautjazz wrote:WTF is wrong with the Timberwolves, retire his jersey already. Are they holding some kind of grudge or something? KG was PHENOMENAL for the Timberwolves. If you put aside his rookie season which he was making the transition from high school to the NBA, he averaged 39.2mpg 21.5ppg 11.9rpg 4.7apg 1.4spg 1.7bpg .491FG% and .782FT%. What more can you ask from KG? He wasted his first 12 seasons in an inept organization, KG could of had multiple championships if drafted by almost any other franchise.

You see folks and this is why fans shouldn't complain when players want to leave garbage orginizations. Even when you put all your effort in the franchise, they still don't care about you!
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Post#12 » by WhateverBro » Fri Feb 14, 2020 3:50 am

lonzo_pelota wrote:15pts & 8reb can get u a jersey in the rafters in boston now , wow


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Post#13 » by TheDoors24 » Fri Feb 14, 2020 3:53 am

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lonzo_pelota wrote:15pts & 8reb can get u a jersey in the rafters in boston now , wow


Defense.


I hate the Celtics and even I know that KG is deserving of this.

Just how the Lakers will retire Gasols Jersey.
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Post#14 » by WhateverBro » Fri Feb 14, 2020 3:57 am

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lonzo_pelota wrote:15pts & 8reb can get u a jersey in the rafters in boston now , wow


Defense.


I hate the Celtics and even I know that KG is deserving of this.

Just how the Lakers will retire Gasols Jersey.


Its even more of a no brainer than Gasol. KG was the Celtics best player for most of those years. He sacrificed the most in terms of raw numbers but had by far the most impact.
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Post#15 » by Satch » Fri Feb 14, 2020 4:05 am

Everyone needs to understand this is because of Taylor, The state of Minnesota loves KG and wishes he was around and Taylor wasnt.. And yes very embarrassing not to have his jersey up already.. if Flip wouldn't have died KG would have been involved with team as its common knowledge there were promises made when KG returned and were broken when Flip died
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Post#16 » by Wolf of Ball St » Fri Feb 14, 2020 4:16 am

Good for KG. So embarrassing for Taylor. While Taylor has been (a little) better about being aggressive (albeit he invested in Wiggins...) and trying to build a contender, he’s getting up there with Dolan for worst ownership group. Sad because the wolves do have some good pieces.
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Post#17 » by HoopsterJones » Fri Feb 14, 2020 4:18 am

TWolves should have retire his number already.
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Post#18 » by TheSheriff » Fri Feb 14, 2020 4:21 am

lonzo_pelota wrote:15pts & 8reb can get u a jersey in the rafters in boston now , wow


Best player on that championship team. Sacrificed his stats to win (I know shocking, right?).
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Post#19 » by MagicBagley18 » Fri Feb 14, 2020 4:27 am

lonzo_pelota wrote:15pts & 8reb can get u a jersey in the rafters in boston now , wow


Also 1 ring, 5x all star, 4x all defense, defensive player of the year, 2 finals trips with 1 ass beating of the Los Angeles lakers. Yup. Gets u in.
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Re: Celtics are retiring KGs #5 next season 

Post#20 » by Celts17Pride » Fri Feb 14, 2020 4:27 am

lonzo_pelota wrote:15pts & 8reb can get u a jersey in the rafters in boston now , wow

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