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Post#1 » by Parliament10 » Sat Jun 29, 2019 8:57 pm

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Post#2 » by ParticleMan » Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:00 pm

the kemba era begins.

soon to be the kemba-tatum era.
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Post#4 » by celticfan42487 » Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:02 pm

Shams AND Woj agree, this is done.

Thanks for making the thread I was just about to.

I'll say this...

I have NO IDEA why Kemba is signing with us when all our all-star talent and some of our best role players (Morris, Baynes, and Rozier) of the past 2 years are leaving.

That said I'm so **** pumped to get an all-star for the low low price of zero assets.

Also I suspect Kemba isn't saying to himself "yeah add me, lose Irving, Horford, Baynes, Morris, Rozier = championship!" so either he wants to play in Stevens system... or we got some trades coming that Ainge promised Kemba he make to get another all-star in here for him to play with.

EITHER WAY. Great great day.

Our modern golden era since 2008 continues.

And the Celtics will once again ACTUALLY BE FUN next season. <3 <3 <3
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Re: Enter, Kemba Walker 

Post#5 » by Mr Loggins » Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:07 pm

does this mean they are letting Kyrie go?
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Post#7 » by Afam » Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:10 pm

Welcome to Boston Kemba.
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Post#8 » by jmr07019 » Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:10 pm

celticfan42487 wrote:Shams AND Woj agree, this is done.

Thanks for making the thread I was just about to.

I'll say this...

I have NO IDEA why Kemba is signing with us when all our all-star talent and some of our best role players (Morris, Baynes, and Rozier) of the past 2 years are leaving.

That said I'm so **** pumped to get an all-star for the low low price of zero assets.

Also I suspect Kemba isn't saying to himself "yeah add me, lose Irving, Horford, Baynes, Morris, Rozier = championship!" so either he wants to play in Stevens system... or we got some trades coming that Ainge promised Kemba he make to get another all-star in here for him to play with.

EITHER WAY. Great great day.

Our modern golden era since 2008 continues.

And the Celtics will once again ACTUALLY BE FUN next season. <3 <3 <3


This. Gotta think we are getting a big man to go with Kemba. Excited to see who. Good riddance Kyrie welcome Kemba! As a UConn alum who attended while Kemba was in college I am extra excited. I **** LOVE KEMBA!
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Post#9 » by SuperDeluxe » Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:10 pm

Mr Loggins wrote:does this mean they are letting Kyrie go?

It is a sad day.
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Post#10 » by ThirtyFour » Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:11 pm

Mr Loggins wrote:does this mean they are letting Kyrie go?


We’re keeping him on as the teams spiritual advisor.
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Post#11 » by Afam » Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:12 pm

Merged Thread. That is ok. Welcome to Boston Kemba.
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Post#12 » by CeltsFlow » Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:14 pm

Like everything in life, there comes a time where you simply have to start anew.

To the Kemba era! :beer:
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Post#13 » by Slartibartfast » Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:14 pm

I see the value in adding an all-star, but I'm not at all excited about Kemba. IT/Kyrie part III and I wasn't big fans of the first two entrants in the trilogy.

That said, withdrawing my earlier age objections after seeing Lou Williams put up 27 per 36 at 32 years of age.
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Post#14 » by lon3lytoaster » Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:15 pm

I don't endorse this signing unless he commits to wearing #8.
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Post#15 » by ThirtyFour » Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:15 pm

You Kembet your ass players are dying to sign with us. (Had to use it again in the new thread)
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Post#16 » by Turgon » Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:15 pm

SuperDeluxe wrote:
Mr Loggins wrote:does this mean they are letting Kyrie go?

It is a sad day.


Yeah.
Should I replace Kyrie with Kemba or just go with a brand new avatar? It's a lot of work either way...

Or did you mean about actually losing Kyrie?
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Post#17 » by SuperDeluxe » Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:17 pm

Turgon wrote:
SuperDeluxe wrote:
Mr Loggins wrote:does this mean they are letting Kyrie go?

It is a sad day.


Yeah.
Should I replace Kyrie with Kemba or just go with a brand new avatar? It's a lot of work either way...

Or did you mean about actually losing Kyrie?

As you probably know, I was being sarcastic about losing Kyrie. And "losing" is not the word we should probably be using at this point :)
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Re: Enter, Kemba Walker Thread 

Post#18 » by zoyathedestroya » Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:17 pm

Jordan turned down 4 first round draft picks from Ainge for Kaminsky, who is now an unrestricted free agent. Four years later, Ainge stole MJ's franchise PG. Insert all the MJ crying memes.
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Re: Enter, Kemba Walker 

Post#19 » by celticfan42487 » Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:19 pm

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celticfan42487 wrote:Shams AND Woj agree, this is done.

Thanks for making the thread I was just about to.


This. Gotta think we are getting a big man to go with Kemba. Excited to see who. Good riddance Kyrie welcome Kemba! As a UConn alum who attended while Kemba was in college I am extra excited. I **** LOVE KEMBA!


Yup either that. Or Kemba just feels like a second round exit and then retiring is enough for him. He was starved in CHA.

I'm sure part of the plan is to play Hayward &OR Tatum at PF a lot next season to make some room on the roster. There is a chance one of those two can become some near all-star pieces for Walker to play with and we'll be somewhere in the Indy - Philly range of teams. That could be good enough for Kemba.

A quick layout of what I expect our current roster to be atm.

Kemba/Smart spot minutes for the d-league midget PGs we drafted.
Smart/Brown spot minutes for Langford
Hayward/Brown
Tatum/Hayward/Semi
Theis/TimeLord


Probably can get a Theis level Center with the MLE or whatever we have to shore up that last C spot.

That team goes as far as Brown,Tatum, Hayward break out.
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Re: Enter, Kemba Walker 

Post#20 » by Turgon » Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:19 pm

SuperDeluxe wrote:
Turgon wrote:
SuperDeluxe wrote:It is a sad day.


Yeah.
Should I replace Kyrie with Kemba or just go with a brand new avatar? It's a lot of work either way...

Or did you mean about actually losing Kyrie?

As you probably know, I was being sarcastic about losing Kyrie. And "losing" is not the word we should probably be using at this point :)


Yeah, I was being sarcastic too :lol:

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