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Re: Welcome to Boston Enes Kanter! 

Post#341 » by ermocrate » Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:40 pm

hickfromfrenchlick wrote:I love this guy

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Post#342 » by zoyathedestroya » Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:45 pm

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Post#343 » by amory87 » Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:47 pm

yeah i'm sold on Kanter and honestly I have been for a while. Always appreciated his spirit. Boston will love him. I haven't seen this kind of fan courtship by a new player in a long while. Probably not since Jason Terry was pounding pavement on a citywide social media tour introducing himself to fans. Isaiah I guess did it in a different way by getting ejected in his first game against the Lakers lol

I think he'll mostly fit well for us on the court too, but either way I think he was pretty obviously the best option given our tough situation after Horford left
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Post#344 » by zoyathedestroya » Wed Jul 17, 2019 7:55 pm

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Post#345 » by Fencer reregistered » Wed Jul 17, 2019 8:59 pm

It seems the hype and expectations for Kanter exceed the level of "basically the same contract as Theis'".
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Re: Welcome to Boston Enes Kanter! 

Post#346 » by Darth Celtic » Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:06 pm

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So Enes the Menace works, but Enes the Penis does not?

Enes beaves penis uranus?

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Post#347 » by Theocy » Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:29 pm

I like this guy. He has advocated for democracy and is being targeted by a politician who is considered by many a dictator. Kanter wasn't afraid to express his views and by doing so was made into a target.

He is probably the player with the biggest non basketball impact out there.

Plus what he said for number 11 :lol:
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Post#348 » by Elrod is Back » Wed Jul 17, 2019 9:32 pm

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It's fine if he can become a threat from outside. I just hope they don't overdo it. That would be counter to his one major strength which is offensive boards/putbacks.


Kanter has been a good ft shooter throughout his careers, which is a reliable indicator of someone who can shoot open 3s successfully with practice. I can see him in the mid 30s percentage wise, maybe higher in time.
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Post#349 » by Floody100 » Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:05 pm

Never seen a 5 million dollar player get a pre season press conference like that :lol:
I wonder if it has anything to do with Kanter wearing #11 ? Thinking Ainge did to send a message to Kyrie that we don’t need him which I absolutely love !
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Post#350 » by Floody100 » Wed Jul 17, 2019 11:09 pm

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It's fine if he can become a threat from outside. I just hope they don't overdo it. That would be counter to his one major strength which is offensive boards/putbacks.


Kanter has been a good ft shooter throughout his careers, which is a reliable indicator of someone who can shoot open 3s successfully with practice. I can see him in the mid 30s percentage wise, maybe higher in time.


I would rather he focused more on getting his defence better rather than worrying about 3 point shooting. He’s a great offensive rebounder so while being able to shoot 3s at a decent percentage will be nice I don’t think it’s as important as making sure he becomes at least a ‘decent’ defender.
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Post#351 » by CeltsfanSinceBirth » Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:15 am

Enes might be the first player to have his number retired before he even plays a game.

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Post#352 » by Elrod is Back » Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:43 am

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It's fine if he can become a threat from outside. I just hope they don't overdo it. That would be counter to his one major strength which is offensive boards/putbacks.


Kanter has been a good ft shooter throughout his careers, which is a reliable indicator of someone who can shoot open 3s successfully with practice. I can see him in the mid 30s percentage wise, maybe higher in time.


I would rather he focused more on getting his defence better rather than worrying about 3 point shooting. He’s a great offensive rebounder so while being able to shoot 3s at a decent percentage will be nice I don’t think it’s as important as making sure he becomes at least a ‘decent’ defender.


Hopefully it will not be a zero sum game, and he can do both.
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Post#353 » by Green89 » Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:55 am

Whoever put this together was taking shots at our ex-Celtics players! They went easy on Theis.

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Post#354 » by mzepol » Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:55 am

CeltsfanSinceBirth wrote:Enes might be the first player to have his number retired before he even plays a game.

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Okay, I'm warming up to Kanter now and feel he'll be a crowd favorite in Boston.
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Post#355 » by Floody100 » Thu Jul 18, 2019 6:20 am

I personally like that the organisation made a big deal out of signing Kanter. It’s going to make him feel like he belongs & that he’s an integral part in this team. Seriously hope he returns the favour by working on his defence this offseason & then going on the floor & becoming an unstoppable force on the boards !
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Post#356 » by Roland2000 » Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:12 am

Kanter really handled himself well at the press conference. He made sure to defer to Kemba and not steal the spotlight.

He seems like a good guy too. Things are coming together nicely for the Celts this season!
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Post#357 » by klemen4 » Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:00 am

Kanter bought us fans in first day...this year's team may be one of the most likable in last decades.

What a difference from last year.

I did not watch a lot of games in last two years, did not like Kyrie even before he came, did not like how selfish we played.

I loved IT team 2016/17 very much...really looking forward to this season.
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Post#358 » by CsBsSoxPhins » Thu Jul 18, 2019 11:41 am

amory87 wrote:Isaiah I guess did it in a different way by getting ejected in his first game against the Lakers lol

Man, I forgot about that :lol:
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Post#359 » by cloverleaf » Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:30 pm

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He's got some of ET's quotability and irreverance, too--which should fit well here.
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Post#360 » by cloverleaf » Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:36 pm

Theocy wrote:I like this guy. He has advocated for democracy and is being targeted by a politician who is considered by many a dictator. Kanter wasn't afraid to express his views and by doing so was made into a target.

He is probably the player with the biggest non basketball impact out there.

Plus what he said for number 11 :lol:


Looks like Kanter is going to fit right in here. But don't be fooled about his reported funding of Gulan. Yes, Erdogan is a bad guy, but so is Gulan--right here in the US.

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