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Celtics General Offseason Thread Pt. 9: Vet Min or Viet Minh?

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Celtics General Offseason Thread Pt. 9: Vet Min or Viet Minh? 

Post#1 » by Slartibartfast » Tue Jul 2, 2019 2:18 pm

Yep, it's time
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Re: Celtics General Offseason Thread Pt. 9: Vet Min or Viet Minh? 

Post#2 » by thebirdman » Tue Jul 2, 2019 2:22 pm

Get Porier and call it a day...play the Williamses and let them develop...what is the point of adding an average veteran for vet minimum?
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Post#3 » by Gant » Tue Jul 2, 2019 2:22 pm

I’m hearing that Darrun Hilliard most likely will sign with CSKA Moscow. Another former Baskonia player Vincent Poirier was/is on CSKA shortlist, but big man might sign with NBA team. Boston Celtics were the front-runners, I was told, but more NBA teams are in the mix.

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Post#4 » by Gant » Tue Jul 2, 2019 2:24 pm

As the journalist Kevin Bradbury has confirmed, Vincent Poirier would be close to signing a three-year contract with the Boston Celtics. A hard news for the team from Vitoria (and for teams that were behind the French power forward Barça Lassa and CSKA) to see how his star pivot would leave the league heading to the United States.

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Re: Celtics General Offseason Thread Pt. 9: Vet Min or Viet Minh? 

Post#5 » by Bohemian » Tue Jul 2, 2019 2:27 pm

Hehe so maybe it is true after all. Great news if it's confirmed
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Post#6 » by Bohemian » Tue Jul 2, 2019 2:28 pm

I got the message from a friend who has worked with a team in the Spanish league
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Post#7 » by MagicBagley18 » Tue Jul 2, 2019 2:30 pm

Id Rather get an established vet who played in the nba than take a chance on another guy whose never played in the nba before but that’s Just me
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Post#8 » by zoyathedestroya » Tue Jul 2, 2019 2:31 pm

Bohemian Bomb.
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Post#9 » by radcot » Tue Jul 2, 2019 2:32 pm

If it's a 3 year contract at 3.5 mil, would that work using the vet minimum? Do we still have the BAE or has that disappeared?
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Post#10 » by KGboss » Tue Jul 2, 2019 2:32 pm

Does Poirier shoot threes?

Watching highlights just looks like a lot of dunks.

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Post#11 » by Bohemian » Tue Jul 2, 2019 2:33 pm

zoyathedestroya wrote:Bohemian Bomb.


:lol:
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Post#12 » by GotDaSauce » Tue Jul 2, 2019 2:33 pm

KGboss wrote:Does Poirier shoot threes?

Watching highlights just looks like a lot of dunks.

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Every video I have seen of him just has him playing the traditional big man roll.
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Post#13 » by MagicBagley18 » Tue Jul 2, 2019 2:35 pm

Vitor 2.0 baby haha
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Post#14 » by KGboss » Tue Jul 2, 2019 2:35 pm

GotDaSauce wrote:
KGboss wrote:Does Poirier shoot threes?

Watching highlights just looks like a lot of dunks.

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Every video I have seen of him just has him playing the traditional big man roll.
Two bigs that dont stretch the floor....

Going with a new strategy this year?

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Post#15 » by CsBsSoxPhins » Tue Jul 2, 2019 2:35 pm

I don't know anything about Poirier but I'm glad we're going after more big bodies. We pretty much know what we'll get from Kanter; now we're playing a small bet that one of Poirier or Williams can play significant minutes as well.

I feel like I'm beating a dead horse but I still think we need to move a wing player for a real starting big man.
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Post#16 » by zoyathedestroya » Tue Jul 2, 2019 2:36 pm

radcot wrote:If it's a 3 year contract at 3.5 mil, would that work using the vet minimum? Do we still have the BAE or has that disappeared?

Viet Minh.
No BAE as of now. Depends on what else Zarren can cook up.
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Post#17 » by Gant » Tue Jul 2, 2019 2:36 pm

KGboss wrote:Does Poirier shoot threes?

Watching highlights just looks like a lot of dunks.

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In 34 games with Baskonia last season, he attempted two three pointers, and hit one. So he's a high percentage, low volume three point shooter.
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Post#18 » by KevinGamble34 » Tue Jul 2, 2019 2:36 pm

Hopefully his defence is good. Don't need another big with questionable defence.
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Re: Celtics General Offseason Thread Pt. 9: Vet Min or Viet Minh? 

Post#19 » by GotDaSauce » Tue Jul 2, 2019 2:36 pm

KGboss wrote:
GotDaSauce wrote:
KGboss wrote:Does Poirier shoot threes?

Watching highlights just looks like a lot of dunks.

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Every video I have seen of him just has him playing the traditional big man roll.
Two bigs that dont stretch the floor....

Going with a new strategy this year?

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We might actually try to be a good rebounding team under Brad! :lol:
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Re: Celtics General Offseason Thread Pt. 9: Vet Min or Viet Minh? 

Post#20 » by CsBsSoxPhins » Tue Jul 2, 2019 2:38 pm

KevinGamble34 wrote:Hopefully his defence is good. Don't need another big with questionable defence.

This is what I'm concerned about as well.
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