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Re: Celtics Re-sign Brad Wanamaker to 1 yr Deal 

Post#81 » by Bostonic33 » Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:33 pm

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Parasite wrote:Wanamaker is a fine player. Not sure why some people pull their hair out over him. I mean, he’s no rotational player on a championship squad, but he can give you adequate minutes in the RS.


Respectfully disagree. Philly would literally kill to have Wanamaker on their roster right now. He is cheap, can defend, make shots and run the team for a bit.


I’m respectfully not sure you’re familiar with the definition of literal?


And I'm respectfully not sure you're familiar with the definition of inconsequential?
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Re: Celtics Re-sign Brad Wanamaker to 1 yr Deal 

Post#82 » by Parliament10 » Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:36 pm

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Bostonic33 wrote:
Respectfully disagree. Philly would literally kill to have Wanamaker on their roster right now. He is cheap, can defend, make shots and run the team for a bit.


I’m respectfully not sure you’re familiar with the definition of literal?


And I'm respectfully not sure you're familiar with the definition of inconsequential?

I'm sure we all Know how to Be Respectful.
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Re: Celtics Re-sign Brad Wanamaker to 1 yr Deal 

Post#83 » by Fencer reregistered » Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:48 pm

31to6 wrote:
Bostonic33 wrote:
Parasite wrote:Wanamaker is a fine player. Not sure why some people pull their hair out over him. I mean, he’s no rotational player on a championship squad, but he can give you adequate minutes in the RS.


Respectfully disagree. Philly would literally kill to have Wanamaker on their roster right now. He is cheap, can defend, make shots and run the team for a bit.


I’m respectfully not sure you’re familiar with the definition of literal?


Perhaps you're not familiar with Philadelphia. :)
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Re: Celtics Re-sign Brad Wanamaker to 1 yr Deal 

Post#84 » by Parasite » Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:54 pm

Bostonic33 wrote:
Parasite wrote:Wanamaker is a fine player. Not sure why some people pull their hair out over him. I mean, he’s no rotational player on a championship squad, but he can give you adequate minutes in the RS.


Respectfully disagree. Philly would literally kill to have Wanamaker on their roster right now. He is cheap, can defend, make shots and run the team for a bit.


I said championship squad.
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Re: Celtics Re-sign Brad Wanamaker to 1 yr Deal 

Post#85 » by Kids Are Alright » Sat Nov 16, 2019 5:42 pm

Turgon wrote:Wanamaker will always be a Larkin wannabe.

Brad’s nothing like Shane.
Wanamaker is a tough defender, can match up
with bigger guys, is a paint scorer, isn’t nearly the assist player that Larkin was.
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Re: Celtics Re-sign Brad Wanamaker to 1 yr Deal 

Post#86 » by GregB » Sat Nov 16, 2019 6:35 pm

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Turgon wrote:Wanamaker will always be a Larkin wannabe.

Brad’s nothing like Shane.
Wanamaker is a tough defender, can match up
with bigger guys, is a paint scorer, isn’t nearly the assist player that Larkin was.



Wanamaker is ok. He was stinking up the joint for a stretch last night. Bad turnovers and tunnel vision. But he’s not so bad. Been a decent bench player and adds some consistency that Carson Edwards doesn’t right now.
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Post#88 » by GoGreen » Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:07 am

Been critical of Wana but he's been decent of late. Props to 'em.
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Post#89 » by timpiker » Tue Nov 19, 2019 3:06 pm

I was wrong. I thought this guy should have been cut but his play, especially recently, wow. He might be the best bench point gaurd we've had in awhile.
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Re: Celtics Re-sign Brad Wanamaker to 1 yr Deal 

Post#92 » by zoyathedestroya » Tue Nov 19, 2019 9:06 pm

Wanamaker's as good as Malcolm Brogdon could only hope to be. Pacers are paying $20M a year more for a Wana knockoff.
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Re: Celtics Re-sign Brad Wanamaker to 1 yr Deal 

Post#93 » by ozgod » Thu Nov 21, 2019 7:34 am

I think tonight was Wanamaker's best game as a Celtic. The first half anyway. I think as he's realized that he's now a part of the rotation as the backup point guard to Smart and Kemba and is going to get some minutes each game he has grown in confidence and makes better decisions. Still a long way to go but tonight was promising.
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Re: Celtics Re-sign Brad Wanamaker to 1 yr Deal 

Post#94 » by djFan71 » Thu Nov 21, 2019 7:52 am

ozgod wrote:I think tonight was Wanamaker's best game as a Celtic. The first half anyway. I think as he's realized that he's now a part of the rotation as the backup point guard to Smart and Kemba and is going to get some minutes each game he has grown in confidence and makes better decisions. Still a long way to go but tonight was promising.

Agreed. A slight decrease in turnovers/usage/ball pounding and he's perfect. But super helpful as is. It's nice to have his size/D coming off the bench when Smart has to start.
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Re: Celtics Re-sign Brad Wanamaker to 1 yr Deal 

Post#95 » by zoyathedestroya » Thu Nov 21, 2019 8:04 am

Wanamaker is currently a member of the elite 50-40-90 club (51.7/40.0/93.1). 3rd in free throw attempts per 36 minutes on the team behind Kanter and Kemba.
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Re: Celtics Re-sign Brad Wanamaker to 1 yr Deal 

Post#96 » by sam_I_am » Thu Nov 21, 2019 4:13 pm

ozgod wrote:I think tonight was Wanamaker's best game as a Celtic. The first half anyway. I think as he's realized that he's now a part of the rotation as the backup point guard to Smart and Kemba and is going to get some minutes each game he has grown in confidence and makes better decisions. Still a long way to go but tonight was promising.


There are times when Wannamaker will frustrate us because his talent level was fringe NBA until this season. It’s unfair to judge him too harshly when a guy like Beverly strips him of the ball or if on a drive into paint he can’t finish and looks bad.

He is our 3rd string PG on a minimum deal and he is absolutely outplaying expectations. He is a true PG, has shown veteran leadership but most importantly he has the “grit and balls” make up this team needs.

I am so sick of the haters. As much as I would love to see Waters and Edwards play more and develop, they aren’t ready and they aren’t nearly as big and tough as Brad. Brad has forced his way into the rotation and team is much better off because of it.
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Re: Celtics Re-sign Brad Wanamaker to 1 yr Deal 

Post#97 » by CelticsPride18 » Thu Nov 21, 2019 4:18 pm

sam_I_am wrote:
ozgod wrote:I think tonight was Wanamaker's best game as a Celtic. The first half anyway. I think as he's realized that he's now a part of the rotation as the backup point guard to Smart and Kemba and is going to get some minutes each game he has grown in confidence and makes better decisions. Still a long way to go but tonight was promising.


There are times when Wannamaker will frustrate us because his talent level was fringe NBA until this season. It’s unfair to judge him too harshly when a guy like Beverly strips him of the ball or if on a drive into paint he can’t finish and looks bad.

He is our 3rd string PG on a minimum deal and he is absolutely outplaying expectations. He is a true PG, has shown veteran leadership but most importantly he has the “grit and balls” make up this team needs.

I am so sick of the haters. As much as I would love to see Waters and Edwards play more and develop, they aren’t ready and they aren’t nearly as big and tough as Brad. Brad has forced his way into the rotation and team is much better off because of it.


And his defense is really good.

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