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POLL: Are the Boston Celtics Legit Contenders THIS Season?

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Are the Boston Celtics Legit Contenders THIS Season?

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Re: POLL: Are the Boston Celtics Legit Contenders THIS Season? 

Post#101 » by Parasite » Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:12 am

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Anyone with a working brain knows this, so don’t try and bother convincing some of the people around here. It’s not worth it. I’ve been saying for months we need one more bench piece. Don’t try and mess with binkies around here. People get mad butthurt.
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Post#102 » by Green89 » Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:19 am

If we don't have health in the playoffs, and don't add a piece to bloster our bench, it will be extremely difficult to get to the Finals.
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Post#103 » by 31to6 » Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:26 am

Parasite wrote:
themoneyteam2 wrote:
Read on Twitter
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Anyone with a working brain knows this, so don’t try and bother convincing some of the people around here. It’s not worth it. I’ve been saying for months we need one more bench piece. Don’t try and mess with binkies around here. People get mad butthurt.


You should go back to the buyout thread and tell me who you want the Celtics to add.
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Post#104 » by Parasite » Mon Feb 24, 2020 2:25 am

31to6 wrote:
Parasite wrote:
themoneyteam2 wrote:
Read on Twitter
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Anyone with a working brain knows this, so don’t try and bother convincing some of the people around here. It’s not worth it. I’ve been saying for months we need one more bench piece. Don’t try and mess with binkies around here. People get mad butthurt.


You should go back to the buyout thread and tell me who you want the Celtics to add.


That’s not my job, it’s Danny’s. You are of the belief we are fine as is to contend this year with this bench. You are also WRONG. Now if Danny wants to punt on this season that’s on him. It would be a huge mistake because this team could win it all with a tweak or two.
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Post#105 » by Kemba For Three » Mon Feb 24, 2020 2:32 am

Celtics are the contender that everyone wants to deny is a contender.
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Post#106 » by 31to6 » Mon Feb 24, 2020 3:08 am

Parasite wrote:
31to6 wrote:
Parasite wrote:
Anyone with a working brain knows this, so don’t try and bother convincing some of the people around here. It’s not worth it. I’ve been saying for months we need one more bench piece. Don’t try and mess with binkies around here. People get mad butthurt.


You should go back to the buyout thread and tell me who you want the Celtics to add.


That’s not my job, it’s Danny’s. You are of the belief we are fine as is to contend this year with this bench. You are also WRONG. Now if Danny wants to punt on this season that’s on him. It would be a huge mistake because this team could win it all with a tweak or two.


Well the trade deadline came and went and the names in the buyout thread are Boogie, IT, and Lance, so help me stop being WRONG and suggest who they can bring in.
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Post#107 » by Kemba For Three » Mon Feb 24, 2020 3:33 am

31to6 wrote:
Parasite wrote:
31to6 wrote:
You should go back to the buyout thread and tell me who you want the Celtics to add.


That’s not my job, it’s Danny’s. You are of the belief we are fine as is to contend this year with this bench. You are also WRONG. Now if Danny wants to punt on this season that’s on him. It would be a huge mistake because this team could win it all with a tweak or two.


Well the trade deadline came and went and the names in the buyout thread are Boogie, IT, and Lance, so help me stop being WRONG and suggest who they can bring in.

Stop doing mental gymnastics man! ;) Boogie, IT, Lance or a very fit local janitor is KEY to glory this season.
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Post#108 » by BigTrade92 » Mon Feb 24, 2020 3:37 am

Kemba For Three wrote:
31to6 wrote:
Parasite wrote:
That’s not my job, it’s Danny’s. You are of the belief we are fine as is to contend this year with this bench. You are also WRONG. Now if Danny wants to punt on this season that’s on him. It would be a huge mistake because this team could win it all with a tweak or two.


Well the trade deadline came and went and the names in the buyout thread are Boogie, IT, and Lance, so help me stop being WRONG and suggest who they can bring in.

Stop doing mental gymnastics man! ;) Boogie, IT, Lance or a very fit local janitor is KEY to glory this season.

And any of those guys are a better player than Green and Poirier so you’re not saying too much. Just more of you twisting yourself into a pretzel. :lol:

Being afraid to improve the bench doesn’t fix the glaring whole that is the weak bench.
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Post#109 » by Kemba For Three » Mon Feb 24, 2020 3:41 am

BigTrade92 wrote:
Kemba For Three wrote:
31to6 wrote:
Well the trade deadline came and went and the names in the buyout thread are Boogie, IT, and Lance, so help me stop being WRONG and suggest who they can bring in.

Stop doing mental gymnastics man! ;) Boogie, IT, Lance or a very fit local janitor is KEY to glory this season.

And any of those guys are a better player than Green and Poirier so you’re not saying too much. Just more of you twisting yourself into a pretzel. :lol:

Being afraid to improve the bench doesn’t fix the glaring whole that is the weak bench.

You found me here too.

Okay we're done. Gonna go twist myself up in a pretzel while I do gymnastics mentally now.
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Post#110 » by BigTrade92 » Mon Feb 24, 2020 3:42 am

Kemba For Three wrote:
BigTrade92 wrote:
Kemba For Three wrote:Stop doing mental gymnastics man! ;) Boogie, IT, Lance or a very fit local janitor is KEY to glory this season.

And any of those guys are a better player than Green and Poirier so you’re not saying too much. Just more of you twisting yourself into a pretzel. :lol:

Being afraid to improve the bench doesn’t fix the glaring whole that is the weak bench.

You found me here too.

Okay we're done. Gonna go twist myself up in a pretzel while I do gymnastics mentally now.

That’s not going to improve your predicament.

You’ll want to stay away from both activities.
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Post#111 » by Kemba For Three » Mon Feb 24, 2020 3:43 am

BigTrade92 wrote:
Kemba For Three wrote:
BigTrade92 wrote:And any of those guys are a better player than Green and Poirier so you’re not saying too much. Just more of you twisting yourself into a pretzel. :lol:

Being afraid to improve the bench doesn’t fix the glaring whole that is the weak bench.

You found me here too.

Okay we're done. Gonna go twist myself up in a pretzel while I do gymnastics mentally now.

That’s not going to improve your predicament.

You’ll want to stay away from both activities.

I was a ballet dancer for a long long time. I legit probably still can twist myself up into a pretzel.
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Post#112 » by BigTrade92 » Mon Feb 24, 2020 3:50 am

Kemba For Three wrote:
BigTrade92 wrote:
Kemba For Three wrote:You found me here too.

Okay we're done. Gonna go twist myself up in a pretzel while I do gymnastics mentally now.

That’s not going to improve your predicament.

You’ll want to stay away from both activities.

I was a ballet dancer for a long long time. I legit probably still can twist myself up into a pretzel.

You did ballet? Yikes, wouldn’t be gloating about that.
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Post#113 » by Kemba For Three » Mon Feb 24, 2020 3:53 am

BigTrade92 wrote:
Kemba For Three wrote:
BigTrade92 wrote:That’s not going to improve your predicament.

You’ll want to stay away from both activities.

I was a ballet dancer for a long long time. I legit probably still can twist myself up into a pretzel.

You did ballet? Yikes, wouldn’t be gloating about that.

Whats wrong with a girl growing up doing ballet? Nothing.

And if I was a guy whats wrong in todays world if a man does ballet?

Anyway stop replying to me tonight everywhere.
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Post#114 » by BigTrade92 » Mon Feb 24, 2020 3:57 am

Kemba For Three wrote:
BigTrade92 wrote:
Kemba For Three wrote:I was a ballet dancer for a long long time. I legit probably still can twist myself up into a pretzel.

You did ballet? Yikes, wouldn’t be gloating about that.

Whats wrong with a girl growing up doing ballet? Nothing.

And if I was a guy whats wrong in todays world if a man does ballet?

Anyway stop replying to me tonight everywhere.

Ballet is trash. And so is this bench you’re blindly defending.

Top secret tip: don’t keep replying to me, then complain when I do it back.
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Post#115 » by Green89 » Mon Feb 24, 2020 4:00 am

Kemba For Three wrote:
BigTrade92 wrote:
Kemba For Three wrote:Stop doing mental gymnastics man! ;) Boogie, IT, Lance or a very fit local janitor is KEY to glory this season.

And any of those guys are a better player than Green and Poirier so you’re not saying too much. Just more of you twisting yourself into a pretzel. :lol:

Being afraid to improve the bench doesn’t fix the glaring whole that is the weak bench.

You found me here too.

Okay we're done. Gonna go twist myself up in a pretzel while I do gymnastics mentally now.


I ate a pretzel once, while watching gymnastics and contemplating how weak our bench is, and thought how IT can come here and drop 40 a night off the bench. :falloff:
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Post#116 » by Slax » Mon Feb 24, 2020 1:37 pm

BigTrade92 wrote:
Kemba For Three wrote:
BigTrade92 wrote:You did ballet? Yikes, wouldn’t be gloating about that.

Whats wrong with a girl growing up doing ballet? Nothing.

And if I was a guy whats wrong in todays world if a man does ballet?

Anyway stop replying to me tonight everywhere.

Ballet is trash. And so is this bench you’re blindly defending.

Top secret tip: don’t keep replying to me, then complain when I do it back.

I genuinely have no idea what argument I'm inserting myself into here, so I'm not going to get into that, but I do want to defend ballet. Ballet is a physically strenuous sport that requires a lot of skill and training. I don't personally enjoy it as a spectator, but we can all appreciate and respect the dedication people put into their game, even if their game of choice isn't basketball!
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Post#117 » by Slax » Mon Feb 24, 2020 1:41 pm

Anyway, as much as we might not be considered a legit contender... it sure is consistently difficult for any legit contenders to beat us in the regular season. We are 1-1 or 2-1 against each of the top 3 teams in each conference, and the losses have almost all been extremely close.
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Post#118 » by jmr07019 » Mon Feb 24, 2020 1:55 pm

I’m going yes. I actually thought the Lakers game was encouraging despite the loss. We were clearly not outclassed despite the Lakers giving us theirA game.
We have the talent to hang with the top teams. The articles Zoya linked in the OP show that yesterday wasn’t an outlier.

Tatums recents play is incredibly exciting and the key to us contending. We also need good luck in the injury department although this goes for every team.
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Post#119 » by watsonthedragon » Mon Feb 24, 2020 2:39 pm

If this superstar leap that Tatum has appeared to have taken is legit then that is the only piece we were missing from being a true, top-tier contender. Sure, he's obviously not Lebron, Kawhi, Giannis, or Harden but he's in that next tier and is now getting doubled and getting to the line at will, which are some sure signs of having THAT type of player. I feel like this recent development by him has essentially put us into a tier of our own behind the Bucks and ahead of everyone else in the east.
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Post#120 » by 5InOfLouisville » Mon Feb 24, 2020 2:54 pm

Kemba For Three wrote:
BigTrade92 wrote:
Kemba For Three wrote:I was a ballet dancer for a long long time. I legit probably still can twist myself up into a pretzel.

You did ballet? Yikes, wouldn’t be gloating about that.

Whats wrong with a girl growing up doing ballet? Nothing.

And if I was a guy whats wrong in todays world if a man does ballet?

Anyway stop replying to me tonight everywhere.


But are you a legit ballet contender THIS season? And what's your ceiling? Prime Baryshnikov? Or are you just a more flexible Rudy Gay?

The debate rages on.
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