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Celtics (43-21) vs Bucks (53-12) – 6:30PM, Fri., July 31, 2020

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Re: Celtics (43-21) vs Bucks (53-12) – 6:30PM, Fri., July 31, 2020 

Post#1121 » by ConstableGeneva » Sat Aug 1, 2020 2:08 am

All I know is our team put themselves in a position to win up to the last minute. The refs put us out of it. If this is them setting the tone for the East playoffs, well **** them, our margin for error vs. the Bucks just went from minuscule to microscopic.
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Re: Celtics (43-21) vs Bucks (53-12) – 6:30PM, Fri., July 31, 2020 

Post#1122 » by reload141 » Sat Aug 1, 2020 2:08 am

Green89 wrote:Kemba just said he talked about going back in but they didn't listen. He looks the most upset I've seen him as a Celtic, but he shrugged it off very quickly because he's a true professional.


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Post#1123 » by DoubleHappiness » Sat Aug 1, 2020 2:10 am

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Glad Smart hates this bull as much as we do and can’t stand the absurd calls Giannis gets


I'm okay with Brad being soft sometimes but that's because we have Marcus setting the tone. Marcus would have fit right in in the 1980s
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Re: Celtics (43-21) vs Bucks (53-12) – 6:30PM, Fri., July 31, 2020 

Post#1124 » by bisme37 » Sat Aug 1, 2020 2:10 am

Good try but too much to overcome with JT playing awful, Kemba on minutes restriction, Giannis allowed 9 fouls AND no Bledsoe. We'll get em next time.
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Re: Celtics (43-21) vs Bucks (53-12) – 6:30PM, Fri., July 31, 2020 

Post#1125 » by themoneyteam2 » Sat Aug 1, 2020 2:11 am

Sadly it’s gonna be borderline impossible to beat this team in the playoffs when the NBA clearly has a Lakers-Bucks agenda. Just calling a spade a spade.
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Post#1126 » by ConstableGeneva » Sat Aug 1, 2020 2:17 am

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If Giannis likes Smart's game so much, he should team up with him and sign for the MLE with us.
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Re: Celtics (43-21) vs Bucks (53-12) – 6:30PM, Fri., July 31, 2020 

Post#1127 » by Ill News » Sat Aug 1, 2020 2:18 am

bisme37 wrote:Good try but too much to overcome with JT playing awful, Kemba on minutes restriction, Giannis allowed 9 fouls AND no Bledsoe. We'll get em next time.

That Giannis thing really pissed me off. Was that the refs' way of getting back at us for gifting us 25 free throws in the 2nd quarter? Ridiculous.
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Re: Celtics (43-21) vs Bucks (53-12) – 6:30PM, Fri., July 31, 2020 

Post#1128 » by Parliament10 » Sat Aug 1, 2020 2:21 am

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Re: Celtics (43-21) vs Bucks (53-12) – 6:30PM, Fri., July 31, 2020 

Post#1129 » by Red2 » Sat Aug 1, 2020 2:23 am

It’s ridiculous that Giannis clearly fouls Theis and it’s a no call . What BS that was. If they can review for a hostile foul then they should be able to say it was a common foul .
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Re: Celtics (43-21) vs Bucks (53-12) – 6:30PM, Fri., July 31, 2020 

Post#1130 » by 24istheLAW » Sat Aug 1, 2020 2:28 am

Smart was the best Celtic by a mile. Both offense and defense. I liked Wanamaker's play tonight. He got his hands dirty.

Couldn't agree more with Mark Jackson, who was saying that Theis needs to take some of those open 3s. The Bucks defense is so compact because they know Theis won't shoot.

Saw some calls for Rob Williams in the game thread. If you're expecting to defend Giannis with rim protection, you've already lost. You need cut off his angles to accelerate. If you sag off him and "dare him to shoot", you're giving him the runaway. A tall skinny guy who plays wih a high base and doesn't know how to cut off penetration is just gonna foul him.

The Bucks were guilty of just as much self-inflicted damage and rust as we were. 13-41 from deep, and didn't have Bledsoe or Connaughton. It's going to take more than playing better to beat them.
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Re: Celtics (43-21) vs Bucks (53-12) – 6:30PM, Fri., July 31, 2020 

Post#1131 » by The_Ghost_of_JB » Sat Aug 1, 2020 2:29 am

Curmudgeon wrote:I can't remember Tatum having a worse game. Not even in college.


The game where the Celtics played Dallas where he shot 1-18 could have been worse.
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Re: Celtics (43-21) vs Bucks (53-12) – 6:30PM, Fri., July 31, 2020 

Post#1132 » by Ill News » Sat Aug 1, 2020 2:32 am

I hope Tomasz includes those questionable calls on Giannis in his highlights videos, because they sure as hell won't be included in the official NBA highlight video :roll:
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Re: Celtics (43-21) vs Bucks (53-12) – 6:30PM, Fri., July 31, 2020 

Post#1133 » by Saint Lazarus » Sat Aug 1, 2020 2:36 am

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If Giannis likes Smart's game so much, he should team up with him and sign for the MLE with us.


MLE? Giannis can sign for the vet min and back up theis
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Re: Celtics (43-21) vs Bucks (53-12) – 6:30PM, Fri., July 31, 2020 

Post#1134 » by DoubleHappiness » Sat Aug 1, 2020 2:40 am

Jaylen didn't shoot that well tonight but he got to the line. Tatum seemed to be throwing it up at people's hands and only got 2 FTA. I think he got a tough whistle too but we need him to embrace contact more. It's strange because his FTA/100 pos is actually slightly higher than Jaylen's. But I'm not sure how many of those are on jump shots vs. drives.
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Re: Celtics (43-21) vs Bucks (53-12) – 6:30PM, Fri., July 31, 2020 

Post#1135 » by ConstableGeneva » Sat Aug 1, 2020 2:40 am

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Re: Celtics (43-21) vs Bucks (53-12) – 6:30PM, Fri., July 31, 2020 

Post#1136 » by themoneyteam2 » Sat Aug 1, 2020 2:42 am

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The referees could have called a regular foul on Giannis. They decided it wasn’t a foul. You can’t make this **** up lol anything to protect the star
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Post#1137 » by themoneyteam2 » Sat Aug 1, 2020 2:44 am

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So refs tell Brad one thing and the media another to cover their ass. Doesn’t get more crooked than that lol
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Re: Celtics (43-21) vs Bucks (53-12) – 6:30PM, Fri., July 31, 2020 

Post#1138 » by themoneyteam2 » Sat Aug 1, 2020 2:46 am

So he reviews ot because it might be a hostile act but doesn’t think it’s a personal foul lmaooooo what
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Re: Celtics (43-21) vs Bucks (53-12) – 6:30PM, Fri., July 31, 2020 

Post#1139 » by 3D Chess » Sat Aug 1, 2020 2:47 am

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The referees could have called a regular foul on Giannis. They decided it wasn’t a foul. You can’t make this **** up lol anything to protect the star

Good thing this game didn't matter.
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Re: Celtics (43-21) vs Bucks (53-12) – 6:30PM, Fri., July 31, 2020 

Post#1140 » by Kemba For Three » Sat Aug 1, 2020 2:54 am

Geeez, 57 pages I likely can't look through. :lol:

Didn't see a lot of this game. I also wasn't expecting a win. Glad to hear Kemba has been looking a lot better. Hopefully the knee doesn't flare up again.

Just happy/grateful so far everyone sounds healthy and the bubble seems to be working well in terms of keeping them all safe.

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