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Game Thread: Timberwolves (13-39) @ Celtics (26-26) – 7:30PM, Fri. 04-09-21

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Game Thread: Timberwolves (13-39) @ Celtics (26-26) – 7:30PM, Fri. 04-09-21 

Post#1 » by Parliament10 » Thu Apr 8, 2021 6:33 pm

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VC Count, 2020-21
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Victory Cigar
(8) Jaylen Brown
(7) Jayson Tatum
(3) Robert Williams
(2) Payton Pritchard
(2) Kemba Walker
(1) Marcus Smart
(1) Semi Ojeleye
(1) Luke Kornet
(1) Evan Fournier




Ties go to the Team.
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(6) Jayson Tatum
(4) Robert Williams
(3) Jaylen Brown
(2) Tacko Fall
(2) Payton Pritchard
(2) Grant Williams
(1) Stevens/Team
(1) Carsen Edwards
(1) Aaron Nesmith
(1) Daniel Theis
(1) Kemba Walker
(1) Evan Fournier
(1) Marcus Smart



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Re: Game Thread: Timberwolves (13-39) @ Celtics (26-26) – 7:30PM, Fri. 04-09-21 

Post#2 » by 31to6 » Thu Apr 8, 2021 6:59 pm

Biggest game in franchise history

(until proven otherwise)

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Re: Game Thread: Timberwolves (13-39) @ Celtics (26-26) – 7:30PM, Fri. 04-09-21 

Post#3 » by Celts17Pride » Thu Apr 8, 2021 7:37 pm

Must win. No other way to put it.
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Re: Game Thread: Timberwolves (13-39) @ Celtics (26-26) – 7:30PM, Fri. 04-09-21 

Post#4 » by JJHondo17 » Thu Apr 8, 2021 7:47 pm

Happy Birthday John Havlicek. Always missed, alway remembered. :sad:

BTW - Keep it going Celts!!
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Re: Game Thread: Timberwolves (13-39) @ Celtics (26-26) – 7:30PM, Fri. 04-09-21 

Post#5 » by Hal14 » Thu Apr 8, 2021 8:36 pm

We should have a complete roster, other than Fournier. Facing a bad team, playing at home. Not the 2nd night of a back to back.

This is one of those "take care of business" games.

It'll be extremely disappointing if we lose this game.

With that being that, Minnesota is not terrible. Only lost by 4 last night to Indiana. Game before that they beat a Kings team we have struggled with. Before that lost by 9 to a sixers team we got lost by 10 to (and we lost to Philly worse than that)..last night Towns had 32 and Edwards had 27.

I'd like to see Langford in there as much as possible - and have him guard Edwards..
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Re: Game Thread: Timberwolves (13-39) @ Celtics (26-26) – 7:30PM, Fri. 04-09-21 

Post#6 » by BK_2020 » Thu Apr 8, 2021 8:38 pm

In the battle of Edwards I believe Carsen will emerge victorious.
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Re: Game Thread: Timberwolves (13-39) @ Celtics (26-26) – 7:30PM, Fri. 04-09-21 

Post#7 » by CeltsfanSinceBirth » Thu Apr 8, 2021 9:46 pm

The Timberwolves really need to be sold and just start over from the ground up. How many times can you get the 1st pick overall and still suck? Like, I get how it’s hard to attract free agents there, but these guys are awful. I find it hilarious when people criticize Ainge and his inability to draft well. They need to show these guys Minnesota’s track record. Horrendous.
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Re: Game Thread: Timberwolves (13-39) @ Celtics (26-26) – 7:30PM, Fri. 04-09-21 

Post#8 » by Bleeding Green » Thu Apr 8, 2021 10:21 pm

BK_2020 wrote:In the battle of Edwards I believe Carsen will emerge victorious.

Carsen has 1.1 more winshares than Anthony. You're actually right.

You simply cannot lose to this team, I don't care if they hit like 20 fluke threes or not.
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Re: Game Thread: Timberwolves (13-39) @ Celtics (26-26) – 7:30PM, Fri. 04-09-21 

Post#9 » by cloverleaf » Thu Apr 8, 2021 10:22 pm

BK_2020 wrote:In the battle of Edwards I believe Carsen will emerge victorious.


Carsen Edwards House?
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Re: Game Thread: Timberwolves (13-39) @ Celtics (26-26) – 7:30PM, Fri. 04-09-21 

Post#10 » by JimmyFromNz » Fri Apr 9, 2021 3:27 am

Rinse and repeat the keys to every game at this point in the season. Defensive communication, be smarter on doubling off shooters, up the offensive tempo, pass/take care of the ball, sustain it for an entire game. All those beautiful cliches that unfortunately seem necessary to highlight.

As a side mini game, would like to see Smart/Langford set on Anthony Edwards for its entirety e.g. Terry Rozier recently. I'm a big fan of Haliburton, and get frustrated with Edwards being discussed as the new outright ROY, it would provide vindication (maybe just satisfaction) to watch Edwards shoot 3/18 in a loss. Some might call that petty, but small wins :D
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Re: Game Thread: Timberwolves (13-39) @ Celtics (26-26) – 7:30PM, Fri. 04-09-21 

Post#11 » by playa-hater » Fri Apr 9, 2021 3:30 am

Celts17Pride wrote:Must win. No other way to put it.


well adding to this, I think every game left is a must win... unless we head in the other direction.. then it will be a must lose game.. please no more .500 ball..
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Re: Game Thread: Timberwolves (13-39) @ Celtics (26-26) – 7:30PM, Fri. 04-09-21 

Post#12 » by zoyathedestroya » Fri Apr 9, 2021 3:30 am

I just feel bad for any team on our upcoming schedule as we are on an absolute tear recently. The entire NBA should be on high alert. Here come the Cs!!
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Re: Game Thread: Timberwolves (13-39) @ Celtics (26-26) – 7:30PM, Fri. 04-09-21 

Post#13 » by playa-hater » Fri Apr 9, 2021 3:42 am

One player I was intrigued with last draft was Jalen McDaniels. former top HS player with high upside but very skinny and inconsistent. Thought he would make a good project pick late 1st RD. haven't watched Minny all year but since starting around 10 games ago JM has averaged 30 min per, while shooting 51-46-88 split. He definitely has the size and length Boston needs.

Too early to tell for sure, but may end up another really good player Danny missed badly on.
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Re: Game Thread: Timberwolves (13-39) @ Celtics (26-26) – 7:30PM, Fri. 04-09-21 

Post#14 » by moonie_mcgee » Fri Apr 9, 2021 4:10 am

Im interested in watching KAT play against us. I don't get to see him very much. How do you think he'll do against us? (assuming he's playing).

RW3, Langford and Pritch first off the bench?

Main rotations?
Walker-Smart-Brown-Tatum-Thompson
Pritch-Smart-Brown-Tatum-RW3
Pritch-Langford-Brown-GWill-RW3
Walker-Langford-Tatum-GWill-Thompson
Walker--Smart--Brown-Tatum-Thompson

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Re: Game Thread: Timberwolves (13-39) @ Celtics (26-26) – 7:30PM, Fri. 04-09-21 

Post#15 » by zoyathedestroya » Fri Apr 9, 2021 6:47 am

For the TimelordStans...

The Celtics have had a top 4 defensive rating since the trade deadline. ;)

Here's the weird thing though... Robert Williams has had the 2nd worst defensive rating on the team during that span. The worst? Jayson Tatum.
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Re: Game Thread: Timberwolves (13-39) @ Celtics (26-26) – 7:30PM, Fri. 04-09-21 

Post#16 » by TommyPointGawd » Fri Apr 9, 2021 8:40 am

zoyathedestroya wrote:For the TimelordStans...

The Celtics have had a top 4 defensive rating since the trade deadline. ;)

Here's the weird thing though... Robert Williams has had the 2nd worst defensive rating on the team during that span. The worst? Jayson Tatum.



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Post#17 » by zoyathedestroya » Fri Apr 9, 2021 8:43 am

TommyPointGawd wrote:
zoyathedestroya wrote:For the TimelordStans...

The Celtics have had a top 4 defensive rating since the trade deadline. ;)

Here's the weird thing though... Robert Williams has had the 2nd worst defensive rating on the team during that span. The worst? Jayson Tatum.




We wouldn't have an NBA champ every year then?

Every team uses stats.
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Post#18 » by TommyPointGawd » Fri Apr 9, 2021 8:59 am

zoyathedestroya wrote:
TommyPointGawd wrote:
zoyathedestroya wrote:For the TimelordStans...

The Celtics have had a top 4 defensive rating since the trade deadline. ;)

Here's the weird thing though... Robert Williams has had the 2nd worst defensive rating on the team during that span. The worst? Jayson Tatum.




We wouldn't have an NBA champ every year then?

Every team uses stats.


Can't argue that lol
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Re: Game Thread: Timberwolves (13-39) @ Celtics (26-26) – 7:30PM, Fri. 04-09-21 

Post#19 » by zoyathedestroya » Fri Apr 9, 2021 9:02 am

TommyPointGawd wrote:
zoyathedestroya wrote:
TommyPointGawd wrote:


We wouldn't have an NBA champ every year then?

Every team uses stats.


Can't argue that lol

I never claim I use them right though lol. I just rattle them off like they mean something as Scal does on TV. :lol:
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Re: Game Thread: Timberwolves (13-39) @ Celtics (26-26) – 7:30PM, Fri. 04-09-21 

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