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Game Thread – Thunder @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Sat, Nov. 20, 2021

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Re: Game Thread – Thunder @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Sat, Nov. 20, 2021 

Post#221 » by radcot » Sun Nov 21, 2021 2:40 am

Smart with the defensive "dagger."
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Re: Game Thread – Thunder @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Sat, Nov. 20, 2021 

Post#222 » by greenroom31 » Sun Nov 21, 2021 2:40 am

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greenroom31 wrote:Please, tell me more basketball geniuses about how the solution to our problems is to play Pritchard and Nesmith more.


STFU you **** A HOLE!! the 21 point lead fell to 7 and neither were on the court... Nothing more assinine that STUPID DUMB FALSE comments.


Seems like a reasonable reply. :roll:
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Post#223 » by AlCelticFan » Sun Nov 21, 2021 2:41 am

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greenroom31 wrote:Please, tell me more basketball geniuses about how the solution to our problems is to play Pritchard and Nesmith more.


STFU you **** A HOLE!! the 21 point lead fell to 7 and neither were on the court... Nothing more assinine that STUPID DUMB FALSE comments.

Dude. Chill.
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Re: Game Thread – Thunder @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Sat, Nov. 20, 2021 

Post#224 » by Red2 » Sun Nov 21, 2021 2:41 am

Zero confidence in Nesmith or pritchard. Sad but they havent progressed at all
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Re: Game Thread – Thunder @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Sat, Nov. 20, 2021 

Post#225 » by Thatcelticguy » Sun Nov 21, 2021 2:41 am

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Re: Game Thread – Thunder @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Sat, Nov. 20, 2021 

Post#226 » by Hal14 » Sun Nov 21, 2021 2:41 am

nesmith - in his defense, he had nowhere to go with the ball, was trapped with 2 guys all over him. the right move in that situation was to call a timeout, instead of turning it over.
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Re: Game Thread – Thunder @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Sat, Nov. 20, 2021 

Post#227 » by zoyathedestroya » Sun Nov 21, 2021 2:42 am

I don't think Ime would mess around with the rotations that early if we were playing the Warriors or Suns. I'm confident he's learned from the Bulls loss. Even tonight, it wasn't an all-bench lineup. OKC would've folded had Ju'ancho made a couple of threes.
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Re: Game Thread – Thunder @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Sat, Nov. 20, 2021 

Post#228 » by Fierce1 » Sun Nov 21, 2021 2:42 am

Red2 wrote:Zero confidence in Nesmith or pritchard. Sad but they havent progressed at all


They're young.

If not this year then maybe next season.

We all know both can shoot and they're very good at it.

They just need to learn the NBA game.

Took Romeo and Grant a while also.
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Re: Game Thread – Thunder @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Sat, Nov. 20, 2021 

Post#229 » by Celts17Pride » Sun Nov 21, 2021 2:44 am

Hal14 wrote:nesmith - in his defense, he had nowhere to go with the ball, was trapped with 2 guys all over him. the right move in that situation was to call a timeout, instead of turning it over.

Nesmith came into the game and the very first thing he didn’t box out on a free throw rebound and OKC put it in the basket.

Nesmith didn’t come to play today. Not a good game at all. It happens
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Re: Game Thread – Thunder @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Sat, Nov. 20, 2021 

Post#230 » by Hal14 » Sun Nov 21, 2021 2:46 am

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greenroom31 wrote:Please, tell me more basketball geniuses about how the solution to our problems is to play Pritchard and Nesmith more.


STFU you **** A HOLE!! the 21 point lead fell to 7 and neither were on the court... Nothing more assinine that STUPID DUMB FALSE comments.

Nesmith was out there for the beginning of the collapse. he came in, did bad and then got pulled - which contributed to OKC's comeback.

then nesmith came back in - along with pritchard - with the C's up by 9 (not 7). in the blink of an eye our lead went from 9 to just 4 in the closing seconds because of mistakes by Pritchard and Nesmith.

then the starters came back in, and saved the day.
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Re: Game Thread – Thunder @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Sat, Nov. 20, 2021 

Post#231 » by The Comedian » Sun Nov 21, 2021 2:46 am

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greenroom31 wrote:Please, tell me more basketball geniuses about how the solution to our problems is to play Pritchard and Nesmith more.


STFU you **** A HOLE!! the 21 point lead fell to 7 and neither were on the court... Nothing more assinine that STUPID DUMB FALSE comments.


Nah, see you in 12 hours.

Nesmith was dreadful tonight, and I’m a big fan of him.
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Post#232 » by Hal14 » Sun Nov 21, 2021 2:47 am

Fierce1 wrote:
Red2 wrote:Zero confidence in Nesmith or pritchard. Sad but they havent progressed at all


They're young.

If not this year then maybe next season.

We all know both can shoot and they're very good at it.

They just need to learn the NBA game.

Took Romeo and Grant a while also.

yup. it's often times the 3rd year when things really click for a guy.
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Re: Game Thread – Thunder @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Sat, Nov. 20, 2021 

Post#233 » by Triple7 » Sun Nov 21, 2021 2:50 am

Red2 wrote:Zero confidence in Nesmith or pritchard. Sad but they havent progressed at all


You can’t expect young guys to be ready to play and contribute, if they don’t get to play consistent minutes, unlike the vets. Confidence plays a lot in these situations. Sadly, with the minutes they get, they can’t get that rhythm.
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Re: Game Thread – Thunder @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Sat, Nov. 20, 2021 

Post#234 » by snowman » Sun Nov 21, 2021 2:57 am

Nesmith and Pritchard need to do a better job of coming in cold and being ready to go. They'll learn. What frustrates me is Hernangomez 6 minutes (0-5) He is suppose to be a vet. Time to move on from him.

-7 in 1 minute for Fernando, Hauser, Pritchard and Thomas and -14 for Nesmith leaves a bad taste in my mouth.
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Re: Game Thread – Thunder @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Sat, Nov. 20, 2021 

Post#235 » by snowman » Sun Nov 21, 2021 2:59 am

3 games out of 1st place.
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Re: Game Thread – Thunder @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Sat, Nov. 20, 2021 

Post#236 » by Fierce1 » Sun Nov 21, 2021 3:01 am

snowman wrote:3 games out of 1st place.


The potential of this Celtics team is a top 3 seed in the east.
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Re: Game Thread – Thunder @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Sat, Nov. 20, 2021 

Post#237 » by TheMartian » Sun Nov 21, 2021 3:53 am

Fierce1 wrote:
snowman wrote:3 games out of 1st place.


The potential of this Celtics team is a top 3 seed in the east.


I think they can get there. I see CLE, NY, and CHA regressing, and I don't know if both CHI and WAS are legit.
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Re: Game Thread – Thunder @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Sat, Nov. 20, 2021 

Post#238 » by Fierce1 » Sun Nov 21, 2021 3:59 am

TheMartian wrote:
Fierce1 wrote:
snowman wrote:3 games out of 1st place.


The potential of this Celtics team is a top 3 seed in the east.


I think they can get there. I see CLE, NY, and CHA regressing, and I don't know if both CHI and WAS are legit.


True.

Celts have 2 superstars supported by quality bigs and good to great defensive players.

We'll know more when the Celts face Brooklyn in a few days.
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Re: Game Thread – Thunder @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Sat, Nov. 20, 2021 

Post#239 » by AlCelticFan » Sun Nov 21, 2021 2:05 pm

I like the direction this team is going. I see a more cohesive, gelled group day-by-day. We're over .500 but have a lot of room for improvement playing as a group. And we also haven't had a fully-healthy starting 5. When the injured guys come back we're going to have a pretty solid top 7-8.
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Re: Game Thread – Thunder @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Sat, Nov. 20, 2021 

Post#240 » by BostonCouchGM » Sun Nov 21, 2021 9:49 pm

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greenroom31 wrote:Please, tell me more basketball geniuses about how the solution to our problems is to play Pritchard and Nesmith more.


Once upon a time idiots might have responded similarly to people calling for Giannis, Jerami Grant, Miles Bridges, FVV, Lowry, Jokic, Jaylen, etc to get more consistent playing time because their talent warranted it. Young players need minutes. Any time either has gotten them they’ve produced. I know I’d rather watch them play, potentially struggle and us win 42 games than veterans take their minutes, them not develop, and us win 47 games. But to each their own I guess

But listen, it’s a moot point. Nobody in this organization has loyalty to these kids. Not Ime and certainly not Brad since they were chosen under Danny’s watch. They will not get a shot here. That time has passed. Hopefully for their sake they get moved to a better situation

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