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Game Thread – Rockets @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Mon, Nov. 22, 2021

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Game Thread – Rockets @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Mon, Nov. 22, 2021 

Post#1 » by Parliament10 » Sun Nov 21, 2021 7:30 pm

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Victory Cigar
(4) Jayson Tatum
(1) Jaylen Brown
(1) Aaron Nesmith
(1) Robert Williams
(1) Dennis Schröder
(1) Al Horford




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(2) Team/Udoka
(2) Marcus Smart
(1) Grant Williams
(1) Jaylen Brown
(1) Al Horford
(1) Jayson Tatum
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Re: Game Thread – Rockets @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Mon, Nov. 22, 2021 

Post#2 » by reload141 » Sun Nov 21, 2021 7:43 pm

4th game in 6 days, I know it’s the Rockets but still…. Just get the W I don’t care how messy it is.
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Re: Game Thread – Rockets @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Mon, Nov. 22, 2021 

Post#3 » by thebirdman » Sun Nov 21, 2021 7:53 pm

Rockets are awful, have to win against the worst team in the NBA. Not just win, blow them out , so the young guys get some needed minutes...
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Re: Game Thread – Rockets @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Mon, Nov. 22, 2021 

Post#4 » by zoyathedestroya » Sun Nov 21, 2021 7:53 pm

Celtics have a chance at a 20-game win streak if they don't lose their next 18 games.
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Re: Game Thread – Rockets @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Mon, Nov. 22, 2021 

Post#5 » by Bad-Thoma » Sun Nov 21, 2021 8:23 pm

I'd love to win comfortably for once but I'll take it however we get it
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Re: Game Thread – Rockets @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Mon, Nov. 22, 2021 

Post#6 » by zoyathedestroya » Sun Nov 21, 2021 10:00 pm

Read on Twitter

This is good ****. Hopefully we get everybody healthy for the next 9 games (next is BKN then 7 of 8 on the road incl. a West trip).
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Re: Game Thread – Rockets @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Mon, Nov. 22, 2021 

Post#7 » by ajones9219 » Sun Nov 21, 2021 10:03 pm

We could have easily won 9 out of our last 10 games without the multiple double digit choke jobs. We have been actually very good recently. Let's keep it up
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Re: Game Thread – Rockets @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Mon, Nov. 22, 2021 

Post#8 » by Celts17Pride » Sun Nov 21, 2021 11:52 pm

Bad-Thoma wrote:I'd love to win comfortably for once but I'll take it however we get it

That win against the Lakers was pretty comfortable
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Re: Game Thread – Rockets @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Mon, Nov. 22, 2021 

Post#9 » by Gomes3PC » Mon Nov 22, 2021 12:05 am

I'd like to put in a little appreciation note for Grant Williams. He's thrived this year after a bit of a lost season. 51/43/88 shooting on decent volumes with good, stout D at PF. And still only 23. He's basically what Brad always wanted Semi to be.
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Re: Game Thread – Rockets @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Mon, Nov. 22, 2021 

Post#10 » by tfribs45 » Mon Nov 22, 2021 3:42 am

Trap game, don’t underestimate them
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Re: Game Thread – Rockets @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Mon, Nov. 22, 2021 

Post#11 » by zoyathedestroya » Mon Nov 22, 2021 10:29 am

The Rockets have lost 14 straight by an average of 13.4 points. Worst offensive rating and worst net rating in the league. Turnover-prone. Somehow shoots worse than us. It would be a step back to lose to these dumdums. Just be ready to grab rebounds and go. A lot of bricks are going to be thrown.

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Re: Game Thread – Rockets @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Mon, Nov. 22, 2021 

Post#12 » by zoyathedestroya » Mon Nov 22, 2021 11:52 am

Fun Marcus Smart Stat: The Celtics have a team-high 56.7% true shooting percentage when Smart is ON the floor. They have a team-worst 51.0% TS% when he steps OFF the court. Team's offensive rating plummets from 110.5 to 95.4 when he hits the bench, biggest dropoff on the team.

I don't get it either. I was constantly told that Smart is bad for our offense.

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Re: Game Thread – Rockets @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Mon, Nov. 22, 2021 

Post#13 » by 31to6 » Mon Nov 22, 2021 1:36 pm

zoyathedestroya wrote:Celtics have a chance at a 20-game win streak if they don't lose their next 18 games.


sTAtS aRE fOr LoSerS
lookit Poindexter over here!
(lays $5k on the Celtics)
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Re: Game Thread – Rockets @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Mon, Nov. 22, 2021 

Post#14 » by Bad-Thoma » Mon Nov 22, 2021 2:33 pm

zoyathedestroya wrote:Fun Marcus Smart Stat: The Celtics have a team-high 56.7% true shooting percentage when Smart is ON the floor. They have a team-worst 51.0% TS% when he steps OFF the court. Team's offensive rating plummets from 110.5 to 95.4 when he hits the bench, biggest dropoff on the team.

I don't get it either. I was constantly told that Smart is bad for our offense.

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BUT HE CANTZ SHOOTZ WELL
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Re: Game Thread – Rockets @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Mon, Nov. 22, 2021 

Post#15 » by 31to6 » Mon Nov 22, 2021 4:07 pm

i can't believe we actually have to play this game against this moribund franchise.
i'm expecting BOS to come out flat, get down by 10, and this board to go thermonuclear.
unless Jaylen is back in which case he gonna come out firing, and we'll wait until Marcus misses a shot to press the 'asplode' button
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Re: Game Thread – Rockets @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Mon, Nov. 22, 2021 

Post#16 » by zoyathedestroya » Mon Nov 22, 2021 4:35 pm

Fully anticipating Fire Ime posts as Cs announce their starting five with everyone available.
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Re: Game Thread – Rockets @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Mon, Nov. 22, 2021 

Post#17 » by celticfan42487 » Mon Nov 22, 2021 4:42 pm

WTF 1-15

My God I had no idea the Rockets were this bad!!!

I desperately want to see Jaylen Brown back on this team as we have 0 bench so we can use all the help we could get to actually put Smart on the bench and have 2 good players (him and JRich or don't even get me started with one of them starting and having either Horford or Timelord come off the bench instead) coming off it lol.

I also think we badly need to continue to play Pritchard and find some minutes for Kanter all at the expense of things like Grant Williams but that's future days stuff. I fully believe in a Pritchard, Smart/JRich, Kanter being good enough at least to find some offense against second units and hold the line. Kanter is a bucket and Smart loves to be the centerpiece of the offense so we'd post up either of them every play and have things happen.

But against 1-15... maybe caution is the better part of valor and we should hold out Brown and TimeLord this game and bring them back in a couple days against the Nets.
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Re: Game Thread – Rockets @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Mon, Nov. 22, 2021 

Post#18 » by The Comedian » Mon Nov 22, 2021 4:50 pm

celticfan42487 wrote:WTF 1-15

My God I had no idea the Rockets were this bad!!!

I desperately want to see Jaylen Brown back on this team as we have 0 bench so we can use all the help we could get to actually put Smart on the bench and have 2 good players (him and JRich or don't even get me started with one of them starting and having either Horford or Timelord come off the bench instead) coming off it lol.

I also think we badly need to continue to play Pritchard and find some minutes for Kanter all at the expense of things like Grant Williams but that's future days stuff. I fully believe in a Pritchard, Smart/JRich, Kanter being good enough at least to find some offense against second units and hold the line. Kanter is a bucket and Smart loves to be the centerpiece of the offense so we'd post up either of them every play and have things happen.

But against 1-15... maybe caution is the better part of valor and we should hold out Brown and TimeLord this game and bring them back in a couple days against the Nets.


Ime already said Schroder is going to the bench.
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Re: Game Thread – Rockets @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Mon, Nov. 22, 2021 

Post#19 » by celticfan42487 » Mon Nov 22, 2021 4:57 pm

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celticfan42487 wrote:WTF 1-15

My God I had no idea the Rockets were this bad!!!

I desperately want to see Jaylen Brown back on this team as we have 0 bench so we can use all the help we could get to actually put Smart on the bench and have 2 good players (him and JRich or don't even get me started with one of them starting and having either Horford or Timelord come off the bench instead) coming off it lol.

I also think we badly need to continue to play Pritchard and find some minutes for Kanter all at the expense of things like Grant Williams but that's future days stuff. I fully believe in a Pritchard, Smart/JRich, Kanter being good enough at least to find some offense against second units and hold the line. Kanter is a bucket and Smart loves to be the centerpiece of the offense so we'd post up either of them every play and have things happen.

But against 1-15... maybe caution is the better part of valor and we should hold out Brown and TimeLord this game and bring them back in a couple days against the Nets.


Ime already said Schroder is going to the bench.


Back to the 2 Center and Tatum at SF with 0 spacing lineup it is :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:
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Re: Game Thread – Rockets @ Celtics – 7:30PM, Mon, Nov. 22, 2021 

Post#20 » by GoGreen » Mon Nov 22, 2021 4:58 pm

Egh. I really dislike Schroder to the bench. Guy brings great energy and pace to the offense. I really hope this iso crap doesn't come back with JB and Rob back.

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