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Re: The all-purpose "feel good" / pep rally / "optimism only" thread
« Reply #840 on: July 27, 2018, 01:48:35 PM »

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Re: The all-purpose "feel good" / pep rally / "optimism only" thread
« Reply #841 on: July 27, 2018, 03:41:33 PM »

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If I had to take a stab at what I think will happen this year, I think we're going to the finals, and we won't be the pushover that CLE was the last 2 years.

Re: The all-purpose "feel good" / pep rally / "optimism only" thread
« Reply #842 on: July 27, 2018, 03:52:37 PM »

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We return 90% of the minutes played last year.  Hayward and Kyrie only accounted for 10% of the team’s minutes last year.  Not only will there be an incredible amount of familiarity with the team that wasn’t present entering last season, the team won 55 games with two of their top 3 players combining for 10% of the team’s minutes.  That number should at least be 20% this year.  The sky is the limit for the Celtics this season.
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Re: The all-purpose "feel good" / pep rally / "optimism only" thread
« Reply #843 on: July 27, 2018, 04:01:39 PM »

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I tend to be pessimistic about my favorite sports teams, but in the spirit of trying to change that, I predict that the Celtics will win 60+ games, win the East by at least 4 games, and top the Warriors in the Finals in 6.
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Re: The all-purpose "feel good" / pep rally / "optimism only" thread
« Reply #844 on: July 27, 2018, 10:52:29 PM »

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By the playoffs, Hayward and Irving are fully integrated into a lethal, impossibly flexible rotation. Top-5 defense and offense. They get to the finals and sneak past Golden State in game 7 at TD Garden.

Meanwhile, the Kings and the ping pong balls give Boston the second pick in the 2019 draft, and they add Cam Reddish. He develops at a pace halfway between Jaylen and Jayson, quickly giving the Cs another 6’9” star with long arms who can be a primary ball handler, tough defender, and three-level scorer. Rob Will develops into a defensive presence and good roll man. By the time the Cs are competing for their third title in 2021, they roll out the deepest, most switchable lineup in league history and win more than 70 games.
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« Reply #845 on: July 31, 2018, 10:39:58 AM »

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When you see us making a 19-0 run in the finals against GSW next june, don't say it surprised you.
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« Reply #846 on: July 31, 2018, 11:37:40 AM »

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By the playoffs Opening Night, Hayward and Irving are fully integrated into a lethal, impossibly flexible rotation. Top-5 defense and offense. They get to the finals and sneak past crush Golden State in game 7 4 at TD Garden GSW.

Meanwhile, the Kings and the ping pong balls give Boston the second pick in the 2019 draft, and they add Cam Reddish. He develops at a pace halfway between Jaylen and Jayson, quickly giving the Cs another 6’9” star with long arms who can be a primary ball handler, tough defender, and three-level scorer. Rob Will develops into a defensive presence and good roll man. By the time the Cs are competing for their third title in 2021, they roll out the deepest, most switchable lineup in league history and win more than 70 games.

Re: The all-purpose "feel good" / pep rally / "optimism only" thread
« Reply #847 on: August 03, 2018, 08:34:21 AM »

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The NBA's 'Best of the Boston Celtics 2018' Highlight Package

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=odZ4Zgjf6hM

I hate to admit it but of all the highlight compilation videos on youtube I think I like the official NBA page's best. That feels boring and, like, I should have a particular guy whose style I like a lot but in turns out I'm boring and I want to see the play and the NBA does just that.

Anyway, there's a lot here to feel very good about.
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