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Re: Celtics (15-17) at Hawks (20-11) 1/5
« Reply #15 on: January 05, 2013, 04:54:20 PM »

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Even though he's undersized, I love Lou Williams at the 2.  The guy is a flat-out scorer, and I think it creates mis-matches for opposition.  Do we want Bradley pressuring Teague up the floor, or do we want him on Atlanta's best shot creator?  Tough decision.

I like Bradley on Teague. Make them take longer to get into their offense. Fewer seconds on the shot clock really helps our D.

Both players are capable ball handlers.  I suspect whoever is being guarded by Bradley, the other will handle the ball.  Tegaue is a little quicker.

I agree that Williams is a capable ball handler, but Teague has a far better handle. Taking the ball out of Teague's hands relegates Teague to a 2 guard, which is definitely not his strength and Williams becomes the distributor, which isn't his strength.

Hope that this is how it goes down.

Re: Celtics (15-17) at Hawks (20-11) 1/5
« Reply #16 on: January 05, 2013, 05:11:39 PM »

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Tonight's game is a huge test for the C's: second game of a back-to-back, away from home, against a top team in the East. If we win this or at least stay competitive until the very end, it means we're starting to get some things right and last night's performance was no fluke.

I've watched the Hawks this season and they're a completely different team than last season. Very talented offensively, they move the ball well and when they get hot, it's hard to stop them (the departure of ball-stopper Joe Johnson has really helped them). They're coming off a bad loss to the Pistons so they're gonna be extra motivated for tonight's game.

TP for the thread! I'm really curious to see if this team has finally turned the corner... cause it's about darn time and last time I thought that was the case (Christmas Day win against the Nets), I was dead wrong...
"Life has so many hurdles. Some of them I've hopped over, some of them I've tripped over. The key is to get back up and finish the race."- Paul Pierce

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Re: Celtics (15-17) at Hawks (20-11) 1/5
« Reply #17 on: January 05, 2013, 05:14:38 PM »

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TP. Go Celtics!

Re: Celtics (15-17) at Hawks (20-11) 1/5
« Reply #18 on: January 05, 2013, 05:23:22 PM »

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I expect a win.

I will be disappointed if they lose to the Hawks. They are a mediocre team that has been punching above their weight. I want to see the C's take them down a peg.

Re: Celtics (15-17) at Hawks (20-11) 1/5
« Reply #19 on: January 05, 2013, 07:08:47 PM »

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repeat of tomorrow please :)
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Re: Celtics (15-17) at Hawks (20-11) 1/5
« Reply #20 on: January 05, 2013, 07:13:54 PM »

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Nice driving bucket by Teague on Bradley. Tough play.

It was ridiculous how deep Pierce was in the paint on that catch on Korver. Pierce is going to roast Korver tonight.

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« Reply #21 on: January 05, 2013, 07:16:00 PM »

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Lovely lob from Rondo to Garnett.

Re: Celtics (15-17) at Hawks (20-11) 1/5
« Reply #22 on: January 05, 2013, 07:16:03 PM »

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Rondo needs to stick to Lou like glue...

Re: Celtics (15-17) at Hawks (20-11) 1/5
« Reply #23 on: January 05, 2013, 07:17:47 PM »

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ok it is time to switch AB onto Lou...
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Re: Celtics (15-17) at Hawks (20-11) 1/5
« Reply #24 on: January 05, 2013, 07:17:54 PM »

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The Al Horford versus Kevin Garnett is a terrific one. Best matchup of the night. Two guys who play similar roles for their respective teams. Garnett just does it better. That said, I think Horford will neutralize Garnett tonight.

If Josh Smith is going to defend KG on the other end, I'd like to see Garnett post him up. KG has always had a lot of success posting up Josh Smith.

Re: Celtics (15-17) at Hawks (20-11) 1/5
« Reply #25 on: January 05, 2013, 07:19:05 PM »

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Even though he's undersized, I love Lou Williams at the 2.  The guy is a flat-out scorer, and I think it creates mis-matches for opposition.  Do we want Bradley pressuring Teague up the floor, or do we want him on Atlanta's best shot creator?  Tough decision.

I like Bradley on Teague. Make them take longer to get into their offense. Fewer seconds on the shot clock really helps our D.
i wanted to say, dont leave rondo on a shooter, he wonders of on defence when his guy doesn't have a ball, and there you go....******
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Re: Celtics (15-17) at Hawks (20-11) 1/5
« Reply #26 on: January 05, 2013, 07:19:25 PM »

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Rondo looking cocky pulling that rebound and dribbling up court. Looked very aggressive on that possession. Wanted to get to the rim. No jump shot.

I think Lou Williams has gotten Rondo going.

Re: Celtics (15-17) at Hawks (20-11) 1/5
« Reply #27 on: January 05, 2013, 07:19:34 PM »

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Doc... Lee over Terry when Rondo is on the floor please. But against a 2 PG unit, it's fine I guess.

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« Reply #28 on: January 05, 2013, 07:19:37 PM »

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Great block by Sullinger

Re: Celtics (15-17) at Hawks (20-11) 1/5
« Reply #29 on: January 05, 2013, 07:20:12 PM »

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Doc... Lee over Terry when Rondo is on the floor please. But against a 2 PG unit, it's fine I guess.
Terry can't guard either player (Teague or Lou Will). C-Lee is still the better choice.

 

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