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Re: Danny happy with roster, doesn't think we have any glaring needs
« Reply #30 on: January 16, 2013, 04:11:08 AM »
I think he's waiting for waiver wire veterans to see who gets cut and whos worth signing as an insurance policy

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Re: Danny happy with roster, doesn't think we have any glaring needs
« Reply #31 on: January 16, 2013, 08:03:49 AM »
Ths means he is looking to trade

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Re: Danny happy with roster, doesn't think we have any glaring needs
« Reply #32 on: January 17, 2013, 11:02:03 AM »
I do not know how Danny can be happy if a mediocer team like New Orleans, come and beat you up at your home?! :o
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Re: Danny happy with roster, doesn't think we have any glaring needs
« Reply #33 on: January 17, 2013, 11:17:41 AM »
I do not know how Danny can be happy if a mediocer team like New Orleans, come and beat you up at your home?! :o

The thing is, New Orleans has been on a similar run as the C's have lately.  They beat some really good teams, including San Antonio, and they had an impressive win against Philly the night before beating Boston.

And I don't mean that the C's shouldn't feel bad about losing to them.  What I mean is that a 6 game winning streak does not necessarily mean you are suddenly something you weren't 2 weeks ago. 

The fact of the NBA is that in January, a lot of teams go on mental vacations.  Their focus disappears, and suddenly they are not very hard to beat.  So, when another team decides to come in focussed at this time of year, they can really feast, and look really good.  But, that doesn't mean that they will be good enough in April or May, when those other teams wake back up.

Now, I am not sure what this team really is.  But I think Danny should take last night as a lesson that he shouldn't be blinded by streaks and records.  He needs to try to look at the team for what it is, and what it will be in the playoffs, and then decide what to do about it.  Luckily, I think Danny already knew that, though.

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Re: Danny happy with roster, doesn't think we have any glaring needs
« Reply #34 on: January 17, 2013, 02:37:51 PM »
I do not know how Danny can be happy if a mediocer team like New Orleans, come and beat you up at your home?! :o

The thing is, New Orleans has been on a similar run as the C's have lately.  They beat some really good teams, including San Antonio, and they had an impressive win against Philly the night before beating Boston.

And I don't mean that the C's shouldn't feel bad about losing to them.  What I mean is that a 6 game winning streak does not necessarily mean you are suddenly something you weren't 2 weeks ago. 

The fact of the NBA is that in January, a lot of teams go on mental vacations.  Their focus disappears, and suddenly they are not very hard to beat.  So, when another team decides to come in focussed at this time of year, they can really feast, and look really good.  But, that doesn't mean that they will be good enough in April or May, when those other teams wake back up.

Now, I am not sure what this team really is.  But I think Danny should take last night as a lesson that he shouldn't be blinded by streaks and records.  He needs to try to look at the team for what it is, and what it will be in the playoffs, and then decide what to do about it.  Luckily, I think Danny already knew that, though.
There is no excuse to justify losing a normal easy game against the 14th team from the West. Coming and beating you up is a big disappointment. This team need 2-3 roster changes in order to win championship.

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Re: Danny happy with roster, doesn't think we have any glaring needs
« Reply #35 on: January 17, 2013, 02:47:32 PM »
I do not know how Danny can be happy if a mediocer team like New Orleans, come and beat you up at your home?! :o

The thing is, New Orleans has been on a similar run as the C's have lately.  They beat some really good teams, including San Antonio, and they had an impressive win against Philly the night before beating Boston.

And I don't mean that the C's shouldn't feel bad about losing to them.  What I mean is that a 6 game winning streak does not necessarily mean you are suddenly something you weren't 2 weeks ago. 

The fact of the NBA is that in January, a lot of teams go on mental vacations.  Their focus disappears, and suddenly they are not very hard to beat.  So, when another team decides to come in focussed at this time of year, they can really feast, and look really good.  But, that doesn't mean that they will be good enough in April or May, when those other teams wake back up.

Now, I am not sure what this team really is.  But I think Danny should take last night as a lesson that he shouldn't be blinded by streaks and records.  He needs to try to look at the team for what it is, and what it will be in the playoffs, and then decide what to do about it.  Luckily, I think Danny already knew that, though.
There is no excuse to justify losing a normal easy game against the 14th team from the West. Coming and beating you up is a big disappointment. This team need 2-3 roster changes in order to win championship.


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Re: Danny happy with roster, doesn't think we have any glaring needs
« Reply #36 on: January 17, 2013, 03:14:02 PM »
Mid season pick ups of waived vetrans is not going to turn this team into a contender. Its pretty simple really, we need a big man who can be a post threat, rebound and protect the rim.
We need a star.
Ray Allen 2004 on Kobe Bryant: "in about a year or two he will be calling out to Jerry Buss that we need some help in here, or trade me."

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Re: Danny happy with roster, doesn't think we have any glaring needs
« Reply #37 on: January 17, 2013, 03:15:05 PM »
Mid season pick ups of waived vetrans is not going to turn this team into a contender. Its pretty simple really, we need a big man who can be a post threat, rebound and protect the rim.
We need a star.

Easier said than done.

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Re: Danny happy with roster, doesn't think we have any glaring needs
« Reply #38 on: January 18, 2013, 07:01:34 AM »
Danny's getting silly with age!!

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Re: Danny happy with roster, doesn't think we have any glaring needs
« Reply #39 on: January 18, 2013, 07:36:42 AM »
Mid season pick ups of waived vetrans is not going to turn this team into a contender. Its pretty simple really, we need a big man who can be a post threat, rebound and protect the rim.
We need a star.

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Re: Danny happy with roster, doesn't think we have any glaring needs
« Reply #40 on: January 18, 2013, 08:51:37 AM »
Mid season pick ups of waived vetrans is not going to turn this team into a contender. Its pretty simple really, we need a big man who can be a post threat, rebound and protect the rim.
We need a star.

Easier said than done.


And not cheap. 


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Re: Danny happy with roster, doesn't think we have any glaring needs
« Reply #41 on: January 18, 2013, 09:01:43 AM »
Mid season pick ups of waived vetrans is not going to turn this team into a contender. Its pretty simple really, we need a big man who can be a post threat, rebound and protect the rim.
We need a star.

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Re: Danny happy with roster, doesn't think we have any glaring needs
« Reply #42 on: January 18, 2013, 09:09:25 AM »
Mid season pick ups of waived vetrans is not going to turn this team into a contender. Its pretty simple really, we need a big man who can be a post threat, rebound and protect the rim.
We need a star.

Easier said than done.


And not cheap.

And I'd say it's extremely unlikely Ainge gives up either Bradley or Sully in a trade this year -- even for a quality player like Gortat, and especially for a lesser player like Robin Lopez.

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Re: Danny happy with roster, doesn't think we have any glaring needs
« Reply #43 on: January 18, 2013, 09:10:57 AM »
GM talk.


"We are happy with our team.  We feel no pressure to have to make a trade."  Translation, we are not going to overpay for your players.

Precisely -- feel like he gives this speech every year after the holidays.

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Re: Danny happy with roster, doesn't think we have any glaring needs
« Reply #44 on: January 18, 2013, 09:51:48 AM »
if he is really happy with this roster then i think he's happy we will be out in the first or second round. not gonna win it with this lineup.

 

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