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Where's your excitement meter?
« on: October 12, 2017, 03:37:00 PM »

Offline droopdog7

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Not sure how any Celtic fan isn't extremely excited about this team this year.  I know people are thinking that the preseason doesn't mean anything but that's simply not true.  This team is much more versatile, longer, more potent offensively, and potential to even be better defensively. 

The addition of Tatum (and maturation of Brown) is exciting to watch.  It's not their time to shine yet, but as supporting players they'll definitely sneak in and have their moments.  At the top, the Celts have true star power.  Hayward is taking his time to fit but can average 20 ppg in his sleep.  Al is al, which is great as a third fiddle.  He'll move the ball, make open shots, and provide an interior presence on D.

As for Kyrie, there isn't a more talented offensive player in the entire league.  His skill are other-worldly, and scoring is effortless.  Ultimate stardom will depend on his playmaking but he definitely has it in him.

I see THIS team in the finals THIS year.  Lebron may be one of the greatest of all time, but I don't think even he can carry that team to the final this year.

Re: Where's your excitement meter?
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Offline drogbagarnett

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TP to you!

I agree with you and can say we WILL be better defensively!!

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« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2017, 04:02:18 PM »

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From 1 to 10? I'd say a 6 probably. I think it should be a fun year but I'm really looking forward to seeing what they try to do next to put us over the top in the east and closer to the Warriors. I have more faith in this team then last years. I liked last years team but really thought we had gotten everything out of them that we could and in the Playoffs it showed.
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Offline Celtics4ever

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8.5/10

8.5 sounds about right for me as well.

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« Reply #5 on: October 12, 2017, 04:40:04 PM »

Offline GreenShooter

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I'm excited but can totally see this team not jelling immediately so the meter is at 7 but will be at 9 come playoffs, barring injuries. Regardless of GSW stranglehold on the NBA, it's still an exciting time as this team is almost brand new but with a bright future.
I think next year is when this team will really take off, barring injuries. We may even add a top 5 pick and a ring-chasing veteran big and/or shooter. And if LBJ bolts.....all the better.

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"New 3" era level.  Essentially, pick any year between about '07-'08 & '11-12 and I'm there this season.


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Offline ChillyWilly

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BOOOO HISSSSSS

Just like the start of every Celtics season I'm 15/10 hyped. How the season goes changes that.

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Offline Yazfan

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6.9/10 for self-explanatory reasons....   :laugh:

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With 1 being the start of the 13-14 tankfest season and 10 being the 2008 Finals, right now, today, I'm at like a 5. As we get closer to Tuesday it'll keep climbing and I'll probably be around 8 by tipoff.

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man.....I feel like busting loose.... ;D

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I'm excited to watch the Celts play games that count.  Should be really interesting to see how this team comes together over the course of the regular season.

I'm not expecting a drastically different end result than last season -- though I'm hoping the Celts are more competitive in whatever ends up being their final playoff series -- but the fact that the team has so many new pieces to integrate adds a layer of interest that wouldn't be there if they'd brought the same group back.

On the other hand, I've got to become emotionally invested in this new group, which will take time to get to where I already was with the Isaiah Thomas-led Celts.
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Offline mctyson

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8.5/10

8.5 sounds about right for me as well.

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Offline GreenWarrior

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thru da roof!

still think we lose to Cleveland in the playoffs. but at least now I feel we have a shooters chance in making it difficult for them.

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