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Al Horford: Is now a good time to sell high?

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Re: Al Horford: Is now a good time to sell high?
« Reply #45 on: October 30, 2017, 04:17:03 PM »

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I swear half the people on this site are stock brokers.

SMH...

Don't confuse day traders with stock brokers.

Re: Al Horford: Is now a good time to sell high?
« Reply #46 on: October 30, 2017, 04:20:18 PM »

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Oh for goodness sake.
^the only response this thread needed
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Re: Al Horford: Is now a good time to sell high?
« Reply #47 on: October 30, 2017, 04:44:58 PM »

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I would like to trade the OP for some rat poison, and you're getting a deal with the rat poison!

Re: Al Horford: Is now a good time to sell high?
« Reply #48 on: October 30, 2017, 04:49:03 PM »

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Al Horford plays "badly", CelticsBlog: "Al Horford sucks and we are stuck with him for years. Hopefully we could fool some team into eating his contract. Maybe throw in a draft pick?"

Al Horford plays really well, CelticsBlog: "Is now a good time to sell high?"

Big Al cant win lol
I think you've got that nickname wrong. Haven't you heard of "Average Al" already?
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Re: Al Horford: Is now a good time to sell high?
« Reply #49 on: October 30, 2017, 04:51:10 PM »

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Multitude of factors to consider:

1) Gordon Haywards injury impacts ability to truly compete this year (although I strongly disagree with this notion given the play of our rook)

2) Age

3) Center heavy draft next year with Lakers pick likely conveying.

To get back to the op here...

1) Irrelevant. GH is out this year, but both players have years after that. We weren't really contending this year anyway. We need AH for the two years left after this one, when we may very well be favorites in the east (in no small part because of Al).

2) Irrelevant.  Age ain't nothin' but a number. His mobility is fine. Still plays the 4 as a big after all. No serious injury history to be of concern.

3) Irrelevant. We need more big depth, not less. Keeping Al plus drafting a big is just fine.

So, yeah. Not really a thoughtful idea. Would upset winning culture the youngin's are steeping themselves in, which could negatively impact the franchise in a major way. Not worth a moment's serious consideration.

Re: Al Horford: Is now a good time to sell high?
« Reply #50 on: October 30, 2017, 04:51:58 PM »

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Horford is extraordinarily important to both our offense and defense.


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Re: Al Horford: Is now a good time to sell high?
« Reply #51 on: October 30, 2017, 04:56:31 PM »

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Horford is extraordinarily important to both our offense and defense.
Shouldn't this be in the "Al Horford Appreciation Thread?" lol
I'm with you Roy, Al is indispensable, as this team is currently constructed, imo. One of the most underrated Celtics to wear this uniform, and there's been a bunch. Until he gets a ring, that is.

Re: Al Horford: Is now a good time to sell high?
« Reply #52 on: October 30, 2017, 05:04:43 PM »

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I am glad that Al is on our side.  He is a winner.

Re: Al Horford: Is now a good time to sell high?
« Reply #53 on: October 30, 2017, 05:11:31 PM »

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I swear half the people on this site are stock brokers.

SMH...

Don't confuse day traders with stock brokers.

I think you're confused. Day traders would have moved Big Al same day he signed his contract.  ;)

Re: Al Horford: Is now a good time to sell high?
« Reply #54 on: October 30, 2017, 05:25:21 PM »

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I think we should seriously consider trading Stevens for multiple draft picks.

Let's also trade the Celtics logo for a couple of second rounders!

Maybe we can trade GE while we’re at it.

Trade GE to Pelicans for Zatarain's and a bucket of Popeye's chicken?
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Re: Al Horford: Is now a good time to sell high?
« Reply #55 on: October 30, 2017, 05:36:40 PM »

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I d sell my mamma n law

but

nobody would want her. .... 8)

Re: Al Horford: Is now a good time to sell high?
« Reply #56 on: October 30, 2017, 05:52:01 PM »

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I am glad that Al is on our side.  He is a winner.

Really?  What has he ever won outside of college?

Please, I'm all ears.  Love it when people go throwing the "winner" label on to guys who have consistently failed to win anything in their entire professional careers.

He's an excellent player, but please let's take it easy with that "winner" label.

Steph Curry is a winner.  LeBron James is a winner.  Michael Jordan and Tim Duncan were winners.  All Horford is not a winner, he's just a really good player. E

very NBA team he's ever been on (aside from last year's Celtics, who were carried by IT) has performed well in the regular season and fallen apart at the seams as soon as they hit the big stage.  Hell even last years team (probably his most successful playoff run ever) was a struggle.

Re: Al Horford: Is now a good time to sell high?
« Reply #57 on: October 30, 2017, 05:56:38 PM »

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I am glad that Al is on our side.  He is a winner.

Really?  What has he ever won outside of college?

Please, I'm all ears.  Love it when people go throwing the "winner" label on to guys who have consistently failed to win anything in their entire professional careers.

He's an excellent player, but please let's take it easy with that "winner" label.

Steph Curry is a winner.  LeBron James is a winner.  Michael Jordan and Tim Duncan were winners.  All Horford is not a winner, he's just a really good player.

What makes you say Horford isn't a winner? College doesn't count, but leading your team with J-Smoove as your 2nd best player to the playoffs every year is absolutely no easy feat lol.
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Re: Al Horford: Is now a good time to sell high?
« Reply #58 on: October 30, 2017, 05:57:31 PM »

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I am glad that Al is on our side.  He is a winner.

Really?  What has he ever won outside of college?

Please, I'm all ears.  Love it when people go throwing the "winner" label on to guys who have consistently failed to win anything in their entire professional careers.

He's an excellent player, but please let's take it easy with that "winner" label.

Steph Curry is a winner.  LeBron James is a winner.  Michael Jordan and Tim Duncan were winners.  All Horford is not a winner, he's just a really good player.



 I mean I agree somewhat, but most guys simply don't get back an opportunity to win in the highest level. Durant wasn't a winner before he joined the greatest regular season team ever. Was he not a winner before that?

 See what I'm saying. It's a slippery slope. Horford is easily the Starting center on the right team. If you traded Draymond for Horford he's be a winner.

Re: Al Horford: Is now a good time to sell high?
« Reply #59 on: October 30, 2017, 06:03:14 PM »

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I am glad that Al is on our side.  He is a winner.

Really?  What has he ever won outside of college?

Please, I'm all ears.  Love it when people go throwing the "winner" label on to guys who have consistently failed to win anything in their entire professional careers.

He's an excellent player, but please let's take it easy with that "winner" label.

Steph Curry is a winner.  LeBron James is a winner.  Michael Jordan and Tim Duncan were winners.  All Horford is not a winner, he's just a really good player.

What makes you say Horford isn't a winner? College doesn't count, but leading your team with J-Smoove as your 2nd best player to the playoffs every year is absolutely no easy feat lol.

Those Hawks teams had legitimate talent.  Jeff Teague could ball, Josh Smith at the time was a borderline All-star.  Joe Johnson was arguably top 5 SG.  Later he got Paul Millsap.  He had Kyle Korver sitting the next stretch of his career.  He had other quality support guys like Demarre Carroll and Kent Bazmore.  He may not have had the level of talent that teams like the Warriors and cavs have the last couple of years, but he's been on solid teams his entire career.