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Re: Celtics (23-5) at Bulls (5-20) Game #29 12/11/17
« Reply #240 on: December 12, 2017, 06:18:27 AM »

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Worse game of the year. Can't lose to teams like this. Portis? Really?


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Re: Celtics (23-5) at Bulls (5-20) Game #29 12/11/17
« Reply #241 on: December 12, 2017, 07:58:14 AM »

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Wulp, glad to say I missed this game.

Re: Celtics (23-5) at Bulls (5-20) Game #29 12/11/17
« Reply #242 on: December 12, 2017, 08:47:55 AM »

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Worse game of the year. Can't lose to teams like this. Portis? Really?

I'd be very happy if the Celtics could pick up Portis. Good player, bad person, but good player.

Re: Celtics (23-5) at Bulls (5-20) Game #29 12/11/17
« Reply #243 on: December 12, 2017, 08:55:44 AM »

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Worse game of the year. Can't lose to teams like this. Portis? Really?

I'd be very happy if the Celtics could pick up Portis. Good player, bad person, but good player.

Based on last night I would say Portis is a first ballot Hall of Famer.


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Re: Celtics (23-5) at Bulls (5-20) Game #29 12/11/17
« Reply #244 on: December 12, 2017, 08:58:48 AM »

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Worse game of the year. Can't lose to teams like this. Portis? Really?

I'd be very happy if the Celtics could pick up Portis. Good player, bad person, but good player.

Based on last night I would say Portis is a first ballot Hall of Famer.

he always seems to play well against us -- perhaps showing Danny what he missed by picking Rozier instead. 

if he played like this more often (or just plain played better more often) he wouldn't be buried on the bench of a crappy Bulls team. 

Re: Celtics (23-5) at Bulls (5-20) Game #29 12/11/17
« Reply #245 on: December 12, 2017, 10:07:27 AM »

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That game was an absolute trainwreck.  The 20-2 Bulls run killed them & the C's just couldn't get into any offensive flow at all.  Defense was lackluster. 

One of those games you just forget about and move on.  2nd half of a road back to back and no Kyrie or Morris.  People shouldn't read much into this game at all.


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Re: Celtics (23-5) at Bulls (5-20) Game #29 12/11/17
« Reply #246 on: December 12, 2017, 10:09:54 AM »

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That game was an absolute trainwreck.  The 20-2 Bulls run killed them & the C's just couldn't get into any offensive flow at all.  Defense was lackluster. 

One of those games you just forget about and move on.  2nd half of a road back to back and no Kyrie or Morris.  People shouldn't read much into this game at all.

But what’s the point of the internet if not to read too much into a single game?

Sorry you got to see such a dud of a game in person.

Re: Celtics (23-5) at Bulls (5-20) Game #29 12/11/17
« Reply #247 on: December 12, 2017, 10:16:45 AM »

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That game was an absolute trainwreck.  The 20-2 Bulls run killed them & the C's just couldn't get into any offensive flow at all.  Defense was lackluster. 

One of those games you just forget about and move on.  2nd half of a road back to back and no Kyrie or Morris.  People shouldn't read much into this game at all.

But what’s the point of the internet if not to read too much into a single game?

Sorry you got to see such a dud of a game in person.

Yeah, not pleasant although the Bulls fans around us were pretty easy on us.  They knew that they were seeing about a C version of the Celtics. 

The worse part is that the next time the C's are out here is March 5th.  A Monday night in the heart of tax season.  No way I'm making that game.


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Re: Celtics (23-5) at Bulls (5-20) Game #29 12/11/17
« Reply #248 on: December 12, 2017, 10:50:24 AM »

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Celtics shot 39%
Bulls shot 48%

Celtics will lose somewhere around 20 games this year...brace yourself, Larry Bird isn't walking through that door. Kevin Garnett has a radio show and Pierce is on TV in a shirt and tie. Just going to have to get by with what we got and if what we got shoots 39% and the other team shoots 48%? Bill Russell playing 39 minutes is going to lose that shooting contest.

I will observe that the paint in United last night was full of imaginary hot coals and the Celtics as a team? Were wearing slippers. On 40 occasions Celtics players elected a three over trying to get to the hoop. The vaunted "waiting to get hot from three tactic" didn't go so well.

I recommend skipping the film session and movin' on.

Re: Celtics (23-5) at Bulls (5-20) Game #29 12/11/17
« Reply #249 on: December 12, 2017, 02:22:44 PM »

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We're getting lit up by a combination of Portis, Mirotic, Grant, and Nwaba.

After a strong defensive performance against Detroit, we come to Chicago and play like this.  We look tired which is understandable, but also uninterested which is not.  Better chew 'em out good Brad.

This was Chicago's fourth game in six nights, though, after coming off of a five games in eight days stretch, so I don't think we can chalk up the loss to being tired, ourselves, imo.


You know what was different, we actually played tough games and have won a great majority of them. It's not like they have had to fight and claw their way through the season winning and being a top team in the league. I doubt they are tired because it doesn't take effort to win 6 games out of the entire season so far. They just started winning at that, this made three in a row so they basically had 3 wins out of all those games before a few days ago, yeah they really worked themselves to pure exhaustion.  :o

4 of Chicago's last 7 games have been decided by 2 points or less, plus the scheduling that I mentioned, which was tough for both teams.  Does that not factor into the equation at all?  Honestly, I suspect that Boston took Chicago lightly, but should we have lost by 23 points?  No, of course not, but if you underestimate your opponent, you have already lost.

While not a "scheduled loss" necessarily, you could look at the calendar and see this as a trap game. Especially if Kyrie was out. The Bulls really stink, but they have players capable of bringing good effort. Sometimes effort alone is enough.

Considering that they're first in the east missing Hayward, I'll give them a pass here or there for delivering a clunker.

Re: Celtics (23-5) at Bulls (5-20) Game #29 12/11/17
« Reply #250 on: December 12, 2017, 03:19:24 PM »

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i'm gonna say this again

we looked like a young team missing its 2 best players on a back to back

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