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Retire KG's jersey?
« on: February 12, 2018, 02:59:51 PM »

Offline aefgogreen

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I read an article on ESPN.com about Pierce's jersey going up.  The writer seems to think that KG's will go in the near future.   I'm a big fan of his, but I don't think it will or should.  Maybe I'd feel differently if we won in 2010.  But I think he joins a list of great Celtic players that helped us win a ring but weren't with us quite long enough to get their number retired.  Plus I feel like the C's are going to start retiring fewer of them.  Thoughts?

Re: Retire KG's jersey?
« Reply #1 on: February 12, 2018, 03:00:59 PM »

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Wyc has already said it will happen, I believe.


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« Reply #2 on: February 12, 2018, 03:04:15 PM »

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We don't win a ring without KG. He should be retired.
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Re: Retire KG's jersey?
« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2018, 03:06:30 PM »

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I think KG is next.  Had to retire PP's first, then it will be KG's turn.  I guess they will wait until next year to spread it out a bit?

Bonus that the forums are working well enough for me to read them today!

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« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2018, 03:16:01 PM »

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I think KG is next.  Had to retire PP's first, then it will be KG's turn.  I guess they will wait until next year to spread it out a bit?

Bonus that the forums are working well enough for me to read them today!

It's very exciting. I only got booted once!

And I'm in the crowd that thinks that he just didn't play with us long enough to be retired.

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« Reply #5 on: February 12, 2018, 03:17:08 PM »

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You can best darn guarantee that it will be up there in the square next to 34.  Near future too.


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« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2018, 03:20:15 PM »

Offline aefgogreen

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We don't win a ring without KG. He should be retired.

Couldn't you make the same argument about Ray Allen?

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« Reply #7 on: February 12, 2018, 03:38:21 PM »

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It's not just the 2008 title that gets KG's number retired. He turned the franchise around and the team today is different just because of him. The Celtics quite frankly lost relevancy in terms of being a premier franchise in the league. That changed the moment he arrived.

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« Reply #8 on: February 12, 2018, 03:38:49 PM »

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Yes!

Re: Retire KG's jersey?
« Reply #9 on: February 12, 2018, 03:47:00 PM »

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I've said it before and I'll say it again, this is the perfect time to transition off of retired jerseys, using Pierce and KG as bookends for this whole process.

Pierce could be the last person to get his jersey retired, and KG could be the first in the new tradition of simply having players honored by putting their name and number and years played on the wall or on a banner, like the Dallas Cowboys and many colleges do.








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Wyc has already said it will happen, I believe.
They flashed a light on the retired numbers banner the first time he came back to the Garden. Coincidentally, no-one has worn 5 since. It's happening.
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Sure. I think we should. Let's NOT do it after playing LeBron when he b**** slaps us and celebrates on the bench in front of all of our past great players and the world to watch on national TV.


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« Reply #12 on: February 12, 2018, 03:55:22 PM »

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If they do, they better play the Geno video. I miss watching KG watching that video in total bliss. LOL

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« Reply #13 on: February 12, 2018, 04:05:44 PM »

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Yes. absolutely.  That guy bleeds green, and really did wear Celtic pride on his sleeve. Still does

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We don't win a ring without KG. He should be retired.
we don't win a ring without Allen either.  Should he also go up?