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  1. HomeRunBaker

    I Believe in Time Lord...Why Can't You?

    TL is best used defending the worst offensive front court player, so long that he doesn’t make his living behind the 3-pt arc, to allow the best part of his game to shine......off the ball rim protection. Two reasons for this,.....one, he is an ordinary on the ball defender who can be exploited...
  2. HomeRunBaker

    I Believe in Time Lord...Why Can't You?

    How is it the first time I’m hearing about this? Interesting that TL was one of the guys who lost two inches from 6-10 to 6-8 which is consistent with his draft measurement.
  3. HomeRunBaker

    Stop hoarding TP(E) - the what should the Celtics do with the TPE thread

    Bertans is only 28. I’m going with culture/teammates/losing as the reasons.
  4. HomeRunBaker

    2020-2021 NBA Game Thread

    And getting stops down the stretch, blocking shots, etc. Melo is lighting it up on the second unit providing scoring, CJ and Nurkic will return soon........don’t sleep on this team making some noise and being a major 1st round headache for Phoenix or one of the LA teams.
  5. HomeRunBaker

    2020-2021 NBA Game Thread

    So is Enes Kanters defense! Wth got into him tonight?
  6. HomeRunBaker

    Stop hoarding TP(E) - the what should the Celtics do with the TPE thread

    I don’t expect Danny to use the TPE based on Wyc’s pointed comments about having better opportunities over the summer. However, I expect some shakeups here as this year is different than others in that this team has underperformed and frankly he has to be feeling pressure from Wyc & Co. to...
  7. HomeRunBaker

    March 4 vs Raptors

    Powell with the take foul to allow Tatum the FT’s for the -8 push......and Tatum fails to support the Celtics backers
  8. HomeRunBaker

    March 4 vs Raptors

    He had 9 months off and no exhibition season. That’s a tough one for a veteran big. He’s come around pretty good for what he is.....a serviceable matchup 5.
  9. HomeRunBaker

    2020-2021 NBA Game Thread

    It’s obvious isn’t it? These guys aren’t picking like it’s Ainge and Jerry West......they are picking their buddies and avoiding those they want nothing to do with.
  10. HomeRunBaker

    March 4 vs Raptors

    Boucher is killing us. We aren’t defending 3’s it’s like nobody knew he could shoot.
  11. HomeRunBaker

    2020-2021 NBA Game Thread

    “I’m gonna need some size. I’ll take Sabonis.” Ouch Gobert lol.
  12. HomeRunBaker

    I Believe in Time Lord...Why Can't You?

    He was measured at 6-9 with shoes at the Combine. It’s always possible he grew an inch since then. Nobody ever gets an “official” measurement after the draft as far as I’ve ever known. They just list whatever number they want to list. That’s how I was listed when I was in college......they asked...
  13. HomeRunBaker

    NBA 20/21 season thread

    Yet year after year Foster is graded among the best officials in the league. Why is that?
  14. HomeRunBaker

    Stop hoarding TP(E) - the what should the Celtics do with the TPE thread

    This is where I’m at. I have him as having a terrible floor game but can shoot pretty good. You can find similar type shooters who can play some semblance of defense and able to rebound. Are there any NBA players whose wingspan is 2.5” shorter than their height? His is 2” longer than Isaiah...
  15. HomeRunBaker

    NBA 20/21 season thread

    This piece plays right into the convo from yesterday about TL’s skill set. Gobert has never been a great low post one-on-one defender due to his frame. He’s been decent/good but people confuse this skillet with his overall rim protection against penetration. Like TL, Gobert is at his best when...
  16. HomeRunBaker

    NBA 20/21 season thread

    The way I always approach this is that if you have to take a replay, slow it down, then decide what the correct call would be......how in the name of Mendy Rudolph could we expect an official, in motion, at game speed, to get the call correct. There are so many bang-bang plays over the course of...
  17. HomeRunBaker

    Bursting Your Bubble: the 2020-21 NBA Gambling Thread

    Phoenix and Philly are the two that seem way out of whack. I’d probably flip Utah and the Clips numbers. The Sixers line to me seems way off.
  18. HomeRunBaker

    NBA 20/21 season thread

    When you have the opportunity to showcase the 11-23 Houston Rockets to your national audience it’s hard for network execs to pass that up.
  19. HomeRunBaker

    Bursting Your Bubble: the 2020-21 NBA Gambling Thread

    Nice hit. He pretty much molested Kyrie to make sure he got that 10th board lol. The players know.
  20. HomeRunBaker

    NBA 20/21 season thread

    Triple double now. 16 Pts 13 Ast 10 Stl