11/7-Celtics @ Hornets

bankshot1

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I get the argument for a more talented big but GS won a bunch of championships with average at best bigs. This team has 4 guys who are capable of popping off for 30 on any given night. Few teams can say the same thing. I wouldn’t break that up.
Philly is the Celts nightmare match-up in the East, because of size. But if they shoot 50%+ getting killed on the boards won't matter so much.

The Cs can do a lot with their speed, ball movement and smart D, but size is the challenge.
 

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This team has 4 guys who are capable of popping off for 30 on any given night. Few teams can say the same thing. I wouldn’t break that up.
I like these guys, but this is a bit too much. Tatum has scored 30 once in his career. Brown a handful of times. Gordon has done so once this season. Kemba is the only guy you can really say that about.
 

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I like these guys, but this is a bit too much. Tatum has scored 30 once in his career. Brown a handful of times. Gordon has done so once this season. Kemba is the only guy you can really say that about.
Hayward averaged 21.9 points the year before he came to Boston..and the season is 7 games old.
 

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I get the argument for a more talented big but GS won a bunch of championships with average at best bigs. This team has 4 guys who are capable of popping off for 30 on any given night. Few teams can say the same thing. I wouldn’t break that up.
The perfect big to complement all these scorers would be Aron Baynes. Sigh.
 

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I like these guys, but this is a bit too much. Tatum has scored 30 once in his career. Brown a handful of times. Gordon has done so once this season. Kemba is the only guy you can really say that about.
Maybe it was a bit of hyperbole but I stand by it. There probably won't be enough shots to go around for guys to consistently score 30+ but on any given night Tatum, Brown, Hayward, and Kemba are all perfectly capable of going off for 30 if that is what the offense dictates.
 

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Swapping Kyrie for Kemba was worth losing Al. Total 180. Kemba's former teammates and fanbase basically worship the ground that he walks on. Compare that to the response Kyrie will get when he returns to the Garden. Kemba was a major upgrade.

Also, Javonte Green is the only Radford grad to ever play in the NBA, yet he isn't listed as one of their "Notable Players" on the Radford basketball Wikipedia page. Somebody smarter than I am should probably fix that.
Done.
 

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You never trade Jayson Tatum
Agreed. Except for maybe KAT, there is no big I would move Tatum for at this point. AD would be on that list but there seems to be no way he'd stay in Boston long-term.

I am loving this team so far. Having the opportunity to see what a difference plugging Kemba in for Kyrie is really cool. I can't think of the last time a favorite team of mine had a malcontent at one position and plugged the polar opposite into the sample lineup slot.