The Nation's Tears (C's Edition!)

wade boggs chicken dinner

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The path the Celtics took in '22 was brutal and by the time they got to the Finals they were exhausted and beat up. I'm not sure "being tested" is a recipe for success.
Not just the playoffs but the regular season too. The team that win is generally the team that is healthiest, and the team that is healthiest is generally the team that has lots of time to rest players because the end of the regular season didn't matter.

Think DEN or NYK or PHI wouldn't have wanted three weeks at the end of the season when they could have gotten rested and healthy?
 

wade boggs chicken dinner

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Ironically on Earth-7896 did Embiid get Traded for a Haul after Al was signed. And Jimmy, Al and Good ("worry about D Ben") Simmons leads Philly to a title?
On that earth, PHI almost got to a title - they were up 3-1 but Simmons passed up a layup and Butler got so mad, he broke Simmons' back Bane style and PHI had to forfeit as Butler went to jail.
 

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Drake lost a cool $500K on the Mavs. Tears! Drake loses half a million bet on Celtics vs. Mavericks in NBA Finals (tribune.com.pk)


This. No one remembers anyone who picked BOS, except perhaps Lowe, but in this case only because he repeats it like every time he talks about the Cs ("I picked them when the season started, I picked before the playoffs started, and I picked them in the Finals").
On Lowe, he's not repeating it to show everyone how smart he is. He was repeating it to essentially say "I think Dallas (or whichever team) is better, but since I already said Boston would win at the beginning of the year, it's safer for me to keep picking them." It's a way for him to play both sides.
 

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I think he’s saying that the Knicks would like to be in a rivalry with the Celtics.