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About Me: I began watching the Celtics shortly after I moved to Boston in the early 50s. Grew up playing a little playground BB in Brooklyn, but my dream of playing down low didn't fit well with a 5'5" frame. The games that are national I tape. Living in a small Tennessee town everything here is Big Orange.
The sniping back and forth bores me, especially when I know there are guys who really understand the game. I miss Slippery Sam, whose comments came from years of close contac5 with NBA and the Cs.
Forum Post: Another trade idea
Posted 10/23/2013 08:45:30 EDT
In response to hedleylamarr's comment: [QUOTE] This one helps both teams, and I'm not sure if it's been visited or not: To HOU - Jeff Green and Jordan Crawford Lin, Harden, Green, Montejuines and Ho more »
Forum Post: The Celtics are a family and that means Loyalty 1st.
Posted 05/12/2013 08:55:33 EDT
Celtic loyaty also means looking in the context of the whole NBA. Like the Cs, Chicago is in the plaoffs minus 3 top players; Rose their MVP guard, Luang (sp?) their indispensable forward, and Hinrich more »
Forum Post: Proud of them
Posted 05/04/2013 09:07:08 EDT
I won't comment on some other comments, which deserve to be ignored. For 3 1/2 quarters the depleted, injured and exhausted Celts were outplayed and outclassed by a team showing up at its best. Yet, b more »
Forum Post: Bradley's play lately
Posted 03/28/2013 10:27:44 EDT
In response to OneOnOne's comment: he looks tired In response to heirplain's comment: In response to OneOnOne's comment: I'm wondering if his surgery recovery isn't holding up to the demands of NBA more »
Forum Post: Tell me why we need Rondo again?
Posted 03/06/2013 08:39:07 EST
In response to debrit's comment: Rondo will bring us a good BIG. I would have laughed at this comment 6 months ago but now... Rondo is a brillliant star, but he does have a downside, like everyone el more »
Forum Post: It's Time
Posted 01/25/2013 08:55:55 EST
In response to Fierce34's comment: I don't think the Celts have lost 5 straight since KG became a Celtic. Time to move on. Pierce for a lottery pick. Before they move on they might try to get the ball more »
Forum Post: Bradley and Johnson--what gives?
Posted 01/23/2013 09:40:33 EST
In response to geneb81's comment: I have yet to understand the raves Bradley gets in he news. His assist total is close to zero, even when he plays 10-15 minutes. His scoring, with one exception, isn' more »
Forum Post: A Trade For The Future
Posted 01/23/2013 09:30:39 EST
Wwhen the"heart", the core of the team isn't doing what they used to do its a very tough decision. The option of trading Pierce might be the best solution, although as a veteran I think he has to appr more »
Posted 01/23/2013 09:16:34 EST
In response to concord27's comment: In response to Fierce34's comment: In response to breaktime's comment: If DA considers the season a wash at this point, I'm ok with that Agree. Pierce mig more »
Forum Post: Milicic !
Posted 01/17/2013 08:33:26 EST
I suppose its not February yet, so that Ainge is still looking to steal someone. Are the owners keeping him from spending any more $$$? Wouldn't being able to play deep into theplayoffs compensate fia more »
Forum Post: Time for Jeff Green to Start
Posted 12/30/2012 02:39:02 EST
What happened to my comments?
Posted 12/30/2012 02:37:43 EST
In response to Petey62's comment: [QUOTE] I want to see more from Green but I just don't understand why we haven't. The only way we'll know what impact Green will have is to play him alot. Green nee more »
Forum Post: Sullinger is the real deal...!
Posted 12/26/2012 08:26:58 EST
In response to Duke4's comment: He certainly is. But the game changer (the best of the season) had to be Doc's instructions to the vets to get the ball to the new guys early and often. Instead of stan more »
Forum Post: CELTICS HAVE 3 MISSING TEETH AFTER GRILL SMASHING THEY RECEIVE FROM SPURS!!!!!!!
Posted 12/16/2012 08:50:37 EST
In response to BloggetyBloop's comment: [QUOTE] Don't fret Celtics fans, everyone already knows the Lakers and Heat are going to the Finals this season. Kobe versus Lebron! Have a very blessed night! more »
Forum Post: the new Bass
Posted 12/13/2012 09:43:52 EST
BBass returned this year making a coupe of casual comments about how he's trying to contribute more. Well, he has. Throughmosst of last season he was seen as a pop up shooter and good foul shot. He pl more »
Forum Post: Is there a better trader than Danny Ainge?
Posted 07/21/2012 08:15:24 EDT
The guy is incredible,year after year. But this year... He adds two prime bigs (Melo is developing faster than predicted and Sullinger is already ready), Terry, a stylish Kris Joseph, and now swings t more »
Posted 03/23/2012 09:23:43 EDT
I have yet to understand the raves Bradley gets in he news. His assist total is close to zero, even when he plays 10-15 minutes. His scoring, with one exception, isn't much better. Granted he plays te more »
Forum Post: We have a center and his name is Greg Stiemsma!!
Posted 03/23/2012 09:11:53 EDT
I'mdelighted with the way Stiemsma is adapting. I wish someone would give him a nickname; I go crazy trying to remember how to spell that last name. We still need more depth at center and hopefully Ho more »
Forum Post: And yet they won
Posted 03/05/2012 08:32:26 EST
Pietrus can't get his 3s to drop. RR misses 13, shots many of them layups. And yet the Cs played their bst game of the season, out vetted the Knicks, did what champs do, and squeezed out a win. Great. more »
Forum Post: A glaring defense problem?
Posted 01/07/2012 08:59:32 EST
Defense is supposed to be a Cs trademark, but already there is evidence of a glaring shortcoming. Points inthe paint by the opposing team are a good measure of where the defense is at in its developmn more »
Forum Post: Pierce should not have been thrown out
Posted 05/03/2011 09:26:04 EDT
Only time will tell. The Cs have their professional skills and savvy like no one else in the NBA. If they hang tough- the way I expect them to tonight-the advantage will once again swing thier way. Th more »
Forum Post: Really Rondo??!!!!
Posted 03/24/2011 09:39:05 EDT
Wait a minute. The guy puts up a double double and its his fault the team loses? has anybody noticed what the second unit is not doing? Davis IS the second unit, apparently. Green seems to be having a more »
Forum Post: Talk to the Suns
Posted 02/22/2011 02:47:51 EST
Pietrus would be a first quality addition, for all the reasons given. Ainge might trade away Nate, but he seems to be high on Bradley.Much as I like what I see in Smih's potential hedoes have a recor more »