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Assuming the Celtics lose Game 7.......

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Chef2, Jun 8, 2012.


Who ends up leaving?.....

  1. Ray Allen

    6 vote(s)
  2. Doc Rivers

    2 vote(s)
  3. Kevin Garnett

    0 vote(s)
  4. Paul Pierce

    1 vote(s)
  5. Danny Ainge

    0 vote(s)
  1. Chef2

    Chef2 Well-Known Member

    The way they got shit-housed at home Thursday night.....that won't sit well.

    My bet is Doc isn't back on the bench next year.
  2. sgreenwell

    sgreenwell Well-Known Member

    Is this some tongue in cheek thing from another thread that I haven't read, or an actual serious statement...?
  3. Chef2

    Chef2 Well-Known Member

    Serious Statement.
  4. Den1983

    Den1983 Active Member

    That's crazy and senseless talk, and clearly the OP underestimates how great of a coach Doc Rivers is.

    Doc is regarded as one of the top three coaches in the league. The Heat needed a complete breakout game from LeBron to win Game 6. Not only that, let's keep this in perspective: The Celtics are playing without Jeff Green and Avery Bradley. My point is the Celtics will only be stronger next year. They can flame out in Game 7, and Doc will be safer than safe still.

    I think Allen leaves this summer, which is alright. It only gives the gig fulltime to Bradley. Plus the C's will have oobs of cap space, especially if they allow Garnett to walk (which I don't see happening). Boston will be fine, with or without a win in Game 7. They have outplayed bigger, tougher, better Miami in all but two games this series so far.
  5. Big Circus

    Big Circus Well-Known Member

    Agreed. As much as I hate it, Allen is gone. KG may or may not be gone. I've seen them linked to Ersan Ilyasova, which would be a nice pickup.

    Any word on whether or not Green will be back? That would take the sting out of Presti not caving and putting Harden in the deal.
  6. Michael_ Gee

    Michael_ Gee Well-Known Member

    They didn't give Doc an expensive contract extension to fire him after year one. They'd have kept him if the Celts had been eliminated by the Hawks. He might leave on his own hook, but he won't be fired.
  7. sgreenwell

    sgreenwell Well-Known Member

    Yes. I don't know how you can look at the job he's done and criticize - Bradley is hurt, Ray Allen and Paul Pierce aren't completely healthy, so he's leaning on a combination of Rondo, Garnett and Player X (Pietrus, Brandon Bass) depending on the night. I think his biggest weakness in the past was developing younger players, but Ainge is a good complement to him.
  8. JC

    JC Well-Known Member

    For what reason would Doc not be back next year?
  9. da man

    da man Well-Known Member

    Hasn't he talked about retiring in the past?
  10. Big Circus

    Big Circus Well-Known Member

    I've done approximately zero draft research. I know Davis will be the top pick, and that's it. So I ask...is there any chance Austin Rivers falls to the Celtics?
  11. Gehrig

    Gehrig Active Member

    Fat chance. Unless, they trade down.

    Rivers will most likely get drafted in the top 15, and the Celtics select at the 21 spot.
  12. Big Circus

    Big Circus Well-Known Member

    Much obliged.
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