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Garnett to Celtics talks back on

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by lantaur, Jul 30, 2007.

  1. lantaur

    lantaur Active Member

    Both ESPN.com and Foxsports.com are reporting a Kevin Garnett to the Celtics deal is back on the table and could be done within the next 48 hours.

    I don't really follow the NBA, but have always liked the Celtics and keep an eyeball on them.

    Seems to me, though, that the Celts might be giving up too much (Al Jefferson, who looks like a future star) to get Garnett. One report has the Celtics giving up Gerald Green (could be a nice player) and Sebastian Telfair (good riddance) the other has it being Rajon Rondo (not sold on him).

    Either way, it seems like Danny Ainge is forgoing the future to win it now, now, now (see: No. 5 pick for an old Ray Allen). So if this deal does goes down, he better: 1. Sign Garnett to an extension (or else risk losing him after 2008); 2. Win it all.
     
  2. Beaker

    Beaker Active Member

    With Pierce, Allen and Garnett Ainge clearly is trying to win it all now. I'm sort of concerned with how much they'd have to give up-Jefferson and Green. Ainge was trying to build for the future, now he's trying to mortgage that future.
     
  3. MN Matt

    MN Matt Member

    Garnett has already stated that he WILL NOT sign on with Boston, PERIOD
     
  4. Beaker

    Beaker Active Member

    Well, from reading Stein's piece on ESPN.com, apparently that may be changing.
     
  5. lantaur

    lantaur Active Member

    From the Boston Herald:

    Seeing Allen over in Boston probably helped sway Garnett's mind. Still, giving up Jefferson, Green and Gomes (not to mention Telfair and an expiring contract in Ratliff). Wow, that's a lot.
     
  6. Chef

    Chef Active Member

    If McHale allows Telfair and Foye to be in the same area code, he should be taken out and smacked.

    Foye could be a stud in this league, while Telfair will be joining Me-bury in Italy in 2 short years.
     
  7. Piotr Rasputin

    Piotr Rasputin New Member

    Wow . . . . .

    That's one hell of a team the Celtics are putting together.

    Oh, wait . . . it's not 2003?

    They're selling out for one season, maybe two, of excitement and disappointment.
     
  8. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    it sucks

    stinks

    !#kjs%dhgf!dsq@ghhn/lhvao*sivhldk&nvbkvpf

    sucks

    and if you expect him
    to come walking
    through that door
    they're gonna be grey and old
    what we are is
    young exciting,
    hard working
    and sucks

    It stinks
    It stinks
    and sucks
    it sucks
    and it stinks
    and it stinks
    and sucks
    sucks
    and it stinks
    and it stinks
    and sucks

    Larry Bird stinks
    Kevin Mchale sucks
    Robert Parrish sucks
    Cousy and Russell stink
    Jim Rice stinks
    Yazstremski sucks
    people don't realize that
    this town sucks
    for the fans
    suck
    Toronto sucks
    the greatest city in the world
    sucks

    people

    suck

    young guys
    suck
    and that locker room
    sucks
    basketball sucks

    (ding-dong)

    Larry Bird's not walkin' through that door
    Kevin McHale's not walkin' through that door
    and Robert Parrish is not walkin' through that door

    (ding-dong)

    Cousy and Russell is not walkin' through that door
    Jim Rice is not walkin' through that door
    Yastrzemski is not walking through that door

    (slam)

    Larry Bird
    Larry Bird
    Larry Bird
    Larry Bird
    Larry Bird
    Larry Bird

    sucks

    It stinks
    It stinks
    and sucks
    it sucks
    and it stinks
    and it stinks
    and sucks
    sucks
    and it stinks
    and it stinks
    and sucks

    fans

    suck

    young guys suck
    their asses
    stink
    the salary cap
    sucks
    the game game sucks
    the world
    the world
    the world
    the world
    sucks

    it stinks
    it sucks

    it stinks
    it sucks
    http://www.redpeters.com/mp3/lyrics/pitino.html
     
  9. Mmac

    Mmac Guest

    Ainge has decided to sell out Boston's future just to make himself look a bit better for a season or two.

    The Ray Allen deal was complete idiocy from a long-term perspective, and this wouldn't be a whole lot better. It would just mean the Celts being decent instead of awful for a couple seasons and then having to start over again with nothing. Ainge has been a disaster as a GM.
     
  10. Chef

    Chef Active Member

    If this deal goes through, Boston Bill's head will explode.


    wait for it



    wait for it.................................................................
     
  11. Angola!

    Angola! Guest

    that's a pretty good big 3, but will they even have anyone else on the roster after that trade?
     
  12. Boobie Miles

    Boobie Miles Active Member

    They kind of need to make this move after the Allen trade. You can debate that move, but once they decided not to keep building with young talent, it makes sense to go after it now. If Cleveland could get to the finals with that god-awful supporting cast, you have to think Pierce, Allen, Garnett and whatever else they have left over (seems like they're giving up a lot for Garnett) would be enough to at least get there.

    In two-three years they're going to be worse than they were last year, but at least they'll make a run and stop being caught in between rebuilding and trying to win at the same time.
     
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