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Tough luck for the Celts

Posted on: March 31, 2009 6:08 pm
 

I'm not the least bit surprised that Celtics coach Doc Rivers announced Tuesday that he'll probably shut down Kevin Garnett until the last two or three games of the regular season to give his ailing right knee a chance to heal.

It sure sounded like Rivers was leaning that way Friday night in Atlanta, when he wouldn't rule out another lengthy absence to get KG ready for the playoffs.

Surprised is one thing. Concerned is another. I don't know how the Celtics couldn't be gravely worried about their chances of a repeat with Garnett so slow to return.

It's not as though Rivers brought Garnett back after nearly a month and rode him like Secretariat. KG didn't log more than 18 minutes in any of the four games he played before Rivers sat him as a precuation Friday night against the Hawks. When last I saw Rivers, outside the visiting locker room at Philips Arena, he professed no concern about KG's aborted comeback.

"I'm just going to make sure I don't have concern by doing it this way," Rivers said.

Hey, Doc: I think the time to be concerned has come. The champs are officially in trouble.

 

Comments

Since: Apr 1, 2009
Posted on: August 18, 2009 8:32 pm
 

Tough luck for the Celts

must be a Cavs fan or one that prays to the ALTAR OF JORDAN.



Since: Apr 1, 2009
Posted on: August 7, 2009 9:23 am
 

Tough luck for the Celts

-232 you are kidding me? You do not see a comparison in the form I gave you.



Since: Apr 1, 2009
Posted on: August 7, 2009 9:22 am
 

Tough luck for the Celts

Are owner is willing to spend money, hence we will be relevant. After the Big three are gone, we'll get another big three.  The fact you are comparing Davis and Powe's presense to KG scares me. Bynum and Jameer are nice pieces, but reallythey are not the defensive anchor on a championship team that Garnett is. The team is known for D and KG is the man the D sets are centered around.  It is not Whining, but stating facts. Before injury, best team after, shaky.  Last I checked I was unfortunetly still there for Acie Earl, Dino Radja, Todd Day and the rest of the loveable losers I grew toenjoy watch implode nightly. 



Since: Apr 1, 2009
Posted on: April 5, 2009 12:11 pm
 

Tough luck for the Celts

Another Cleveland Fan Running his mouth.  READ WHAT I WROTE.  YOU DO NOT UNDERSTAND BASKETBALL IF YOU DO NOT SEE A COMPARISON BETWEEN TWO GUYS TAKING A YEAR OFF AND NOT RETURN AT (I EMPHASIS THIS) THIER OWN VERSIONS OF 100% OF THEIR GAMES. AS FAR AS GIFTED THE CAVS WILL BE BEAT AGAIN.  LEBRON WILL LOSE AND BE SILENCED AS ALWAYS.  IT IS NICE TO BE HATED AND RELEVANT BECAUSE THAT MEANS YOUR TEAM IS REAL GOOD. MAYBE THE CELTICS, SPURS OR LAKERS OR A LESSOR TEAM WILL CROWN KING JAMES WEAK SUPPORTING CAST.




Since: Mar 31, 2007
Posted on: April 1, 2009 5:21 pm
 

Tough luck? Whatever

Not surprised to see Boston Fans already lining up their excuses and crying like babies. Let's see.....Orlando loses All-Star Jameer Nelson and did you hear us Magic Fans whine or cry or start making excuses. Alston fits in nicely but is not Nelson. The Cavs have dealt with injuries the entire season. The Lakers with Bynum. At least KG has a shot to play in the playoffs. Last I checked you all were so sure that your Boston team was so deep and talented and could win without KG.......Yes it stinks he is hurt, but save the excuses. He doesn't score many points and Davis and Powe have put up similar numbers. Not saying they are KG, but I am tired of Boston fans whining. At least their current slump has Boston fans not blowing up other team pages about how great they are. Bandwagon fans.....Talk so tough except when it looks like they won't win. Cavs fans and Orlando fans have sat by their teams even when they lose and now that they are winning repond with much more intelligent and modest comments. Nothing is a given come playoff team. Boston is the biggest whiners alive. The fans and team are always whining. Hell even KG starts whining as soon as he joins Boston. You are done. Over. Your stars are all on the end of their careers. At least when your "Big 3" ride off we won't have to hear a word from all of you for another 7 years as your team stays perennial losers.




Since: Mar 17, 2009
Posted on: April 1, 2009 4:23 pm
 

Tough luck for the Celts

The Cavs will win this year, and have a run of 5 years after that! 




Since: Apr 24, 2007
Posted on: April 1, 2009 2:59 pm
 

Tough luck for the Celts

Legends, you lost all credibility when you compared Marbury to Jordan.  This is the year of the Cavaliers, if you can't feel it you don't understand NBA basketball.  Stern gave Boston the title last year, now watch Lebron get all those favofrable calls that Garnett and Pierce got last year.  Maybe Pierce can fake another injury this year, be airlifted off the court and then return 2 minutes later and say he was healed by Uri Geller and the apparition of Mother Theresa.  The NBA is theatrics, not basketball, and it is Lebron's turn for the next 10 years or so, so get used to it.  You should actually read what you write before you disparge another poster who only called you out for not being very intelligent with your comparisons.  As for Jordan being the best of all time, its only a matter of time, say the next ten years before Lebron carries that mantle.  Lighten up dude, and you might actually get a score in the future. 




Since: Apr 1, 2009
Posted on: April 1, 2009 12:29 pm
 

Tough luck for the Celts

Last I checked I was not comparing the players, but rather the situation.  I wrote Jordan was the best and if a player of his caliber was not where he was when he left then a much lessor player is not going to be there.   No comparison, Jordan is the greatest. However the layoff is very similar.    Before you talk smack, read what is actually being said

 




Since: Oct 14, 2008
Posted on: April 1, 2009 12:18 pm
 

Tough luck for the Celts

 

Comparing cancerbury to Jordan?  Shame on you!! Timeout for you, go sit in the corner.......AND DON'T SAY A WORD!!!!!!!!!!




Since: Apr 1, 2009
Posted on: April 1, 2009 10:09 am
 

Tough luck for the Celts

 

Typical Cavs fan running his mouth.  You are right about Joe Smith, but show little else.  You are Hyping Joe Smith!!!!!!  What are his averages again?  You want me to champ Tony ALLEN???? Your team is playing nice D, but they can be exposed by the right team (LAKERS and a Garnettless Celtics RING A BELL   ?).  If Healthy without home court the Celtics will beat the Cavs.  Atlanta will give  the Cavs a run with matchups as well. You better pray you do not lose at home ( which I believe will happen) because I do not believe your bench and role players are strong enough to handle the adversity.  The regular season is nothing like the playoff atmosphere and when a teams finals is knocking off Lebron and the top seed, YOU WILL SEE A TEAM"S BEST, THERE WILL BE NO GOING THROUGH THE MOTIONS AND BIG LEADS.  You are knocking Starbury?  It took Jordan (THE GREATEST PLAYER PERIOD) a full year to come back 100 percent after missing a year.  By playoff time he will be a capable back up point guard which is all they need.  MOORE?? He will only need to play 8 to ten minutes of energy D and burn fouls with Perkins, Davis ,Powe, and Garnett. 



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