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Does Rasheed Wallace Put the Celtics On Top?

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  1. IcyPatriot

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    #87 Jersey

    I'm not crazy about this move.
    Far be it from me to think I know better than Ainge, KG, Paul and Ray who want him.

    I'm not sure where he fits in ... very slow and very lazy.
    Like I said ... what do I know? :confused2:

    Opinions people? You people ... what say you?
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    I think he can add something...he's one of the few players that will instantly improve his team.
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    slow and lazy?
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    #15 Jersey

    I'd rather have Big Baby, but the money is probably going to be extreme.
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    Rasheed Wallace is a hothead who can't keep his composure during games.

    However, I've also read that he has one of the smartest basketball IQ's in the league, and one doesn't find too many players with his skill set.

    Wallace is insurance for another KG absence due to injury.
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    he wil be coming off the bench. i guess hes very close to kg. i think the celtics are hoping he can keep him in line.
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    So which is it clambrain, yes or no?

    If Maverick4 the sports guru is against the move; good enough for me, sign the guy.

    If he likes the guy on the Celtics, then don't sign him.

    And of all people to be talking about other's IQ's, Mr "mine is two above plant life" himself................
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    I think Wallace would be a great addition.

    It wouldn't make them the clear top team in the East but they would be right up there.
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    That post was about as good as any you've ever made here Double G. Just another worthless garbage post from Double G with zero substance.
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    Except he's speaking the truth...
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    I know high school was the best ten years of you life and all, but in the post by you I referenced, you were debating yourself on the merits of bringing Wallace here.

    Let's recap; first you said "He's a hothead who can't keep his composure during games."

    Ok then, you don't want him.

    But, they you said "He has one of the smartest basketball IQ's in the league and one doesn't find too many players with skillset."

    Ok, so now you do want him.

    THEN you said "He's insurance against another injury to KG."

    SO, sounds like you definately want the guy here.

    All I asked was do you or don't you want him here?

    Why get your batman huggies all in a twist over a simple question?

    And, I'll close with saying you are the king of worthless garbage posts with zero substance.

    And substance is something you know plenty about.

    Substance abuse that is.

    Carry on you douchebag.
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    lmao this from the goof who thinks julio lugo is a good short stop. lmao you must be blind.
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    Still can't get over how you got schooled in stats, can you.

    Troll. :rolleyes:
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    I'm not being a wise azz, i really don't know, but isn't Wallace about 75 years old?
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    Turns 35 in September.

    He averaged about 12 points and 7.4 rebounds(higher than all Celts) in 32 minutes a game, across it looks like he had higher stats than all of the Celtics bench players...
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    At one time that would be old, now a days it probably isn't. But i still can't see him as more than a backup
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    His days are over as a starter full time...but he's one hell of a weapon off the bench that the team needed during the playoff run.
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    green is the starting shortstop .lugo is on the bench. i guess the sox haven't seen your stats ?school is out and your on your way to summer school lol.
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    Classic troll, contributes nothing except to make a scene.
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    This would be a tremendous move - and as you can see from the fact that Ainge, Rivers, KG, Pierce, and Allen all personally visitied Wallace in his home to convince him that he was a key piece to another championship, I'd think that would answer any questions or concerns as to whether he could be a good match if he puts his mind to it.

    That's the question - whether he'd accept coming off the bench - and do well coming off the bench, coming in cold to a hot game etc... and whether the money the Celts can offer would be enough.

    But he's the best guy out there for the Celts to go after right now - he can give multiple players breaks, play different roles, and get plenty of minutes, points, and hopefully a championship ring.

    If he agrees to sign here we take him without thinking twice.
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    :Dlmao your a hoot. still cant get over how wrong you are about lugo.
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    I am not a huge Wallace fan but I think he will really improve the Celts in a couple of ways....

    1) Having Perkins in the game is only for a low post presence with no outside shot. Rasheed can help move guys away from the basket giving K Perkins more room to operate or can shoot the ball himself.
    2) He is a big body that can play good defense and help on people like shaq or Howard when or if perkins is in foul trouble and it keeps KG or Big baby from trying to guard them.
    3) Yes he gets a ton of technicals but he hates to lose and knows what it takes to win championships and will bring that hate to lose attitude with him.
    4) He is a Hell of a lot better than Mikki Moore.

    With house coming back all we need is a backup pg and I think we are set. I would love to have stephon back and maybe signing sheed will make him take less money but for right now he doesn't want the veterans min. to play and that's all they can offer.
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    There are reports tonight of them talking with Grant Hill...that the kind of backup PG you are thinking of?
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    Hill isn't a PG. He's a F.
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    He played guard before, he's listed as a shooting guard/small forward on multiple sites.
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    Grant Hill, what are they trying to do put the All Griatric team together. :confused:
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    When he still had ankles back in his prime he ran the offense as a point forward. That was a LONG LONG time ago.
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    Could be just the opposite... seems like they are looking to keep everyone fresh during the game, giving everyone all the breaks they need to pour it on at the end of the game.

    That's assuming everyone's healthy of course but they might not miss a beat as one might argue that Wallace is able to play about 4 positions - and do it very well.
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    Rasheed could be like the 1980's Bill Walton addition to the Big Three.
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    Good call. Don't get me wrong, Sheed is not my favorite player, now that he's wearing green I'm a fan, but I'm think this move is huge for a number of reasons:

    - Big insurance for injuries to Perk or KG
    - Perk is great, but prone to foul trouble
    - In the past few seasons, when Perk comes off the court - particularly w/o KG - the team has to go small, and they have run into struggles in that situation.
    - Less minutes for KG means a healthier KG down the stretch
    - A lineup w Rasheed at the 5 and KG at the 4 can really, really spread the floor. Rondo's penetration would cause a nightmare for other teams w Rasheed and KG drawing the opposing bigs to the perimeter b/c they can both shoot from 15 feet and out, Sheed has even greater range.
    - On the other hand, Sheed has some post moves, too, so he can be a factor downlow, especially on the 2nd unit.
    - Which leads to the last point - having Sheed be that anchor of the 2nd unit will greatly improve both the offense and defense of that unit.
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