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And I still can't believe there hasn't been one kid to cash in by writing a book that exposes the whole system.
Finally read the college "bag man" story. Two thoughts: 1-Incredible reporting. 2-Bag men are seriously pathetic individuals.
Drake "Cameras/Good Ones interlude"
They say you learn something everyday. I learned today NHL players meet w the media after a game a whole lot quicker than NBA players.
Chara did not have a single hit in the 3rd period.
Great wrister by Chara before. Nearly got clear to net.
Another incredible series of saves by Howard. He is being pushed to his limit this period.
Incredible save by Rask, but Caron looked a bit hurt after the play.
I know I’m used to a faster game covering the NBA, but this game has been incredibly slow. Only 16 shots through 2 periods?
Red Lobster biscuits be on point
Masterful skate handling by Lucic in front of net to control puck.
Marchand getting frisky on the boards early.
Fun fact: Brad Stevens's AAU coach, Red Taylor, also coached Shawn Kemp in AAU. I asked Red for Kemp legends. He had plenty to choose from.
Short-form Twitter version: Boston is in the regular #5 spot, the tie gives them an extra 4.5% chance of moving out of 5-8, into the top 3.
Post "coin flip", Celtics draft chances now look like this.. 1. 10.3% 2. 11.1% 3. 12% 4. 0% 5. 24.6% 6. 34.5% 7. 7% 8. 0.4%
Post "coin flip", Celtics draft chances now look like this.. 1. 10.3% 2. 11.1% 3. 12% 5. 24.6% 6. 34.5% 7. 7% 8. 0.4%
Losing the tie-breaker can hurt Celtics on the trade front, too. Potential difference between shopping 4th pick or 5th, 5th pick or sixth…
NBA says that Nets won 17/18 tiebreaker with Washington, meaning Celtics will also have 17th pick. Win one, lose one.
For lottery purposes, Jazz will have 104 chances to Celts' 103.
Nets won tiebreaker with Wizards, so the Celtics will have the 17th overall pick in the draft.
NBA says Jazz won tie-breaker over Celtics. C's will enter lottery with fifth-most ping-pong balls (103).
Utah wins random drawing; but BKN wins flip so C's at 17 with 2nd pick.
Utah won the tiebreaker drawing with the Celtics and will be slotted fourth.
Per league source: Celtics lost "coin toss" with Utah, will enter lottery in fifth position, with one less combination than the Jazz.
Baby just pass me the hookah
Praying for friend Craig Sager in his fight with leukemia. Imagine what he'll wear after he wins... Go get 'em, Sagermeister,
Do this tweet about 5x/yr & on a Friday. Get 1-2 things done this weekend that u have put off or just kept saying "I don't want to do this."
Teams are composed of individuals. True teams are made of committed individuals: committed to what's best for the team - not themselves.
Will Brad Stevens stay w/ C's to end of his 6-year deal? "That will be up to the decision-makers. My commitment is to do it and to be here."