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Re: Rumor: Cís Eyeing Olynyk
« Reply #45 on: February 03, 2023, 11:14:07 PM »

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The Celtics interest in Kelly Olynyk is Ďrealí.

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Would GWill be certainly included in a KO deal?

Re: Rumor: Cís Eyeing Olynyk
« Reply #46 on: February 03, 2023, 11:34:08 PM »

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The Celtics interest in Kelly Olynyk is Ďrealí.

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Would GWill be certainly included in a KO deal?

No, I wouldnít think so.  The Cís would like to add depth at that position, not switch out the roles.

Re: Rumor: Cís Eyeing Olynyk
« Reply #47 on: February 03, 2023, 11:36:24 PM »

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Since we're fishing for Celtics retreads might as well get Kyrie too.

Re: Rumor: Cís Eyeing Olynyk
« Reply #48 on: February 04, 2023, 09:18:51 AM »

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The Celtics interest in Kelly Olynyk is Ďrealí.

Chris Forsberg

Would GWill be certainly included in a KO deal?

No, I wouldnít think so.  The Cís would like to add depth at that position, not switch out the roles.

KO makes just a hair over $12M so my guess would be Picks + Gallinari, Pritchard, and would have to include one of Jackson/Kornet/Griffin to make it work I believe. Talent-wise I say Jackson but that does leave the team shallow at wings behind the Jís. Then the obvious question is what picks do we have to give up to get it done/beat out a possible Miami offer.

Re: Rumor: Cís Eyeing Olynyk
« Reply #49 on: February 04, 2023, 09:34:23 AM »

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Since we're fishing for Celtics retreads might as well get Kyrie too.

Thatís bound to be a popular idea in Boston  :D

Re: Rumor: Cís Eyeing Olynyk
« Reply #50 on: February 04, 2023, 10:22:44 AM »

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Unless they are super low on G-Will now, I'm not sure how Olynyk makes much sense. I don't consider him a legit big like Horford/Timelord (and he's softer than those guys), and he's also not really some "shooting weapon" you can deploy off the bench (the backup wing/scorer we covet).

I don't really see the fit unless G-Will is gone. Frankly I think G-Will can do a lot of what Olynyk does already. And I say that knowing G-Will has been bad lately, but he is still a 3-and-D guy who has shown he can defend rather well against the better centers in the playoffs 
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Re: Rumor: Cís Eyeing Olynyk
« Reply #51 on: February 04, 2023, 10:45:35 AM »

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Unless they are super low on G-Will now, I'm not sure how Olynyk makes much sense. I don't consider him a legit big like Horford/Timelord (and he's softer than those guys), and he's also not really some "shooting weapon" you can deploy off the bench (the backup wing/scorer we covet).

I don't really see the fit unless G-Will is gone. Frankly I think G-Will can do a lot of what Olynyk does already. And I say that knowing G-Will has been bad lately, but he is still a 3-and-D guy who has shown he can defend rather well against the better centers in the playoffs

I consider them pretty equal. KO therefore doesnít improve the roster other than provide depth in the front-court. His height is nice but he's more of an away from basket offensive player (at least he was in 2017 - the last time I saw him regularly).  Itís not a bad get as depth will be needed. But - not a game-changer.  Not thrilled to give up PP for him, but Brad knows better than me if thatís what he decides to do.

Re: Rumor: Cís Eyeing Olynyk
« Reply #52 on: February 04, 2023, 11:45:56 AM »

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I don't see Olynyk as a replacement for Grant, but the needed big we need in case of injuries.  Kelly would be a replacement for Payton, who I like a lot, but is our 4th pg.  I believe Kelly provides more this year than Payton.  Neither are starters on this team.  Gallo will probably not be available this season and it sounds like Payton will be on his way after the season.  So....the old saying, a player (bird) in the hand (Olynyk) is better than two in the bush (no guarantee that the Cs get something better).
I've lived through some terrible things in my life, some of which actually happened.   -  Mark Twain

Re: Rumor: Cís Eyeing Olynyk
« Reply #53 on: February 04, 2023, 11:48:15 AM »

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Kellyís a good option; solid in all facets of the game.

He would immediately fill the role Gallinari would have and form a rotation that is 9 deep, ready and battle tested for the playoffs.

Gallo is rehabbing and might not be his usual self even if he does return this season, Payton will get benched as soon as the Smart/Brown/Brogdon/White rotation is healthy and available, and Kelly is a big, healthy, strong, durable, and versatile addition to the playoff rotation.

I prefer to go in a different direction without giving up Gallo+Pritchard (trading a future protected 1st or 2nds and save Payton for another transaction after the season), but despite my preference, I know that Kelly would help us along the way to win the Championship.