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Which Celtic would you choose in 4th quarter of Game 7?
« on: February 11, 2023, 04:12:05 PM »

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Assume that the Celtics are in Game 7 of the Finals.  All other teammates are a championship roster.  Score is 80-78 Celtics heading into the 4th quarter.  Modern rules, but assume guys have adjusted to those rules.

Who do you pick, and what year?  Give up to three ranked choices.


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Re: Which Celtic would you choose in 4th quarter of Game 7?
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Assume that the Celtics are in Game 7 of the Finals.  All other teammates are a championship roster.  Score is 80-78 Celtics heading into the 4th quarter.  Modern rules, but assume guys have adjusted to those rules.

Who do you pick, and what year?  Give up to three ranked choices.
Bird - 86 season
Bird - 84 season
Bird - 85 season.

Re: Which Celtic would you choose in 4th quarter of Game 7?
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Assume that the Celtics are in Game 7 of the Finals.  All other teammates are a championship roster.  Score is 80-78 Celtics heading into the 4th quarter.  Modern rules, but assume guys have adjusted to those rules.

Who do you pick, and what year?  Give up to three ranked choices.
Bird - 86 season
Bird - 84 season
Bird - 85 season.

Ha.  I knew somebody would do that, but I’m not sure that Larry is the only choice.  McHale at his peak was a pretty awesome 2-way option; Russell is the best winner of all-time.  Hondo, Tatum, Pierce, IT4.  Modern-day Cowens, Sam Jones, Tommy.


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Re: Which Celtic would you choose in 4th quarter of Game 7?
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Assume that the Celtics are in Game 7 of the Finals.  All other teammates are a championship roster.  Score is 80-78 Celtics heading into the 4th quarter.  Modern rules, but assume guys have adjusted to those rules.

Who do you pick, and what year?  Give up to three ranked choices.
Bird - 86 season
Bird - 84 season
Bird - 85 season.

Ha.  I knew somebody would do that, but I’m not sure that Larry is the only choice.  McHale at his peak was a pretty awesome 2-way option; Russell is the best winner of all-time.  Hondo, Tatum, Pierce, IT4.  Modern-day Cowens, Sam Jones, Tommy.
Bird may not be the only choice but he's the only answer.  Bird would dominate this modern era. 

Re: Which Celtic would you choose in 4th quarter of Game 7?
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Assume that the Celtics are in Game 7 of the Finals.  All other teammates are a championship roster.  Score is 80-78 Celtics heading into the 4th quarter.  Modern rules, but assume guys have adjusted to those rules.

Who do you pick, and what year?  Give up to three ranked choices.
Bird - 86 season
Bird - 84 season
Bird - 85 season.

Ha.  I knew somebody would do that, but I’m not sure that Larry is the only choice.  McHale at his peak was a pretty awesome 2-way option; Russell is the best winner of all-time.  Hondo, Tatum, Pierce, IT4.  Modern-day Cowens, Sam Jones, Tommy.
Bird may not be the only choice but he's the only answer.  Bird would dominate this modern era.

It’s interesting that this list is dominated by Celtics:

https://www.thesportster.com/greatest-best-game-7-performances-nba-finals-history/


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Re: Which Celtic would you choose in 4th quarter of Game 7?
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I might take Russell depending on what the rest of the "championship" roster actually is.  I'd need a #1 scoring option but Bill would be awesome setting the tone on the glass and defensively.  If we had the current team and I was adding a player, I think Bill would make more sense than Larry.  A couple of years ago before Tatum ascended Larry would make more sense.
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