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Re: In retrospect should Danny have signed Horford without KD?
« Reply #15 on: February 10, 2019, 02:11:13 PM »

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Re: In retrospect should Danny have signed Horford without KD?
« Reply #16 on: February 10, 2019, 02:21:32 PM »

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Yes.

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Re: In retrospect should Danny have signed Horford without KD?
« Reply #17 on: February 10, 2019, 02:23:57 PM »

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100% no question.

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Re: In retrospect should Danny have signed Horford without KD?
« Reply #18 on: February 10, 2019, 02:35:36 PM »

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Yep

Re: In retrospect should Danny have signed Horford without KD?
« Reply #19 on: February 10, 2019, 03:12:16 PM »

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My God.  It's come to this?

Absolutely Danny should have. 


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Re: In retrospect should Danny have signed Horford without KD?
« Reply #20 on: February 10, 2019, 04:29:59 PM »

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Absolutely he should've and glad he did.

Horford took the team to the next level.

Not landing Durant doesn't negate the Horford signing in any way.

I also still don't understand why some think Horford is past his prime and playing in the twilight of his career.

Sure, he's not the same player now he was 5 years ago but he still gets the job done. The issue is, he's playing out of position which is why the Celts need a center to pair with Horford.

Not to mention, Horford comes off as a very classy guy who goes about his business very professionally. Similar to guys like Jim Thome, Mike Lowell and Ray Allen (minus Ray leaving Boston for Miami.)

Re: In retrospect should Danny have signed Horford without KD?
« Reply #21 on: February 10, 2019, 04:50:40 PM »

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Without question.

I cringe to think who we'd have as a big man right now if we passed on Horford. 


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Re: In retrospect should Danny have signed Horford without KD?
« Reply #22 on: February 10, 2019, 05:24:00 PM »

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I still believe KD may again be a target. He always wanted to play with Horford and now Kyrie is here. I seriously don't think the target is AD...Ainge wants to take a shot at KD again.

Re: In retrospect should Danny have signed Horford without KD?
« Reply #23 on: February 10, 2019, 05:30:23 PM »

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I still believe KD may again be a target. He always wanted to play with Horford and now Kyrie is here. I seriously don't think the target is AD...Ainge wants to take a shot at KD again.

how true was the narrative that KD wanted to play with Horford?

Re: In retrospect should Danny have signed Horford without KD?
« Reply #24 on: February 10, 2019, 05:59:16 PM »

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I still believe KD may again be a target. He always wanted to play with Horford and now Kyrie is here. I seriously don't think the target is AD...Ainge wants to take a shot at KD again.

I mean, I'm all about it, but how do we go about matching salaries with the 50% s&t rule? It's going to be very difficult.

AD, on the other hand, will just take players and picks - of which we have plenty.

Maybe DA will shock the world and bring in both of them. Yep, that's what will happen  :D

Re: In retrospect should Danny have signed Horford without KD?
« Reply #25 on: February 10, 2019, 06:04:11 PM »

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The biggest “mistake”’was signing Hayward - but only in retrospect, because he got injured. I am looking at the effect on the team, not the wisdom of the decision based on what DA knew at the time.

Without that injury I see us in the finals last year with a real shot at winning . (Not favorites, but not cannon fodder either.) And I see a team that might not have the same chemistry problems - because the rooks would have started behind very capable players.


Re: In retrospect should Danny have signed Horford without KD?
« Reply #26 on: February 10, 2019, 06:13:39 PM »

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I'm no on Horford
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Re: In retrospect should Danny have signed Horford without KD?
« Reply #27 on: February 10, 2019, 06:25:39 PM »

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Re: In retrospect should Danny have signed Horford without KD?
« Reply #28 on: February 10, 2019, 06:29:27 PM »

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If Hayward can get back to some form of himself, why wouldn't the Warriors take him for KD verses not getting anything in a S&T. They took a chance on Boogie


Re: In retrospect should Danny have signed Horford without KD?
« Reply #29 on: February 10, 2019, 06:30:45 PM »

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If Hayward can get back to some form of himself, why wouldn't the Warriors take him for KD verses not getting anything in a S&T. They took a chance on Boogie
Probably because they wouldn’t want to face KD in the Finals

 

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