Game-On! Thunder @ Celtics - January 24, 2014

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Post by gyso on Fri Jan 24, 2014 7:44 am

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Re: Game-On! Thunder @ Celtics - January 24, 2014

Post by gyso on Fri Jan 24, 2014 7:48 am

Oklahoma City Thunder (33-10) @ Boston Celtics (15-29)

Tipoff: 7:30 pm EST Friday January 24, 2014

TV: CSNNE, FSOK

Game Preview:

http://sports.yahoo.com/nba/oklahoma-city-thunder-boston-celtics-2014012402/

Boston Celtics on Yahoo:

http://sports.yahoo.com/nba/teams/bos

Oklahoma City Thunder on Yahoo:

http://sports.yahoo.com/nba/teams/okc

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Re: Game-On! Thunder @ Celtics - January 24, 2014

Post by Sam on Fri Jan 24, 2014 7:05 pm

Tommy just said that, in all the years he's covered the Celtics, he's never seen any player take as much advantage of an opportunity as Phil Pressey has. That's a major compliment!

No Durant tonight. And, of course, no Westbrook. But OC can still be dangerous. Nonetheless, a weakened good team is exactly the kind of foe that can present the kind of challenge that's ideal for the Celtics to increase a notch on the development scale.

Go Celtics! Go Rondo! Go Phil! Go Jeff! Go Scal! (Oh, never mind.)

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Post by Sam on Fri Jan 24, 2014 7:13 pm

Okay, a game-on contest with no tangible prizes—just bragging rights.  How about guessing who the Celtics' high scorer will be tonight.  One guess per person.  No changes.  No guesses accepted after the first quarter.

I'll temporarily set aside my aversion for predictions (and this isn't really a prediction anyway—just a guess), I'll go for Humphries.  Hey, some of you non-members who are monitoring this thread.  .MEMBERSHIP IS TOTALLY FREE, AND YOU WON'T BE SOLICITED FOR ANYTHING AS A MEMBER It takes just a minute to join, and you can enter the contest.  Just think about the rush of notoriety you'll get if you join this Forum on the wave of a correct contest selection.  For four years, we've been promising a convivial, knowledgeable message board, and we've consistently fulfilled that promise.  When we disagree, we try our best to keep it from becoming personal, which we've always felt was the downfall of other Celtics forums.  So give us a shot!  We've never needed togetherness as much as we do in getting through this season.  Welcome in advance.

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Re: Game-On! Thunder @ Celtics - January 24, 2014

Post by Sam on Fri Jan 24, 2014 7:41 pm

Kevin Durant sprained his shoulder during the third quarter of their most recent game. He returned to the game and score 9 in the fourth. What a gamer!
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Re: Game-On! Thunder @ Celtics - January 24, 2014

Post by Sam on Fri Jan 24, 2014 7:43 pm

Goot tight defense to start the game.

Wallace doesn't hesitate in launghing and making a three. They've had a lot of threes in these last two games; but what I've liked best is the confidence with which they're shooting.
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Re: Game-On! Thunder @ Celtics - January 24, 2014

Post by Sam on Fri Jan 24, 2014 7:44 pm

Jeff starts where he left off. But they have to step up their interior defense.
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Re: Game-On! Thunder @ Celtics - January 24, 2014

Post by Sam on Fri Jan 24, 2014 7:46 pm

Rondo didn't just hit a three. He looks pretty agile and quick out there. Oh swell, Sully hurt his right hand.
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Re: Game-On! Thunder @ Celtics - January 24, 2014

Post by Sam on Fri Jan 24, 2014 7:50 pm

Boy, does Wallace have great timing on his interior passes. Led Humph beautifully.
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Re: Game-On! Thunder @ Celtics - January 24, 2014

Post by Sam on Fri Jan 24, 2014 7:51 pm

Nice foul by Humph, as Perk had a bunny.
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Re: Game-On! Thunder @ Celtics - January 24, 2014

Post by Sam on Fri Jan 24, 2014 7:52 pm

Sully's back on the bench after being in the locker room. Good sign.
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Re: Game-On! Thunder @ Celtics - January 24, 2014

Post by Matty on Fri Jan 24, 2014 7:53 pm

I'ma gonna go with Sully as high scorer
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Re: Game-On! Thunder @ Celtics - January 24, 2014

Post by Sam on Fri Jan 24, 2014 7:55 pm

Wallace and Ibaka battling big-time on OC's offensive possessions.
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Re: Game-On! Thunder @ Celtics - January 24, 2014

Post by Sam on Fri Jan 24, 2014 8:02 pm

Johnson absolutely skied for that defensive rebound.
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Re: Game-On! Thunder @ Celtics - January 24, 2014

Post by Sam on Fri Jan 24, 2014 8:03 pm

Johnson skies for another board and will shoot fouls.
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Re: Game-On! Thunder @ Celtics - January 24, 2014

Post by Sam on Fri Jan 24, 2014 8:05 pm

Great move by Wallace to draw the offensive foul. Gerald's playing a heck of a game!

Four assists for Phil in 7 minutes with no turnovers.
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Re: Game-On! Thunder @ Celtics - January 24, 2014

Post by Sam on Fri Jan 24, 2014 8:06 pm

Matty, in case of injury, you're allowed to switch your vote. Sully's now got two fingers taped together on his right hand. I'm not suggesting that you change your vote, just letting you know it's permissible.
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Post by Sam on Fri Jan 24, 2014 8:08 pm

Green's got that turnaround down to a science.
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Re: Game-On! Thunder @ Celtics - January 24, 2014

Post by Sam on Fri Jan 24, 2014 8:11 pm

Attaboy, Jeff. Keep it going.
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Re: Game-On! Thunder @ Celtics - January 24, 2014

Post by RosalieTCeltics on Fri Jan 24, 2014 8:13 pm

Good evening everyone, good first quarter. Let's keep it up
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Post by RosalieTCeltics on Fri Jan 24, 2014 8:14 pm

No sooner said and two turnovers in a row
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Re: Game-On! Thunder @ Celtics - January 24, 2014

Post by Sam on Fri Jan 24, 2014 8:14 pm

Johnson tweaked his ankle.
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Re: Game-On! Thunder @ Celtics - January 24, 2014

Post by RosalieTCeltics on Fri Jan 24, 2014 8:15 pm

That hand has to be hurting Sully catching the ball.
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Re: Game-On! Thunder @ Celtics - January 24, 2014

Post by Sam on Fri Jan 24, 2014 8:15 pm

Hi Rosalie. Join the contest. (Explanation near the beginning of the thread.)
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Re: Game-On! Thunder @ Celtics - January 24, 2014

Post by RosalieTCeltics on Fri Jan 24, 2014 8:17 pm

Fisher, I thought he was in the old age home!
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