Game 4: Celtics vs. Sixers: Get Smart!

boxosII

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Philly is playing like they're down 3 games

The Celtics are playing like they're up 3 games

Philly is up by 2 points

I ain't worried
 

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Philly is playing like they're down 3 games

The Celtics are playing like they're up 3 games

Philly is up by 2 points

I ain't worried
Yup. The question for the Sixers is how they respond to the next Cs run, and nothing I've seen from Philly makes me think that response is going to be to fight like their lives depended on it.
 

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I'm still not sure how it's not a foul most of the time
Gortat was pretty blatant in playing left tackle with his hands. However, if you watch Theis do it, 90% of the time he beats his man to the spot, at which point it's totally legal. It's hard to do if you don't execute with speed and purpose.
 

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Three keys for winning this game:

1) Tatum start shooting 3's.
2) Keep running the pick and roll at Embiid.
3) Avoid stupid fouls.

That's it.
 

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Down 1 at the half. Considering that the Celtics can play much better and the Sixers is probably playing their best game this series, I’ll take this halftime score.
 

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They have 2 turnovers in the entire game (boston has 8) and are just barely hanging on. This is as good as they can possibly play and it's almost enough to run even to us.
 

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Man, Walker is so crafty about using his body underneath to draw contact. Never seen anything like it.
 

HowBoutDemSox

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Tatum all smiles after getting that call, wonder if he was in a funk after his last game's shooting woes, wouldn't be surprised to seem him get back into it after this.
 

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Jaylen looks a bit floaty today and he's still thrown up 14 points on an 'off' night
 

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I mean I don't get NBA refs and foul in general. If that was a foul on the Tatum shot, it was a foul on the Embid shot.

I don't think either was a foul, so that is where I am standing on this.

But in general, the refs have sucked by calling two different games and it flips in the Celtics favor on this instance.
 

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Every commentator (save Scal) and writer seems to like Brett Brown and is trying to put the best face on things. Not that it will matter
 

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Every commentator (save Scal) and writer seems to like Brett Brown and is trying to put the best face on things. Not that it will matter
Doris is not part of the fraternity, refusing to kiss coach's rings has hurt her career as much as bring a woman. As ties her bluntnessabout icons, for example pointing out Embud bitching at teammates when it was his fault on the screen d.