Celtics @ Suns Monday game thread 11-18-19

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  1. Mainstreet

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    Boston faces the Suns on Monday after the Kings broke their 10 game winning streak in Sacramento on Sunday 100-99.

    The Celtics are 10-2, 5-2 away while the Suns are 7-4, 5-3 home.

    Suns are coming off a 128-112 win over the Hawks at home on Thursday.

    Game time is 7 p.m. MST.

    It will be televised on FSAZ.
     
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    I am looking forward to this one. I've only watched three Boston games, but they really didn't look as good as their record indicates. They like to trap the primary ball handler and then use their long wings to go after those passes out of the traps. They did that to Luka, he turned it over a few times, but he did a good job overall. Rest of the team couldn't hit threes. I think as long as Rubio is handling the ball and the rest of the guys are hitting open threes, Suns will be OK. They just need to play defense and be ready for the traps on the other end of the floor.
     
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    I hope Baynes comes out like a man possessed. He probably can also provide as good a scouting report as imaginable.
     
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    I have a weird feeling that Kemba may kill us tonight.
     
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    I feel like that Celtics aren't as good as their record indicates too.

    Kemba in the lost to the kings went for 15 points and 0-3 from 3pt land. He's streaky from 3pt land.
     
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    Well, the Heat were a problem.


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    Monty Williams spotlighted 1-on-1 defense against the Celtics. That was an area he emphasized before the loss against Miami and said was an issue after. Similar team in terms of versatility offensively.

    10:14 AM - 18 Nov 2019
     
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    He is very streaky, but when he is on, he is on. He destroyed the Mavs in one of the games I watched. They really don't have much depth now that Hayward is out. They are especially thin in the paint.

    EDIT: On the flip side, I am a little worries about the two big wings they play. Tatum and Brown can be dangerous when they get going. I wonder if we will see a lot of Oubre and Bridges matching up with those two a lot tonight.
     
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    We are pretty much what our record says we are. We are better than the teams we have beaten--save the Clippers and maybe the Sixers. We are not as good as the teams that have beaten us--except maybe Miami. But we are competitive with all of them.

    So if our record tells us anything, it says that we will lose to Boston tonight. If we have a hot night, we can win. If Boston slips a little, we can win. But a normal night for both teams probably leads to a Boston win.

    Go Suns.
     
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    We didn't have Ayton, so it's tough to say how we would have done if we were at full strength considering how close the games were with Nuggets, Jazz and Lakers. Clippers didn't have PG, the Heat were just on fire and we weren't.
     
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    Booker is going for 70 tonight. :D

    Speaking of, is anyone else getting tired of hearing other teams' announcers talking about how Booker went for 70 'last season'? That happened more times than I can count last season and I've heard it at least once this season. Like guys come on, that happened 3 seasons ago.
     
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    Boston is also on a back to back, so I think you have to factor that in. My guess is that it’s another close game with the Suns coming out ahead.
     
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    Don’t think he doesn’t have this one circled...

     
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    Go suns!!! Big test the celtics are a scary team

    Hope baynes is wanting to get some revenge on his former team

    Ill be watching!!!
     
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