For The Celtics, Gordon Hayward Is A Max Player Or Worthy Of A Rondo Trade



Sudesh Prasad sudeshprasad at sbcglobal.net
Sat Nov 9 22:08:42 UTC 2013


Wow.  I guess OKC knew who to let go, right?  Howard's track record, of course, speaks for itself...

Sudesh

Typos courtesy of iPhone spell check

> On Nov 9, 2013, at 6:35 AM, Noah Evans <noah.evans at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> I sent this in private to Cecil last night:
> 
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-c9dClaPKgk&feature=youtu.be
> is the trigger.
> The assistant coaches try to call a play, Lin tries to initiate, Harden
> just mopes and ignores him because he wanted an iso. After the whistle
> Harden went after Lin and had to be pulled off Lin by the bench. Just
> shameful.
> 
> Also Harden's defense has been beyond pathetic. See
> http://www.reddit.com/r/nba/comments/1nnise/why_is_james_harden_so_bad_defensively_long_post/
> 
> I have no respect for Harden at all anymore.
> 
> /endquote
> 
> There's a lot of stuff going on behind the scenes with the Rockets and the
> lunatics (Howard, Harden) are running the asylum. Both of them have been
> going after Lin even though Lin is pretty much the only one trying to do
> things the right way. Just pathetic.
> 
> Here's another youtube video of Harden's "defense":
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NIyiEc1741s
> 
> Noah
> 
> 
> On Sat, Nov 9, 2013 at 2:45 AM, Sudesh Prasad <sudeshprasad at sbcglobal.net>wrote:
> 
>> What did Harden do last night?
>> 
>> Sudesh
>> 
>> Typos courtesy of iPhone spell check
>> 
>>> On Nov 8, 2013, at 7:12 AM, Noah Evans <noah.evans at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> After the disgraceful treatment of Lin by Harden and Howard during last
>>> night's game against the Lakers, I'd love to have Lin and Asik on the
>> C's.
>>> 
>>> Harden has replaced Kobe on my "least favorite NBA player list". At least
>>> Kobe tries. Howard is pathetic too.
>>> 
>>> Noah
>>> 
>>> 
>>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>>> From: Green 00 <green00333444 at yahoo.com>
>>> Date: Fri, Nov 8, 2013 at 3:03 PM
>>> Subject: Re: For The Celtics, Gordon Hayward Is A Max Player Or Worthy
>> Of A
>>> Rondo Trade
>>> To: Celtics List <celtics at igtc.com>
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Gordon Hayward would look awfully good as a Celtic.  Although, I wouldn't
>>> give up Rondo for him.
>>> 
>>> A team of Rondo, Hayward, Olynik, Sallinger, Favarini and a 2014 top 5
>> pick
>>> has serious potential...
>>> 
>>> Of course we need to see how Olynik pans out.  Will he be a keeper, a
>>> summer league flash in the pan,  or develop enough to use as the
>>> cornerstone of  a major trade (a la Al Jefferson)?
>>> 
>>> These are the types of questions that make the 2013-2014 interesting...
>>> 
>>> Charles
>>> 
>>> --------------------------------------------
>>> On Thu, 11/7/13, Way Of The Ray <wayoftheray at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Subject: For The  Celtics, Gordon Hayward Is A Max Player Or Worthy Of  A
>>> Rondo Trade
>>> To: "Celtics List" <celtics at igtc.com>
>>> Date: Thursday, November 7, 2013, 12:55 PM
>>> 
>>> For another team, he's not  a Max
>>> type player, but the Celtics, they basically need to
>>> sign him to a Max contract, and the reasons are several.
>>> 
>>> For the Celtics, he is worth the Max. He fills a great need,
>>> he wants to be with Stevens,
>>> he's one of the few free agents who will sign with the
>>> Celtics, he understands and fits into
>>> Steven's system, and he can become a better defensive player
>>> with the Celtics.
>>> 
>>> And you  have to pay him the Max to extricate him from
>>> the Jazz, and perhaps even frontload
>>> or backload the contract, much like  Houston did with
>>> Asik.
>>> 
>>> Or you have to deal Rondo for him. The Jazz could be
>>> interested in a Rondo - Green - Bradley
>>> trade for Hayward, Burks and Burke. The Jazz make  a strong
>>> playoff push for next season and the Celtics add young
>>> talent.
>>> 
>>> Whatever the case, it's either the Max or  a big Rondo deal
>>> for Hayward, he is not
>>> being acquired for the uber-mercurial Jeff Green as some
>>> deluded Celtics fans have suggested...
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Ray
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