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Re: Who to get rid of
Boy it looks like we have our new GM here.
Please in 50 words or less explain to us all how you came to these
"brilliant" deductions especially regarding Pervis (all who would like to
rid Pervis, a fine human being by the way, of his cap heavy contract please
raise your hand), Reggie Hanson (I don't think we signed Reggie to a 7 year
deal, did we?) Minor (since when did anyone say he was a bust) and Dontae
(better on another team like the Yakima SunKings).
Seriously, I and numerous others think it maybe too soon to give up on
Popeye just yet. Not very good?
> From: Demetre-da-phat-dawg <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: celtics@igtc.COM
> Subject: Who to get rid of
> Date: Friday, July 10, 1998 2:27 PM
> The Boston Celtics are a promising team that will do even better this
> year, but there are a few players that need to go..
> Pervis Ellison: Pervis is an injury prone player that has not
> contributed to our team. He is a raw center who is past his prime, and
> he won’t give us help in the middle like we need. We need to get rid of
> his contract and its hard to, and now that the lockout is here, we cant
> do anything. But the point is that pervis has no place on our team, and
> he doesnt play half the time. We need somebody better. Unfortunately he
> has no trade value, but when his contract is up, maybe we can waive him,
> but he definitely has to go. Another thing, Pervis doent have any
> strengths, he should be our waterboy instead.
> Greg Minor: This guy doesnt fit into Rick’s system. A guard should shoot
> the ball well, but minor is a poor shooter. He played small forward, and
> still he didnt do anything. Greg has poor lateral movement, which hurts
> his defense, his contract is ridiculous, he cannot pass the ball, he
> doesnt penetrate, shooting is a joke in his game, Greg doesnt score
> well, and he is mediocre at best on the free throw line. He has been a
> Dontae Jones: He doesnt work hard, he shoots it too much, he has a
> crappy attitude because he doesnt like to listen to Rick. He doesnt fit
> in our system, and would be better on another team.
> Popeye Jones: Popeye is not very good. He cannot rebound anymore, he
> doesnt defend very well, Popeye cant take on the bigger men in the NBA.
> He may change though if he gets minutes, but he shouldn’t get minutes
> over the other guys on our team. We have to see what happens. I know his
> contract isnt worth much, but heh, with the other guys it would be best
> if he was waived.
> Travis Knight: I have mixed feelings about him. He was a disappointment
> last year, and I think we should get rid of his big contract. If we
> cant, than he better develop fast. Last year he was a poor defender, he
> didnt rebound, and didnt shoot well either. At the free throw line, he
> was mediocre at best. We have to wait and see.
> Reggie Hanson: This guy is not NBA material. He has no place here, and
> is not a center that would help us. Lets get rid of him after the
> lockout ASAP.
> I’m glad Edney and Tabak are gone. If we get rid of these guys that I
> listed, we would have more cap money.