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About Me: Lifelong Celtic fan dating back to the early '60's..member of the 1966 Senior Little League World Champions (East Rochester, NY)...moved to Maine and retired in June 2010

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  • Posted 07/02/2015 02:17:25 EDT

    Wait a minute.....I thought all of those guys were going to play for the Lakers......no...?


  • Posted 04/21/2015 09:57:44 EDT


    You prefer a decades long mediocre team?

    That will get you one championship in over 25 years!!!


    Lakers.....1955-1979.......25 years.....one title......it happens......


  • Forum Post: Cavs strategy.

    Posted 04/13/2015 10:42:27 EDT

    The Cav's real strategy may be letting us winnboth games in order for the Celtics to finish as the 7th seed....they will then put the Celtics away very quickly.....I am in the camp of wanting the Celt more »

  • Forum Post: Celtics-Nets

    Posted 03/24/2015 12:01:14 EDT

    Celts need to get into the playoffs as the #8 seed....the experience will be beneficial.....I like them matched up against the Hawks much more that the Cavs.....


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  • Posted 10/31/2014 09:23:14 EDT

    Welcome back sweetie.....you have been missed big time.......!

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  • Posted 08/27/2014 01:08:21 EDT

    Just as information, Satch Sanders was elected to the Hall of Fame as a "contributor" not as a player......


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  • Forum Post: NBA Finals

    Posted 08/24/2014 08:48:44 EDT

    First off.....welcome back to the one and only "UR Worthy".......you have sorely been missed my dear..! Mel, you nailed it....you and I must be about the same age.....the level of play during the Cowe more »

  • Forum Post: The Greatest

    Posted 08/24/2014 01:55:02 EDT

    Ha!  ......I thought that was you pal.....welcome back..!


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  • Forum Post: The Greatest

    Posted 08/20/2014 02:05:34 EDT

    dhs.....you come across as a level headed and very knowledgeable fan, hence I enjoy reading your posts.....you remind me very much of my old friend "seems to me".....haven't seen him around these part more »

  • Forum Post: The Greatest

    Posted 08/18/2014 06:19:49 EDT

    Mel, growing up I also watched Russell vs Chamberlain on television.....and every time they played once he got to Philly I listened to the games on the radio, often with a good friend....after the gam more »

  • Forum Post: The Greatest

    Posted 08/18/2014 09:56:02 EDT

    Russell was the cog in the wheel....one by one the Celtic stars retired....year by year the players got older....but as long as "Russ' was around they kept on winning.....he was the unquestioned leade more »

  • Forum Post: The Greatest

    Posted 08/17/2014 03:42:20 EDT

    White male...6-9, 230.....starting NBA center....resume: Rookie of the Year League MVP 8 time All Star Hall of Fame Dave Cowens of the Boston Celtics Enough about the short, slow, non-athletic white g more »

  • Forum Post: The Greatest

    Posted 08/17/2014 11:14:22 EDT

    In response to dhs1950's comment: To offer a valid opinion about a players record it is necessary to consider the quality of the opposition he played against. The next 2 links will compare Russ in his more »

  • Forum Post: The Greatest

    Posted 08/17/2014 10:42:05 EDT

    In response to Karllost's comment: [QUOTE] Its always difficult to compare players from different generations. Makes more sense to view them against their peers during their day. Its like asking if Ba more »

  • Forum Post: The forgotten man

    Posted 08/11/2014 02:18:34 EDT

      "hope they didn't reach on a kid who's 2 years away from being 2 years away..........."   This pick was not considered a "reach" by any of the folks who watch the draft closely. If anything it was m more »

  • Forum Post: Danny Do Nothing!

    Posted 07/23/2014 08:22:13 EDT

    I keep looking at Golden State.....it took them quite a while but they have built themselves a contender...


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  • Forum Post: Kevin Love to Cavs

    Posted 07/22/2014 08:19:27 EDT

      True. That's why I keep saying let's wait and build through the draft. 3 years from now, Lebron will be on the decline. By that time, our young guys will be reaching their prime. Quote .....I agree more »

  • Posted 07/19/2014 09:14:15 EDT

    I've been a Celtic fan since the early '60's.......I have followed and loved this franchise for such a long time....now, here we are discussing tanking in order to become relevant again in the next 3- more »

  • Posted 07/19/2014 09:08:39 EDT



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  • Posted 07/15/2014 06:16:52 EDT

    Dave Cowens....6-9...too short to play center in the NBA.....ROY.....MVP.....HOF.....it's more about talent, heart, and inner drive....


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  • Posted 06/21/2014 11:25:16 EDT

    The ESPN home page has an article/video....in it I believe they said that MJ had the same surgery during his second year in the league http://espn.go.com/nba/draft2014/story/_/id/11113739/2014-nba-dra more »

  • Posted 06/16/2014 09:52:48 EDT

    In response to mellymel3's comment: [QUOTE] LMAO...Not 3, not 4, not 5, not 6, not 7....JUST 2! BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!!!!!!!! ......and if San Antonio hadn't blown game 6 last year it would'v more »

  • Posted 04/06/2014 09:22:18 EDT

    The "Modern NBA"...... it didn't begin with the Magic/Bird era it didn't begin with the NBA/ABA merger it didn't begin with the introduction of expansion it began with the advent of the 24 second shot more »

  • Posted 03/20/2014 08:06:44 EDT

    Yeah Mel, that would've been an epic battle......!

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  • Posted 03/20/2014 04:59:11 EDT

    The picture of Mikan vs. the Globetrotters reminded me that almost one third of the Lakers' titles came before the advent of the modern NBA game.... for anyone who doesn't know when the modern NBA beg more »