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Es hora de que Tacko brille esta noche

 Muy bien, podría ser una situación básica para los Boston Celtics esta noche contra el rival Miami Heat. Con solo el mínimo de ocho jugadores de la Liga listados como "disponibles", podría significar que Tacko Time finalmente está aquí.

El "Green Giant" ha visto algunos minutos aumentados en dos juegos en lo que va de temporada y, obviamente, ha estado trabajando en su juego. Sus faltas y pérdidas de balón están bajas. Es cierto que la muestra de este año es pequeña, pero la temporada pasada sus estadísticas por 36 minutos muestran 7.6 faltas y 3.3 pérdidas de balón. Esta temporada revelan 5.8 faltas y CERO pérdidas de balón.

El rebote ofensivo de Tacko es una de las razones por las que Boston ocupa el tercer lugar en la NBA en rebotes ofensivos por juego (11.7 RPG). A pesar de no tener un atletismo de élite, es un protector de llanta fabuloso.

 En una defensa de zona, sería un gran obstáculo para los oponentes que ingresan a su territorio. En los dos juegos de Fall esta temporada, ha promediado solo 12.5 MPG. Eso debería cambiar esta noche. Oye, ¿por qué no? Es temprano en la temporada, Boston está empatado con los 76'ers, Suns y Lakers por el mejor récord de la NBA (7-3), y es hora de darle minutos significativos mientras aún está libre de COVID.

Tacko rebota, bloquea y disuade los tiros, tiene buenas manos para atrapar y terminar en lobs, y es un gran compañero de equipo. Los hombres grandes de la Liga tardan un poco más en desarrollarse. Tacko todavía está crudo, pero con la preparación adecuada, podría ser un arma grande (literalmente) en el arsenal de Brad Stevens.


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