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DeMarcus Cousins or Isaiah Thomas to Celtics on a 10-day contract?


Hardwood Houdini has broached the idea of the Boston Celtics adding either DeMarcus Cousins or Isaiah Thomas to the roster via a 10-day contract. This is a move that I could buy into.

These two potential pick-ups are far apart in many ways. About the only things they have in common is that they are both seasoned veterans and can score the ball from anywhere. The addition of the 6'10" Boogie to the Celtics mix would put him with Rob Williams and Tristan Thompson at the center spot. On the surface, the points, rebounds and assists that he could add make it seem like a great idea, but his on-court antics may make Danny Ainge turn away from that move.

The 5'9" (not really) Isaiah would bring his points, assists and ball movement back to the parquet, and it would make a Hell of a story - if it worked. IT has always used his lack of height to his advantage on offense, but his size would work against him with Brad Stevens heavily favoring larger wings that can effectively switch on the defensive end.

COVID and injuries have wreaked havoc in the League this season, and additional bodies that can produce in the post-season seem like a fine idea. I doubt fans would see much of Luke Kornet or Moritz Wagner at playoff time anyway. What think you, my readers.


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