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Aaron Nesmith's offense reminiscent of Reggie Miller and Rip Hamilton

 There is more to Aaron Nesmith's game than outside shooting. He hustles, rebounds, blocks shots and racks up steals. But it is his constant motion offense that opens up many opportunities for him and his teammates, and it is something that was somewhat lacking within the Celtics lineups.


 The Vanderbilt product has blossomed in The Green's last two games, averaging 15.5 PPG, 7.5 RPG, 2.0 SPG and 1.5 BPG. The only question from many Boston fans is - why have we not seen more of him previously?

With Brad Stevens' unpredictability in putting out lineups, Aaron could melt back into the fog from whence he came. But expect to see more of this rookie taken with the 14th pick in last year's NBA draft.

Let me be clear here! I have had it with seeing Celtics players fighting to create their own shots, using up time on the clock and energy in the process. Likewise, The League has gone to a pattern of having players from both ends of the shooting-accuracy spectrum run to the corners, waiting for a pass and the launching of a 3-pointer. It's a wonder that standing bench players don't receive more errant passes as they get mistaken for an active would-be trey-launcher.

I loved seeing the Reggie Millers, Rip Hamiltons and Ray Allens running and dodging without the ball, trying to get open for the right pass at the right spot. We may see that with Aaron Nesmith - when Stevens decides to ever put him on the floor again. But I digress! 


 


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