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Farewell to Semi Ojeleye: A model player


     Semi never filled up the stat sheet on the Celtics, but he gave you everything he had on the floor. Some guys on the bench just mail it in and are content with the role that they have. Semi Ojeleye, on the other hand improved each and every day and had he actually had consistent minutes maybe he would have developed more. 

     Whether the Celtics needed Semi to start or come off the bench he was always ready. When Giannis needed to be guarded Semi was willing to take on that humongous challenge and now they are teammates. Semi offers a lot to a team and the Bucks see that. He's a strong yet athletic player. He can knock down the occasional three and get to the hoop. He also is willing to do anything on the defensive end. 

     Guys like this that work their butts off to make and keep their roster spots are those that should be applauded in the NBA. They push their more highly-decorated teammates in practice to get better. He was a Celtic with heart and a person of faith. It's a match made in basketball heaven to be with Giannis and that hard working Bucks championship team. God Bless Semi - the sky's the limit for you! 

     

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