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Brief stays for Tacko and Tremont in Boston: The long-and-short of it

 Tacko Fall went undrafted in the 2019 NBA draft and Tremont Waters went in the second round, 51st overall. Tacko, at 7'5" and Tremont at 5'10" had a tough climb from the start, particularly with Boston Celtics. Coach, Brad Stevens,  having a clear preference for mid-sized wings, and that restriction alone meant neither player would last long in Beantown.


Tacko was simply too big and slow for today's NBA game, whereas he may have had a much-easier time making it a few decades ago. Conversely, Waters, at 175 pounds, faced constant mismatches defending bigger players.

That, unfortunately for Tacko and Tremont, is the long-and-short of it - too much of an uphill climb with size-related issues. Fall is off to join the Cleveland Cavaliers, and Waters remains a free agent. Best wishes go with both of them 

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