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The Celtics "two-big" starting-5 experiment is not complete

 Ime Udoka seems to agree with what I wrote a while back on the best Celtics starting-five, Al Horford, Rob Williams, The Jay Team and Marcus Smart. Many fans don't agree with us, but it needs to be tried, at least as an experiment.


With Al playing only one of the two games thus far, and Rob playing both (both losses), here are the combined, average, per-game production:

23.5 PPG - 19.0 RPG - 3.5 APG - 2.0 SPG - 8.0 BPG - 58% FG - 2.0 TOs/game - 2.0 fouls/game

There is very little not to like there. Most Boston fans that don't care for this starting lineup have an issue with (what they call) the two-big pairing of Horford and Williams III. But even though Rob covers the center spot, I consider him, at 6'8", a wing.

Did you notice the combined 8.0 blocks per game? And the 58% shooting on field goals? And only a combined two turnovers per game? And a combined 19 boards? I am done. I can't put the 0-2 start on this duo starting games. It needs more time. The experiment is not complete!

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