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10 quick insights into Celtics season and last's night's win

Some pertinent, quick insights by Ty Ray on the Celtics season thus far. Little needs to be added, but I will inject a few of my own thoughts.


 Celtics Monday Thoughts:

1.) So do I. Jaylen seems to have added some additional quickness and trickery to his dribble work over the summer. This team needs him back to accomplish anything major this season.

2.) It didn't happen last night vs. Cavs (35% FG, 7-of-20), but the shooting slump will end for Jayson. And he played a team game in the Celtics win (5 assists, 8 boards).

3.) I believe there is another scorer on the bench. Brown's return will help, but one-of Pritchard, Nesmith, Langford, JRich or GWill may step into the role and take the added minutes that will accompany that extra floor time.

4.) Despite his turnovers, Schroder is indeed a steal. Tough to think where Boston would be without him.

5.) Dennis as trade chip? Never thought of that, frankly, but if the season heads south, there are a lot of playoff-bound teams that would love to bring him in.

6.) JRich just quietly does his thing every night. As he gets more comfortable in his new role, he could prove vital in the post-season.

7.) Marcus last night: 34 M - 14 P - 46% FG - 4 R - 5 A - 2 S. Only 1-of-5 from 3-point territory, but this is a typical Smart line. 

8.) Celtics still plagued with horrendous offensive stretches. They need to find a cure.

9.) They did! Score of 98-92.

10.) Yes, where the hell is last-year's rookie that stepped onto the court like he had been playing in the NBA for a few years? This I just don't understand. Granted, Schroder has earned big minutes, but with Jaylen out, why don't we see more of Pritchard? 

 

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