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Second Round Thoughts

   So here we are it's the second round of the playoffs for your Boston Celtics. They will take on the defending champ Bucks and the great Greek Giannis. They may be short handed missing Celtic killer Kris Middleton. This has to be said never underestimate the heart of a champion. 

  This series has the markings of an epic slugfest, two heavyweights on a collision course. We all know how incredible Giannis is, he owns the paint and the rest of his game has developed nicely. However we have multiple players who can challenge him defensively. Al Horford, RWill, Marcus the Wolverine Smart and the Jays. Don't be surprised to see JT and JB take him on as they did with KD. 

  This Bucks team is built around the Greeks dominate post play, he's surrounded by multiple shooters. Thankfully the Celtics D switches like no other we have seen. Fully expect the C's to force Giannis to get rid of the ball. Who from the Bucks will take on the challenge of stopping the Jays? Not sure they can honestly. This writer is amped to see Jrue Holiday and Marcus go head to head. Two of the toughest players in the league, with similar skill sets to boot. Both can D up their opponent, and score when needed. 

  The Celtics role players will have to step as they have so far in the playoffs. GWill is going to need to score and D up anyone and everyone. PP will be called upon to be nailz on the offensive end. Look for DWhite to step up and make some big plays. 

  All I know is this matchup is worthy of an Eastern Conference finals. If the Celtics can be who we know they are fully expect them to win this series. It starts on the defensive end, that is this teams identity and they embrace it. On offense keep moving that ball and trusting one another. This series will be a continuation of the Jays coming out party where they exert their growth as true studs in the NBA. Bleed Green Celtics fans! Give us your prediction on who wins and why. 


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