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C's welcome back the Warrior Marcus Smart

 C's have welcomed back their Warrior Marcus the Wolverine Smart. Despite the fact he isn't playing his presence is felt. 

1Q 🏀 

We have a solid quarter from the C's, that should be a welcome sign given how they played on Thursday night. We saw some pretty good ball movement in this first quarter. I was a bit distracted as we celebrated the 93rd birthday of my Yia Yia. Talk about the rock of the family. She's been thru and seen it all. C's are playing well but giving the Grizz life as they are still on the game. C's lead after one. 

2Q 🏀🏀

C's still can't separate themselves from this Grizzlies team. They keep fighting and making the necessary plays to stay alive. I'd like to see JT take over and elevate his teammates to blowing the doors off this team. I was pleased to hear from Glenn Ordway who was around the 85/86 C's and he said they didn't have that killer instinct every game. Not that I'm condoning it but it's human nature. With that said I'm pleased to say the C's came back out and did what needed to be done. KP decided to go off and show why Marcus was shown the door. C's lead by 20!

3Q 🏀🏀🏀

Memphis has no answer for KP tonight. JT is rolling and it seems as though they learned a lesson from the other night. Don't play with your food and it won't come back to eat you. C's should be able to complete this win. When both KP and JT are balling your ability to win goes up. We may not see any of the starters in the fourth. Overall much better effort tonight then what we saw Thursday. C's lead after three.

4Q 🏀🏀🏀🏀

C's came to play somewhat tonight and it shows with the score. On to the next game I believe vs the Hawks. They tend to always challenge the C's. This home stand ends with the Wizards and then we journey to Miami for Superbowl Sunday. 

Celtic Pride! Bleed Green! 

Even though I feel the trade of Marcus Smart was necessary, he will always have a special place in my heart. The man bled green like no one else in an era where players move around. He left everything he had on the floor and will be remembered as a great Celtic. 


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