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John and Paul open up the show by discussing Celtics GM Danny Ainge's moves - or lack thereof - at the trade deadline and what could have been if the Kevin Garnett-to-the-Clippers move had come to fruition.
the trade deadline, Ainge acquired Stephon Marbury and Mikki Moore , hoping they’d provide a similar contribution to the one Brown made the previous season. Both players ..... offseason by selecting MarShon Brooks and E’Twaun Moore in the draft. Ainge immediately moved Brooks to the Nets
the veteran minimum. Ainge has traditionally mined this turf for players including Sam Cassell, Stephon Marbury and Mikki Moore . We won’t know until after the trade deadline who might get bought out, but again, if the Celtics are going to add
Celtics have options and Perkins adds another layer to a position that has been woefully understaffed in recent years. ( Mikki Moore , anyone?) This has been the plan all along and once Perkins returns, the question of who starts will get sorted out by a process of elimination. The Celtics
elsewhere. There wasn’t even a Shelden Williams who, if asked, would probably offer a whole lot more help than Mikki Moore ever provided. Perkins has made his defensive bones by being one of the few men alive who can stand in the paint and go to toe-to-toe with Howard, and now he has help. “It was a team effort,” Perkins said. “I play him differently than Rasheed plays him. Baby plays him different
of the group. Since the title in 2008 Ainge hasn't exactly been throwing 98 MPH fastballs. Patrick O'Bryant , Mikki Moore , Stephon Marbury , Wallace, Daniels, Robinson. That's the kind of series of moves that usually gets a GM a nice
Cassell, the Knicks in acquiring Stephon Marbury and the Kings in obtaining Mikki Moore . Compared to Brown’s invaluable contributions, Cassell, Marbury and Moore were luxury items, but all four were acquired through untraditional means and at no cost to the Celtics other than money. Ainge has assets to deal, namely the expiring
since, well, maybe Robert Parish , but he also teaches those willing to listen. That doesn’t help someone like Mikki Moore , but it does benefit guys like Greg Stiemsma . “I think it can either make you great or crush you,” Rivers said of Garnett’s method. “It’s going to be one of the two. It’s not really an in-between with Kevin, and in a good
Perhaps you’d rather have superzero Robin Lopez , 36-year-old Tony Battie , Hasheem “The Dream” Thabeet or Mikki Moore , who probably requires figurative heart surgery. Of course, you could also sign the only draft pick of the past decade
2 FG%, 69.2 FT%) Jamaal Magloire (34 games: 11.0 MIN, 1.2 PTS, 3.3 REB, 37.8 FG%, 25.9 FT%) Mikki Moore (7 games: 16.9 MIN, 3.4 PTS, 3.1 REB, 45.0 FG%, 85.7 FT%) Joel Przybilla (27 games: 16.6 MIN
The Celtics struck gold with Sam Cassell and PJ Brown, who they coaxed out of retirement, but had less success with Mikki Moore and Troy Murphy, to name two. "It’s gone 50-50. That’s probably why they’ve been bought out," coach Doc Rivers said. "Usually
and add Sam Cassell in 2008. Both players helped them win a championship. They weren’t as fortunate in 2009 — Mikki Moore and Stephon Marbury — or last season when they aacquired Troy Murphy, Carlos Arroyo and Sasha Pavlovic .