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Celtics' turnaround didn't start on lottery day -- Basketball, ...

There are 45 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Jun 1, 2008, titled Celtics' turnaround didn't start on lottery day -- Basketball, .... In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

This is not how the Boston Celtics planned to get back to the NBA finals. The league's luckiest franchise saw its luck run out -- again -- in the draft lottery last year, coming up with the worst possible pick ...

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lucky

United States

#41 Jun 18, 2008
Kobe, James, KG, they all have the same problem - no college expierience. KG helped Boston, but Paul Pierce was the reason why they won it.
And if you want to see some exciting bball, go back and watch Lakers-Celtics from the 80's - this year it was not much of a rivalry, not much of a game either.
Ted D

United States

#42 Jun 18, 2008
For such a big finals event, this goes down as a huge dud.
lifelong bullsfan

Chicago, IL

#43 Jun 18, 2008
Comparisons of players across the ages in sports is inevitable and often silly. But for all those who want to compare Kobe to Michael, show me one game, much less a playoff game, that Jordan ever surrendered to a 40 point loss.
Has anyone, except for possibly Bill Russell, ever had Jordan's will to win?
joe koz

Quincy, IL

#44 Jun 18, 2008
Finally it's over. Will the next season begin in July? Interest has waned ever since they permitted Shaq to put every defender in the 3rd row on every shot, and then be awarded free throws. Duh!!! Was it fixed to get fan attention? Well, they lost me.
Hank

Schaumburg, IL

#45 Jun 18, 2008
well i guess phil jackson is just another coach without you know who and the kobe as the next you know who can be laid to rest. thank you celtics.

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