Out of Luck: The Celtics’ Big Three Appear Beyond Repair

February 14th, 2010 by Matt Gelfand Leave a reply »
Celtics fans just couldn't help themselves.  

The rabid, die-hard, professional basketball fans in New England no doubt contributed to both Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce getting voted on the 2010 NBA All-Star team.

I bet they wish they had their votes back. 

Despite being victorious in this year's Three-Point Shootout, Piece was noticeably lumbering his way to each ball rack.  And the way Garnett's been limping around the hardwood lately, he may as well be auditioning for his AARP card.  And nine-time All-Star Ray Allen is nowhere to be seen.

The Celtics' "Big Three" should consider a name change.  Something more fitting.  "The Injury-Plagued Amigos?"  Maybe something a little more straightforward, like the "We Hit Our Primes Three Years Ago" All-Stars. 

No matter what you call them, it's clear that Pierce (knee/foot), Garnett (knee), and Allen (back/general ineffectiveness) are playing on borrowed time. 

The Celtics are a geriatric Carnival cruise disguised as a "defense-first" basketball team. Their veterans have not aged gracefully, and their current squad is a far cry from the spry, juggernaut o ...

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