'Downright suicidal,' Part II
A Celts executive says he's 'willing to bet'
that Kevin Garnett's agent is bluffing about Garnett not wanting to play in Boston. Only a reckless fool would make that bet. But it is the Celts. ... But inside the same article is a fascinating nugget of info: Doc really likes Corey Brewer
and Joakim Noah
. Not wild about Brewer. But I do like Noah. He's big, quick and smart. He also has a fascinating background
that could jazz things up at the Garden. I'd be happy with him. Very happy. ... My hunch is that Mike Conley and Al Horford will go at #3 and #4, respectively. If by some chance Horford is available at #5, the Celts should nab him. Here's why.
He's no Oden or Duncan. But solid big men are hard to find. ... At right, Joakim Noah. ...Update
- 6.24.07 -- Yi Jianlian intrigues too.
I was previously worried that Danny might go for Yi if the Celts got the #1 or #2 pick. ... My gut still says Noah. ... You know, this draft has depth. The falloff after #1 and #2 is apparent. But it's deceptive. There's talent out there. ...