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    Bill Simmons wants the Celtics to draft Royce White

    It's in the second section under Tony Brothers. He refers to him as the guy who is afraid to fly.

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    Re: Bill Simmons wants the Celtics to draft Royce White

    Was just about to post this.

    (Fine, fine … the previous paragraph wasn't totally honest. I've already talked myself into The Guy Who's Afraid To Fly. He's the rich man's Boris Diaw! I'm all in! We could just play him 55 games a year — all home games and any East Coast game that he can get to by train. In the playoffs, we'll just roofie him before every road trip. This will be fine. Give me The Guy Who's Afraid To Fly!)


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    Re: Bill Simmons wants the Celtics to draft Royce White

    That's pretty hilarious



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    Re: Bill Simmons wants the Celtics to draft Royce White

    Grew up cheering for Larry and the Celtics. I could do it again.


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    Re: Bill Simmons wants the Celtics to draft Royce White

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneErik View Post
    Grew up cheering for Larry and the Celtics. I could do it again.
    Oh hell yeah. Rivals in the east or not, I like and respect the celtics..I would definitely become a fan if he goes there..would improve my odds having two teams anyway.



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    Re: Bill Simmons wants the Celtics to draft Royce White

    I think this anxiety thing is overblown. Flying in the NBA is like riding in luxury, you hop on a private charter that is plush inside and being that a lot of the flights are late night you'll sit down and fall asleep after a game probably. It's not like he'll have to go through airport security and wait at the terminal like you would for a commercial flight which from what I have read the pre-flight stuff is what gets his anxiety going and he's fine once he's in the air.

    Anyone who gets Royce in the 20's is getting a steal. Everyone keeps referring to him as top 10 talent then there is the "but..." followed but the anxiety disorder stuff. As much traveling as he'll have to do in the NBA it won't take long for it to just become part of his routine and seem like nothing. In college he had to fly maybe once a week, twice at most. In the NBA he might be flying 3 or 4 times a week if they are on a long road game stretch.


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    Re: Bill Simmons wants the Celtics to draft Royce White

    I really think Boston would be a great fit for him. It's a great orginization with a great coach and fan base. Plus if they keep KG Royce would be playing with one of the best leaders in the sport.



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    Re: Bill Simmons wants the Celtics to draft Royce White

    Celtics and Royce, could go for that. (only if they keep KG and rondo)


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    Re: Bill Simmons wants the Celtics to draft Royce White

    They just need to watch old A-Team episodes to learn the tricks they used on B.A. Baracus.



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    Re: Bill Simmons wants the Celtics to draft Royce White

    I'm still like this idea. Granted, there might be issues with Royce and Rondo on the floor at the same time since you'd have 2 non-shooters out there, but I really think having KG as a veteran mentor would be good for Royce (assuming Boston resigns KG).



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    Re: Bill Simmons wants the Celtics to draft Royce White

    It actually sounds like the Celtics may trade up and try to get Harrison Barnes.


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    Re: Bill Simmons wants the Celtics to draft Royce White

    Quote Originally Posted by Clones21 View Post
    It actually sounds like the Celtics may trade up and try to get Harrison Barnes.
    VOMIT. I've been a life-long Celtics fan, but if they draft that little prima-donna, then the Celtics will be dead to me. I'll have to do something drastic, like become a Lakers fan. : (



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    Re: Bill Simmons wants the Celtics to draft Royce White

    Quote Originally Posted by CYdTracked View Post
    I think this anxiety thing is overblown. Flying in the NBA is like riding in luxury, you hop on a private charter that is plush inside and being that a lot of the flights are late night you'll sit down and fall asleep after a game probably. It's not like he'll have to go through airport security and wait at the terminal like you would for a commercial flight which from what I have read the pre-flight stuff is what gets his anxiety going and he's fine once he's in the air.

    Anyone who gets Royce in the 20's is getting a steal. Everyone keeps referring to him as top 10 talent then there is the "but..." followed but the anxiety disorder stuff. As much traveling as he'll have to do in the NBA it won't take long for it to just become part of his routine and seem like nothing. In college he had to fly maybe once a week, twice at most. In the NBA he might be flying 3 or 4 times a week if they are on a long road game stretch.
    You do realize Simmons is joking, right?


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    Re: Bill Simmons wants the Celtics to draft Royce White

    Quote Originally Posted by Hawkeye11en1 View Post
    You do realize Simmons is joking, right?
    I should lend RentACenter my Sarcasm-Detectors. I get 90% of there profits.

    Wanna know why I have to let RAC have my SDs is because NO ONE CAN DETECT SARCASM ON THERE OWN.

    I've already lent out 2.

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    Re: Bill Simmons wants the Celtics to draft Royce White

    Quote Originally Posted by BallSoHard4Cy View Post
    I should lend RentACenter my Sarcasm-Detectors. I get 90% of there profits.

    Wanna know why I have to let RAC have my SDs is because NO ONE CAN DETECT SARCASM ON THERE OWN.

    I've already lent out 2.

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