Dan Shaughnessy Wants You To Hate Him

I would probably dislike Shaughnessy if I ever gave him any thought anymore.  But for those of you that still take him seriously, here are his quotes designed to get a rise out of you.  Enjoy... I guess.

Most of us don't think the Celtics are going to repeat as world champions. Why? Because Garnett (sprained knee) won't be 100 percent and might not be a factor at all if things turn for the worse when he resumes practice today in Waltham.

Two other reasons they won't win: the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Los Angeles Lakers. Both are better than the Celtics. And both have home-court advantage over Boston.

This feels like Cleveland's year just like last year felt like Boston's year. The Cavs have the best record and the best player. They went 39-2 at home. The only team in NBA history to go 40-1 at home was the 1985-86 Celtics. Some of us believe that team was the best in the history of basketball.

It isn't that he's saying anything too outlandish.  You could absolutely argue that the Cavs are better than the Celtics this year.  There are huge, blinking, neon question marks around Kevin Garnett.  It doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure that out.  What most Celtic fans will object to is the smarmy, doomsday predicting, "I-can't-wait-to-say-I-told-you-so" way this writer is trying to relive from his Curse of the Bambino glory days.  Been there, done that, hated it then, still hate it now.  Move along.

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