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Friday, October 26th, 2012 at 10:20 am  |  9 responses

Jason Terry Thinks Boston Celtics Have NBA’s Deepest Bench


Jason Terry continues to boast about his new team. Terry says that the Boston Celtics have the League’s top bench mob. Per the Boston Globe: “Adding [Leandro] Barbosa made a deep bench even deeper,’ Terry said. ‘Not only are we deep but we’re very explosive and we are going to look to outscore everyone’s bench this season, every time we step out on the floor. We have the deepest bench in basketball. The Clippers might have something to say about that, but it’s us in this locker room. Our mission every night is to go out and outwork and outscore every other bench.’ Last season, Brandon Bass led the Celtics in offensive rebounding, establishing himself as a full-time starter in the playoffs. The fact that Bass will be in a reserve role this year is a sign of the Celtics’ improvement. “’Barbosa’s a scorer, also,’ Terry said. ‘So now you have two guys off the bench who are able to penetrate and not only create for themselves but create for other people. And that’s where we’re going to have our strength. When I came here, I knew this team was very deep and very versatile. At every position, guys can create off the dribble, and also spot up and shoot. So with that comes a very difficult task for Doc [Rivers] — to pick lineups and match guys together.”

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  • CelticsAseanFan

    yes they are!!

  • Comment_System

    Not deepest (clippers might have that one) but they do have a nice bench (a bit too guard heavy). Send Fab down to the D-League and get another rebounding bruiser though.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003246310246 Jason Carter

    Hes such a professional, his attitude, his work ethic, his fire, and he backs up the talk too, glad hes on my team

  • Perry the PlatyPteranodon

    If the teams sends em down to Harvard for a bit of philosophy, then they would most certainly have the deepest bench in the league. Do it Doc!

  • robb

    shut up tag along.

  • ByAnyMeansNecessary

    He must have been asleep during the announcements of the Clippers acquisitions during the summer.

  • patrick

    wow i dunno about most deep…i mean, pierce is getting old…if they picked up one more strong player i think they mite be able to make the argument…not sure who that player would be tho

  • Bored

    its the clippers but ill give em second

  • errday

    Darko / Wilcox / Sullinger / Barbosa / Terry / Lee / Green / Collins / Melo / Christmas
    vs
    Odom / Hill / Barnes / Bledsoe / Crawford / Turiaf / Hollins / Willie Green / Thompkins

    Pretty even to be honest.

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