The 2012-2013 Boston Celtics Thread: Part II
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07-07-2012, 12:22 AM
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I don"t fully understand this sentiment... It seems to me that professional athletes get lambasted all the time for being greedy and overpaid, following the money and going to a worse team in the process. Some people accused Parise and Suter of just such a thing when they signed their contracts yesterday. But Ray leaves money on the table and favors winning a championship over the money, and you hate him for it?
I understand the resentment because he was a Celtic, but I doubt you'd feel the same if he was leaving any other team to increase his chances of winning a title, and taking less money in the process. Try to stay objective.
It's not that he went to another team for the chance at a championship, he went to our Eastern Conference Arch-Rival whom the Cs just lost to a month ago. How would you feel if Chara didn't sign an extension here, and instead left to play for the Canadiens for less money than he was offered here?
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