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Celtics Beat | Covering the NBA & Boston Celtics | CLNS Media Network

The best Boston Celtics podcast on the web, Celtics Beat is released every Sunday, 52 weeks of the year - with no exceptions. Host Adam Kaufman provides some of the most insightful analysis on all things Boston Celtics and the NBA. And no other podcast covering the Celtics on the web delivers some of the most well-known and respected personalities both in and outside the NBA as Celtics Beat does. New episodes are available for download every Sunday at iTunes and Stitcher. Episodes are also avail...more

Episodes

  • 310: Bob Ryan | Celtics in Prime Spot to Advance, Questions After Round One

    Apr 14 2019

    Bob Ryan is a Former Columnist for the Boston Globe. Twitter: @GlobeBobRyan   1:38 Celtics screwed without Marcus Smart?   10:08 Can Rozier be a different player than regular season?   19:32 What to make of Kyrie this year?     26:42 Kyrie’s future in Boston   32:37 What happens if they lose to the Bucks?   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, April 14th, 2019. Celtics Beat is powered by BetOnline.Ag. Go to CLNSMedia.com/CelticsBeat and use the promo code CLNS50 for a 50% bon...more

  • 309: Sean Grande | 2019 Playoffs: Previewing Celtics Chances Against Pacers

    Apr 07 2019

    Sean Grande is the play-by-play voice for the Boston Celtics on 98.5 The Sports Hub and the Boston Celtics Radio Network. Twitter: @SeanGrandePBP   8:05 Feeling optimistic about playoff chances?   16:15 Celtics should be thrilled they’re playing the Pacers   19:04 Injuries a problem?    27:01 Hayward is a different player    30:23 Kyrie set the bar for himself really high   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Monday, April 8th, 2019. Celtics Beat is powered by BetOnline.AG and Robin...more

  • 308: Brian Robb | Appreciation for Celtics Big Man Aron Baynes

    Mar 31 2019

    Brian Robb covers the Celtics for Boston Sports Journal. Twitter: @BrianTRobb   4:37 Should the Celtics have tanked to play the Sixers in the first round?   9:39 Aron Baynes Appreciation   13:28 New lineup here to stay?   27:03 More important offensive piece: Tatum or Morris?   38:17 Kyrie leaves, what's next?   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, March 31st, 2019. Celtics Beat is powered by BetOnline.AG. Go to CLNSMedia.com/celticsbeat for a 50% bonus on your first deposit!...more

  • 307: Kyle Draper | Isaiah Thomas Made the Celtics Who They Are Today

    Mar 24 2019

    Kyle Draper is a studio host for Celtics shows on NBC Sports Boston. Twitter: @KyleDraperTV   6:48 What does it take to become one of Kyle Draper’s “guys”?   9:18 Celtics have better energy and spirit now   18:45 Tatum needs to be more aggressive for the C’s to make a deep run   26:58 Thomas trade one of Danny’s best   33:36 Playoff seeding shaping up for C’s   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, March 24th, 2019. Go to CLNSMedia.com/CELTICSBEAT and use the promo code CLNS50...more

  • 306: Cedric Maxwell | Celtics Should Focus Less on Seeding, More on Playing Well

    Mar 17 2019

    Cedric Maxwell is a color analyst for the Boston Celtics Radio Network.   3:00 How a plane ride can bond guys together   9:10 What’s the thing the Celtics need to make a deep playoff run?   18:31 Kyrie coming clean about leadership   30:16 Pelicans are being smart with Davis    33:35 Does Boston really prefer a white star    43:43 Fan interaction makes NBA unique    Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, March 17th, 2019. Celtics Beat is powered by The Athletic and BetOnline.AG...more

  • 305: Scott Souza | Have the Celtics FINALLY Turned the Corner in 2019?

    Mar 10 2019

    Scott Souza covers the Celtics for CLNS Media. Twitter: Scott_Souza   5:37 Have the Celtics turned it around?   15:39 What does this team need to do to stay more consistent?   23:00 The history of Kyrie Irving    40:28 What do the Celtics need to do to get the best out of Hayward?   47:58 Marcus Smart is “The Guy” for the Celtics    53:43 KD to Boston?   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, March 10th, 2019. Celtics Beat is powered by Robinhood, Mint Mobile, and The Athletic....more

  • 304: Ben Rorhbach | Have the Celtics Hit Rock Bottom in 2019?

    Mar 03 2019

    Ben Rohrbach covers the NBA for Yahoo! Sports. Twitter: brohrbach   2:03 Raptors loss is ROCK BOTTOM   9:51 What’s going on behind the scenes with Boston?   18:22 Is Brad in over his head?   22:00 Should the C’s go back to the original starting lineup?   30:07 What happens if Kyrie doesn’t resign?   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday March 3rd, 2019. Celtics Beat is powered by BetOnline.AG and The Athletic. Go to CLNSMedia.com/win for a 50% bonus on your first deposit. Go to...more

  • 303: Kevin Arnovitz | Kyrie Irving's "Leadership" is a REAL Problem

    Feb 24 2019

    Kevin Arnovitz covers the NBA for ESPN and ESPN The Magazine. Twitter: @kevinarnovitz   2:15 Celtics-Bucks are the best 2 defenses in NBA    9:53 Kyrie’s problem is his team succeeded without him   18:58 Kyrie is right about the media w/ Durant video   25:31 Kyrie’s “leadership” is a real problem   35:10 Anthony Davis fit in Boston    47:00 Kevin clears up the Brad Stevens quote from last year   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, February 24th, 2019. Celtics Beat is powered...more

  • 302: Sean Deveney | Is Gordon Hayward Finally Progressing?

    Feb 17 2019

    Sean Deveney is a Senior NBA Writer for Sporting News. Twitter: @SeanDeveney    8:52 Is Morris trying to take a leadership role?   14:00 Brad and Danny deserve some of the blame   22:25 Hayward is showing REAL progress   27:31 Celtics are not better without Kyrie    29:51 How much damage has Rich Paul done?   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, February 17th, 2019. Celtics Beat is powered by BetOnline.AG and The Athletic. Go to CLNSMedia.com/win for a 50% bonus on your first...more

  • 301: Jeff Goodman | What Went Wrong for Celtics against Lakers

    Feb 10 2019

    Jeff Goodman covers all levels of basketball for CLNS Media and Stadium. Twitter: @Goodmanhoops   7:38 What went wrong against the Lakers    15:36 Brown needs more minutes than Hayward soon   30:35 It was painfully obvious the Lakers weren’t getting AD   36:20 Who is going to win the NCAA Tournament?   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, February 10th, 2019. Celtics Beat is presented by BetOnline.AG and Mint Mobile. Go to CLNSMedia.com/win to get a 50% bonus on your first de...more

  • 300: Tom Westerholm | What to Make of Kyrie, Davis Rumors

    Feb 03 2019

    Tom Westerholm covers the Celtics for MassLive. Twitter: @Tom_NBA   2:33 Is the gossip more fun than the games?   7:27 What to make of Kyrie’s comments in New York   21:20 Davis isn’t going anywhere until the offseason    32:47 Jaylen Brown’s confidence is growing again   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, February 3rd, 2019. Our Presenting Sponsor: One-n-100. Score a Pair of Celtics, Patriots Bruins or Red Sox Tickets for LESS than a Pizza or Beer! Go to http://bit.ly/2OK...more

  • 299: Matt Moore | Celtics Have Best Offer for Davis

    Jan 28 2019

    Matt Moore is a NBA Writer for The Action Network. Twitter: @HPBasketball   2:14 Reaction to the Anthony Davis trade request   10:45 Why the Lakers offer doesn’t stack up   23:31 What does a non-Tatum trade look like?   33:18 What’s the biggest problem facing the Pelicans right now?   37:50 How close are the Celtics to the Warriors?   40:47 Is Hayward really a liability?

  • 298: Paul Flannery | What to Make of Kyrie Irving's Comments

    Jan 18 2019

    Paul Flannery is a Senior NBA Writer for SB Nation. Twitter: @Pflanns   8:08 Does Kyrie have good intentions?   16:32 Why did Kyrie tell everyone he called LeBron?   23:17 The Celtics still have chemistry issues   29:31 Brad needs to be tougher with minutes   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Friday, January 18th, 2018. Our Presenting Sponsor: One-n-100. Score a Pair of Celtics, Patriots Bruins or Red Sox Tickets for LESS than a Pizza or Beer! Go to http://bit.ly/2OKvuIA for more...more

  • 297: Mike Gorman | Jayson Tatum SHOULD be on the Table for Davis

    Jan 13 2019

    Mike Gorman is the legendary play-by-play announcer for the Boston Celtics and NBC Sports Boston. Twitter: @celticsvoice   2:32 Roles are starting to come together   8:41 Kyrie is a leader, but isn’t demanding   14:50 Morris-Brown exchange is HEALTHY   21:03 Tatum should be in the mix for Davis trade   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, January 13th 2019. Our Presenting Sponsor: One-n-100. Score a Pair of Celtics, Patriots Bruins or Red Sox Tickets for LESS than a Pizza or ...more

  • 296: Cedric Maxwell | Max: I Would Trade Tatum for Davis

    Jan 06 2019

    Cedric Maxwell is the color analyst for the Boston Celtics for 98.5 The Sports Hub and the Boston Celtics Radio Network   5:10 I’m starting to see a little bit of the old Gordon Hayward    10:33 Smart is the unofficial captain of the Celtics   18:04 Will the Celtics pay Marcus Morris?   32:53 Max’s thoughts on LeBron’s comments   41:58 Max would trade Tatum for Anthony Davis

  • 295: Marc D'Amico | Gordon Hayward Frustrated with Early Celtics Production

    Dec 30 2018

    Marc D'Amico is a reporter for the Boston Celtics. Twitter: Marc_DAmico   2:51 No one knows who the Celtics are   6:35 Gordon Hayward isn’t frustrated behind the scenes   13:16 Kyrie is growing as a player and person   24:04 Celtics already miss Aron Baynes’ presence    27:04 Let’s answer some tweets   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, December 30th 2018. Our Presenting Sponsor: One-n-100. Score a Pair of Celtics, Patriots Bruins or Red Sox Tickets for LESS than a Pizza or...more

  • 294: Gary Washburn | Celtics Big Man Depth Put to the Test

    Dec 23 2018

    Gary Washburn covers the Celtics and the rest of the NBA for the Boston Globe. Twitter: GWashburnglobe   3:26 We have no idea what this team is yet   9:26 Big man depth getting put to the test   19:29 Jaylen continues to struggle    27:48 Effort levels are still low   34:31 Davis rumors back to the forefront   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher Sunday, December 23rd, 2018.Our Presenting Sponsor: One-n-100. Score a Pair of Celtics, Patriots Bruins or Red Sox Tickets for LESS than a Piz...more

  • 293: Sean Deveney | Roles, Rotations Not Yet Defined

    Dec 14 2018

    Sean Deveney covers the NBA for The Sporting News. Twitter: @SeanDeveney   2:38 - Young guys still need to prove themselves    11:31 - Rotations still aren’t set in stone yet   19:22 - Smart is a winner    24:31 - Horford’s injury is tricky    29:31 - T I M E L O R D    Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Friday, December 14th, 2018. Our Presenting Sponsor: One-n-100. Score a Pair of Celtics, Patriots Bruins or Red Sox Tickets for LESS than a Pizza or Beer! Go to http://bit.ly/2OKv...more

  • 292: Chad Finn | Celtics Starting to Figure it Out

    Dec 09 2018

    Chad Finn covers almost everything Boston sports related for the Boston Globe. Twitter: @GlobeChadFinn   8:03 - Biggest reason for Celtics turnaround   12:57 - Smart understands his role better than ever   20:45 - Sacrifice is the key word for the Celtics going forward   27:32 - Kyrie is better than he’s ever been   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, December 9th, 2018. Our Presenting Sponsor: One-n-100. Score a Pair of Celtics, Patriots Bruins or Red Sox Tickets for LESS t...more

  • 291: Bob Ryan | Frustrating Start to Celtics Season

    Nov 28 2018

    Bob Ryan is a legendary Boston Sports writer formally of the Boston Globe. Twitter: @GlobeBobRyan   5:40 The worst fears about this team are coming true so far   12:50 There was more talk about the Celtics last spring than there was in ’86   22:37 The Celtics don’t try as hard     30:30 Marcus Smart brings things you just can’t find   38:46 Please stay patient with Hayward   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Wednesday, November 28th, 2018. Our Presenting Sponsor: One-n-100. Score ...more

  • 290: Jared Weiss | The Celtics Best Five-Man Unit is... | Update on the Markelle Fultz Saga

    Nov 25 2018

    Jared Weiss covers the Celtics for The Athletic. Twitter: @JaredWeissNBA   5:45 Celtics are inconsistent, but the NBA is a jumbled mess   15:00 Late-game execution is one part of the big problem   22:56 The Celtics best 5-man line-up   28:50 Anthony Davis nonsense needs to stop   30:00 More Markelle Fultz drama   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, November 25th, 2018. Our Presenting Sponsor: One-n-100. Score a Pair of Celtics, Patriots Bruins or Red Sox Tickets for LESS tha...more

  • 289: Chris Forsberg | Do The Celtics Lack Leadership?

    Nov 18 2018

    Chris Forsberg is the Boston Celtics reporter for NBC Sports Boston. Twitter: @ChrisForsberg_   5:45 What’s this team really made of?   12:07 Do the Celtics lack leadership?   20:08 Jaylen’s struggles can be tied to his undefined role   33:49 Al Horford’s pending option   42:00 Durant to Boston   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, November 18th, 2018. Our Presenting Sponsor: One-n-100. Score a Pair of Celtics, Patriots Bruins or Red Sox Tickets for LESS than a Pizza or Beer...more

  • 288: Mark Murphy | Gordon Hayward Might be More Effective in Bench Role

    Nov 11 2018

    Mark Murphy covers the Celtics for the Boston Herald. Twitter: @Murf56   4:23 Takeaway from Rozier’s comments   10:37 Kyrie always thinks a few steps ahead   13:50 Morris has turned himself into an indispensable piece    17:13 Who’s more important: Smart or Rozier   24:00 Should Hayward be starting right now?   27:00 Let’s answer some tweets (@AdamMKaufman)   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher Sunday, November 11th, 2018. Our Presenting Sponsor: One-n-100. Score a Pair of Celtics, Pat...more

  • 287: Jay King | Sometimes Kyrie Needs to be Kyrie and Take Over | Hayward's Progression

    Nov 04 2018

    Jay King is a Boston Celtics reporter for The Athletic and a co-host of the Locked on Celtics podcast. Twitter: @ByJayKing   3:26 Sometimes Kyrie forgets that it’s best just to be Kyrie   13:41 Where is Hayward in his recovery?   21:24 Marcus Smart’s battle with his emotions   28:01 What’s the biggest problem with the Celtics right now?   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, November 4th, 2018. Our Presenting Sponsor: One-n-100. Score a Pair of Celtics, Patriots Bruins or Red...more

  • 286: Sam Sheehan | Is Jayson Tatum already the Celtics best player?

    Oct 28 2018

    Sam Sheehan covers the Celtics for Celtics Blog and is an avid Danganronpa enthusiast. Twitter: @SamSheehan   3:18 Did Kobe ruin Jayson Tatum?   9:08 Celtics offensive problems are easily fixable   19:00 What else bothers Sam and Evan   29:32 Is Tatum already the team’s best player?   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, October 28th, 2018. Our Presenting Sponsor: One-n-100. Score a Pair of Celtics, Patriots Bruins or Red Sox Tickets for LESS than a Pizza or Beer! Go to http...more

  • 285: Keith Smith | First Impressions of the Celtics

    Oct 21 2018

    Keith Smith is a contributor for RealGM, Celtics Blog, and is a host of Front Office Show.    4:17 Celtics would have to be blown away to move Rozier   12:07 Celtics have a weird roster construction   23:23 Jayson Tatum is the second best player on the roster   31:47 Hayward’s added strength already noticeable    Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, October 21, 2018. Our Presenting Sponsor: One-n-100. Score a Pair of Celtics, Patriots Bruins or Red Sox Tickets for LESS than a...more

  • 284: Adam Himmelsbach | Your 2018-2019 Boston Celtics Season Preview

    Oct 14 2018

    Adam Himmelsbach is the Boston Celtics writer for the Boston Globe. Twitter: @AdamHimmelsbach    5:00 - Kyrie IS here long term    6:36 - It doesn’t make sense for Rozier to sign long term before season starts    13:26 - Gordon Hayward doesn’t look ready yet    18:41 - Celtics are managing hype machine    24:00 - Celtics Predictions    Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, October 14, 2018. Our Presenting Sponsor: One in 100- Score a Pair of Celtics, Patriots Bruins or Red Sox...more

  • 283: Brian Robb | Kyrie Commits to Boston Celtics Longterm

    Oct 07 2018

    Brian Robb covers the Celtics for Boston Sports Journal. Twitter: BriannTRobb   1:39 Kyrie commits    14:21 Celtics are not close to Warriors in one big regard   20:00 Brad’s comments about Rozier carry what message?   32:19 Al Horford’s future    Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, September 7, 2018. Celtics Beat is powered by RX Bar and CalmBomb 

  • 282: Kenny Anderson | Celtics are STACKED in 2018 | What Paul Pierce Learned From Me

    Sep 30 2018

    Kenny Anderson is a former point guard for the Boston Celtics and the current head basketball coach at Fisk University. Twitter: @chubbs_1   11:30 What’s it like being a former Celtic    18:45 “Paul Pierce is MY ROOK”: Pierce stories   21:00 2018-2019 Celtics are going to win the East   26:07 Kyrie would be insane to leave Boston    32:00 Jaylen and Jayson have veteran mentalities    43:46 Basketball is easy; life is hard    Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, September 30, ...more

  • 281: Tom Westerholm | Will There Be a Rocky Start for Celtics in 2018-2019

    Sep 23 2018

    Tom Westerholm is the Boston Celtics Beat Writer for MassLive. Twitter: @Tom_NBA   5:03 Celtics might not have the cleanest start to the year   10:31 Hayward is the ultimate complimentary player for this team   20:50 Celtics shouldn't worry about Kyrie fleeing...yet   35:00 Dissecting the SI and ESPN Top-100 lists   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, September 23, 2018. Celtics Beat is powered by Calm Bomb and by Boston Barber and Tattoo Company

  • 280: Jared Weiss | What's Next for the Celtics & Jabari Bird?

    Sep 16 2018

    Jared Weiss covers the Boston Celtics for The Athletic. Twitter: @JaredWeissNBA   4:34 How the Celtics use wearable technology   9:49 What to look for to see if Hayward is back to 100 percent   20:49 Jabari Bird updates   37:51 Jamal Crawford to Boston?   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher Sunday, September 16th, 2018. Celtics Beat is powered by Casper and the Boston Barber and Tattoo Company        

  • 279: Scott Souza | Celtics Embracing High Expectations

    Sep 09 2018

    Scott Souza covers the Celtics for the MetroWest Daily News & the Providence Journal. Twitter: @Scott_Souza   5:22 Could anything outside of injuries derail the Celtics?   11:15 Terry Rozier and Kyrie Irving have great relationship   24:04 Danny Ainge telegraphed the summer plans right after the draft   31:25 Stevens: Marcus Smart gave me the most chills last season   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, September 9th, 2018. Celtics Beat is powered by Casper and Boston Barber...more

  • 278: Sean Deveney | Sacrifice Will Define Celtics Success in 2018-19

    Sep 02 2018

    Sean Deveney covers the NBA for Sporting News. Twitter: @SeanDeveny   16:40 Kyrie’s PT impact on Rozier’s next contract   20:00 Boston is the leader in the clubhouse for Kyrie longterm   26:00 Celtics-Warriors has roots that go back to Butler-Davidson   32:04 Adam Silver just gets it   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, September 2nd, 2018. Celtics Beat is powered by RX Bar and Boston Barber and Tattoo Company. Go to RXBar.com/celticsbeat and use the promo code CELTICS BEAT...more

  • 277: Gary Washburn | What Can We Expect Out of Celtics Star Jayson Tatum?

    Aug 26 2018

    Gary Washburn is the National NBA writer for the Boston Globe. Twitter: GwashburnGlobe   3:08 YouTube, Instagram helps keep the NBA a 365 day-a-year sport   12:08 Does Kyrie have a big enough voice?   21:00 Jayson Tatum OVERHYPED?    31:14 What's going on in Kawhi's head?   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, August 26, 2018. Celtics Beat is powered by RX Bar and by the Boston Barber & Tattoo Company  

  • 276: Sean Grande Breaks Down Celtics Schedule | Max is right, KG is Greatest All-Around Celtic

    Aug 19 2018

    Sean Grande is the voice of the Boston Celtics on 98.5 The Sports Hub and the Celtics Radio Network. Twitter: @SeanGrandePBP   3:00 Expectations vs reality to start 2018   12:04 Celtics vs Raptors is closer than people are talking about   27:00 Minutes breakdown    33:08 Max is right about Kevin Garnett   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, August 19, 2018. Celtics Beat is powered by HIMS, Casper, and The Boston Barber & Tattoo Company 

  • 275: Alex Kungu | Al Horford Should Come Off the Bench

    Aug 12 2018

    Alex Kungu is a staff writer for Celtics Blog. Twitter: @Kungu_NBA   1:32 Summer abroad   4:00 Which player are you most excited about in 2018-2019   11:07 AL HORFORD COMING OFF THE BENCH?!   26:06 Who should Celtics fans be looking at for the Kings pick?   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, August 12, 2018. Celtics Beat is powered by Nutrafol. Go to Nutrafol.com and use the promo code "CELTICS" at checkout to get the first month of your subscription for just $10

  • 274: Cedric Maxwell | Kyrie Irving: Best PG in Boston Celtics History

    Aug 05 2018

    Cedric Maxwell is the color analyst for the Boston Celtics Radio Network and 98.5 The Sports Hub.   2:51 Celtics offseason a big success   9:00 This year will be most challenging for Brad Stevens    15:43 Kyrie is the best PG in Celtics history   22:00 UNTOLD KG-Pierce story   30:00 Guys loved playing with Isaiah Thomas

  • 273: Andrew Doxy | Resetting the Celtics Big Offseason Storylines

    Jul 29 2018

    Andrew Doxy is a writer and contributor to Celtics Blog. Twitter: @ParaDoxy11    10:24 Is there enough ball to go around?   13:00 Why Jabari is a big update over Nader   19:52 Kyrie isn’t going anywhere   28:41 Tatum training with Kobe is a good thing    Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, July 29, 2018. Celtics Beat is powered by HIMS. Go to forhims.com/celtics for a $5 trial month of HIMS while supplies last.

  • 272: Alex Kennedy | Does Kawhi Trade Make Raptors Favorites over Boston Celtics?

    Jul 22 2018

    Alex Kennedy covers the NBA for HoopsHype. Twitter: @AlexKennedyNBA   9:00 On paper Kawhi trade looks good for both sides   20:00 Kawhi's quad still scares teams   24:46 Celtics are still the team to beat   31:55 Smart's contract worth it for the Celtics   34:17 Kyrie-Jimmy Butler team-up is coming from Jimmy's camp   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher Sunday, July 22, 2018. Celtics Beat is powered by HIMS. Go to forhims.com/celtics for a trial month of HIMS for just $5 while supplies...more

  • 271: Mark Murphy | Why Marcus Smart's Market is Evaporating

    Jul 15 2018

    Mark Murphy covers the Boston Celtics for the Boston Herald. Twitter: @Murf56   5:23 Marcus should have taken the deal last summer   11:00 Clarifying Smart's "hurt and disgusted" comments   18:06 What does a fair deal look like?   30:35 Will Rozier become a problem during the season?   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher Sunday, July 14, 2018. Celtics Beat is powered by Casper. Go to Casper.com/celtics and use the promo code "Celtics" at check out for $50 off select mattresses. Terms a...more

  • 270: Chris Forsberg | What Should Boston Celtics Do About Marcus Smart?

    Jul 08 2018

    Chris Forsberg is the Boston Celtics reporter for ESPN. Twitter: @ESPNForsberg    8:10 4th of July was much more enjoyable this year for Celtics fans   12:42 What's going on with Marcus Smart   22:45 Kyrie a flight risk?   33:06 Jaylen Brown the recruiter    Make sure you check out the BONUS content    Available for download Sunday July 8, 2018. Celtics Beat is powered by Casper. Go to Casper.com/Celtics and use the promo code "CELTICS" for $50 off select mattresses. Terms and conditions apply  ...more

  • 269: Fred Katz | Prepare for a Much Quieter Offseason for the Boston Celtics | Meet Fred Katz

    Jul 01 2018

    Fred Katz is a Boston Celtics beat writer for MassLive. Twitter: @FredKatz   3:00 Meet Fred Katz   9:31 LeBron and Kawhi don't make sense for the Celtics   19:05 Jayson Tatum needs to get more respect defensively   22:00 Team that MIGHT steal Marcus Smart from the C's   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, July 1. Celtics Beat is powered by Simple Contacts. Get $30 off your first order by going to SimpleContacts.com/CelticsBeat

  • 268: Keith Smith | Robert Williams Falling to the Celtics is the STEAL of the 2018 NBA Draft

    Jun 24 2018

    Keith Smith covers the NBA for RealGM and the Celtics for Celtics Blog. Twitter: @KeithSmithNBA   11:25 Should the Celtics have moved up in the 2018 Draft?   19:50 Williams needs to buy in IMMEDIATELY   26:31 Future of Aron Baynes in Boston   37:41 Quality depth important to the Celtics   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, June 24 2018. Celtics Beat is powered by HIMS and Simple Contacts 

  • 267: Jonathan Tjarks | LeBron to the Celtics is his BEST Option | What Will Boston Do in the 2018 Draft?

    Jun 17 2018

    Jonathan Tjarks is a NBA Staff Writer for The Ringer. Twitter: @JonathanTjarks   11:30 Does LeBron to Boston make sense?   19:25 Kyrie should be happy in Boston   30:00 Should the Celtics really be interested in Kawhi Leonard?   33:00 Celtics targets at 27   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on June 17th, 2018. Celtics Beat is powered by Casper    

  • 266: Matt Moore | Kyrie OUT, LeBron IN? And other Boston Celtics Rumors

    Jun 10 2018

    Matt Moore is a NBA Writer for The Action Network. Twitter: @HPbasketball   5:00 Danny Ainge will stop at nothing to improve the team   12:45 Could Celtics move up?   29:53 Is Kyrie made for Boston   47:53 What to make of these LeBron rumors   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, June 10 2018. Celtics Beat is powered by Casper

  • 265: Mike Gorman and Derek Bodner | Recapping the Boston Celtics 2017-2018 Season | What's Going on in Philadelphia

    Jun 03 2018

    Mike Gorman is the voice of the Boston Celtics for NBC Sports Boston. Derek Bodner covers the Sixers for The Atlantic Philadelphia and WIP Philadelphia. Twitter: @celticsvoice ; @DerekBodnerNBA   5:20 What about the 2017-2018 Boston Celtics sticks out?   19:45 Is Kyrie REALLY on the table for a trade?   28:50 Is Aron Baynes more valuable than people think?   36:10 What the hell is going on in Philadelphia?   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher Sunday, June 3rd 2018. Celtics Beat is pow...more

  • 264: Jeff Goodman | Boston Celtics, Cleveland Cavaliers Square Off in Game 7

    May 27 2018

    Jeff Goodman is a Basketball Insider for ESPN. Twitter: @GoodmanESPN    1:10 Get hyped for Game 7   11:58 Kevin Love ruled OUT   25:00 Jaylen Brown need to set the tone from the jump   30:00 Jayson Tatum on his way to becoming a Hall of Famer   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, 27. Celtics Beat is powered by Mack Weldon and HIMS

  • 263: Ben Rohrbach | Are the Boston Celtics on Their Way to the NBA Finals?

    May 16 2018

    Ben Rohrback covers the NBA for Yahoo! Sports. Twitter: brohrback   8:44 The Celtics have exploited mismatches all postseason long   16:43 "Trade Kyrie" conversation is nonsense   25:52 Marcus Morris has stepped up big time   29:30 Boston's young core continues to grow series-to-series   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher Wednesday May 16, 2018. Celtics Beat is powered by Casper and HIMS    

  • 262: Dave McMenamin and A. Sherrod Blakely | Clash of the Titans: Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers Square-Off in Eastern Conference Finals

    May 11 2018

    Dave McMenamin is a NBA reporter for ESPN. A. Sherrod Blakely covers the NBA and the Boston Celtics for NBC Sports Boston.  Twitter: @mcten ; @ASherrodblakely    5:55 What can the Celtics take from past postseason series?   16:20 Jayson Tatum faces his biggest test   42:40 Kyrie didn't want to be Robin in Cleveland anymore   50:17 This is the best LeBron we've ever seen   Available for download on Friday, May 11 2018. Celtics Beat is powered by Mack Weldon and HIMS.  

  • 261: Tom Westerholm and Jessica Camerato | Boston Celtics Stun The Process in Game One of Eastern Conference Semifinals

    May 01 2018

    Tom Westerholm covers the Boston Celtics for MassLive. Jessica Camerato is a Philadelphia 76ers Insider for NBC Sports Philadelphia. Twitter handles: @Tom_NBA ; @JCameratoNBCS   10:12 Al Horford continues to dominate   19:40 Jayson Tatum evolves every game   26:50 How the Celtics exploited the 76ers in Game One   40:55 Embiid is an animal   46:30 Ben Simmons is on a different development path   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher May 1, 2018. Celtics Beat is powered by Mack Weldon and ...more

  • 260: Brian Robb | Game 7 Keys for the Boston Celtics to Get to Next Round of NBA Playoffs

    Apr 27 2018

    Brian Robb covers the Boston Celtics for the Boston Sports Journal. Twitter: @BrianTRobb   8:40 Bucks Giannis and Middleton have been the best players in this series   13:35 Lineup changes coming?   30:12 Potential matchup against 76ers   37:35 Looking ahead to 2018-2019    Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher April 27, 2018. Celtics Beat is powered by Mack Weldon 

  • 259: Adam Himmelsbach | Terry Rozier Emerging for Boston Celtics in Playoffs

    Apr 19 2018

    Adam Himmelsbach covers the Boston Celtics for the Boston Globe. Twitter: @AdamHimmelsbach    10:00 Bledsoe/Rozier trash talk is good for NBA   13:32 Rozier is a steady presence for C's   19:02 Celtics having problems with Giannis   22:42 Al Horford stepping up   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher April 19, 2018. Celtics Beat is powered by HIMS and eHarmony.

  • 258: Gary Washburn and Matt Velazquez | Playoffs Preview: Boston Celtics Draw Milwaukee Bucks in Round One

    Apr 12 2018

    Gary Washburn is the National NBA Writer for the Boston Globe. Matt Velazquez covers the Milwaukee Bucks for the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. Twitters: @GwashburnGlobe; @Matt_Velazquez   8:50 Is Milwaukee the ideal scenario for the Celtics?   15:07 Who carries the offensive load   24:00 Set the bar low for Marcus Smart's return   32:08 Potential Kawhi Leonard trade   38:48 How to slow down Giannis   48:05 Greg Monroe could be a problem for the Bucks   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher...more

  • 257: Paul Flannery | Kyrie Irving is Done for the Year

    Apr 06 2018

    Paul Flannery is a Senior Writer for SB Nation. Twitter: @Pflanns   8:00 Brad stays level-headed throughout season   16:00 Are the Heat the ideal first round opponent?   21:30 Kyrie Irving news breaks   39:21 Does Kawhi get moved?   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher Friday, April 6 2018. Celtics Beat is powered by HIMS

  • 256: Kyle Draper | Boston Celtics Coach Brad Stevens is Coach of the Year

    Mar 29 2018

    Kyle Draper hosts Celtics pre and post-game on NBC Sports Boston. Twitter: @KyleDraperTV   10:30 Brad Stevens is CoY   16:20 Challenging times ahead for Danny Ainge   25:00 Potential playoff matchups    36:16 Brian Scalabrine Dirt    Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher Thursday, March 29. Celtics Beat is powered by HIMS and eHarmony. 

  • 255: Dr. Selene Parekh | Kyrie Irving's Injury could be More Complicated

    Mar 23 2018

    Dr. Selene Parekh is a Duke professor, an orthopedic surgeon, and the founder of "The Fantasy Doctors". Twitter: @seleneparekhmd   4:35 Understanding Kyrie’s injury   8:10 Potential timelines for different injuries   16:20 Will Kyrie ever be the same?   20:47 Good news for Marcus Smart    22:46 What can we learn about Hayward from the AlterG     Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher Friday, March 23. Celtics Beat is powered by Casper

  • 254: Sean Deveney | Ray Allen Regrets How He Left Big-Three Celtics

    Mar 15 2018

    Sean Deveney covers the NBA for Sporting News. Twitter: @SeanDeveney    11:30 Ray Allen feud will never end   16:00 Marcus Smart will only return to Celtics on their terms   26:00 Jayson Tatum has highest ceiling of rookie class   33:00 Ray Allen regrets leaving Boston the way he did   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Thursday, March 15. Celtics Beat is powered by Casper. 

  • 253: Cedric Maxwell | Could Gordon Hayward Suit Up for the Boston Celtics in 2018?

    Mar 09 2018

    Cedric Maxwell is a Radio Analyst for the Boston Celtics Radio Network and 98.5 The Sports Hub.    12:10 Jaylen Brown on the team plane is a good sign   16:40 Could Kyrie's knee injury linger for his career?   27:20 Terry Rozier is evolving   34:40 Gordon Hayward injury update   46:00 Ray Allen's number retired?   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Friday, March 9. Celtics Beat is powered by Simple Contacts. 

  • 252: Steve Bulpett | Boston Celtics Regaining Their Footing

    Mar 01 2018

    Steve Bulpett covers the Boston Celtics and the NBA for the Boston Herald. Twitter: @SteveBHoop   12:35 Celtics playing with much better pace   21:00 Life is going to be difficult for Greg Monroe   27:00 Horford needs to hunt for his shot more   33:00 There's a slim chance Hayward comes back   34:27 Big stars on the move?   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher Thursday, March 1. Celtics Beat is powered by eHarmony. 

  • 251: Sean Grande | Boston Celtics Still Among NBA Elite

    Feb 23 2018

    Sean Grande is the play-by-play voice for the Boston Celtics Radio Network and 98.5 The Sports Hub. Twitter: @SeanGrandePBP   7:30 Marcus Smart is not going to fix everything   17:33 Kyrie leading the Celtics his own way   22:33 How are Isaiah and Kyrie different?   31:57 It’s unfair to ask Hayward to come back    40:00 Let’s answer some tweets   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher Friday, February 23. Celtics Beat is powered by eHarmony. 

  • 250: Chris Mannix | Boston Celtics Limp Into All-Star Break

    Feb 18 2018

    Chris Mannix is a Senior NBA Writer for Yahoo! Sports and is a NBA Analyst for NBC Sports Boston. Twitter: @ChrisMannixYS   1:30 Meet Adam Kaufman   11:35 How do Celtics fix their defense?   21:50 How much of the Celtics struggles is on Brad Stevens?   26:00 What is Greg Monroe's role?   35:20 Let's answer some tweets    Available for download Sunday, February 18. Celtics Beat is powered by RX Bar.

  • 249: Keith Smith | Remembering Boston Celtics Legend Paul Pierce

    Feb 11 2018

    Keith Smith covers the NBA for Real GM and the Celtics for Celtics Blog. Twitter: @KeithSmithNBA   1:50 Why so much Paul Pierce shade?    5:10 Favorite Paul Pierce moments    13:30 NBA expects Hayward return    21:10 Marcus Smart theory   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher Sunday, February 11. Celtics Beat is powered by Casper and eHarmony.

  • 248: Dan Greenberg | Boston Celtics 2018 Trade Primer

    Feb 04 2018

    Dan Greenberg covers the Boston Celtics for Barstool Sports. Twitter: @StoolGreenie   2:02 Marcus Smart vs Terry Roizer   6:00 Smart as a defensive unicorn   17:38 Rozier’s advantage over Smart   22:10 Early reaction to Greg Monroe    Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, February 4. Celtics Beat is powered by eHarmony.   

  • 247: Howard Beck | Celtics Star Kyrie Irving is Evolving

    Jan 28 2018

    Howard Beck is a Senior NBA Writer for Bleacher Report. Twitter: @HowardBeck    4:51 Kyrie enjoying the drama-free culture    10:04 Former Celtics aren’t helping LeBron    18:50 Kyrie is evolving    30:48 Brad Stevens keeps C’s afloat    Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, January 28. Celtics Beat is powered by Simple Contacts and RX Bar. 

  • 246: Drew Hanlen | Evaluating Boston Celtics Star Rookie

    Jan 21 2018

    Drew Hanlen is a NBA Skills Coach for Pure Sweat Basketball. Twitter: @DrewHanlen.   8:10 Brad Beal/Jayson Tatum rivalry    13:10 How did Jayson turn into NBA's best three-point shooter   16:40 What is your favorite thing about Tatum    25:45 What haven't we seen yet?   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, January 21. Celtics Beat is powered by RX Bar and eHarmony.

  • 245: Chad Finn | Is This the Next Golden Age of Boston Celtics Basketball

    Jan 14 2018

    Chad Finn covers the Boston Sports Media for the Boston Globe. Twitter: @GlobeChadFinn   1:50 Why do the Celtics love getting behind big in games?   9:10 Are these big comebacks a red flag for a bigger issue?    14:00 What's your favorite thing about Jayson Tatum?   30:00 Does this Celtics team remind you of the 80's Celtics?    Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, January 14. Celtics Beat is powered by Casper and eHarmony.

  • 244: Greg Cassoli | Boston Celtics Grades at the Midway Point

    Jan 07 2018

    Greg Cassoli covers the Boston Celtics for the USA Today Media Group via Celtics' Wire. He joined the show to analyze the Celtics first 43 games.    5:00 Jaylen Brown's growth is getting overlooked   11:15 Jayson Tatum is the biggest storyline of the year   20:25 Has Kyrie been everything you expected?   28:05 Celtics can take transition game to another level   Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, January 7. Celtics Beat is powered by Casper and eHarmony.

  • 243: Farewell from Larry H. Russell | Boston Celtics Podcast Nostalgia

    Dec 31 2017

    Larry H. Russell is the Executive Producer at CLNS Media, a Boston Celtics historian and the host of Celtics Beat since 2013. Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, December 31st. Celtics Beat is presented by eHarmony. Use code: CELTICSBEAT

  • 242: Adam Kaufman | Will the Real Boston Celtics Please Stand Up

    Dec 24 2017

    Adam Kaufman covers the Boston Celtics for WBZ Radio, previously hosted Celtics at 7 on 98.5 The Sports Hub.    2:48 Do the Celtics need rest or practice more?   12:58 The Celtics need to get to the line more    20:39 The REAL problem with the Celtics this month   26:49 Anthony Davis trade talk    Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, December 24. Celtics Beat is powered by Casper and eHarmony.

  • 241: Brian Robb | Struggling Boston Celtics Offense in Losses to Chicago Bulls & Utah Jazz

    Dec 17 2017

    Brian Robb covers the Boston Celtics for the Boston Sports Journal. 2:30 What's wrong with Celtics offense? 9:20 Blaming Boston’s unfair schedule 12:13 Kyrie Irving reaching another level 19:05 Jayson Tatum’s accomplishments 23:40 Surveying the trade market Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, December 17th. Celtics Beat is presented by Casper.  

  • 240: Bob Ryan | Best NBA Seasons in Boston Celtics Franchise History

    Dec 10 2017

    Bob Ryan hosts Bob Ryan’s Boston Podcast on the CLNS Media Network. Twitter: @GlobeBobRyan 1:43 Ryan on why C’s lost to New York Knicks 12:01 Best individual seasons in Boston Celtics history 23:22 Favorite Celtics regular seasons 30:43 2018 Celts comparisons & similarities 34:18 Best coached teams in NBA history Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, December 10th. Celtics Beat is presented by Harry’s Razors.  Get a FREE TRIAL at harrys.com/celtics

  • 239: Sam Vecenie | Jayson Tatum & Jaylen Brown NBA All Star Over/Under

    Dec 03 2017

    Sam Vecenie hosts the Game Theory Podcast on CLNS Media. Twitter: @Sam_Vecenie 0:39 Trading for Anthony Davis 5:01 Is Jayson Tatum a future Hall of Famer ? 11:14 Boston Celtics rookies avoiding “The Wall” 18:32 How Jaylen Brown is exceeding massive expectations 27:47 NBA All Star Over/Under 32:32 CLNS Media Announcement Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, December 3rd. Celtics Beat is presented by Harry’s Razors.  Get a FREE TRIAL at harrys.com/celtics

  • 238: Ryan Bernardoni | End of Boston Celtics 16 Game Winning Streak

    Nov 26 2017

    Ryan Bernardoni is the Editor in Chief at Celtics Hub. 3:41 Favorite part of Boston Celtics 16 game winning streak 9:03 - The Marcus Smart conundrum 14:51 Boston’s historic defense 22:40 Jayson Tatum v Jaylen Brown Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, November 26th. Celtics Beat is presented by Harry’s Razors.  Get a FREE TRIAL at harrys.com/celtics

  • 237: Josue Pavon | NBA Predictions Review for 2017-18 Boston Celtics

    Nov 19 2017

    Josue Pavon hosts The Garden Report and covers the Boston Celtics for CLNS Media. 1:20 LHR’s worst Celtics prediction 7:39 How is Boston’s D so good? 11:48 Gordon Hayward injury: A blessing in disguise 17:33 Josue’s bold Jaylen Brown prediction 24:55 Kyrie Irving as favorite for NBA MVP 29:01 Why Cleveland Cavaliers will still win East Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, November 19th. Celtics Beat is presented by Bombfell & Harry’s Razors.  Get a FREE TRIAL at harrys.com/...more

  • 236: Chris Forsberg | Brad Stevens NBA Coach of the Year | Boston Celtics 11 Game Winning Streak

    Nov 12 2017

    Chris Forsberg covers the Boston Celtics & NBA for ESPN.  Twitter @ESPNForsberg 2:43 Brad Stevens Coach of the Year LOCK 6:45 Was Gordon Hayward a good thing? 12:33 Celtics Top Defense in NBA 22:25 Al Horford impact on offense 26:04 Obtainable Celtics trade targets 30:02 Why Boston makes NBA Finals Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, November 12th. Celtics Beat is presented by Bombfell & Harry’s Razors.  Get a FREE TRIAL at harrys.com/celtics

  • 235: Isiah Thomas | Jaylen Brown Potential | Boston Celtics w/ Seven Straight Victories

    Nov 05 2017

    Isiah Thomas won two NBA Championships w/ the Detroit Pistons including Finals MVP in 1990, was elected to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in 2000, and now serves as an analyst for Turner Sports on NBAtv.  Twitter: @iamisiahthomas 1:33 Primary storyline for 2017-18 Boston Celtics 5:45 Brad Stevens credit for Jaylen Brown 11:30 Kyrie Irving on Brown’s importance 19:22 What is Isiah Thomas teaching Jaylen? 24:03 Zeke: “Still believe he’ll be an All Star.” 29:11 Aron Baynes exclusive interview...more

  • 234: Sean Grande | Jayson Tatum & Youth Propel Boston Celtics to Four Straight Wins

    Oct 29 2017

    Sean Grande is the radio play-by-play voice for the Boston Celtics. Twitter @SeanGrandePBP 5:22: The emergence of Jayson Tatum 11:45: Is Al Horford getting better or just finally getting recognized? 21:55: Jaylen Brown's confidence 25:00: Terry Rozier making the leap 33:45: Who is the real Kyrie Irving? Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, October 29th. Celtics Beat is presented by Bombfell & Harry’s Razors.  Get a FREE TRIAL at harrys.com/celtics

  • 233: Evan Valenti | Gordon Hayward Injury v Cleveland Cavaliers | Boston Celtics Win v Philadelphia 76ers

    Oct 22 2017

    Evan Valenti is the host of Boston Celtics Roundtable on CLNS Media. Twitter @EvanValenti INTRO: Brad Stevens Reaction to Gordon Hayward injury 12:51 Is Kyrie Irving going to take over? 19:38 Jaylen Brown as Boston’s second best player 26:12 Jayson Tatum & Paul Pierce comparisons 30:23 Celts early chemistry issues 35:34 Celtics predictions Before/After Hayward injury Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, October 22nd. Celtics Beat is presented by Bombfell & Harry’s Razors. ...more

  • 232: Kyle Draper | 2017-18 NBA & Boston Celtics Season Predictions

    Oct 15 2017

    Kyle Draper hosts Boston Celtics Pre & Post-Game Live on NBC Sports Boston. 0:53 2017-18 NBA Predictions before/after Kyrie Irving trade 6:44 Who will be starting 5 & closing unit? 14:05 Bold Celtics predictions 17:30 Celtics record on New Year’s Day 25:00 Individual accolades 28:02 Where Celtics will finish in 2018 Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, October 15th. Celtics Beat is presented by Bombfell.  Get $25 off your first purchase at bombfell.com/celticsbeat

  • 231: Dave McMenamin | Cleveland Cavaliers v Boston Celtics | Kyrie Irving in NBA Pre-Season

    Oct 08 2017

    Dave McMenamin is the Cleveland Cavaliers & NBA reporter for ESPN. Twitter @mcten 3:22 Who’s better: Cavs or Celtics? 7:31 McMenamin on Kyrie Irving in Boston 12:47 LeBron James feelings towards Kyrie 18:33 Exclusive: Doubtful Cavs re-sign Isaiah Thomas 23:30 Why media smeared Danny Ainge & Boston Celtics 26:21 Sacramento Kings ticket giveaway at TD Garden Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, October 8th. Celtics Beat is presented by Bombfell.  Get $25 off your first purcha...more

  • 230: Danny Leroux | Eastern Conference Primer | Boston Celtics Media Day

    Oct 01 2017

    Danny Leroux hosts the Dunc’d on Basketball Podcast & realGM Radio on the CLNS Media Network.  He also writes for The Athletic.  Twitter @DannyLeroux 0:29 Boston Celtics chemistry issues in training camp 4:31 Is Jaylen Brown the most important Celtic? 12:45 How Celts run their offense in chemistry-building stages 19:33 Worst Eastern Conference in post-Michael Jordan era? 29:17 Boston’s identical team weaknesses 33:00 Danny Leroux author debut Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Su...more

  • 229: Tas Melas | Toronto Raptors Primer v Boston Celtics | Kyrie Irving on ESPN First Take

    Sep 24 2017

    Tas Melas hosts The Starters on NBAtv. Twitter: @TasMelas 0:34 LeBron James & Cleveland Cavaliers dysfunction 5:11 Why Boston Celtics will struggle at start of NBA season 9:44 Tas Melas Celts Summer grade 12:10 Toronto Raptors place in Eastern Conference 20:52 Raps Off-Season primer 26:14 How many wins to get East #1 seed? 32:32 Why Boston matches up better w/ Toronto 37:03 NBA Playoffs prediction Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, September 24th. Celtics Beat is presente...more

  • 228: Michael Lee | Washington Wizards Primer v Boston Celtics | Kyrie Irving for NBA MVP ?

    Sep 17 2017

    Michael Lee covers the Washington Wizards and the NBA for The Vertical at Yahoo! Sports. Twitter: @MrMichaelLee 2:02 Why Kyrie Irving is a certifiable NBA MVP candidate in 2017-18 14:14 What are Kyrie’s limitations? 20:01 Why Wizards v Celtics rivalry is dormant 25:28 Washington’s continuity a key to finishing FIRST in East 30:57 How Celts & Wiz matchup in NBA Playoffs again 35:48 Toronto Raptors primer preview Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, September 17th. Celtics Be...more

  • 227: Gery Woelfel | Milwaukee Bucks Primer v Boston Celtics | Isaiah Thomas & Jae Crowder Introduced w/ Cleveland Cavaliers

    Sep 10 2017

    Gery Woelfel writes for the Racine Journal Times and is the basketball insider for 1250 WWSP. Twitter: @GeryWoelfel 1:37 Isaiah Thomas & Jae Crowder introduced w/ Cleveland Cavaliers 9:49 Comparing Boston Celtics & Milwaukee Bucks off-season 14:25 Return of Jabari Parker 17:48 Is Giannis Antetokounmpo the second best player in East? 26:42 Celts v Bucks NBA Playoffs matchup 34:11 Previewing Washington Wizards primer Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, September 10th. Celtic...more

  • 226: Abdel Nader | Gordon Hayward & Kyrie Irving Introduced as Boston Celtics

    Sep 03 2017

    Abdel Nader plays forward for the Boston Celtics. 3:11 Recapping Kyrie Irving & Gordon Hayward press conference 14:30 How Abdel Nader gets better in the offseason 16:30  Nader: Nothing in the NBA is guaranteed 21:20 Hardships in the United States 22:40 Exit meeting w/ Brad Stevens & Danny Ainge Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, September 3rd. Celtics Beat is presented by FanDuel and Audible.  Get a free audiobook with a 30-day trial by signing up at www.audible.com/celti...more

  • 225: BONUS | Kyrie Irving OFFICIALLY Traded to Boston Celtics for Isaiah Thomas & Jae Crowder w/ Chris Forsberg

    Aug 31 2017

    LOST EPISODE RELEASE with instant reactions by LHR on original Isaiah Thomas & Jae Crowder for Isaiah Thomas trade with guest Chris Forsberg, who serves as the Boston Celtics beat reporter for ESPN. Twitter @ESPNForsberg   1:33 Most shocking trades in sports history 5:58 Reasons for/against trading Isaiah Thomas & Jae Crowder for Kyrie Irving 21:12 Celts no longer a lock for ECF? 28:35 Brad Stevens challenges w/ Boston’s offense & defense 34:01 Russell Westbrook Theory for Kyrie   Available for ...more

  • 224: Chris Forsberg | Cleveland Cavaliers & Boston Celtics Trade in Limbo | Kyrie Irving for Isaiah Thomas & Jae Crowder

    Aug 27 2017

    Chris Forsberg serves as the Boston Celtics beat reporter for ESPN. Twitter @ESPNForsberg 3:34 ...if Celtics acquire Kyrie Irving for Isaiah Thomas & Jae Crowder 8:43 Why Irving makes Boston better 20:32 LHR: ‘Disastrous’ if Cavs renege 33:25 What will it take to complete trade? Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, August 27th. Celtics Beat is presented by FanDuel and Audible.  Get a free audiobook with a 30-day trial by signing up at www.audible.com/celticsbeat

  • 223: Mike Gorman | 2017-18 NBA Schedule Release | Boston Celtics 30+ Nat’l TV Games

    Aug 20 2017

    Mike Gorman is the voice of the Boston Celtics. Twitter @celticsvoice 1:46 Game most looking forward too 5:01 Lengthening the NBA season & changes to schedule 11:02 Gorman on Danny Ainge’s off-season 15:46 Celts’ biggest concerns 21:20 Cleveland trading Kyrie Irving (to Celtics?) 23:07 Is Boston the favorite for the NBA Finals? 30:33 Mike Gorman’s Danny Ainge-Kevin Garnett trade story 34:25 2008 v 2010 Celtics Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, August 20th. Celtics Beat i...more

  • 222: Nick Gelso | 2007-08 Boston Celtics 10-Year NBA Championship Anniversary

    Aug 13 2017

    CLNS Media CEO & Founder Nick Gelso is the Boston Celtics locker room reporter for the network.  Twitter: @CLNS_Nick 0:59 Boston’s 22 year championship drought 8:01 Bob Ryan’s initial doubt for 2008 Celtics 14:11 Texas Triangle recollections 20:12 Game 7 v Cleveland Cavaliers 28:16 How ‘08 Celtics spawned CLNS Media 33:07 Will 2018 Celtics replicate 2008? Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, August 13th. Celtics Beat is presented by Audible.  Get a free audiobook with a 30-...more

  • 221: Coach Nick | NBA Off-Season in Review | 2017 Boston Celtics

    Aug 06 2017

    Coach Nick is the President of BBALLBREAKDOWN and host of the BBall Breakdown Podcast on CLNS Media. Twitter: @bballbreakdown 1:02 How much did Boston Celtics improve themselves? 5:59 Bigger loss: Avery Bradley or Kelly Olynyk? 8:22 Grade for Boston’s off-season 14:47 Gordon Hayward in the Celtics offense 17:59 Al Horford, Isaiah Thomas & candidates most likely to regress in 2018 25:40 Jaylen Brown in starting lineup 30:56 Boston’s 5-man unit predictions 34:03 Celtics schedule predictions Availa...more

  • 220: Mike Petraglia | Summer Forecast for 2017-18 Boston Celtics

    Jul 30 2017

    CLNS Media’s own Mike Petraglia covers the Boston Celtics & New England Patriots for the network. 2:13 Why Summer Forecast now 11:30 2018 C’s win total 16:49 How Boston’s season ends 19:19 Celtics starting unit 25:22 Most likely to overachieve 27:20 Who will Boston play in Opener & Christmas? 30:08 Celtics next trade target 33:50 Most likely Summer Forecast prediction to change Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, July 30th. Celtics Beat is presented by Casper.

  • 219: Austin Ainge | Boston Celtics in NBA Draft, Summer League & Off-Season Transactions

    Jul 23 2017

    Austin Ainge is the Boston Celtics Director of Player Personnel. 4:04 Are C’s better than last year? 6:33 Gordon Hayward as Plan A 11:22 Celts rotation in 2017-18 16:15 Why Jayson Tatum was tops on Boston’s NBA Draft board 22:10 Ainge’s impressions of NBA Summer League 24:02 Changes to Sports Science staff 27:17 C’s roster turnover & dilemmas 31:01 Shane Larkin & Daniel Theis signings Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, July 23rd. Celtics Beat is presented by Casper.

  • 218: David Aldridge | NBA Summer League w/ Danny Leroux | Boston Celtics Transactions

    Jul 16 2017

    Hall of Fame NBA Reporter David Aldridge works for Turner Sports. Twitter: @daldridgetnt Danny Leroux hosts realGMRadio on the CLNS Media Network. Twitter: @DannyLeroux 2:10 Did the Boston Celtics have the best NBA off-season? 6:13 Inside story of Gordon Hayward recruitment 11:02 How Boston has closed game w/ Cleveland Cavaliers 14:00 CLNS Media Network ANNOUNCEMENT 18:33 How good does Hayward make Boston’s offense? 23:52 Celts rotation predictions 29:01 Jayson Tatum: Most impressive at #NBASumm...more

  • 217: Mark Murphy | Avery Bradley & Kelly Olynyk Departures | Gordon Hayward Signs w/ Boston Celtics

    Jul 09 2017

    Mark Murphy writes for the Boston Herald as a Boston Celtics beat reporter. Twitter: @Murf56 7:45 Favorite Avery Bradley moment 13:15 Celts revamped roster 17:00 Kelly Olynyk signs w/ Miami Heat 24:15 Stevens’ impact on Gordon Hayward 32:00 Jayson Tatum impressions Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, July 9th. Celtics Beat is presented by Casper.

  • 216: Evan Valenti | Gordon Hayward to Boston Celtics ? | Paul George Traded to OKC Thunder

    Jul 02 2017

    Evan Valenti serves as the host of Celtics Roundtable on the CLNS Media Network. Twitter @EvanValenti 0:25 Where does Gordon Hayward go? 7:05 Why Boston is Hayward’s best fit 14:45 Celtics Plan B 17:52 Where Celts stand in East with and without Hayward 23:10 Ante Zizic as Boston’s rebounding solution 29:25 Paul George to OKC Thunder; Does Danny Ainge deserve blame? 38:23 Trading Avery Bradley and/or Jae Crowder Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, July 2nd. Celtics Beat is ...more

  • 215: Jeff Goodman | Jayson Tatum & 2017 NBA Draft Recap

    Jun 25 2017

    Jeff Goodman is a basketball insider for the Worldwide Leader. Follow him on Twitter @GoodmanESPN 2:07 Inside story on Boston Celtics selecting Jayson Tatum 5:30 Is Tatum the best player in NBA Draft? 9:51 Why Boston passed on Markelle Fultz 14:22 Did Josh Jackson steer himself from Boston? 20:11 Celts 2nd Round selections 22:42 Celtics NBA Draft grade 34:00 Likelihood C’s sign Gordon Hayward or Blake Griffin Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, June 25th. Celtics Beat is p...more

  • 214: Sam Vecenie | NBA Draft | 2017 Boston Celtics Off-Season Preview

    Jun 18 2017

    Sam Vecenie hosts the Game Theory podcast on CLNS Media and covers the NBA Draft for Sporting News & VICE Sports. 0:59 Gordon Hayward or Blake Griffin? 4:38 Ante Zizic & fixing Boston Celtics rebounding 12:31 Trading for Jimmy Butler or Paul George 17:40 Can Celts compete w/ Cleveland Cavaliers & Golden State Warriors in 2018? 21:49 Predicting Kelly Olynyk’s contract 25:25 Why Boston deals #1 30:23 Markelle Fultz 35:02 Josh Jackson 40:39 Who is #2 on Celtics Draft board? Available for download o...more

  • 213: Abby Chin | Player Grades for 2016-17 Boston Celtics | NBA

    Jun 11 2017

    Abby Chin is the courtside reporter for the Boston Celtics on CSN. Twitter: @tvabby 0:52 Isaiah Thomas A 7:49 Al Horford A- 14:41 Marcus Smart B 23:01 Jae Crowder B+ 26:08 Kelly Olynyk B+ 30:56 Jaylen Brown B+ 35:43 Gerald Green B+ 38:25 Terry Rozier / Jonas Jerebko / Amir Johnson / Tyler Zeller / James Young 41:04 Avery Bradley A- Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Sunday, June 11th. Celtics Beat is presented by Casper.

  • 212: Chris Forsberg | 2016-17 Boston Celtics Season in Review | NBA Draft Lottery

    Jun 04 2017

    Chris Forsberg covers the Boston Celtics for the Worldwide Leader. Twitter: @espnforsberg 2:59 Top 3 Favorite Celtics seasons 6:50 Summer Forecast prediction recap 11:33 Did Boston’s poor rebounding ever hurt them? 17:05 Signature wins for the 2016-17 NBA season 23:24 Why Brad Stevens experiments w/ lineups every season 27:49 Revisiting the 2017 NBA trade deadline 31:11 Did the Celts HAVE to beat the Chicago Bulls? 37:47 Importance of defeating Washington Wizards 42:31 Game 3 W v Cleveland Caval...more

  • 211: Matt Winer | Eastern Conference Finals NBA Playoffs 2017 | Cleveland Cavaliers v Boston Celtics

    May 28 2017

    Matt Winer serves as host of NBA Gametime on NBAtv & Turner Sports. Twitter: @matt_winer 2:32 Was Cleveland Cavaliers v Boston Celtics the worst Conference Finals ever? 8:35 Are the Celts REALLY harder to guard than the Golden State Warriors? 11:07 New national vantage point of Boston after NBA Playoffs 16:09 How the Celts can beat the Cavs in 2018 21:35 Why 2017 was the best season in a decade 26:03 Value of experience in NBA Playoffs 31:50 THANKS YOUs for 2016-17 & contest giveaway Available f...more