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Locked On Celtics is a daily Boston Celtics podcast by Boston Sports Journal beat writer John Karalis. It's an inside look at the C's from a former professional basketball player who is at practices & games. Hear from players, call in to the voicemail line, and hear from some great guest hosts. It's the #1 podcast choice for Celtics fans. Part of the Locked On Podcast network.

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LOCKED ON CELTICS- May 23: with The Jump's Rach...
Rachel Nichols, host of ESPN's The Jump, joins John Karalis to talk about the Eastern Conference Finals, working with Paul Pierce, & the rise of women in NBA basketball
33 min
1002
LOCKED ON CELTICS- May 22: C's drop a frustrati...
47 min
1003
LOCKED ON CELTICS - May 21: So, the Celtics nee...
LOCKED ON CELTICS - May 21: So, the Celtics need to regroup now (with ESPN's Chris Forsberg"
26 min
1004
LOCKED ON CELTICS - May 18: Can the Cavs come b...
LOCKED ON CELTICS - May 18: Can the Cavs come back or nah?
37 min
1005
LOCKED ON CELTICS- May 17: Crossover show with ...
John Karalis and Locked On Cavaliers host Chris Manning get together to discuss the first two games of this series, Ty Lue's coaching, LeBron's D, and how Cleveland is reacting to the potential end of an era.
49 min
1006
LOCKED ON CELTICS- May 16: Celtics take 2-0 lea...
LeBron got cooking early, but his monster triple double wasn't enough as a bunch of Celtics took turns burning the Cavs to take a 2-0 lead. John Karalis and Sam Packard have it all covered.
51 min
1007
LOCKED ON CELTICS - May 15: Is Tristan Thompson...
LOCKED ON CELTICS - May 15: Is Tristan Thompson a series changer?
35 min
1008
Celtics pound Cleveland in Game 1
The Celtics thoroughly destroyed Cleveland in Game 1 of the Conference Finals. John Karalis & Sam Packard look at what's repeatable, LeBron's shockingly poor performance, and whether the Cavs can stop both of Boston's young wings.
46 min
1009
LOCKED ON CELTICS - May 11: Looking ahead at Le...
LOCKED ON CELTICS - May 11: Looking ahead at LeBron and the Cavs
42 min
1010
LOCKED ON CELTICS-May 10: Back to the Conferenc...
It wasn't easy, but the Celtics dispatched the Sixers in Game 5 to win the series 4-1. John Karalis & Sam Packard look at where Philly went wrong, what Boston did right, and how the C's can beat Cleveland
62 min
1011
LOCKED ON CELTICS- May 9: Countering Philly's a...
The Sixers have added TJ McConnell to the mix and changed how Al Horford is being guarded. John Karalis and Jay King look at how the Celtics will adjust to that. Plus... the beef we so desperately crave.
30 min
1012
LOCKED ON CELTICS: May 8: Celtics Drop Game 4 t...
LOCKED ON CELTICS: May 8: Celtics Drop Game 4 to the Sixers - No Confetti
39 min
1013
LOCKED ON CELTICS: May 7 - Confetti
LOCKED ON CELTICS: May 7 - Confetti
44 min
1014
LOCKED ON CELTICS- May 4: Celtics come back (ag...
For about 18 minutes or so, the Celtics played some of their worst basketball of the season. Then, down 22, they woke up and stormed back to beat Philadelphia and take a 2-0 series lead. John Karalis and Sam "Jam" Packard have it all.
42 min
1015
LOCKED ON CELTICS - May 3: Smart looking for be...
LOCKED ON CELTICS - May 3: Smart looking for better feel, Jaylen still doubtful
21 min
1016
LOCKED ON CELTICS - May 2: What can Celtics car...
LOCKED ON CELTICS - May 2: What can Celtics carry over into Game 2?
33 min
1017
LOCKED ON CELTICS- May 1: Celtics smash Sixers ...
The already shorthanded Celtics were without Jaylen Brown but it didn't matter because they had the right game plan and it worked to perfection. John Karalis and Sam Packard discuss it all and how much of it can carry over to Game 2.
53 min
1018
LOCKED ON CELTICS-April 30: Game 7 review & Six...
The Celtics are moving on! John Karalis & "Jam" Packard recap the things that won the Celtics Game 7 against Milwaukee and look ahead to the Conference Semis against Philly and how the C's can take this series from "The Process"
44 min
1019
LOCKED ON CELTICS: Bucks force a Game 7
Frustration abounds as the Celtics continue to play into Milwaukee's hands on offense. John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard look at what keeps going wrong for the C's offense and their biggest fear going into a Game 7.
44 min
1020
LOCKED ON CELTICS - April 26: SMARF and the mai...
LOCKED ON CELTICS - April 26: SMARF and the mailbag
37 min
1021
LOCKED ON CELTICS: April 25 - Smart Returns and...
LOCKED ON CELTICS: April 25 - Smart Returns and the Celtics take Game 5
46 min
1022
LOCKED ON CELTICS- April 24: Marcus Smart's imp...
Marcus Smart was upgraded to "questionable" on the official injury report, which means he's pretty damn close to returning. John Karalis, Jay King, and Sam Packard discuss how this affects the team
25 min
1023
LOCKED ON CELTICS-April 23: Bucks even series b...
It all boils down to energy, and while Milwaukee had more of it this weekend, we feel good moving forward and going back to Boston. The impending return of Marcus Smart helps. John Karalis & Sam Packard discuss.
33 min
1024
LOCKED ON CELTICS: 4-20 - The Bucks are Both Do...
LOCKED ON CELTICS: 4-20 - The Bucks are Both Done and Finished, a Game 3 Preview
30 min
1025
LOCKED ON CELTICS-April 8: Kyrie's message, lin...
Kyrie Irving had a pre-game message for the Celtics before Game 2. John Karalis has more on that, the chess match between coaches going big or small, and potentially trading for Kawhi Leonard.
30 min
1026
LOCKED ON CELTICS-April 18: Brown, Rozier lead ...
Jaylen Brown was awesome, Terry Rozier still hasn't turned the ball over, and the Boston Celtics have taken a 2-0 lead over the Bucks. John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard break it all down
53 min
1027
LOCKED ON CELTICS - April 17: More Game 1 talk,...
LOCKED ON CELTICS - April 17: More Game 1 talk, and what adjustments can teams make?
38 min
1028
LOCKED ON CELTICS- April 16: Horford, Tatum lea...
Al Horford was awesome, Jayson Tatum had a monster debut, and that's was only just a small part of what helped the Celtics win game 1 vs. Milwaukee. John Karalis & Sam Packard break it all down
45 min
1029
LOCKED ON CELTICS - April 13: Celtics-Bucks pre...
LOCKED ON CELTICS - April 13: Celtics-Bucks preview
34 min
1030
LOCKED ON CELTICS- April 12: 55 wins and a date...
The Celtics regular season is over, and John Karalis runs us through a quick final overview of the season, the impending matchup with the Milwaukee Bucks, and a quick look at the playoff picture. Also, a LOL at Russell Westbrook.
26 min
1031
LOCKED ON CELTICS-April 11: C's blow chance to ...
The Celtics had a chance to put a dangerous Wizards team away and avoid them in the playoffs. Now, playing Washington in the first round remains one of the many possibilities as we head into a wild final night of the season.
28 min
1032
LOCKED ON CELTICS: Tuesday (and series?) Wizard...
John Karalis is joined by Noah Goetzel of Locked On Wizards to discuss a very important (seeding-wise) Tuesday night game, a potential playoff series, who we'd like to face as the playoffs march on.
33 min
1033
LOCKED ON CELTICS- April 9: Extracting somethin...
No, these aren't meaningless games. As John Karalis & Jay King point out, there are individual things that could mean something in the playoffs. Also, why you should NOT want Jabari Bird in the playoffs if you think he's a part of the Celtics future
35 min
1034
LOCKED ON CELTICS - April 6: Kyrie's season is ...
LOCKED ON CELTICS - April 6: Kyrie's season is over
26 min
1035
LOCKED ON CELTICS - April 5: Looks like the No....
LOCKED ON CELTICS - April 5: Looks like the No. 2 seed for the Cs
29 min
1036
LOCKED ON CELTICS - April 4: Having no point gu...
LOCKED ON CELTICS - April 4: Having no point guards isn't great
30 min
1037
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Apr. 2: Celtics-Raps with Lo...
Sean Woodley of the Locked On Raptors podcast joins John Karalis to talk about the Saturday Celts-Raps game, the coaching battle, Toronto reality vs. narrative, and potential paths to an Eastern Conference Finals rematch.
30 min
1038
LOCKED ON CELTICS- March 30: Anatomy of a comeb...
John Karalis helps break down the parts of the Celtics people AREN'T discussing. Plus, Brad Stevens' COY case, Embiid's serious injury, and Ray Allen continuing to run his mouth
33 min
1039
LOCKED ON CELTICS - March 29: Dear goodness the...
LOCKED ON CELTICS - March 29: Dear goodness they did it again
26 min
1040
LOCKED ON CELTICS - March 28: The Gordon hit pi...
LOCKED ON CELTICS - March 28: The Gordon hit piece and Smart's insanity
27 min
1041
LOCKED ON CELTICS - March 27: Tatum outdoes Jac...
LOCKED ON CELTICS - March 27: Tatum outdoes Jackson, Cs top Suns
26 min
1042
LOCKED ON CELTICS-March 26: Rozier balls out & ...
Terry "Tito" Rozier went OFF against the Kings, making John Karalis & Sam Packard feel really good about a potential first round playoff series without Kyrie Irving. Plus, talking about a wild win in Portland and who's riding the boat!
47 min
1043
LOCKED ON CELTICS-March 23: Talking Tatum with ...
Sean Deveney just published a glowing article on Jayson Tatum and what he can do leading the Celtics offense. He joins the podcast to discuss Tatum's potential, how he busted through the rookie wall, and where he ranks among other rookies.
32 min
1044
LOCKED ON CELTICS-March 22: L2M reports, their ...
The Celtics beat the Thunder on a play that featured multiple violations. John Karalis & Sam Packard get into the whole L2M report process & how that may be part of a larger transparency initiative fueled by the NBA desire to legalize sports gambling
29 min
1045
LOCKED ON CELTICS - March 21: Marcus Morris' ga...
LOCKED ON CELTICS - March 21: Marcus Morris' game-winning 3 ends wild comeback
26 min
1046
LOCKED ON CELTICS - March 20: Smart comments on...
LOCKED ON CELTICS - March 20: Smart comments on injury + Nader/Ojeleye talk
24 min
1047
LOCKED ON CELTICS-March 19: C's fall apart in NOLA
The Celtics came out hot but then fell apart as Anthony Davis and the rest of the Pelicans bigs have a field day. John Karalis has postgame reaction from Horford & Stevens plus a conversation with Locked On Pelicans host Jake Madison
21 min
1048
LOCKED ON CELTICS - March 16: YABU and the rest...
LOCKED ON CELTICS - March 16: YABU and the rest of the mailbag
34 min
1049
LOCKED ON CELTICS-March 15: C's hilariously mak...
28 min
1050
LOCKED ON CELTICS: March 14 - The Celtics Twitt...
LOCKED ON CELTICS: March 14 - The Celtics Twitter MadnessfromMarch Bracket Selection Show!
103 min
1051
LOCKED ON CELTICS: March 13 - The Celtics have ...
LOCKED ON CELTICS: March 13 - The Celtics have been decimated by injuries
43 min
1052
LOCKED ON CELTICS-March 12: C's can't hold on a...
Already without Brown & Horford, the Celtics fell apart after losing Kyrie to a sore knee at halftime. John Karalis & Sam Packard break down a loss that, honestly, doesn't really hurt much at all. Hear from Kyrie about his knee
33 min
1053
LOCKED ON CELTICS - March 9: Jaylen's fall and ...
LOCKED ON CELTICS - March 9: Jaylen's fall and another strong win
36 min
1054
LOCKED ON CELTICS - March 8: Horford's actually...
LOCKED ON CELTICS - March 8: Horford's actually good, guys. Plus, a mailbag
39 min
1055
LOCKED ON CELTICS- March 7: Talking Horford, Sm...
On a quiet day when it comes to Celtics news, John Karalis passes along a couple of radio appearances in which he discusses Al Horford hate, Brad Stevens starting Shane Larkin, Smart's silly fine, and an improved Celtics offense.
30 min
1056
LOCKED ON CELTICS - March 6: Marcus Smart does ...
LOCKED ON CELTICS - March 6: Marcus Smart does kip-up, Celtics STOMP Bulls
31 min
1057
LOCKED ON CELTICS - March 5: Celtics-Rockets, b...
LOCKED ON CELTICS - March 5: What a game
51 min
1058
LOCKED ON CELTICS: March 2 - The Intellectual C...
LOCKED ON CELTICS: March 2 - The Intellectual Curiosity of Jaylen Brown
43 min
1059
LOCKED ON CELTICS- March 1: Kyrie shines as C's...
Kyrie Irving is on one since the All Star Break and the Hornets were his latest victim. Boston ran off with the win, and John Karalis has the breakdown, plus a glance at the playoff picture and why the East is wide open.
41 min
1060
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Feb. 28: Kyrie's taking mor...
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Feb. 28: Kyrie's taking more (bleep) you 3s
27 min
1061
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Feb. 27: Monroe sits as C's ...
Kyrie Irving was scintillating and the Celtics bench went off in the second quarter, but Greg Monroe's DNP-CD stood out on a night where he probably could have used some minutes. Hear from Brad Stevens as explains that decision.
29 min
1062
LOCKED ON CELTICS-Feb. 26: Starting Theis + ret...
The break is over, Daniel Theis is starting, and Marcus Smart is back. It all sounds like a formula for success to John Karalis & Sam Packard. They discuss that, Jaylen Brown's comments about mental fatigue, & Zaza Pachulia's dirty play
41 min
1063
LOCKED ON CELTICS: Feb. 23 - Weird Celtics Twit...
LOCKED ON CELTICS: Feb. 23 - Weird Celtics Twitter with Coley Mick of Barstool Sports
76 min
1064
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Feb. 22: It's Marcus Smart day
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Feb. 22: It's Marcus Smart day
34 min
1065
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Feb. 21: Talking Bird & McHa...
Chad Finn of the Boston Globe joins the show to talk about the awesome Kevin McHale/Larry Bird interview.
47 min
1066
LOCKED ON CELTICS: Talking music & basketball w...
Basketball, the NBA, and Hip Hop culture have been intertwined forever. Dart Adams joins the podcast today to discuss the different stages of rap music's marriage to basketball and the culture's influence on an evolving NBA.
72 min
1067
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Feb. 19: Michael Nye on Cel...
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Feb. 19: Michael Nye on Celtics fandom, sports writing, "All the Castles Burned"
63 min
1068
LOCKED ON CELTICS: Feb. 15 - The Celtics lose a...
LOCKED ON CELTICS: Feb. 15 - The Celtics lose again heading into the All-Star Break
52 min
1069
LOCKED ON CELTICS: Feb. 14 - What's wrong with ...
LOCKED ON CELTICS: Feb. 14 - What's wrong with the Celtics offense?
52 min
1070
LOCKED ON CELTICS: C's get blasted on Paul Pier...
Yeah, the Celtics looked lost on offense and defense while getting demolished by a new-look Cavs team... but it was Paul Pierce night so we're all very happy about that at least. RedsArmy's John Karalis and MassLive's Jay King react to the whole night.
51 min
1071
LOCKED ON CELTICS: Feb. 9 - Celtics hold off Wi...
LOCKED ON CELTICS: Feb. 9 - Celtics hold off Wizards in OT 110-104
48 min
1072
LOCKED ON CELTICS: Feb. 8 - The "This Trade De...
LOCKED ON CELTICS: Feb. 8 - The "This Trade Deadline has been Not Good" Mailbag
33 min
1073
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Feb. 7: A complete no-show i...
This was supposed to be a great matchup of the top two teams in the East but only one showed up. John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard break down the Celtics no-show and whether it accelerates the search for bench help.
34 min
1074
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Feb. 6: More trade rumors
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Feb. 6: More trade rumors
53 min
1075
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Feb. 5: Horford game-winner ...
This game looked bad for the Celtics for a while, but Al Horford's last-second jumper sealed a huge comeback! John Karalis and Sam "Jam" Packard have that, Rozier, our newly named "Gin & Juice" combo, and Dabusele.
38 min
1076
LOCKED ON CELTICS: Feb. 2 - Brad Stevens and th...
LOCKED ON CELTICS: Feb. 2 - Brad Stevens and the Growth Mindset
20 min
1077
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Feb 1: Rozier trip-dub & Gre...
Terry Rozier got a triple double in his first ever start, which powered the Celtics to a blowout win. John Karalis has all the postgame covered. Plus, Greg Monroe is getting bought out... will he land in Boston?
42 min
1078
LOCKED ON CELTICS -- Jan. 31: Kevin Love down, ...
LOCKED ON CELTICS -- Jan. 31: Kevin Love down, Draymond picks Jaylen Brown
25 min
1079
LOCKED ON CELTICS: Jan 30. Celtics Escape Denve...
LOCKED ON CELTICS: Jan 30. Celtics Escape Denver With Narrow 111-110 Victory Over Nuggets
29 min
1080
LOCKED ON CELTICS: Warriors reaction & would yo...
MassLive's Jay King and RedsArmy's John Karalis react to the most positive-feeling loss we've seen in a while and get into whether it's worth giving up picks to add bench scoring help.
42 min
1081
LOCKED ON CELTICS: Jan. 26 - Kyrie's Threat to ...
LOCKED ON CELTICS: Jan. 26 - Kyrie's Threat to Cleveland and the All-Star Draft
34 min
1082
LOCKED ON CELTICS: Jan. 25 - Celtics Snap Losin...
LOCKED ON CELTICS: Jan. 25 - Celtics Snap Losing Streak and the Mysterious Marcus Laceration
34 min
1083
LOCKED ON CELTICS: Jan. 24 - Marcus Smart misse...
LOCKED ON CELTICS: Jan. 24 - Marcus Smart misses buzzer beater as Celtics lose their fourth straight
37 min
1084
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Jan. 23: Crossover show with...
With the Celtics in Los Angeles, John Karalis has Locked on Lakers host Anthony Irwin on for a wide-ranging talk that includes the Ball family saga, Kobe & Pierce's goodbyes, and more
64 min
1085
LOCKED ON CELTICS: Fighting for life after a lo...
The Celtics are slumping and on a losing streak and according to Al Horford, they're fighting for their lives. But Kyrie seems to think this necessary. John Karalis walks us through it.
25 min
1086
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Jan 19: What an abomination ...
The Celtics checked in with maybe their worst game of the season, so John and Jam give it the appropriate treatment.
28 min
1087
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Jan. 18: Which three Celtic...
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Jan. 18: Which three Celtics would you choose for a locker room fight?
41 min
1088
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Jan 17: Celtics can't come b...
We're normally used to the Celtics coming back an winning games like this, but their magic ran out against New Orleans. John Karalis and Sam "Jam" Packard run it down. We also pay tribute to a legend, JoJo White.
52 min
1089
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Jan. 16: The church of Kyri...
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Jan. 16: The church of Kyrie and Brad
23 min
1090
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Jan. 15: The All Star show
Voting for the All Star game is basically over so John Karalis and Sam "Jam" Packard get together to draft their own All Star teams.
45 min
1091
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Jan. 12: Jaylen Brown and t...
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Jan. 12: Jaylen Brown blows a kiss, leads huge comeback
37 min
1092
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Jan. 10 with Anna Horford.
Anna Horford joins the show for a wide-ranging discussion including her new podcast and her basketball family. Of course, she discusses Al, his amazing eyes, and his Spongebob obsession. Plus, her family's connection to cow racing and a WHOLE lot more.
58 min
1093
LOCKED ON CELTICS-Jan. 10: Monster Mailbag: Bab...
64 min
1094
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Jan. 9: How should Jayson T...
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Jan. 9: How should Jayson Tatum factor into ROY race?
38 min
1095
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Jan. 8: The season halftime ...
59 min
1096
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Jan. 5: Paul Pierce doesn't...
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Jan. 5: Paul Pierce doesn't want Isaiah Thomas honored on his day, plus mailbag
43 min
1097
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Jan. 4: Well, that was surpr...
The Celtics dispatched the Cleveland Cavaliers in a much-hyped game that was much easier than expected. Tito and Tatum were the big guns in this one. John Karalis and Jam Packard have it covered.
44 min
1098
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Jan. 3: Isaiah's back, and ...
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Jan. 3: Isaiah's back, and he looked pretty damn good
26 min
1099
LOCKED ON CELTICS: C's close out 2017 with a win
A feisty Nets team gave Boston a challenge, but the Celtics closed out 2017, and a brutal December, with a win. Kyrie, Tito, Baynes, and Al get shout outs from John Karalis in this episode... and so does a not-so-innocent Brad Stevens!
37 min
1100
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Dec. 29: WHAT A COMEBACK!!!!
The Boston Celtics were dead and about to get blown out by the Rockets. Then some bad officiating lit a fire under the team and the crowd that fueled a ridiculous comeback and improbable in. John Karalis & Sam Packard have it covered
38 min