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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: Oct 5- the GM survey & Leagu...
John Karalis pulls MassLive's Jay King out of bar trivia tonight to go through the annual GM Survey and list their league pass teams. Enjoy the show! #Celtics #RaininJs
29 min
1002
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Oct. 4: Smart good with ben...
MassLive's Jay King and John Karalis from Red's Army give belated reactions to the preseason opener (Daniel Theis! Ball movement! Length!) then discuss all the news of the day, including Marcus Smart embracing his bench role and Jaylen Brown coming aro...
30 min
1003
LOCKED ON CELTICS: Oct. 3- Revamped Celtics win...
Finally! The new-look Celtics took to the floor and played some actual basketball. Sam Packard and John Karalis discuss everything that happened from Al-gasms, to over-passing. to the obvious beginning of Daniel Theis' Hall of Fame career! Enjoy the sh...
30 min
1004
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Oct. 2: Open practice react...
MassLive's Jay King and John Karalis of Red's Army break down the entertaining, albeit not particularly useful, Boston Celtics open practice, then discuss whether Brad Stevens should name a captain. #RaininJs #Celtics
27 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Sept. 29: Danny Ainge gives...
MassLive's Jay King and Sam "Jam" Packard take mailbag questions about the depth chart, tag team possibilities, and which Celtics would be the best at other sports, then take on Danny Ainge for his new reason for making the Kyrie Irving trade. #Rainin...
38 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Sept. 28- Horford on playing...
Day 2 of training camp featured a lot of Al Horford talking about his own position (playing the 4 or the 5) and his new rookie teammate Jayson Tatum. RedsArmy.com's John Karalis talks about that and the re-heated debate over Jaylen Brown vs. Marcus Sma...
34 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Sept. 27: First day of prac...
MassLive's Jay King and the Boston Sports Journal's Brian Robb react to the first day of Boston Celtics practice and give some thoughts about a young, athletic second unit. #RaininJs #Celtics
28 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Sept. 26: Media day reactions!
MassLive's Jay King, John Karalis from Red's Army and Sam "Jam" Packard give their reactions to all the media day news and information. #RaininJs #Celtics
37 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Sept 25- It's MEDIA DAY!
Media day is here!! That means basketball is here soon too, so John Karalis and Sam Packard ask each other silly media day questions to prepare. Enjoy the show! #Celtics #RaininJs
34 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Sept.22- Hayward on IT & Kyr...
Gordon Hayward released a long blog post about his decision to leave Utah which included a passage on IT that gave us feelings again. Also, Kyrie Irving gushed about Jayson Tatum, Charles Barkley said something stupid about the schedule, and refs get n...
47 min
1011
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Sept. 20: Kyrie hot takes, ...
MassLive's Jay King and John Karalis of Red's Army give all their hot takes about Kyrie Irving's First Take appearance, then react to Jaylen Brown's comments about the team needing time to jell. #RaininJs #Celtics
38 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Sept. 15- Coaching challenge...
John Karalis and Sam Packard empty out a big mailbag that, among other things, gets into Brad's coaching challenges this season, whether Bradley could have been kept, Celtics boy-band names, and the starting 5 worst players since 2000. Enjoy the show!
43 min
1013
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Sept. 12: Pierce warming on...
MassLive's Jay King and John Karalis of Red's Army react to Paul Pierce and Ray Allen's meeting, Terry Rozier's prediction of early season struggles, and Tyler Zeller's signing with the Brooklyn Nets. #RaininJs #Celtics
44 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Sept. 7: Isaiah's emotional...
MassLive's Jay King and Sam "Jam" Packard spend most of the podcast reacting to Isaiah Thomas' emotional Players Tribune article about his trade from the Boston Celtics to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Toward the end, the two co-hosts debate how Marcus Smar...
28 min
1015
LOCKED ON CELTICS: Sept. 5- Finding Kyrie's off...
Now that Kyrie Irving is a Celtic, MassLive's Jay King and RedsArmy.com's John Karalis get together to talk about how he needs to evolve offensively in Boston and how his new teammates can help. Also, in the wake of the Rockets being sold, we wonder if...
25 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - August 31: The Kyrie trade ...
MassLive's Jay King and Sam "Jam" Packard examine the fallout of the finally-completed Kyrie Irving trade, then answer questions from listeners about questionable team chemistry, the starting lineup, and more. #RaininJs #Celtics
45 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - August 29: The trade stando...
MassLive's Jay King and John Karalis of Red's Army break down the latest updates in the Kyrie Irving-Isaiah Thomas trade stalemate plus the report that Thomas Robinson worked out for the Celtics. #RaininJs #Celtics
46 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: August 25- Crossover trade r...
John Karalis and Chris Manning of the Locked On Cavs show get together to dive into what each team is getting from a guy each fan base has spent a lot of time disparaging. Will Kyrie be able to flourish in a free-flowing offense? Can he handle the Bost...
53 min
1019
LOCKED ON CELTICS: August 23- the Kyrie-Isaiah ...
Kyrie Irving is a Celtic while the Cavs are adding Isaiah Thomas and Jae Crowder. What a wild day in the NBA and John Karalis and Sam Packard are here to give their reaction. Enjoy the show! #Celtics #
45 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Aug. 22- Brad's Ms. Pacman a...
Brad Stevens was on the Chris Mannix podcast talking about his classic Ms. Pacman machine as well as how he'll use a bunch of guys we traditionally know as Small Forwards. John Karalis & Sam Packard talk about that and then figure out how many games th...
49 min
1021
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Aug. 17: LeBron James repor...
MassLive's Jay King and Sam "Jam" Packard react to the report that LeBron James plans to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers in one year, then answer a number of Celtics mailbag questions. #RaininJs #Celtics
36 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: August 15- Quirky Celtics sc...
The Celtics schedule is out and it's a little on the quirky side thank to that January trip to London. John Karalis looks at how that's lead to a front-loaded schedule and why it could hurt their overall win total. Enjoy the show! #Celtics #RaininJs
22 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: August 11- Celtics to open t...
The NBA released its opening week national TV schedule as well as its Christmas Day lineup and the Celtics are featured in both. John Karalis and Sam Packard talk about how the C's will usher in the NBA season, play in the perfect Christmas Day slot, a...
27 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: August 10- Christmas games, ...
John Karalis and Sam Packard dive into a wild array of topics including Bob Cousy time traveling on his birthday, fixing everyone's weaknesses, last-second scenarios, and going with "Mook" over "Marcus" Morris. Enjoy the show! #RaininJs #Celtics
53 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Aug. 8: Jaylen in Africa, I...
MassLive's Jay King and Red's Army's John Karalis react to Jaylen Brown's showing in Africa, Isaiah Thomas' appearance at Patriots practice and the latest news on Kyrie Irving -- former Cavaliers GM David Griffin's comments that suggest the Celtics are...
36 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: August 2- Counting Ringzzz, ...
Michael Jordan said Kobe Bryant is better than LeBron because RINGZZZZ so that must mean Bill Russell is twice as good as anyone, right? John Karalis and Sam Packard get into that... and... a junk drawer full of IT slander, combat muscle, and melees. ...
48 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - August 1: KG trade's 10-yea...
MassLive's Jay King and John Karalis of Red's Army reflect on the Kevin Garnett trade 10 years after it happened; react to Jared Sullinger's continued fight with weight issues; and Jay goes on a rant against straw men in support of Isaiah Thomas. #Rai...
48 min
1028
LOCKED ON CELTICS: July 28- Mailbag on integrat...
MassLive's Jay King and Red's Army's John Karalis get into a slew of mailbag questions including the Gordon Hayward fit, contracts for Isaiah and Smart, Jayson Tatum's future, Brad's place in the league and a whole lot more. Enjoy the show! #RaininJs...
48 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - July 27: No surgery for Tho...
MassLive's Jay King and John Karalis from Red's Army break down the news that Isaiah Thomas will not need surgery and have a (one-sided) debate about whether the Celtics should target Kyrie Irving. #RaininJs #Celtics
49 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - July 24: How could Kyrie Ir...
MassLive's Jay King and Sam "Jam" Packard break down how Kyrie Irving's trade request could shake up the Eastern Conference -- whether the Cleveland Cavaliers fulfill the request or not. #RaininJs #Celtics
39 min
1031
LOCKED ON CELTICS: July 21- Monster mailbag fea...
RedsArmy's John Karalis dives into a mailbag to answer questions about lineups, potential trades, what if's, and invading someone's dreams. A July full of your questions gets answered in this show. Enjoy! #RaininJs #Celtics
54 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - July 19: Brian Scalabrine o...
MassLive's Jay King is joined by guest Brian Scalabrine to discuss a list of topics, including Kevin Garnett (and his craziness), Jason Kidd, Paul Pierce, the '08 championship, Scalabrine's mentality as a player, and the time Scalabrine ran a 4:45 mile...
25 min
1033
LOCKED ON CELTICS - July 18: Where does Paul Pi...
MassLive's Jay King and John Karalis from Red's Army react to the news that Paul Pierce signed a contract to retire with the Celtics, then debate where Pierce falls among the franchise's all-time list. #RaininJs #Celtics
29 min
1034
LOCKED ON CELTICS: July 17- Just how good are t...
While we're all excited about the potential for this team, what does the rest of the NBA think? Locked On Wizards host Ben Standig, who authored an article on this for Fanrag Sports, joins John Karalis to give an outside perspective on how the Celtics ...
36 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - July 14: Ante Zizic with an...
MassLive's Jay King and Sam "Jam" Packard debate whether Ante Zizic has shown much during the past three games, then talk about the strangeness of Avery Bradley's introductory press conference with the Detroit Pistons. #RaininJs #Celtics
24 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: July 12- Tatum, The Future, ...
The Ringer's Kevin O'Connor joins the Vegas podcast with John Karalis and Sam Packard for a wide-ranging discussion on Tatum, how Danny Ainge built a contender for now and later, and the wild potential for an Anthony Davis trade or John Wall departure ...
62 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: July 10- C's are done making...
The Celtics have signed Aron Baynes... finalizing their moves for the offseason. Jay King, Sam Packard, and John Karalis get together at Summer League to discuss what the moves means, who'll start, and some summer league stuff. Enjoy the show! #Rainin...
36 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - July 8: Avery Bradley trade...
MassLive's Jay King and Sam "Jam" Packard give an emergency podcast to react to the Boston Celtics' trade of Avery Bradley and a second-round pick for Marcus Morris.
28 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - July 7: Tatum vs. Mitchell ...
MassLive's Jay King goes solo to break down the Jayson Tatum-Donovan Mitchell matchup, react to the latest trade rumors and analyze Kelly Olynyk's departure to the Miami Heat. #RaininJs #celtics
21 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: July 6- Clearing the way for...
All of a sudden the Utah Jazz have decided they'd be open to a sign and trade for Gordon Hayward. John Karalis and Sam Packard get into whether that makes sense, and they get an assist from network founder David Locke (and a car full of some of podcast...
68 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - July 5: Gordon Hayward agre...
MassLive's Jay King is joined by 98.5 The Sports Hub's Brian Robb, who also runs CelticsHub, to break down the Gordon Hayward acquisition and what could come next for the Celtics. #RaininJs #Celtics
22 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: July 4- Jayson Tatum hit a g...
Jayson Tatum did something cool in his Celtics "debut" hitting a game-winner against the "Philadelphia 76'ers" and Markelle Fultz. It was fun to watch, but Jay King and John Karalis kept cool heads in reacting to his, and Jaylen Brown's, good performan...
23 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - July 1: Instant reaction to...
MassLive's Jay King and Sam "Jam" Packard react to the stunning news of the Indiana Pacers trading Paul George to the Oklahoma City Thunder, rather than the Boston Celtics. #RaininJs #Celtics
30 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - June 30: More rumors! Kelly...
MassLive's Jay King, Sam "Jam" Packard and John Karalis from Red's Army do a three-man podcast about the latest Celtics rumors, the official summer league roster, and news Kelly Olynyk has been extended a qualifying offer. #RaininJs #Celtics
48 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: June 29- How Boston's affect...
Chris Paul was shockingly traded to the Rockets, which could have a huge impact on Gordon Hayward's decision to stay in the West, the bidding war for Paul George, and what Blake Griffin decides to do in free agency. John Karalis goes solo with that, Is...
30 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: June 28- The pursuit of Paul...
So apparently Danny Ainge is going after Gordon Hayward AND Paul George? That's not gonna be easy, but John Karalis, Jay King, and Sam Packard are here to break it all down for you. Plus, Avery Bradley got screwed, Bill Russell is awesome, and ANTE ZIZ...
51 min
1047
LOCKED ON CELTICS - June 26: Jayson Tatum react...
MassLive's Jay King and Sam "Jam" Packard share more reaction to the Jayson Tatum pick and break down some of the latest trade rumors. #RaininJs #Celtics
43 min
1048
LOCKED ON CELTICS: June 23- C's draft Tatum as ...
The Boston Celtics selected Jayson Tatum with the third overall pick on a draft night that was overshadowed by the Jimmy Butler trade to Minnesota and the rumors Boston was close to trading for Paul George. Sam Packard and John Karalis discuss. Enjoy ...
27 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: June 22- the Celtics-Lakers ...
There is no greater rivalry than the Celtics and the Lakers. With ESPN's recent special on this rivalry, we got one of the OG Lakers bloggers Chris Manning to come on to talk about our favorite moments and a lot of current events... like how Phil Jacks...
73 min
1050
LOCKED ON CELTICS - June 21: Recapping the craz...
MassLive's Jay King and Sam "Jam" Packard recap one of the weirdest days in NBA history, which included interesting trades, blockbuster rumors, and a whole lot of things that could impact the Celtics path. #RaininJs #Celtics
37 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - June 20: Sam Vecenie breaks...
MassLive's Jay King picks draft expert Sam Vecenie's brain about the Celtics big risk of trading the No. 1 pick, and who the team could/should target now with the third overall selection. #RaininJs #Celtics
31 min
1052
LOCKED ON CELTICS: June 19- Making sense of tra...
Danny Ainge did what we thought was unthinkable... he traded away the top pick and the chance to draft Markelle Fultz. So... what was he thinking? John Karalis and Jay King discuss.
47 min
1053
LOCKED ON CELTICS: June 16- Deciphering the non...
Another day, another person who has an opinion that ISN'T Ainge drafting Markelle Fultz. So how much stock should we actually put into all these rumors? MassLive's Jay King and RedsArmy's John Karalis discuss. Enjoy the show! #Celtics #RaininJs
22 min
1054
LOCKED ON CELTICS - June 15: A Blake Griffin ru...
MassLive's Jay King and Sam "Jam" Packard compare Blake Griffin and Gordon Hayward as possible free-agent targets and break down some NBA draft news. #RaininJs #Celtics
38 min
1055
LOCKED ON CELTICS: June 14- Decoding Danny Ainge
Danny Ainge made some very interesting comments regarding the Golden State Warriors and building a team in this era of Dubs dominance. John Karalis, Jay King, and Sam Packard all join up to discuss. Enjoy the show! #Celtics #RaininJs
43 min
1056
LOCKED ON CELTICS: June 12- So what if the Celt...
Despite the knowledge that most free agents stay with their teams, many Celtics fans have come to a place where "sign Gordon Hayward" is something that's inevitable. So... what if they don't? What's the plan? John Karalis and Sam Packard discuss. Enj...
49 min
1057
LOCKED ON CELTICS - June 9: PLEASE stop the unr...
MassLive's Jay King and John Karalis of Red's Army lash out at the epidemic of unrealistic fake trade proposals that spread around the internet like mad. #RaininJs #Celtics
37 min
1058
LOCKED ON CELTICS - June 7: Markelle Fultz's vi...
MassLive's Jay King and Sam "Jam" Packard react to Markelle Fultz's visit to Boston, which included a trip to TD Garden and photos with the championship banners and Larry Bird's likeness. After that, King and Packard dig into a mailbag from listeners. ...
36 min
1059
LOCKED ON CELTICS - June 6: The Kevin Durant fa...
Kevin Durant's decision to sign with the Golden State Warriors didn't just set up what has been a noncompetitive playoffs. It has also shaken the landscape for all teams, like the Boston Celtics, with title aspirations. MassLive's Jay King and John Kar...
36 min
1060
LOCKED ON CELTICS: June 5- Pre-draft workouts &...
The Celtics are bringing in a bunch of guys for pre-draft workouts, including Markelle Fultz. MassLive's Jay King and RedsArmy.com's John Karalis discuss that and we put together our unbeatable 3-on-3 teams. Enjoy the show! #RaininJs #Celtics
26 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - June 2: Jay's media game ri...
MassLive's Jay King and John Karalis of Red's Army discuss how ridiculous Jay was while actually getting mad at one of his teammates for drilling a game-winning shot. They continue to discuss some of the Celtics' injury issues throughout the playoffs. ...
23 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: June 1- Playing coy w/the #1...
While the obvious move might seem to be drafting Markelle Fultz, Danny Ainge isn't exactly making that a given, so RedsArmy's John Karalis & MassLive's Jay King look into some other possibilities Ainge might consider (hello, Philly). Also, is Danilo Ga...
38 min
1063
LOCKED ON CELTICS - May 31: Fultz, Isaiah and J...
MassLive's Jay King and John Karalis from Red's Army discuss some of the chatter about whether the Celtics should trade Isaiah Thomas, news that Markelle Fultz wants to go No. 1 to Boston, and a story about Jaylen Brown. #RaininJs #Celtics
44 min
1064
LOCKED ON CELTICS: May 26 - An ugly end to a gr...
There's no sugar coating how overmatched the Celtics were in this series, but there's no doubting this season was an absolute success. Sam Packard and John Karalis wrap up the season with a quick look at the game, what we witnessed this season, and a ...
51 min
1065
LOCKED ON CELTICS - May 25: @dangercart breaks ...
MassLive’s Jay King chats with guest Ryan Bernardoni aka @dangercart, an expert on the Celtics’ cap situation and what they could do in the future. Bernardoni breaks down offseason options from the No. 1 pick, to potential trades, to the contract situa...
31 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: May 24- C's give us hope in ...
The Boston Celtics gave us hope for one half of Game 4. The Cavaliers spent the other tearing that hope into pieces in front of our faces. We're running out of ideas, but Sam Packard and John Karalis have a couple for you. Enjoy the show ! #Celtics #...
50 min
1067
LOCKED ON CELTICS - May 23: Chris Forsberg refl...
MassLive’s Jay King is joined by ESPN’s Chris Forsberg to offer more reaction to the stunning Game 3, what to expect from Game 4, and Marcus Smart’s new motto: “Let it flow and let it show.” They reflect on Smart’s huge game, wonder why LeBron James ha...
47 min
1068
LOCKED ON CELTICS - May 22: Celtics stun Cavs i...
Sam "Jam" Packard goes solo to break down the Celtics' stunning Game 3 win against the Cavaliers. #RaininJs #Celtics
31 min
1069
LOCKED ON CELTICS - May 19: TNT's Mike Fratello...
MassLive's Jay King chats with guest Mike Fratello from TNT who breaks down the Eastern Conference Finals, analyzes Brad Stevens' coaching, and gives input on Boston's future. #RaininJs #Celtics
29 min
1070
LOCKED ON CELTICS: May 18- C's get beaten back ...
After 7 games played at Washington Wizards speed, the Celtics were forced to play at Cleveland Cavaliers speed and it did not go well. John Karalis and Sam Packard get into the beatdown and a few things the Celtics could do better going into Game 2. ...
35 min
1071
LOCKED ON CELTICS - May 17: Celtics win the dra...
MassLive's Jay King and John Karalis of Red's Army react to the Celtics winning the NBA Draft lottery and the No. 1 overall pick. Near the end of the podcast, they also dive into the upcoming Eastern Conference Finals series against LeBron James and th...
36 min
1072
LOCKED ON CELTICS: May 16- On to the Conference...
The Celtics survived a Game 7 against a tough Wizards team thanks to Kelly Olynyk going bonkers, Marcus Smart's shooting (whaaa?) and some heroics from the usual suspects. Above all, this is a time to celebrate. Why don't you celebrate with us? Enjoy ...
60 min
1073
LOCKED ON CELTICS - MAY 15: How important is ho...
MassLive's Jay King and John Karalis from Red's Army debate their keys for Game 7, react to Al Horford's excitement about playing a deciding game in TD Garden, and blast the referees for letting a second fall off the clock before the Celtics' final pos...
40 min
1074
LOCKED ON CELTICS: May 13- C's lose Game 6 but ...
The Boston Celtics had a definite chance to win Game 6 in Washington but they didn't. It's OK though because John Karalis and Sam Packard both feel really good about Game 7. Enjoy the show! #RaininJs #Celtics
27 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - May 12: Getting the Wizards...
MassLive's Jay King recorded a crossover episode with Ben Standing of Locked on Wizards who gives the Washington perspective of the Game 5 blowout and what to expect moving forward. #RaininJs #Celtics
33 min
1076
LOCKED ON CELTICS: May 11: C's 1 win away from ...
The Boston Celtics are a win away from the conference finals, but they have a lot of work left after a big Game 5 win. John Karalis and Sam Packard discuss
55 min
1077
LOCKED ON CELTICS - MAY 9: Isaiah Thomas being ...
MassLive's Jay King and John Karalis of Red's Army discuss how the Wizards have limited Isaiah Thomas, how Draymond Green called out Kelly Olynyk as a "dirty" player, and something Paul Pierce said about his future (yes, future) with the Celtics. #Rai...
48 min
1078
LOCKED ON CELTICS: May 8- Why do these killer r...
Once again the Boston Celtics were doomed by a huge Wizards run that turned a 5-point Celtics lead into a blowout loss. Why do these things keep happening? And what do the Celtics need to do to fix this? Sam Packard and John Karalis discuss. Enjoy t...
52 min
1079
LOCKED ON CELTICS: May 5- Having fun with a not...
OK so we'll just acknowledge that 99% of this game sucked. But a few interesting things happened. RedsArmy.com's John Karalis & Sam Packard talk about those few things, including the Kelly on Kelly crime that has people crying "dirty" over something th...
46 min
1080
LOCKED ON CELTICS - May 4: Isaiah Thomas' new m...
MassLive’s Jay King and Ben Standig of Locked on Wizards record a crossover episode about Isaiah Thomas’ big night, what both teams need to do the rest of the series, and how Washington can try to minimize the damage of its bad bench. King also reacts ...
30 min
1081
LOCKED ON CELTICS: May 3: Isaiah's amazing nigh...
On what would have been his sister's 23rd birthday, Isaiah Thomas came out and gave a performance for the ages in her honor. His efforts carried the Celtics to a huge comeback win in overtime, and put the Wizards in a 2-0 hole. John Karalis & Sam Packa...
48 min
1082
LOCKED ON CELTICS - May 2: Smart's strange deci...
MassLive's Jay King and John Karalis of Red's Army react to the noise about Al Horford's foul on Markieff Morris, Marcus Smart's admission that he asked to come out of Game 1, and Isaiah Thomas' dental work. Jay also breaks down his 1-on-1 game with Br...
37 min
1083
LOCKED ON CELTICS: May 1- Celtics take a wild G...
Well that was a wild Game 1, wasn't it? The Celtics stormed back from a 16-0 start, hit a ton of 3's, and took a 1-0 series lead. MassLive's Jay King and RedsArmy.com's John Karalis talk about all the awesome performances, interesting coaching decision...
41 min
1084
LOCKED ON CELTICS: April 29- Celtics-Wizards se...
The Celtics and Wizards are getting ready for what should be an exciting series. John Karalis & Sam Packard break it down and look at what the Celtics need to do to win. Enjoy the show! #RaininJs #Celtics
43 min
1085
LOCKED ON CELTICS - April 29: Celtics take down...
MassLive's Jay King reacts to the Celtics' final win over the Bulls and looks ahead to the second round during a crossover episode with the Locked on Bulls podcast. #RaininJs #Celtics
30 min
1086
LOCKED ON CELTICS: April 27- C's ride Horford t...
Al Horford was one of a few Celtics who stepped up in the face of a tough shooting night for most of the team. Sam Packard and John Karalis talk about Big Al's big night, all the other guys who stepped up, and how Jimmy Butler had a tough game at the w...
42 min
1087
LOCKED ON CELTICS - APRIL 26: Smart is about th...
MassLive's Jay King and Sam "Jam" Packard react to Marcus Smart's "about that life" response, then say "about that life" so many times they are no longer about that "about that life" life. King and Packard also declare Rajon Rondo will likely come back...
39 min
1088
LOCKED ON CELTICS - April 25: Hoiberg picked th...
MassLive's Jay King and Red's Army's John Karalis offer reactions to Fred Hoiberg's comments on Isaiah Thomas, Jimmy Butler's comments on Marcus Smart, and the news that Isaiah Canaan is likely to start Game 5 for the Bulls. King and Karalis also break...
44 min
1089
LOCKED ON CELTICS: Isaiah to the rescue as C's ...
The Celtics did what they had to do... going into Chicago and winning two games to even up the series and reclaim home court advantage. Isaiah was freakin' amazing (again) and Gerald Green made Brad Steven look like a genius (again). Plus, Fred Hoiberg...
41 min
1090
LOCKED ON CELTICS - April 22: Celtics take Game...
MassLive's Jay King has a crossover episode with the guys from Locked on Bulls to react to Boston's Game 3 win and Rajon Rondo's broken right thumb.
27 min
1091
LOCKED ON CELTICS - APRIL 20: Tim Bontemps brea...
MassLive’s Jay King is joined by the Washington Post’s Tim Bontemps to discuss the Boston Celtics’ direction as well as their first two playoff games. #RaininJs #Celtics
52 min
1092
LOCKED ON CELTICS: April 19- C's in trouble aft...
There's no denying that the Boston Celtics are in trouble after an embarrassing Game 2 loss to Chicago. John Karalis and Sam Packard get into why the team might look so lost, and how just getting back to simple basketball basics will go a long way in b...
34 min
1093
LOCKED ON CELTICS: April 18- Avery's special re...
Isaiah Thomas is planning on being with the Celtics for Games 2 and 3 of this series as he continues to mourn the loss of his sister. While the Celtics find themselves in a tough spot when it comes to supporting Isaiah, Avery Bradley explains in today'...
42 min
1094
LOCKED ON CELTICS: April 17- C's drop Game 1 to...
On a very tough night for Isaiah Thomas and the rest of the team, the Boston Celtics suffered through their usual struggles in a disappointing Game 1 loss to the Chicago Bulls. John Karalis and Sam Packard discuss what went wrong, what went right, and ...
45 min
1095
LOCKED ON CELTICS - April 14: Celtics-Bulls pr...
MassLive's Jay King and Sean Highkin of The Athletic and Locked on Bulls break down the first-round series between Boston and Chicago. #RaininJs #Celtics
41 min
1096
LOCKED ON CELTICS: April 13- Boston locks up th...
The Boston Celtics have ended the regular season as the top seed in the East (and with the 4th best record in the NBA). RedsArmy.com's John Karalis and Sam Packard reflect on the long, weird season that was 2016-17 and get into a special full-season My...
49 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - April 12: The perfect brack...
MassLive's Jay King and Sam "Jam" Packard react to all the good fortune the Celtics have experienced over the last few days. They are now set up almost perfectly to claim the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference and avoid the Cleveland Cavaliers and To...
33 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: April 11- Celtics win twice!!
The Boston Celtics came up with two big wins tonight, beating the Nets at home, and then watching the Heat beat the Cavs to give the Celtics sole possession of the top seed with one game to play. John Karalis is here to talk about that, some nice devel...
28 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Figuring it out & still pur...
The Boston Celtics aren't a finished product but they are figuring things out and some how STILL in th mix for a top seed. That's because, as John Karalis says, the Cavaliers are being stupid about the end of their season. Also: what it takes to call t...
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: April 7- C's fall flat for 2...
This was supposed to be a bounce-back game for the Boston Celtics, but it wasn't very bouncy. Is this something to worry about or just a tough stretch at a bad time? John Karalis and Sam Packard discuss. Enjoy the show! #RaininJs #Celtics
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