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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 - March 7: Kevin O'Connor on ...
MassLive's Jay King chats with the Ringer's Kevin O'Connor about Jaylen Brown's development, the top five or six draft prospects, and David Griffin's belief at the trade deadline that the Celtics might land Paul George and Jimmy Butler. #Celtics #Rain...
31 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: March 6: Karma (or just bad ...
The Celtics didn't deserve to win this game but they had it in hand. A couple of missed free throws and the worst turnover you'll ever see later, Phoenix is celebrating one of the most improbable wins you'll see. MassLive's Jay King and RedsArmy's John...
38 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - March 3: Jaylen Brown, Bran...
MassLive's Jay King is joined by Anthony Irwin of Locked on Lakers to preview Celtics-Lakers. They also discuss the rookie seasons of Jaylen Brown and Brandon Ingram, and look at the looming Paul George situation. #celtics #RaininJs
36 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: March 2- C's beat Cavs in am...
Wow. What a game! The Celtics beat the Cavs in a very playoff-like game that saw Boston play exactly how they needed to after some disappointing efforts. Sam Packard and John Karalis get into all the things that went right (and a few things that went w...
38 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: March 1- Talking Cavs, Bogut...
Chris Manning from Locked On Cavs joins the show for a crossover episode that starts with some Andrew Bogut talk and progresses into how the two franchises are building their teams and how the Celtics can beat the Cavs Wednesday night on ESPN. Good stu...
46 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Feb 28- Ugly loss prompts ev...
The Boston Celtics were pretty terrible for a lot of their game against the Hawks. While John Karalis and Sam Packard tried to make sense of it all, they also tried to make sense of some horrible takes on the recent struggles. Good thing Jaylen Brown i...
37 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Feb 27- Helping Isaiah & Rip...
Rip Hamilton is STILL talking (seriously dude, we get it) but the Celtics are still trying to figure out how to make sure Isaiah Thomas get some help in 4th quarters. In this episode, Sam Packard & John Karalis discuss Al Horford's aggression, Smart's ...
34 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Feb. 24- the (no) trade dead...
Everyone was watching to see what the Celtics were going to do, and they did... nothing. Was that the right move? MassLive's Jay King and RedsArmy's John Karalis break it all down with some help from MassLive's Tom Westerholm. Here's a hint: breathe, i...
62 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Feb. 23: Paul George rumors...
MassLive's Jay King and Sam "Jam" Packard react to all the trade deadline chatter. #RaininJs #Celtics
29 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Feb. 22- Butler, George, Dru...
The trade deadline is hours away and the Boston Celtics are implicated in a few big pieces of speculation. Will they be in on Jimmy Butler, Paul George, or Andre Drummond? Should they be? MassLive's Jay King and RedsArmy.com's John Karalis discuss. E...
38 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Feb. 20: DeMarcus Cousins h...
MassLive's Jay King and John Karalis of Red's Army unleash an emergency midday podcast to share their reactions to the stunning DeMarcus Cousins trade. #RaininJs #NBA
26 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Feb. 20: DeMarcus Cousins r...
MassLive's Jay King and Sam "Jam" Packard rant about the All-Star Game, rave about Brad Stevens' pregame introduction, and discuss who the Celtics should prefer in a trade: DeMarcus Cousins, Jimmy Butler or Paul George. #RaininJs #Celtics
22 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Feb. 17: Controversial fini...
MassLive’s Jay King does a crossover podcast with Locked on Bulls after a controversial finish in Celtics-Bulls. They talk about Marcus Smart’s (possibly phantom?) foul on Jimmy Butler, plus debate the chances Butler could end up with the Celtics in a ...
31 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Feb 16- Marcus Smart joins L...
Marcus Smart got to join an exclusive club after the Celtics beat Philly... the "things only Larry Bird has done in Celtics history" club. John Karalis and Sam Packard dive into the latest awesome night for Smart, how Kelly Olynyk has suddenly rounded ...
37 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Feb. 15- How the Ibaka trad...
The East got a big shakeup today as the Toronto Raptors fortified their frontcourt by acquiring Serge Ibaka while the Cleveland Cavaliers saw theirs take a big hit with an injury to Kevin Love. John Karalis of RedsArmy.com and MassLive.com's Jay King d...
41 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Feb. 14: Can the Celtics wi...
MassLive's Jay King and John Karalis from Red's Army react to the Boston Celtics latest win, a 111-98 victory against the Dallas Mavericks. Afterward, Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle said the Celtics have a chance to win the Eastern Conference. King and ...
40 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Feb 13 - Monday Mailbag: tr...
John Karalis & Sam Packard dive into the mailbag to give their opinion on all the potential deals the Celtics might be considering, trades they may want to consider, and other trades that might be traded because sure why not? Also, potential draftees ...
58 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Feb. 10: Smart, Thomas lead...
MassLive's Jay King and Sam "Jam" Packard react to the Boston Celtics' impressive comeback victory against the Portland Trail Blazers and react to a recent report that the Celtics will try to pry Jimmy Butler or Paul George away from their current team...
30 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Feb. 9: An ugly, ugly mess ...
MassLive's Jay King and Sam "Jam" Packard discuss a gross loss to the Sacramento Kings, which kicked off the Boston Celtics' four-game road trip. Because talking about the game was not fun, the guys also joked about whether the Celtics should acquire C...
20 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Feb 8 Trading for a big... a...
The trade deadline is fast approaching, and with a report that the Celtics are kicking the tires on big men, MassLive's Jay King and RedsArmy.com's John Karalis get into what types of trades they might be looking at and how likely they are. One of thos...
40 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Feb. 7: Paul Pierce's incre...
MassLive's Jay King and John Karalis from Red's Army rehash a magical day in Boston sports with Paul Pierce's last game at TD Garden -- and memorable last minute-shot -- and the Patriots' wild comeback. #RaininJs #Celtics
29 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Feb 3: Sean Grande on IT's b...
Celtics radio voice Sean Grande joins the show for a spectacular, wide-ranging discussion on the Celtics. Among the topics... - Isaiah Thomas doing stuff we've NEVER seen before, how he's basically a human YouTube video, and how his size is actually...
69 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Feb. 2: IT is freakin' magic...
Well, Isaiah Thomas did it again, which just has John Karalis and Sam Packard in pure gush-mode, but he didn't do it alone. Let's just say some words were eaten after a huge win over Toronto... which puts Boston in the exact spot everyone would have si...
38 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Jan 31- IT the hero (again)...
Isaiah Thomas had another amazing 4th quarter to bail the Celtics out against Detroit. The fact that he continues to have massive 4th quarters is amazing... but so too is the fact that the Celtics are outscored consistently when he's out there doing it...
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Jan. 30- Addressing all the ...
Starting with Carmelo Anthony and working on down, John Karalis & Sam Packard get into a lot of the recent trade rumors involving the Celtics. What would we give up for Jimmy Butler? Is targeting a Vucevic or Nurkic-type a better option? Should they ev...
51 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Jan. 27: Rajon Rondo compli...
MassLive's Jay King and Sam "Jam" Packard marvel at Rajon Rondo's Instagram post, which torched Chicago Bulls teammates Dwyane Wade and Jimmy Butler to the ground; react to Isaiah Thomas making the All-Star team; and give their picks for this week's My...
32 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Jan 26- Huge C's win makes e...
The Celtics bounced back in a huge way by finally doing some of the little things they had abandoned in their recent rough stretch (and maybe with a little help from "Angry Brad"). Guys like Jae Crowder and Al Horford stepped up, but it's not all great...
40 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Jan. 25- Frustration abounds...
The Boston Celtics are currently a very frustrating team. That frustration boiled over for Marcus Smart on the bench at the end of the loss to Washington. Frustration hit us all as Al Horford, et. al. struggled defensively and on the glass. And John Ka...
34 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Jan. 24- Diving into the Red...
Maine Red Claws play-by-play man Chris Sedenka joins the show to talk about the really good seasons being had by Abdel Nader and Demetrius Jackson, why Jordan Mickey is a D-League stud but less productive in the NBA, and we dive into what the D-League...
41 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Jan. 23: The Jabari Parker ...
MassLive's Jay King and John Karalis from Red's Army take questions from listeners dealing with everything from trade talks to a weird question about whether they would prefer five Isaiah Thomas-sized LeBron Jameses or one LeBron James-sized Isaiah Tho...
29 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Jan. 20: The Ringer's Kevin...
The Ringer's Kevin O'Connor joins MassLive's Jay King to break down the top prospects in the upcoming NBA Draft, plus Boston Celtics draft-and-stash big man Ante Zizic. #RaininJs #Celtics
48 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Jan. 19- Bench & Brad come u...
The Boston Celtics suffered an embarrassing loss to the Knicks in which the bench, and Brad Stevens' insistence on playing them for extended minutes over a long stretch of the second quarter, cost them dearly. Is this what happens when there's no super...
46 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Jan. 18: Carmelo Anthony tr...
MassLive's Jay King and John Karalis of RedsArmy.com react to the New York Post's idea of trading Carmelo Anthony to the Boston Celtics, then hand out Celtics midseason superlatives. #Celtics #RaininJs
41 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Jan. 17- IT does it AGAIN, b...
How many times are we going to spend time on a podcast gushing about Isaiah Thomas' 4th quarter heroics? I guess for as long as he keeps dropping 17 point 4th quarters! But that's not all we talk about. Kelly Olynyk is playing well enough to consider s...
39 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Jan 16- IT the MVP candidate...
Isaiah Thomas has been awesome... but how awesome? Has he been great enough to jump into the MVP discussion? MassLive's Jay King & Red's Army's John Karalis disagree on this. Plus: Kelly Olynyk has the worst luck and Atlanta has the worst fans. Enjo...
44 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Jan. 13: A look into the Ce...
MassLive's Jay King and ESPN's Chris Forsberg describe parts of the Boston Celtics locker room scene and what it's like to deal with the players on a nightly basis. #RaininJs #Celtics
40 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Jan. 12- Isaiah shines in th...
Yeah, it was against the Wizards, but the Celtics got a nice bounce-back win... thanks to another monster 4th quarter by Isaiah Thomas. Sam Packard and John Karalis look at how the C's calmed down in this game to hold off the Wizards down the stretch.....
31 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Jan. 11- Boston's just not a...
The Boston Celtics, without Avery Bradley, looked like they were cruising to a win against the Raptors. But then DeMar DeRozan went DeNuts in the 2nd half and late in the 4th quarter and the Celtics looked like they panicked a bit. In the end, it was ...
30 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Jan. 10 - a Raptors preview ...
The Celtics are getting ready to take on the Raptors, and they'll have to do it without Avery Bradley. What does that mean for the game? John Karalis and Sam Packard discuss that, the possibility of Brad Stevens coaching the All Star East squad... and ...
40 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Jan. 9: Marcus Smart's prog...
MassLive's Jay King and John Karalis from Red's Army discuss Marcus Smart's big night against the New Orleans Pelicans (and his nice couple of weeks), the Celtics recent defensive slippage, and pick five players who deserve a ride on the Mystery Machin...
35 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Jan. 6: Isaiah Thomas off t...
Adam Kaufman, a radio personality for 98.5 The Sports Hub and WBZ News Radio, has floated an idea recently that the Boston Celtics should consider bringing Isaiah Thomas off the bench. MassLive's Jay King invited Kaufman on to debate the idea on Twitte...
25 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Jan. 5: Jae Crowder's Twitt...
MassLive's Jay King and John Karalis of Red's Army react to Jae Crowder's Twitter outburst over Boston Celtics fans cheering Gordon Hayward, then discuss all the reasons for the Celtics' booming offense. #RaininJs #Celtics
31 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: January 4- Healthy C's keep ...
We're back from our holiday break to celebrate a big win over the Utah Jazz and their elite defense. John Karalis and Sam Packard talk about the big things the Celtics are now doing that could begin their separation from the pack. Plus, January could b...
39 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Dec 26- A special "They won ...
While you sipped egg nog (or whatever other beverage of your choice) The Celtics were beating the Knicks in New York, and both John Karalis and Jay King were there to take it all in. So they guys got together for a special Christmas Day show that is he...
20 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Dec. 23: King of the Fourth...
MassLive's Jay King and John Karalis from Red's Army discuss the Boston Celtics' latest win, during which Isaiah Thomas scored 14 points over the final six minutes to hold off an Indiana Pacers charge. The co-hosts debate one good lineup, one bad lineu...
28 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Dec 22- Eric Pincus explains...
The league and the players have agreed on a new collective bargaining agreement, which will change how Danny Ainge approaches building the Boston Celtics moving forward. In this show, BasketballInsiders.com capologist Eric Pincus joins RedsArmy.com's J...
59 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Dec. 21- FINALLY... a signat...
For 24 minutes, it looked pretty bleak, but then Isaiah Thomas came through with one of the most amazing halves of basketball you'll ever see to give the Celtics a signature win. But as MassLive's Jay King and RedsArmy.com's John Karalis note, Isaiah g...
40 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Dec. 20: Are the Celtics wh...
MassLive's Jay King and Sam "Jam" Packard debate whether the Celtics are becoming who we thought they'd be at the beginning of the season. Meanwhile, the Nerlens Noel saga is worsening in Philadelphia, prompting the guys to discuss whether they'd acqui...
37 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Dec. 19- Horford steps up am...
The Boston Celtics won a road game by 10... so that's a very positive thing. However, Isaiah Thomas got a weird ejection and the even weirder "unnatural acts" rule showed and irked us (even though it went in Boston's favor). We loved Al Horford's perfo...
39 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Dec. 16: Should the Celtics...
MassLive's Jay King and Sam Packard go into the mailbag to answer questions from listeners, including one about whether the Boston Celtics should target PJ Tucker on the trade market. Other topics include Marcus Smart posing for 3-pointers, Evan Turner...
45 min
1051
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Dec. 15: The Celtics got Sp...
In a shorter-than-usual episode, MassLive's Jay King breaks down the Celtics loss to the Spurs from the San Antonio airport.
8 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Dec. 14- Spurs Preview & Hor...
The Celtics are in San Antonio and while it might seem like a tough matchup on paper, the Celtics might have a shot. Why? Because Locked On Spurs host Jeff Garcia joins RedsArmy.com's John Karalis to explain why this isn't a lock for the Spurs. Also, ...
65 min
1053
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Dec. 13: A deep dive into M...
MassLive's Jay King and Sam "Jam" Packard go deep into a breakdown of Marcus Smart's development -- the areas he has progressed, the areas he has stalled, and his (occasionally imperfect) fit on the Boston Celtics roster. The guys also discuss Jaylen B...
36 min
1054
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Dec. 12: Another top oppone...
MassLive's Jay King is joined by the Norman Transcript's Fred Katz to discuss the Boston Celtics' latest collapse, a 99-96 loss to Russell Westbrook and the Oklahoma City Thunder. #BostonCeltics #Celtics #NBA
25 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Dec. 9: Sam Vecenie breaks ...
MassLive's Jay King is joined by guest Sam Vecenie, an NBA Draft expert for the Sporting News. Vecenie breaks down the 2017 draft class, which he believes has a number of All-Star caliber prospects. Vecenie gives a scouting report on No. 1 pick Markell...
33 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Finally! A blowout to gush a...
Hey! The Boston Celtics played a team they should have beaten handily AND THEY DID IT!! There is very little negative to discuss after a 30 point win. Avery Bradley did amazing things... Jaylen Brown tried to kill a guy... and the Celtics just all aro...
45 min
1057
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Dec. 7: Jonas Jerebko's Sar...
Sam Packard had great seats at the Celtics-76ers game and saw Jonas Jerebko's (very frustrated) reaction to getting crossed over by Dario Saric. Packard and MassLive's Jay King discuss that, KG's reality show pitch, Isaiah Thomas' injury, and the lates...
30 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Dec. 6- C's lose a heartbrea...
The Celtics didn't just have a chance to beat the Rockets at home, they had a few, and all of them in the last minute of the game. But Isaiah Thomas and Al Horford missed easy looks and the Celtics let one slip away. RedsArmy's John Karalis and MassLiv...
24 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Dec. 5: So, what are the Ce...
Almost one-fourth of the way through the regular season, MassLive's Jay King and John Karalis of RedsArmy.com debate what exactly the Celtics are -- and what they might become. The two co-hosts also wonder about the "in-syncness" (whatever that means) ...
50 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Dec. 2 Mailbag show: IT's fi...
We dipped into another mailbag to end the week, with RedsArmy.com's John Karalis handling the podcast duties alone this time. Among the questions... IT's fire (and his defensive ability), MORE trade talk, the C's D, and some horrible failures at coming...
47 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Dec 1- The wrong guys are sh...
The Celtics dropped a very frustrating game to the Detroit Pistons and part of the reaction from Red's Army's John Karalis and Sam Packard is that the wrong guys were shooting the ball. One solution: switching Kelly Olynyk's and Marcus Smart's brains...
50 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Nov. 30: Al Horford seeing ...
Thanks to Mike Felger, Al Horford staying with his family after the birth of his daughter became a thing. MassLive's Jay King and Sam "Jam" Packard discuss the stupidity of it all, then Jae Crowder's claim that Erik Spoelstra wanted the Heat to take ad...
33 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Nov. 29- redefining "clutch"...
There was very little redeeming about the Celtics win in Miami, but MassLive's Jay King & Red's Army's John Karalis have found a couple of worthy topics. First... the Hack-A-Smart strategy came out of nowhere, and was a very surprising thing to see. Se...
27 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Nov. 28: Defending Isaiah T...
The Boston Celtics are healthy again after a 3-1 week that ended with an entertaining, albeit unsuccessful, game against the San Antonio Spurs. On this episode, MassLive's Jay King is joined by Dan Greenberg from Barstool Sports who explains why he def...
27 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Nov. 23: The Kelly Olynyk a...
The Boston Celtics have an off day with the Brooklyn Nets coming up, so MassLive's Jay King and John Karalis of Red's Army took the opportunity to answer some of their listener's questions. #BostonCeltics #Celtics #NBA
53 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Nov. 22- This is a confusing...
Once again, the Boston Celtics both sucked and were awesome within the same game. Once again, big guys killed them... and once again, a certain few players were disappointing. But, they managed to pull another game out, which is a big positive as Brad ...
40 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Nov. 21: Al Horford is back...
With two Boston Celtics games over the weekend – including a matchup against the mighty Warriors, plus Al Horford’s triumphant return – MassLive’s Jay King and John Karalis of Red’s Army have plenty to talk about. They lead with Horford’s do-it-all ret...
38 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Nov. 18- Brad & Belichick, W...
Brad Steven is a little different this year, and MassLive's Jay King finally admits that Red's Army's John Karalis was right about it... and it has a connection to Bill Belichick. The guys also get into the Warriors game, Klay Thompson drinking beer du...
52 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Nov. 17- Where we gush about...
The Celtics looked dead for almost 30 minutes after a blistering start to the game. We had planned on lamenting another missed opportunity for the Celtics to get a win against a struggling team. Then Isaiah Thomas went off in one of the best 4th quarte...
46 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Nov. 16: Al Horford's vague...
Al Horford has already missed seven straight games with a concussion, and could miss an eighth Wednesday. So, what's going on? And why won't he talk about it? In other news, Isaiah Thomas has put together a ridiculous start to the season. MassLive's Ja...
37 min
1071
LOCKED ON CELTICS: Nov. 15- More frustration.. ...
Well, the Celtics suffered yet another embarrassing, frustrating loss... this time against the Pelicans. And while RedsArmy.com's John Karalis expresses a lot of the frustrations fans must be feeling, MassLive's Jay King tries to keep things a bit more...
35 min
1072
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Nov. 14: Wins are nice and ...
At least against the New York Knicks and Paul George-less Indiana Pacers, the Boston Celtics have fought off their defensive issues to scrape together two consecutive wins. MassLive's Jay King and Sam "Jam" Packard discuss Kelly Olynyk's impact, James ...
30 min
1073
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Nov. 11: Missing Evan Turne...
The Boston Celtics are in a bad place, losers of three straight games. MassLive's Jay King and Sam "Jam" Packard debate what's gone wrong, including the defense, the rebounding, and a young bench that hasn't quite learned how to make an impact. Isaiah ...
32 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Nov. 10- WILL SOMEONE PLEASE...
The Celtics got their doors blown off (again) because someone got hot (again) and they couldn't do anything defensively (again) and they gave up a ton of rebounds and second chance points (again). So RedsArmy.com's John Karalis and Sam Packard have a s...
43 min
1075
LOCKED ON CELTICS: Nov. 9- The need to get heal...
The Celtics need their injuries to heal, that's for sure. John Karalis joins "The Pulse Maine" to talk about the impact injuries are having, how Isaiah Thomas is leading the team, and potential lineup changes in the short term that might get the Celtic...
31 min
1076
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Nov. 8: Offense great, defe...
In a huge surprise, the Boston Celtics currently own the NBA's No. 2 offense but can't get any stops. MassLive's Jay King and John Karalis of RedsArmy.com debate what's real and what isn't from the first six games, then react to the news that a riot br...
38 min
1077
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Nov. 7: Is there anything to...
The Celtics got smacked pretty good by the Denver Nuggets, so John Karalis and Sam Packard wonder if there's anything at all to learn from a game like this? Whose fault is it when there no effort like this? And will it cost some guys minutes? Enjoy...
27 min
1078
LOCKED ON CELTICS: Nov. 4- Brown impresses in u...
Jaylen Brown was given a baptism by fire when he was asked to start against LeBron James and the defending champs, but this kid did alright! He had an impressive debut as a starter, even though there was some stuff he could have done better. Isaiah Tho...
25 min
1079
LOCKED ON CELTICS: Nov. 3 - Celtics beat Bulls,...
The Celtics lost Jae Crowder to a sprained ankle but got an AMAZING 3rd quarter out Amir Johnson (4-4 FROM 3!!) to build up a huge lead over Chicago and they held on after blowing that lead to beat the Bulls. John Karalis of RedsArmy.com and Sam Packar...
39 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Nov. 2: Guest Ryan Bernardo...
MassLive’s Jay King is joined by guest Ryan Bernardoni (aka @dangercart) from Celtics Hub to chat about how possible CBA changes might impact the Boston Celtics. Bernardoni thinks some possible changes could hurt the Celtics – and maybe even force them...
50 min
1081
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Nov. 1: Marcus Smart's back!
Marcus Smart is coming back from an ankle injury and the Boston Celtics decided not to pick up the fourth-year option for James Young. MassLive's Jay King and Sam Packard discuss both of those news items, then pick five guys for this week's installment...
27 min
1082
LOCKED ON CELTICS: Oct. 31: A lotta Avery Bradl...
Avery Bradley has opened the season on a tear, so John Karalis of RedsArmy.com & Jay King of MassLive get into what's made him so effective so far this season. We also get into why the Celtics defense isn't elite (and why that's a little deceptive righ...
43 min
1083
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Oct. 28: The first loss
The Celtics have lost for the first time, thanks largely to their rebounding. MassLive's Jay King joins the Locked on Bulls guys to discuss the game, including a scuffle between Jae Crowder and Jimmy Butler, plus the damage Chicago did to Boston inside...
26 min
1084
LOCKED ON CELTICS-Oct. 27: Season Opener postga...
The Celtics are BACK!! And Sam Packard joins Red's Army's John Karalis to run down the good, the bad, and the ugly from a near collapse against the Brooklyn Nets. Jae Crowder had a quietly awesome game, Al Horford had a quietly Al Horford Game, and Jay...
51 min
1085
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Oct. 26: Prediction time an...
On the eve of the regular season, MassLive's Jay King and WEEI's Sam "Jam" Packard debate some predictions for the Boston Celtics and elsewhere in the NBA. In the final segment, King and Packard compare Celtics players to characters from The Wire. Why?...
50 min
1086
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Oct. 25: The final roster s...
In the first ever three-host Locked on Celtics podcast, MassLive's Jay King, Red's Army's John Karalis and WEEI's Sam Packard all reacted to the news that James Young has beaten out RJ Hunter for the final roster spot. The guys also take Twitter questi...
27 min
1087
LOCKED ON CELTICS-Oct 24: How many games will t...
After a quick update on Marcus Smart and Kelly Olynyk's injuries, MassLive's Jay King and Red's Army's John Karalis get into a new round of win projections for the league and the Celtics. The numbers say one thing, but we think it's wrong, and we'll ex...
30 min
1088
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Oct. 21: State of the Celti...
The Washington Post's Tim Bontemps joins the show to discuss the state of the Celtics, from his ranking for the team's defense (very high), to his interesting thoughts on All-Star Isaiah Thomas, to how much Al Horford might help, and what else Boston s...
48 min
1089
LOCKED ON CELTICS- PRESEASON IS OVER let's hand...
The preseason is (mercifully) over... so it's time to hand out some preseason awards. Thanks to you all on Twitter, we have a few to hand out. On top of that, we look at some of the final lessons learned this preseason. RedsArmy.com's John Karalis and ...
56 min
1090
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Oct. 19: Another day, anoth...
MassLive's Jay King and WEEI's Sam Packard discuss Isaiah Thomas' comments about a star player (guess who) from another team; the race for the last roster spot; and the fashion scene from the Boston Celtics Shamrock Gala on Tuesday night. #BostonCe...
33 min
1091
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Oct 18: The Chaotic 5, Targe...
The Boston Celtics played their next-to-last preseason game against a very bad Nets team in a game that taught us nothing new about the lineups or any other storyline. So RedsArmy's John Karalis and Sam Packard get into the Celtics' so-called "chaotic ...
48 min
1092
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Oct. 17: Preseason takeaway...
MassLive's Jay King and Red's Army's John Karalis discuss the major takeaways from the Boston Celtics' first five preseason games: Al Horford's impact, the backup point guard responsibilities for Marcus Smart and Terry Rozier, and Jaylen Brown's potent...
42 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Oct. 14: Jaylen's pass, Jere...
The Celtics pulled out a preseason win thanks to a wild finish highlighted by Jaylen Brown's ambitious behind the back bounce pass to a streaking Jordan Mickey for the go-ahead dunk. That play has us pretty excited, as does Jonas Jerebko's overall play...
33 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Oct. 13: Guest Ryan Bernard...
MassLive's Jay King and guest Ryan Bernardoni (aka @dangercart) of CelticsHub discuss the Gordon Hayward rumor, Gerald Green's place on the Boston Celtics, and the side effects of a crowded roster. #BostonCeltics #Celtics #NBA
36 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Oct. 12: Stevens, Horford ta...
Al Horford is already playing well enough to make a few of us giddy, but that doesn't mean he isn't still trying to figure himself and his teammates out. In today's show, you'll hear from Al Horford on his frontcourt mate Amir Johnson, as well as Brad ...
37 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Oct. 11: Rozier needs to jus...
One of the biggest question marks this season is whether Terry Rozier can handle being the primary backup to Isaiah Thomas. And if he can't, is Marcus Smart up for the job. We hear from Celtics Head Coach Brad Stevens and Swingman Jae Crowder on what t...
31 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Oct. 10: More preseason rea...
MassLive's Jay King and WEEI's Sam Packard react to the latest preseason game against the Charlotte Hornets, which served as Gerald Green's debut. The co-hosts chat about where Green might fit in, what the Celtics should do with him, and how much wing ...
32 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- October 7: Horford, Bradley ...
Boston came out slow but figured things out in a big way in the second half. Al Horford is making a huge impact, Avery Bradley may be piggy-backing on that to make a huge impact on his own, and maybe the second unit is figuring things out. Of course th...
50 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS – Oct. 6: More preseason bask...
MassLive’s Jay King and WEEI’s Sam Packard go back over some of the takeaways from the Boston Celtics preseason opener, including: Al Horford’s impact, Jaylen Brown’s first impression and the second-unit backcourt’s uneven showing. Afterward, the two c...
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- October 5: BASKETBALL IS BAC...
The preseason is finally here and while the Celtics actually lost their game to the Philadelphia 76'ers, the parts where the Celtics starters actually played was pretty damn good. We already <3 Al Horford, and his impact is pretty evident, Avery Bradle...
38 min