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Locked On Celtics is a daily Boston Celtics podcast by MassLive 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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Rainin J's Boston Celtics podcast Ep. 31: The G...
The guys channel the Celtics and get off to a painfully slow start before launching into full-blown consternation over the early mistakes the Celtics have been making. So what adjustments need to be made, and can it all really be as simple as "just ...
41 min
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Rainin' J's Boston Celtics podcast Ep. 30: Game...
Avery Bradley is hurt and will miss Game 2. Kelly Olynyk is hurt and might miss Game 2. Jae Crowder is hurt but he's playing in Game 2. It all seems like a recipe for disaster, but there is hope for the Celtics if they can just keep their heads in ...
40 min
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Rainin' J's Boston Celtics podcast Ep. 29: The ...
The Boston Celtics got themselves into a little bit of a mess by falling into a matchup with the Atlanta Hawks, but that doesn't mean this is an impossible series. In fact, it should be a pretty tough one for both teams. And while John and Jay see this...
44 min
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Rainin' J's Boston Celtics Podcast Episode 28
The Celtics quest for the third seed is probably over, which means the focus is now on preserving home court and winning that 4th seed by beating Charlotte and Miami to end the season. John and Jay talk about Isaiah Thomas' struggles against Atlant...
56 min
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Rainin' J's Boston Celtics podcast Episode 27
John and Jay react to the Boston Celtics ending the Golden State Warriors home winning streak. Among the topics discussed: Isaiah Thomas' insane third quarter (and continuation of his amazing post-All Star play), Avery Bradley's amazing defense, Evan...
47 min
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Rainin' J's Boston Celtics Podcast Ep. 26 with ...
NBA Hall of Famer and original member of the Big 3 Robert Parish joins the show this week for an amazing conversation. Among the topics covered: That time he almost fought Michael Jordan.. Getting 2 hours of sleep on back-to-back games because the...
41 min
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Rainin' J's Boston Celtics Podcast Episode 25
Recorded fresh off a win that snapped a 4-game losing streak, John and Jay discuss how the Jae Crowder injury doesn't just hurt the team because he's good, but also because of where in the season it fell. Also a problem for Boston... Marcus Smart'...
63 min
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Rainin' J's Boston Celtics Podcast Ep. 23 with ...
It's a bonus edition of the Rainin' J's Podcast as ESPN NBA Analyst Tim Legler joins John for a quick discussion about the Celtics, how attractive they are to free agents, what culture means in this world of analytics, and why Brad Stevens deserves his...
18 min
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Rainin' J's Boston Celtics Podcast Episode 22
The Paul Pierce & Antoine Walker of podcasting (you'll get it when you listen) return after a tough loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers to discuss whether this loss is a hint of playoff troubles to come. Yes, the Celtics did just have a big win streak, and...
59 min
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Rainin' J's Boston Celtics Podcast Ep. 21 with ...
Sean Deveney of The Sporting News joins the show this week to discuss some of the things the Celtics were trying to accomplish at the trade deadline and what they might accomplish moving forward. We look at the team's more long-term goals, as well as s...
89 min
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Rainin' J's Boston Celtics Podcast Episode 20
The "third third" of the Celtics season is now underway and it didn't look great for them in Utah. John and Jay look at how good the Jazz are, how badly the Celtics miss Kelly Olynyk, and whether Jordan Mickey should be getting more of a chance in the ...
54 min
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Rainin' J's Boston Celtics Podcast Episode 19
John and Jay get together for a little bonus podcast immediately after the All Star Game. Jay immediately launches into an anti-All Star rant though we both agree All Star Saturday was pretty cool. From there, it's all about the trade deadline and w...
55 min
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Rainin' J's Boston Celtics Podcast Episode 18
The guys are flat out gushing over an amazing overtime win over Paul Pierce, Doc Rivers, and the LA Clippers. Isaiah Thomas won a duel over Chris Paul, Brad Stevens flipped out on the sidelines, and Jared Sullinger quietly had an awesome game. John eve...
59 min
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Rainin' J's Boston Celtics Podcast Episode 17
Fresh off a buzzer-beating win in Cleveland, John and Jay break down the amazing comeback and how the Celtics were able to score five points in less than five seconds. Tyler Zeller has been rescued from the end of the bench, Evan Turner continues to pl...
54 min
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Rainin' J's Boston Celtics podcast Episode 16
The Celtics are on a nice 5-game winning streak and John and Jay are enjoying the defense behind this stretch of success. Marcus Smart and Avery Bradley (and Jae Crowder) are making life hell for opposing back courts... so much so that opponents are ev...
54 min
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Rainin' J's Boston Celtics Podcast episode 15
The Celtics are starting to take shape, and John and Jay kick things off talking about how the rotations are finally following some sort of pattern. Kelly Olynyk is hot, Jerebko is playing better, and the offense is starting to click. And since the sea...
77 min
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Rainin' J's Boston Celtics Podcast Episode 14
Jay and John return this week to talk about the Celtics continued ups and downs... especially those of Kelly Olynyk who can either be really, really good, or really, really bad. Still, it seems like he's part of a much more solid rotation, and we discu...
76 min
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Rainin' J's Boston Celtics podcast Episode 13
So... here we are, struggling to figure out what's wrong with the Boston Celtics after they've lost 4 out of 5 games. How much do Isaiah Thomas' struggles impact the offense? Do they really miss Avery Bradley THAT much? And what can Danny Ainge REALLY ...
61 min
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Rainin' J's Podcast Episode 12
John and Jay spend most of this show trying to figure out just what the hell is going on with the Celtics and their struggles against bad teams. Guys are trying to take blame all over the place, as is Brad Stevens, but how much of this really is the co...
62 min
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Rainin' J's Podcast Episode 11
Scrap everything we said last week, because this past week saw the Celtics get progressively worse over their three games... all losses. Kelly Olynyk is frustrating. So is Avery Bradley (which might be unfair), and David Lee is a net negative across th...
58 min
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Rainin' J's Podcast Episode 10
This show can be boiled down to one simple theme.... these guys are pretty good. We get into the epic game against Golden State, including how awesome Avery Bradley's defense has been. Plus, the very good problem of how to fit Marcus Smart into this...
80 min
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Rainin' J's Podcast Episode 9
John and Jay discuss an interesting week for the Celtics. David Lee (or for some reason, John calls him Derrick) and his desire for more minutes is an instant hot topic (and fodder for one of John's rants). Also, is Avery Bradley on more than just a ho...
68 min
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Rainin' J's Podcast Episode 8
John and Jay return with John instantly complaining about Evan Turner and the 76'ers "process." Plus, the wide-ranging impact of Marcus Smart's injury, angry Brad Stevens, Amir Johnson's ankles, Rajon Rondo, and answers to your Twitter questions. Oh a...
55 min
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Rainin' J's Podcast Episode 7
John & Jay look back on what was really a very good week for the Boston Celtics. They currently boast the best defense in the league and a re-tooled starting lineup. We discuss the evolution of the rotations, and how they seem set now. We hand out our ...
68 min
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Rainin' J's Podcast Episode 6
It was a pretty successful week for the #BostonCeltics. John and Jay talk about the defense (4th in the NBA!) that drove two high-quality wins, including how Amir Johnson could be a game-changer for the #Celtics. We get a little reality check on RJ "Sm...
58 min
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Rainin' J's Episode 5
John and Jay see some hope in all the lineup changes. Believe it or not, the future rotations are starting to take shape... and they may not include David Lee. What should the new starting line up be (and should it include Isaiah Thomas), plus answers...
57 min
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Rainin' J's Podcast Episode 4
John and Jay talk about the first two games of the Celtics season, why Brad Stevens decided to use Evan Turner so much against Toronto. Plus, the fascinating big man rotation gets even wilder with Jared Sullinger's re-emergence, Avery Bradley's place o...
71 min
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Rainin J's Podcast Episode 3
Jay and John are back after a disgusting end to the preseason with a look at what's been surprising going into the season. Plus, we answer your Twitter questions about the rotation, the rookies, and which teams we should be looking at if Boston might b...
76 min
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Rainin' J's Podcast Episode 2
Jay and John discuss the past week for the Boston Celtics, which includes a lot of RJ Hunter love. Plus we answer your questions about who'll finish games, whether Isaiah Thomas should start, and how long Jared Sullinger will be here. Plus, we beg Brad...
60 min
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Raining J's Podcast Episode 1
John Karalis & Jay King discuss what went well and not so well after the first two preseason games. Is Jared Sullinger out of the rotation? Is Kelly Olynyk ready to make the leap. Is Marcus Smart the new James Harden (no, we're not crazy, but it did co...
50 min