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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: 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...
37 min
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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
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Oct. 4: Jaylen Brown's play...
MassLive's Jay King and Red's Army's John Karalis chat about the latest Boston Celtics news, including Jaylen Brown's ambitious new goal (to become as loved as David Ortiz), Jae Crowder's player comparison for Brown, and Guerschon Yabusele's preseason ...
36 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- October 3: Rozier is awesome...
The latest awesome Locked On Celtics podcast looks at how awesome Terry Rozier is playing. Mass Live's Jay King and Red's Army's John Karalis also look at Marcus Smart's awesome new shooting stroke, Al Horford's awesome fit with this team, and Jaylen B...
34 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Sept. 30: Marcus Smart's ne...
The Boston Celtics have gone through three days of training camp and it's time for some early overreacting. MassLive's Jay King and WEEI's Sam Packard chat about Marcus Smart's new shooting form, Terry Rozier's alleged improvements and then pick five p...
23 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Sept. 29: Jaylen Brown's le...
Returns on the first few practices are in, and there's actual basketball stuff to discuss. MassLive's Jay King and Red's Army's John Karalis talk about some notes from the Celtics' second day of training camp, including: how the team will bring Jaylen ...
29 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Sept. 28: Day 1 of practice
MassLive's Jay King and WEEI's Sam Packard react to all the news that came out of the Boston Celtics' first practice. #BostonCeltics #NBA #Celtics
24 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Sept. 27: THE CELTICS ARE BA...
Media day has arrived, and there's a lot to talk about after the hours long grind of every single player giving interviews at the same time. MassLive's Jay King and RedsArmy's John Karalis get into Isaiah Thomas' nutrition, Al Horford's embrace of Bost...
42 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Sept. 26: Celtics fantasy pr...
RedsArmy.com's John Karalis... who was originally against the Kevin Garnett trade... has a few words to add about KG now that he's officially retiring. Plus, John shares a couple of clips from his Locked on Fantasy Celtics preview explaining why Kelly ...
20 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Sept. 23: Al Horford's fit,...
MassLive's Jay King and WEEI's Sam Packard break down the Boston Celtics frontcourt rotation: what it should look like, what each player will bring, and everything else.
27 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Sept. 22: Kevin Garnett tal...
MassLive's Jay King and WEEI's Sam "Jam" Packard react to the news that Kevin Garnett is reportedly talking buyout with the Minnesota Timberwolves and could retire before the coming season.
40 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Sept. 21: The SF's... so wha...
Our week of position-by-position looks at the Celtics takes us to the Small Forwards. We know what Jae Crowder is, but can he take a step forward? MassLive's Jay King and Red's Army's John Karalis get into the things he needs to do to take a step forwa...
30 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Sept. 20: Avery Bradley's i...
MassLive's Jay King and Red's Army's John Karalis analyze the Boston Celtics' shooting guard situation. They break down Avery Bradley's improvements, Marcus Smart's potential role change, Terry Rozier's possible playing time, and what to expect from Ge...
38 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Sept. 19: The Point Guard S...
We've been talking a lot about the team but this week we're taking a deep dive into each position, starting with the point guards. Yes, Isaiah Thomas is THE main guy for the Celtics, but that doesn't mean the PG situation is set. The loss of Evan Turne...
34 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Sept. 16: Are the Celtics s...
MassLive's Jay King and NBC's Dan Feldman have a crossover podcast to debate where the Celtics and Pistons stand in the Eastern Conference. Will the Celtics rule the conference post-LeBron James? What role will Jaylen Brown play? And how will Jonas Jer...
39 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Sept. 15: Story time with B...
MassLive's Jay King is joined by Boston Celtics play-by-play guy Sean Grande, who shares plenty of stories from his career, including the tale of how he decided on his call for the final moments of the 2008 NBA Finals. Grande also revealed his favorite...
57 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Sept. 14: Isaiah Thomas' pl...
MassLive’s Jay King and Red’s Army’s John Karalis shovel praise on Isaiah Thomas for giving Boston Celtics tickets to a 14-year-old boy, then wonder whether Thomas deserves better than the No. 45 player ranking he received from Sports Illustrated. ...
32 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Sept. 13: Crossover season ...
MassLive's Jay King joins Fear the Sword's Chris Manning for a crossover episode that discusses the Boston Celtics and Cleveland Cavaliers. The two discuss what the best- and worst-case scenarios look like for each team, and a number of additional stor...
33 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Sept. 12: Allen Iverson's H...
MassLive's Jay King and WEEI's Sam Packard discuss the Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement, especially Allen Iverson's unique speech -- which revealed a lot of his personality, as well as his emotions. Other topics include Jaylen Brown's trainer sayin...
33 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Sept. 8: CelticsBlog memori...
MassLive's Jay King and Red's Army's John Karalis welcome guest Jeff Clark, the godfather of all Boston Celtics blogs (or the blogfather, if you will). Clark reminisces about Mark Blount, the early days of NBA blogging, and some of his favorite memorie...
69 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Sept. 6: Jaylen Brown's new...
MassLive’s Jay King and WEEI’s Sam Packard play a game about the Boston Celtics’ ESPN insider player profiles, which were released this weekend; discuss Jaylen Brown’s newest workout partner, Jimmy Butler; and answer a number of listeners’ questions, i...
55 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Sept. 1: Jaylen Brown the N...
MassLive's Jay King and Red's Army's John Karalis dive into a smorgasbord of Boston Celtics offseason topics, including the NBA's rookie survey (Jaylen Brown was voted the most athletic rookie), Isaiah Thomas' visit with the Seattle Seahawks, the fence...
39 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Aug. 30: Avery Bradley didn...
MassLive.com's Jay King and Red's Army's John Karalis chat about a number of Boston Celtics topics, including... 1. Avery Bradley's desire for the Celtics to field a top-two defense 2. Bradley's admission that he did not want to put much recruiting...
27 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- August 25: Great projections...
Sam (who shall heretofore be known as "Jam") Packard joins the show as our new fill-in co-host to discuss the new projections suggesting the Celtics will have the 4th best record in the, RJ Hunter's motivation to avoid getting cut, and the lesson Terry...
35 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS-August 22: What is loyalty?
Loyalty is a huge thing for fans, but what is it, really? Why are fans so loyal to the team but it seems like players might not be? Was Danny Ainge disloyal when he traded Paul Pierce away or just doing what was best? Was Mitch Kupchak being loyal when...
37 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Aug. 18: Mailbag featuring ...
With news still far too silent, John and Jay hit the mailbag (again) to discuss a slew of topics, including the Mt. Rushmore of best Celtics ever; a prediction of which current Celtics player is most likely to have his number retired; a debate of the g...
41 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Aug. 16: Boston Celtics fut...
After Jay appears on the Locked on Thunder podcast to chat about the Celtics' future and Olympics hoops, he and Fred Katz make fun of sports writers with a new segment called "Real Tweet/Fake Tweet."
32 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS-August 11: The new schedule &...
The new Celtics (and NBA schedule is out), and John & Jay discuss some of the key dates on the calendar. In addition to some games to keep an eye on, we get into some of the great cities to visit on the road, and a great basketball pilgrimage. Enjoy...
30 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Aug. 9: Mailbag featuring J...
The Boston Celtics are deep into their offseason, but Jay and John still received a bundle of mailbag questions, including ones about Jaylen Brown's potential, Ray Allen's possible fit, and the worst-case scenario over the next five years. Other topics...
52 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- August 4: Maine Red Claws he...
Maine Red Claws head coach Scott Morrison joins the show from Los Angeles, where he took a break from working out Jaylen Brown and Marcus Smart to talk to us about a wide variety of topics. Among them: His journey from the Canadian college ranks to the...
60 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Aug. 2: Mailbag featuring M...
While unloading a mailbag, Jay and John ranked their Mount Rushmore of Celtics trades, slotted where Terry Rozier would go in a re-draft, picked teams for a theoretical intrasquad scrimmage, and answered a while lot of other Celtics questions. #Bos...
60 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - July 29: Doc Rivers squashe...
The Boston Celtics have been linked to Blake Griffin in trade rumors, but Doc Rivers squashed that chatter during an appearance on The Vertical podcast with Adrian Wojnarowski. Rivers also said the Clippers plan to let Paul Pierce sign with the Celtics...
24 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS-July 28: Celtics as challenge...
The Celtics tied up some loose ends and made a bunch of well-known agreements official, so John and Jay discuss how those signings affect potential trades moving forward. Also, the Rainin' J's analyze some analysis from SI's Rob Mahoney, who joined the...
26 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - July 27: Mailbag about dept...
Jay and John are back with another mailbag to discuss everything the listeners want: Jaylen Brown's role, Gerald Green's impact, the best Celtics regular season game ever, and (of course) trade rumors, among other topics. #BostonCeltics #Celtics #NBA
56 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS-July26: Larry Sanders trollin...
Larry Sanders is an interesting guy, and as he apparently contemplates a comeback, he's having some fun at our expense by posting Twitter polls about which team could use him more. Jay and John pass some late July time discussing what he's doing and wh...
23 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - July 25: Gerald Green, futu...
The Boston Celtics had a busy weekend, agreeing to sign Gerald Green, Tyler Zeller, Demetrius Jackson and Ben Bentil. The team would still like to find a big trade, of course, but could be just about done until training camp. Guest Ryan Bernardoni (ak...
36 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- July 22: Crowder's comments ...
Jae Crowder is NOT happy with Kevin Durant's decision to go to Golden State, and boy did he let us know about it. That's the front-and-center topic today as John solos the show while Jay does a TV spot. Also discussed: The need for Kelly Olynyk to step...
30 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - July 21: Mailbag about trad...
Jay and John unwrap the mailbag to answer questions about possible Boston Celtics trade partners, the likely starting five, and a whole lot more.
64 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - July 20: Discussing Russell...
Russell Westbrook's situation stands to be one of the most fascinating of the next couple of months. He could sign an extension to stay with the Oklahoma City Thunder. He could refuse to sign one and force the team to consider the trade market. The Thu...
30 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - July 19: Hawks' perspective...
For some perspective on how Al Horford will change the Boston Celtics, Jay talked to Brad Rowland of Peachtree Hoops and the Locked on Hawks podcast. The two also chatted about Atlanta's strange offseason which included trading Jeff Teague and signing ...
31 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - July 18: Summer league supe...
The Boston Celtics didn't have a great summer league, but Terry Rozier was great, Jaylen Brown showed off his potential and Guerschon Yabusele left a good first impression on fans. John and Jay hand out superlatives to everyone on the roster with at le...
34 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - July 15: Blake Griffin rumo...
The Locked on Celtics podcast welcomes the Sporting News' Sean Deveney to discuss his report Boston could target Blake Griffin in a trade. After Jay and John react to the interview, they also bring in Fox Sports' DJ Foster -- who also runs the Locked o...
41 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - July 14: Russell Westbrook ...
Russell Westbrook might be on the trade market and the Boston Celtics would be obvious suitors if that happens. Summer league action continued, and despite another Boston loss, both Terry Rozier and Jaylen Brown had nice games. Jay and John discuss it ...
40 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS-July 12: Brad Stevens on sign...
Brad Stevens talked to the media this week and touched on a few different subjects. As Jay flies back from Vegas, John walks us through Brad's comments on getting Al Horford, pitching Kevin Durant, losing Jared Sullinger, where Jaylen Brown is right no...
29 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - July 11: Jared Sullinger le...
MassLive.com's Tom Westerholm joins Jay to discuss Jared Sullinger's one-year deal with the Toronto Raptors. The two also chatted about Jaylen Brown's summer league to date, which has showcased his potential but also how far he still needs to climb to ...
23 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS-Jul 10: End of the Sullinger era
The Jared Sullinger era is coming to an end in Boston. This is a bit surprising considering the timing, but the Celtics have their reasons. So, what's next for Boston and Sullinger? What will the Celtics do, if anything, moving forward? And where might...
29 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - July 9: NBA coach weighs in...
In this podcast, Jay and John share an audio clip from an anonymous NBA coach reacting to the Boston Celtics' Al Horford signing. They also discuss Horford's introductory press conference and a little trade speculation circulating the internet. #Bos...
27 min