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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 - 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
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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
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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
1404
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
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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
1406
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
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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
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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
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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
1410
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
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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
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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
1415
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...
52 min
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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
40 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: April 6- Celtics get smoked ...
This highly anticipated battle for the top seed was close for a quarter, then a story we have seen before unfolded in a second quarter rout. Is Brad Stevens holding back or is he just out of ideas? And when will Marcus Smart get back to playing the rig...
31 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: April 5- Crowder's injury & ...
Jae Crowder's elbow is still mysteriously hurt and it might cost him the Cleveland game. The Cavs, meanwhile, seem to be taking that game rather seriously. MassLive's Jay King and RedsArmy.com's John Karalis get into why Cleveland might pas up an obvio...
37 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - April 4: Guerschon Yabusele...
MassLive's Jay King and Sam "Jam" Packard break down Guerschon Yabusele's first two games in the D-League and choose this week's Mystery Machine. #RaininJs #Celtics
35 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - April 3: Crowder's injury, ...
MassLive's Jay King and John Karalis of Red's Army react to the Celtics-Knicks blowout, Jae Crowder's elbow injury and ESPN's 2016 re-draft, and have conversation about Coach of the Year candidates. #RaininJs #Celtics
34 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - March 30: A rough loss to t...
Sam "Jam" Packard goes solo in a podcast reacting to Boston's 103-100 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks. #RaininJs #Celtics
21 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - March 29: @cwmwrites breaks...
MassLive's Jay King is joined by Chris Manning of Locked on Cavs for a crossover episode to discuss the top two teams in the Eastern Conference. The Cavaliers have struggled lately, but how deep are the issues -- and how concerned should the defending ...
33 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - March 28: Possible playoff ...
MassLive's Jay King and John Karalis of Red's Army break down possible playoff scenarios and the numbers behind them based on ESPN's BPI. They also discuss 2-for-1 situations and return one more time to Devin Booker's 70-point outing. #RaininJs #Celtics
51 min
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Locked On Celtics: March 27-FIRST PLACE!
The Boston Celtics have climbed into a "virtual tie" with the Cleveland Cavaliers for first... and they have more wins than anyone in the conference after tonight's win over Miami. But... we do have some issues. Are we being nit-picky or is this legit?...
42 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - March 24: @Millyz chats Cel...
MassLive's Jay King is joined by special guest Millyz, a Celtics fan, podcast intro god, and local rapper on the rise. The two have a fun chat about the Celtics, Millyz' fandom, and Millyz' rise in music. #RaininJs #Celtics
40 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: March 23- Is Brad tipping hi...
The Celtics beat Indiana in a game they sort of controlled most of the way. John Karalis & Sam Packard discuss some of the usual things to love about this game (Horford playing his best ball, Kelly stepping up, Isaiah being Isaiah) and some things to h...
39 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - March 22: The starting line...
MassLive's Jay King and Sam "Jam" Packard the great break down the success of the Celtics starting lineup, which has outscored opponents by about 20 points per 100 possessions since the All-Star break. #RaininJs #Celtics
50 min
1428
LOCKED ON CELTICS: C's beat Wizards, tighten gr...
The Boston Celtics stepped up when needed with some strong defense and widespread offensive contribution to beat the Washington Wizards and damn near put a lock on (get it?) the 2nd seed. John Karalis and Sam Packard discuss the game and how the schedu...
45 min
1429
LOCKED ON CELTICS - March 20: Isaiah Thomas' ab...
MassLive's Jay King and John Karalis of RedsArmy.com discuss an underwhelming weekend from the Celtics, who slogged through a win against the Brooklyn Nets and a collapse against the Philadelphia 76ers without star Isaiah Thomas. The two hosts also rea...
36 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: March 17 Mailbag: Wildcard K...
After a little discussion about why resting NBA players is OK and that older observers slamming practice are missing a huge point, Sam Packard and John Karalis dove into a wild mailbag. Topics of discussion: Kelly Olynyk as a playoff wildcard, Lonzo Ba...
49 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: March 16- C's pull away... i...
The Celtics seem to be slowly figuring things out now. They played a really good second half against Minnesota to put the suddenly tough TWolves away. Are the Celtics finally putting it all together? Is Al Horford's big game a sign of cohesion after a ...
40 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - March 15: Guerschon Yabusel...
MassLive's Jay King and Sam "Jam" Packard chat about Celtics draft picks Guerschon Yabusele and Ante Zizic; dive through some lineup combinations; and debate about some possible playoff matchups. #RaininJs #Celtics
32 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: March 13- C's trounce Bulls ...
The Boston Celtics just demolished the Chicago Bulls, so this is a perfect opportunity to wonder if the Bulls should have made the move to trade Jimmy Butler to Boston or if they're better off pursuing a free agent this summer. MassLive's Jay King & Re...
30 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - March 10: Michael Pina brea...
MassLive's Jay King and Bleacher Report's Michael Pina break down the entertaining Celtics-Warriors game. #Celtics #RaininJs
38 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: March 9: Danny talks to IT &...
Danny Ainge made late comments about Isaiah Thomas that should put this to bed, but does serve as some pointed criticism of his point guard. RedsArmy co-founders John Karalis and Chuck McKenney discuss Thomas' relatively new leadership role and also an...
41 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: March 8- Isaiah criticizes S...
So Isaiah Thomas has once again expressed some frustration with the coaching after a tough loss. Is this just another case of a frustrated star venting after a tough loss or something bigger? Neither MassLive's Jay King or RedsArmy.com's John Karalis a...
29 min
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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
1457
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...
27 min
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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
1462
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
1465
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
1466
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
1467
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
1468
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
1469
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
1470
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
1471
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
1473
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
1474
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
1475
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
1476
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
1477
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
1478
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
1479
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
1480
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
1481
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
1482
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
1483
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
1484
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
1485
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
1486
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
1487
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
1488
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
1489
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
1490
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
1491
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
1492
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
1493
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
1494
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