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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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LOCKED ON CELTICS- July 14: Summer League wrap ...
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard share final thoughts on the great performances from summer league and then discuss Marcus Morris' contract debacle this summer
37 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- July 12: The Summer League S...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King discuss summer league standouts Grant Williams, Carsen Edwards, Tremont Waters, Tacko Fall, and Robert Williams
27 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- July 10: Brad Stevens speaks...
MassLive's John Karalis shares Brad Stevens' media session at Las Vegas summer league, which touches on Kyrie Irving, Kemba Walker, the rookies, and more
32 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- July 9: Summer league stando...
MassLive's John Karalis & Tom Westerholm discuss the summer league standouts, Tacko Fall, Grant Williams, and more.
41 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- July 8: Summer league first ...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King discuss the first impressions from Las Vegas from Carsen Edwards, Grant Williams, & others. Also: Bobby Portis' comments about Kyrie Irving committing to Brooklyn in February
40 min
306
LOCKED ON CELTICS- July 3: New centers and prea...
MassLive's John Karalis talks about the new center signings (and re-signings) and who might start, then shares two radio appearances where he preaches patience as Boston shifts gears
40 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- July 2: Horford, tampering, ...
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard dive deeper into Al Horford's move to Philly, tampering in the NBA, Kemba Walker's winning smile, and more
44 min
308
LOCKED ON CELTICS- July 1: Free agency madness
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King discuss Al Horford's departure, the Knicks whiffing on everyone, the Kawhi Leonard wait, and more
37 min
309
LOCKED ON CELTICS- June 28: More Kemba & Welcom...
MassLive's John Karalis shares more thoughts on the latest Kemba Walker news and the hiring of Kara Lawson, and an extended conversation with WEEI's Patrick Gilroy
42 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- June 27: The Kemba Walker po...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King discuss the possibility of adding Kemba Walker, whether signing him is the right move, and how to build a roster around him.
39 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- June 25: Meeting rookies & S...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King talk about meeting the new rookies, Marcus Smart's award, and Boston creating cap space
41 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- June 24: Spending Boston's c...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King discuss some of the rumored recipients of Boston's new found cap money and revisit Thursday's draft for some more thoughts.
42 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- June 21: Draft night reaction
MassLive's John Karalis and Tom Westerholm react to a wild draft night that included Aron Baynes getting traded to Phoenix
27 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- June 20: Second thoughts in ...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King discuss possible second thoughts about Kyrie Irving in Brooklyn, trade interest in Jaylen Brown, and destinations for Al Horford
29 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- June 19: Al Horford is (repo...
The Athletic's Jay King and Sam "Jam" Packard discuss the surprising report that Al Horford is preparing to leave Boston
36 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- June 18: Draft night trade? ...
MassLive's John Karalis talks about the potential for a draft night trade, D'Angelo Russell in Boston, a plan for Terry Rozier, and stray thoughts on the Davis trade
36 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- June 17: Anthony Davis trade...
MassLive's John Karalis, The Athletic's Jay King, and Sam "Jam" Packard discuss the Anthony Davis trade, what's next, and criticism of Danny Ainge
61 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- June 14: Kyrie to Brooklyn &...
MassLive's John Karalis & Jay King of The Athletic discuss reports that Kyrie is preparing to go to Brooklyn, the different NBA landscape, and the price for Anthony Davis
35 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- June 13: Anthony Davis, Rich...
The Athletic's Jay King and Sam "Jam" Packard discuss the latest round of Anthony Davis rumors and the return of Aron Baynes
31 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- June 12: The Kevin Durant in...
MassLive's John Karalis discusses how Kevin Durant's injury might impact Kyrie Irving's free agency decision
33 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- June 11: New Anthony Davis r...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King talk about the new Anthony Davis rumors, including him again listing New York & the Lakers as preferred destinations
32 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- June 10: Re-litigating the K...
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard discuss the re-litigation of Boston's non-trade when Kawhi Leonard was available. Also, a potential Terry Rozier return and Rockets trade rumors
39 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- June 6: Danny Ainge on Kyrie...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King talk about Danny Ainge's big news conference which covered Kyrie Irving's future in Boston, lessons he and Brad Stevens learned, a new Al Horford contract, an more
32 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- June 5: Kevin Porter, Jr. sp...
MassLive's John Karalis takes us inside the Boston Celtics pre-draft workouts with an interview with Kevin Porter, Jr. of USC. Plus... yeah... another Kyrie "rumor"
37 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- June 4: Pre-draft workouts &...
MassLive's John Karalis and The Athletic's Jay King discuss Kyrie Irving rumors, Boston's pre-draft workouts, and Greg Oden's surprise involvement with the team
29 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- June 3: Making the Anthony D...
MassLive's John Karalis is joined by Jake Madison of Locked on Pelicans to discuss how they agreed to a deal for Anthony Davis in the Locked On mock draft, and the surprises along the way
54 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- May 31: Building Celtics ros...
John Karalis and Tom Westerholm of MassLive, along with The Athletic's Jay King, discuss how Boston could build rosters with and without Kyrie Irving and Anthony Davis
65 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- May 30: Brooklyn calling Kyrie?
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King discuss why Brooklyn seems to be a draw for Kyrie Irving and what the odds-makers say about Kyrie and other big free agents
37 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- May 29: with guest Mirin Fad...
MassLive's John Karalis is joined by Bleacher Report's Mirin Fader to talk about her writing journey, Marcus Smart, the NCAA bribery scandal, and the WNBA
63 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- May 28: with Sopan Deb of th...
NY Times NBA writer Sopan Deb joins the show to talk about life on the beat, voting for NBA awards, and a look back on this past season with MassLive's John Karalis
66 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- May 27: Mailbag Monday!
MassLive's John Karalis answers your questions about Kyrie Irving & Anthony Davis, Celtics tattoos, and casting a Simpsons movie
43 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- May 23: Media Game Madness
MassLive's John Karalis, The Athletic's Jay King, & Sam "Jam" Packard all participated in the Celtics media game, and Jay King will never live his JR Smith moment down. That, and Marcus Smart makes 1st team All Defense
47 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- May 22: Ranking trade assets...
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard try to rank who has the best assets to trade for Anthony Davis... IF he's available
44 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- May 21: The show about nothing
It started out as John Karalis of MassLive & Jay King of the Athletic being unsure of what they were going to talk about. It ended with a lot of yelling at Terry Rozier.
58 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- May 20: What if the Pelicans...
MassLive's John Karalis talks about the New Orleans Pelicans remaking themselves & possibly making a play to keep Anthony Davis. Is that for real? What happens if Boston misses out? Also, why a former player should fill Boston's vacant assistant coaching spot.
44 min
336
LOCKED ON CELTICS- May 17: Offseason to-do list...
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard give everyone an offseason to-do list for the summer
56 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- May 16: Is Boston still the ...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King discuss whether the Celtics are still the frontrunners for Anthony Davis after the draft lottery, and whether the lottery reform is working.
32 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- May 15: Draft lottery & Rozi...
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard discuss the wild NBA draft lottery & Terry Rozier's just-as-wild day on ESPN
41 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- May 14: Kyrie rumors & Al's ...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King discuss the end of the Celtics season, Kyrie Irving's future, Al Horford's free agency, and more
48 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - May 9: Celtics-Bucks Game 5...
Sam "Jam" Packard & NESN's Chris Grenham break down the season-ending loss to the Milwaukee Bucks
51 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- May 8: Starting Hayward & We...
MassLive's John Karalis & Tom Westerholm team up in Milwaukee to talk about how we should have seen this coming and how starting Gordon Hayward might help fix things
33 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- May 7: Celtics-Bucks Game 4 ...
52 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- May 6: Game 3 thoughts & Sma...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King talk about the Game 3 loss to Milwaukee and what Smart's possible return for Game 4 could mean for Boston
36 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS-May 3: Smart's dunking & Mook...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King discuss Marcus Smart's rehab, Marcus Morris stirring up beef with Giannis, and more
36 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- May 2: Kyrie's off night & G...
MassLive's John Karalis and Jay King of The Athletic discuss Kyrie Irving's uncharacteristically bad Game 2 and what Boston can do to win Game 3
38 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- May 1: Celtics-Bucks Game 2 ...
Sam "Jam" Packard and Chris Grenham discuss the Celtics loss to Milwaukee in Game 2
39 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Apr. 30: Can the Celtics go ...
MassLive's John Karalis & Tom Westerholm talk about what Boston might or might not need to do to win Game 2, and why the potential return of Malcolm Brogdon in Game 3 makes it such an important game for the Celtics
34 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Apr. 29: Bucks Game 1 postgame
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard discuss a surprisingly convincing Game 1 win over the Milwaukee Bucks.
44 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Crossover with Eric Nehm of ...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Eric Nehm talk at length about the Celtics-Bucks series including the Al Horford-Brook Lopez matchup that's becoming a big focus of this series.
87 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Apr. 25: Defending Giannis
MassLive's John Karalis talks about what the Celtics hope to do as they try to defend Giannis Antetokounmpo. Also, injury updates and a look at how these teams are different.
29 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Apr.24: Real or Fake?
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King play of Real or Fake when it comes to Boston's togetherness, Kyrie's mood, Smart's return, and more
43 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - April 23: More Pacers talk,...
LOCKED ON CELTICS - April 23: More Pacers talk, tacos, who should start against Bucks?
32 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Apr. 22: Celtics sweep Pacers
MassLive's John Karalis and Tom Westerholm discuss Game 4, what we learned from the Pacers series, and quickly look ahead to the Milwaukee Bucks
34 min
354
LOCKED ON CELTICS: Apr. 19: Crossover with Tony...
MassLive's John Karalis is joined by Tony East of Locked On Pacers to go over the first couple games of the series, including some Indy love for Al Horford
47 min
355
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Apr. 18; Pacers Game 2 postgame
MassLive's John Karalis is joined by Chris Grenham of NESN.com to talk about the big Game 2 win, Kyrie and Tatum's heroics, Jaylen's pass, and the Pacers implosion
43 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS-Apr.17: Marcus Smart speaks &...
MassLIve's John Karalis talks about Marcus Smart explaining his injury and recovery, Al Horford's individual work after practice, and potential lineup tweaks going into Game 2.
35 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Apr. 16: Potential Game 2 ad...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King discuss leftovers from Game 1, the Celtics defense, and then get into adjustments that can be made for Game 2
36 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Apr. 15: Pacers Game 1 postgame
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard talk about the Celtics Game 1 win, Marcus Morris saving them early, Al Horford sparking a run, and then wonder how the Pacers will ever score.
45 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Apr. 13: Pacers series previ...
MassLive's John Karalis is joined by Tony East of the Locked On Pacers podcast to break down the first down series, what happens without Marcus Smart, and potentially weird lineup tweaks,
53 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Apr. 12: Terry Rozier's mone...
MassLIve's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard talk about Ainge & Stevens defending their decisions re: Smart, Rozier feeling like a guy with money on the line, and then they hand out their regular season taco awards
53 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Apr. 11: Smart's injury & Ky...
38 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - April 10: Wizards postgame,...
LOCKED ON CELTICS - April 10: Wizards postgame, Smart/Tatum injuries, Magic Johnson steps down
34 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Apr. 9 with NBC Sports Washi...
MassLive's John Karalis & NBC Sports Washington's Ben Standig discuss the Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards situations as the teams face off against each other in the regular season finale
47 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS: Magic postgame
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard discuss the Marcus Smart & Jayson Tatum injuries vs. Orlando before moving on to Gordon Hayward, and the Indiana Pacers
45 min
365
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Apr. 5: Kyrie's relationship...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King talk about Kyrie Irving saying he and Brad Stevens are on the same page. Plus, more minutes for Gordon Hayward & enough already about the Kendrick Perkins trade
29 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Apr. 4: Heat Postgame
MassLIve's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard discuss the win over Miami, Gordon Hayward's big night, Boston finally figuring out how to beat a zone, and more
30 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Apr. 3: The Fans Speak!
We open the show to the fans. We put out a call for fans to join via skype, and they did. We go around the world for six quick, unique conversations about this Celtics team.
44 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Apr. 2: Miami postgame
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard discuss the win over Miami, why the zone gives Boston problems, Al Horford being awesome, and more
46 min
369
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Apr.1: Brooklyn reaction & y...
MassLive's John Karalis discusses the Brooklyn Nets loss and then says, yes, Brad Stevens sees the same information you do when it comes to the lineups
44 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Mar. 29: Crossover show with...
52 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Mar. 28: is Tatum really Mel...
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard discuss Jayson Tatum's comparison to Carmelo Anthony & whether we'd select him over Ben Simmons or Donovan Mitchell. Also, who needs to be Boston's 3rd best player and a look at the very difficult playoff challenge Boston faces
40 min
372
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Mar. 27: Cavs postgame
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King talk about the win in Cleveland, a new starting lineup, and why Jaylen Brown got 17 minutes
38 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS-Mar 26: Lineup changes and pl...
MassLive's John Karalis, The Athletics' Jay King, and Sam "Jam" Packard all gather to have an extended conversation about the lineups, playoff matchups, and confidence in a playoff run
69 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS-Mar.25: Spurs postgame
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King discuss the blowout loss to the Spurs, the crushing collapse against Charlotte, and whether this team can put it together at all
37 min
375
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Mar. 22: Getting weird with ...
Sam "Jam" Packard is joined by NBCS Boston producer, and Erotic City director of propaganda, Max Lederman to talk about Weird Celtics Twitter, his dual citizenship in the Celtics-Sixers rivalry, and more.
35 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Mar. 21: Sixers postgame
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard talk about a Celtics loss in Philly, Terry Rozier's confetti comments, Smart's ejection, and Baynes' injury
39 min
377
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Mar. 20: Terry Rozier, Danny...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King discuss Terry Rozier's comments on "Fair Game" and Danny Ainge's optimism in the Herald, plus the lapses that hold Jaylen Brown back at times
36 min
378
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Mar.19: Nuggets Postgame
John Karalis of MassLive.com & Sam "Jam" Packard discuss the loss to the Nuggets and Isaiah Thomas' return and tribute,
27 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Kyrie's moods and Isaiah Tho...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King discuss Terry Rozier's comments about how Kyrie Irving's mood & engagement impact the Celtics, the return of Isaiah Thomas, and the Saturday Hawks game
46 min
380
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Kings Postgame
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard discuss the wild win over Sacramento, including Kyrie's triple double and how getting aggressive and attacking might be what breaks Mook's slump
45 min
381
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Mar. 14: MAILBAG TIME!
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard answer your questions about keys to playoff success, bromances, and Jedi masters
40 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Mar. 13: 1-on-1 with Brad St...
MassLive's John Karalis shares his 1-on-1 with Brad Stevens in Los Angeles about making human connections with the players while also wrapping up some final thoughts on the West Coast swing
38 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Mar 12: Clippers postgame
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard discuss the very disappointing end to a positive road trip for the Celtics
39 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Mar 11: Lakers leftovers and...
John Karalis is joined by his MassLIve partner Tom Westerholm and Sam "Jam" Packard to discuss the Lakers game an the importance of the Clippers game. Plus, we hand out tacos!
32 min
385
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Mar. 8: Good moods and movin...
MassLive's John Karalis & Jay King of The Athletic get into the improved mood and why it really is the number one reason why Boston is finding some better success on the court
34 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Mar 7: Kings postgame
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard discuss a very important win for Boston
37 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Mar. 6: Warriors postgame
MassLive's John Karalis and Sam "Jam" Packard talk about things finally coming together, big nights from Gordon Hayward and Jaylen Brown, and more
39 min
388
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Mar 5: Kyrie Irving's change...
MassLive's John Karalis is joined by his partner on the beat Tom Westerholm and Brian Robb of Boston Sports Journal to discuss Kyrie Irving's change in tone at practice in San Francisco
38 min
389
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Mar 4: Rockets postgame
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard discuss the same ol' story for the Celtics, and whether a lineup change or just a good ol' fashioned road trip will cure what ails them.
43 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- March 1: Brad taking more co...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King discuss whether Brad Stevens should take tighter control of the team, how the playoffs might be different, and the possible return of the "Erotic City" lineup
28 min
391
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Feb. 28: Blazers postgame
MassLive's John Karalis takes us through the good (defense, Jaylen Brown), the bad (3rd Q TO's, cold shooting, and answers to your tweets after the loss to Portland
47 min
392
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Feb. 27: Raptors postgame
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard try to make some sense out of the loss to Toronto and the things that continue to go wrong
39 min
393
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Feb 25: Crossover show with ...
MassLive's John Karalis is joined by Locked On Raptors host Sean Woodley to talk about the Tuesday night game, a potential playoff series, and the similarities between the two teams
47 min
394
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Feb 25: What can Brad Steven...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King discuss the Bulls loss, what Brad can do different, and Kyrie's "I'm here' comments.
43 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Feb. 22: Bucks Postgame
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard discuss the tough loss to the Bucks, break down the final play, and more.
45 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Feb 21: Kyrie goes off over ...
MassLIve's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King talk about Kyrie Irving going off after being asked about a viral video featuring him and Kevin Durant. They also discuss the Bucks game and where the Celtics might finish in the standings
38 min
397
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Feb 20: Grading Brad Stevens...
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard have an in-depth discussion about the job Brad Stevens has done before talking about the best & worst of the season so far and handing out tacos for the pre-break performances
47 min
398
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Feb. 19: Anthony Davis open ...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King discuss Anthony Davis' openness to playing for Boston, Kyrie playing in the All Star game, and then Jay lets loose on the All Star festivities.
29 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Feb 15: Monster mailbag tri-pod
MassLive's John Karalis, The Athletic's Jay KIng, and Sam "Jam" Packard have an extended mailbag podcast answering your questions about an Anthony Davis trade, Gordon Hayward, and more
75 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Feb. 14: Pistons postgame
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard talk about the win over Detroit, Al Horford's continued brilliance, Hayward's progress, and gallons of chicken
51 min