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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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Dec. 13- The first home loss
MassLive's John Karalis discusses the first home loss of the season, mistakes made by the Celtics, and why Brad Stevens doesn't seem too concerned
28 min
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Dec. 12- Pacers postgame & Hayward hurt again
MassLive's John Karalis discusses a tough loss to the Indiana Pacers where Gordon Hayward got hurt again. Plus, hear postgame comments from Hayward, Jaylen Brown, Kemba Walker, and Brad Stevens
33 min
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Dec. 11- Crossover with Tony East of Locked On ...
MassLive's John Karalis is joined by Tony East of Locked on Pacers to preview the first game of a big back-to-back for the Celtics
38 min
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Dec. 10: Hayward returns, Brad's inspiration, &...
MassLive's John Karalis discusses the win over Cleveland, how it gave Brad Stevens a chance to give an inspirational speech, and Grant Williams' first 3, including his postgame reaction. Today's episode is brought to you by Audible. Go to Audible.com/lockedonnba for 53% off or text lockedonnba to 500-500.
31 min
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Dec. 9- Hayward's return, how it impacts Tatum ...
38 min
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Dec. 6- Emerson College in the NBA, & style of ...
MassLive's John Karalis talks about the Emerson College influence on the NBA, which is greater than you think. Also, an in-depth conversation about whether style of play is impacting whether people want to watch the NBA or not.
47 min
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Dec. 5- Heat postgame, Semi's influence, a key ...
MassLive's John Karalis discusses the blowout win over Miami, how Semi Ojeleye's 24 straight minutes were key, how a late timeout spared Boston a collapse, and how a huge free throw disparity comes about
33 min
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Dec. 4- Hayward, Smart injuries & Miami Heat pr...
MassLive's John Karalis has injury updates on Gordon Hayward and Marcus Smart and then Nekias Duncan of SB Nation, Bleacher Report, & Miami Heat Beat joins the show to talk about the big matchup with Miami on Wednesday night
34 min
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Dec. 3- Mailbag time! Defense, trades, Tatum & ...
MassLive's John Karalis answers mailbag questions about the team's defensive struggles, Jayson Tatum & Jaylen Brown's potential, trades, and much more
40 min
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Dec. 2: Knicks postgame, Hayward's recovery, & ...
40 min
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Nov. 28- Nets postgame, Kyrie's reaction to the...
MassLive's John Karalis discusses Kemba Walker's explosion that beat the Nets, Kyrie Irving's reaction to the boos & chants on Instagram, and Marcus Smart's cool moment with the broom
48 min
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Nov. 27- Kemba playing, Grant is adorable, and ...
MassLive's John Karalis is joined by ESPN's Mike Breen to talk Celtics and his career. Also, it looks like Kemba Walker is playing Wednesday and Grant Williams is doing adorable Grant Williams things.
29 min
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Nov. 26- Kings postgame, Smart hurt again, and ...
MassLive's John Karalis discusses the C's win over Sacramento, including Tremont Waters' impact & why they missed Daniel Theis. Also, another nagging injury for Marcus Smart & full audio of the team doctor's explanation of the Kemba Walker injury timeline
28 min
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Nov. 25- Kemba's injury, Hayward's recovery, & ...
MassLive's John Karalis is joined by Chuck McKenney of RedsArmy.com to discuss Kemba Walker's injury (and how he might not miss a game!), Gordon Hayward's recovery from a broken hand, Kyrie Irving ducking Boston, and more!
38 min
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Nov. 21- Clippers postgame, Kemba as the #1 guy...
MassLive's John Karalis discusses the tough loss to the Clippers, whether Kemba can be the #1 guy on a championship team, and the postgame staredown with Patrick Beverley
33 min
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Nov. 20- Kanter, Timelord, & problems with the ...
MassLive's John Karalis is joined by MassLive's Tom Westerholm for some leftover thoughts on the Phoenix game, problems with the C's bigs, especially against the Clippers, and Scal-based travel stories
30 min
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Nov. 19- Suns postgame, Smart's injury, and som...
MassLive's John Karalis talks about the big win over Phoenix, Tatum finishing at the rim now, Grant Williams' big defensive plays, Marcus Smart's injury in his own words, and something he noticed about the officiating.
37 min
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Nov. 18- The streak ends, but Kemba's still a 4...
MassLive's John Karalis discusses the winning streak ending, the win over the Warriors, Boston missing Gordon Hayward, and more!
30 min
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Nov. 15- Talking Red Claws with Maine play-by-p...
MassLive's John Karalis talks about Tacko Fall, Romeo Langford, Tremont Waters, and the Red Claws with Maine's play-by-play man Chris Sedenka
32 min
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Nov. 14- Wizards postgame & Gordon Hayward talk...
MassLive's John Karalis talks about the shootout win over the Wizards & the defensive struggles that are maybe worth watching. Also: hear Gordon Hayward talk about his hand injury.
32 min
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Nov. 13- Appreciating these Celtics for who the...
MassLive's John Karalis & RedsArmy.com's Chuck McKenney discuss leftover thoughts from the Mavs win, appreciating these Celtics on their own instead of comparing them to the past, and ending talk of trading for a center
36 min
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Nov. 12- Mavs postgame, Hayward out 6 weeks, & ...
MassLive's John Karalis discusses the win over Dallas, who will step up in Gordon Hayward's 6 week absence, and Marcus Smart's desire to stop getting kicked in the groin
32 min
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Nov. 11- Jaylen's best game, Hayward's broken h...
MassLive's John Karalis talks about the win in San Antonio, highlighted by one of Jaylen Brown's offensive performances. Also the latest on Gordon Hayward's broken hand and the 3 recipients of the ride on the Tackomobile
31 min
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Nov. 8- Hornets postgame, and why this shows ho...
MassLive's John Karalis discusses the blowout win over Charlotte and why this game might be the best indicator yet that this team is different than last year
30 min
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Nov. 7- Talking Kemba and Rozier with Locked on...
MassLive's John Karalis is joined by Walker Mehl of the Locked On Hornets podcast to talk about the return of Kemba Walker to Charlotte, a possible Terry Rozier revenge game and more
29 min
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Nov. 6- Cavs postgame: Gordon Hayward's monster...
MassLive's John Karalis talks about the win over the Cleveland Cavaliers, Gordon Hayward's monster night, and Marcus Smart guarding Kevin Love
32 min
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Nov. 5- Kanter ready to return, Romeo & Tacko i...
MassLive's John Karalis discusses Enes Kanter's seemingly impending return, Romeo Langford & Tacko Fall's assignment to the Red Claws, and Kemba Walker's assessment of slow starts. Hear from Kanter, Walker, and Brad Stevens
30 min
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Nov. 4- Knicks win, 1st half struggles, & the T...
MassLive's John Karalis & RedsArmy.com's Chuck McKenney discuss the win over the Knicks, the slow starts, and three players on the Tackomobile
39 min
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Nov. 1- Tatum's new love for floaters, big man ...
MassLive's John Karalis & Tom Westerholm discuss Jayson Tatum's newfound love for taking floaters, the constant questions about trading for big men, and some final thoughts about the Bucks game
38 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Oct. 31: Bucks postagme
MassLive's John Karalis discusses the big comeback win against the Milwaukee Bucks
26 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Oct 30: Tatum's adjustments,...
MassLive's John Karalis discusses his adjustments for Jayson Tatum to get better results at the rim, a quick preview of the Bucks game Wednesday night, and a caller gives the definitive pronunciation of Vincent Poirier's name
33 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Oct. 29: Awful uniforms & Ta...
MassLive's John Karalis & RedsArmy.com's Chuck McKenney discuss Jayson Tatum growing into his new body and role, the awful new C's uniforms, and Kemba just getting back to being Kemba
35 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Oct 28: Tatum's shots, Jayle...
MassLive's John Karalis discusses the wins over Toronto & New York, Jaylen Brown's hot start, Jayson Tatum's shots, Grant Williams, and then hands out rides on the Tackomobile!
37 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Oct 25: What's real, what's ...
MassLive's John Karalis & Tom Westerholm discuss what may be real and what might not be after the Celtics loss in Philadelphia to start the season
34 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Oct 24: Celtics-Sixers postgame
MassLive's John Karalis discusses the tough loss to the Philadelphia 76ers
28 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Previewing the season opene...
MassLive's John Karalis runs through what the Celtics will need to do to win their season opener in Philadelphia, and what the Sixers will do right if the Celtics lose
33 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Oct 22: Jaylen Brown's exten...
MassLive's John Karalis & RedsArmy.com's Chuck McKenney discuss the 4-year, $115 million extension and how it impacts the Celtics moving forward
43 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Oct 21: Jaylen's business, e...
MassLive's John Karalis discusses Jaylen Brown's business interests, his extension, and Javonte Green making the team before answering some of your voicemails
43 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Oct 18: Ainge addresses Jayl...
MassLive's John Karalis discusses Danny Ainge's comments on the Jaylen Brown extension and why it really seems like there won't be a deal by Monday. Also: Bradley Beal's extension, Robert Williams' health, and the Shamrock Gala
35 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Oct 17: Jaylen Brown's contr...
MassLive's John Karalis is joined by James Holas (@SnottieDrippen) to talk about Jaylen Brown's contract offer, remaking the Celtics offense, and candy corn
54 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Oct 16: Carsen Edwards, Trem...
MassLive's John Karalis discusses the important lesson Brad Stevens learned from Carsen Edwards' performance as well as Tremont Waters impressive night, and why Grant Williams is about to take Semi Ojeleye's minutes
35 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Oct 15: Kemba Walker and the...
MassLive's John Karalis & Tom Westerholm discuss Kemba Walker's desire for lower usage, his relationship with Tremont Waters, and how Boston is really trying to pump up the young guys
44 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Oct 14: Jaylen's preseason, ...
MassLive's John Karalis runs through a pretty good preseason for Jaylen Brown, why Daniel Theis has emerged as the starting center, and why Max Strus getting upgraded (& Tacko Fall getting a 2 way) might not be the end of the roster moves
32 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- `OCT 11: Al Hoford's comment...
MassLive's John Karalis talks about Romeo Langford's debut, Al Horford's comments about Kyrie, and then gets to your voicemails about Tatum, TimeLord, and more
32 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Oct. 10: Stevens job securit...
MassLive's John Karalis joins WEEI to discuss Brad Stevens' job security, the odds of Javonte Green and Tacko Fall making the roster, and more.
29 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Oct.9: Kanter off the bench ...
MassLive's John Karalis is joined by Celtics Blog's Andrew Doxy to discuss Brad Stevens' comments about bringing Enes Kanter off the bench, Jayson Tatum's maturity, & Ben Simmons making a 3
39 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Oct. 8: Big man defense & ye...
MassLive's John Karalis & Tom Westerholm discuss the defense (or lack of it) displayed by the Celtics big men in their first preseason game. Then John yells at Terry Rozier
34 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Oct. 7: Tatum, Tacko, & Celt...
MassLive's John Karalis runs through the first preseason game, including Tacko-mania, Javonte Green jumping through the roof, Tatum's super efficient game, and more
34 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Oct. 4: Jaylen Brown talks a...
MassLive's John Karalis shares Jaylen Brown's media availability in which Brown talks about how he's trying to improve. Also, Brad Stevens lauds Grant Williams' basketball IQ
32 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Oct. 3: Progress for Gordon ...
MassLive's John Karalis & Tom Westerholm discuss their early impressions of training camp and the progress of Gordon Hayward and Romeo Langford
36 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Oct. 2: Kemba & Brad's relat...
MassLive's John Karalis talks about the relationship between Kemba Walker and Brad Stevens, the pivotal year for Jayson Tatum, and your voicemails!
46 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Oct. 1: Media day!
MassLive's John Karalis shares some media day clips from Jaylen Brown on his contract, Jayson Tatum on his evolution, Brad Stevens on the team's defense, Marcus Smart on getting older, & Kemba Walker on his new team
36 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Sep. 30: 5 Celtics summer de...
MassLive's John Karalis & Tom Westerholm discuss the five questions in their 5-part series of summer decisions facing the Boston Celtics. In part 2 of this discussion, they talk about Tacko Fall & which rookies will get the most minutes
32 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Sep. 27: 5 Celtics summer de...
MassLive's John Karalis & Tom Westerholm discuss the five questions in their 5-part series of summer decisions facing the Boston Celtics. In part 1 of this discussion, they talk about starting centers, trades, and contract extensions
32 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Sep 26: Boston Celtics (and ...
MassLive's John Karalis talks about the recent reports about how the Celtics are moving forward, while also explaining how the podcast will do the same. Also, YOUR VOICEMAILS!
36 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Sep. 25: Picking Every Game ...
MassLive's John Karalis, The Athletic's Jay King, and Sam "Jam" Packard predict every game of the season. This is part 2. It ends in perfect Rainin J's fashion
50 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Sep. 24: Picking every game ...
MassLive's John Karalis, The Athletic's Jay King, and Sam "Jam" Packard predict every game of the season. This is part 1
38 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Sep 23: A farewell to the Ra...
MassLive's John Karalis, The Athletic's Jay King, and Sam "Jam" Packard all convene in the same place for a tri-pod to announce the departure of Jay & Jam for their own podcast venture.
32 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Sep. 20: Semi & Gordon expec...
40 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Sep. 17: Lessons learned fro...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King discuss the lessons learned from the FIBA World Cup and how they might impact the Celtics this season
31 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Sep. 12: USA loses, going sm...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King discuss Team USA's loss in the World Cup, how Smart & Brown have been effective in small lineups, and Hayward's offseason
33 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Sep. 10: Jaylen Brown's evol...
MassLive's John Karalis & Tom Westerholm discuss the little things Jaylen Brown has been adding to his game as part of Team USA, watching a team actually build chemistry, and Jayson Tatum's potential return
37 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Sep. 9: Smart vs. Giannis, H...
31 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Sep. 4: Tatum's injury, Team...
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard discuss the Jayson Tatum ankle injury, how the Celtics on Team USA have looked, and Brad Stevens' idea about using his bigs this season
33 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Sep. 3: with guest Amanda Smith
MassLive's John Karalis talks to Amanda Smith, host of the new podcast "How She Did It" to discuss her show, talking to some of the most successful women in sports, and the NBA
38 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Sep. 2: Team Shamrock helps ...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King discuss Jayson Tatum, Kemba Walker, Jaylen Brown, & Marcus Smart after Team USA's blowout win over the Czech Republic
30 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Aug. 29: Getting Hayward bac...
33 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Aug. 26: Jaylen Brown's best...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King discuss Jaylen Brown's best performance for Team USA plus how Jayson Tatum, Marcus Smart, & Kemba Walker have looked. Also: how many games would this team win in the NBA?
31 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Aug. 23: With guest MILLYZ
MassLive's John Karalis talks to rapper MILLYZ about his killer intro for the podcast, his new album, and his thoughts on the Celtics
38 min
570
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Aug. 21: Gordon Hayward speaks
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King discuss Gordon Hayward's first comments since the end of last season, including his continued injury recovery, the rookies, and his contractual future
28 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- The Gang's back & we got a n...
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard are back after some vacation time to talk Celtics on Team USA, test Jam's knowledge of what he missed, and MILLYZ drops a fire new podcast intro
32 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Aug 13: The schedule is out!
MassLive's John Karalis goes through the highlights of the newly released schedule and some notes about Team USA
30 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Aug. 9: with guest Matt Moore
MassLive's John Karalis is joined by Matt Moore (@HPBasketball) from the Action Network to talk about Brad Stevens, Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum, & the upcoming season
53 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Aug. 6: Team Shamrock/USA ca...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King discuss Marcus Smart's comments on chemistry, the benefits of playing on Team USA, & was Jaylen Brown sending a message?
28 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS - Aug. 2: Marcus Smart addres...
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Aug. 2: Marcus Smart addresses dysfunction on The Jump
39 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- July 30: With guest James Holas
MassLive's John Karalis is joined by James Holas (@SnottieDrippen on Twitter) to talk about cross-generational comparisons, an unfair narrative, and excitement for next year's team
76 min
577
LOCKED ON CELTICS- July 26: Summer Mailbag!
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard answer mailbag questions about lineups, Tacko Fall, Jaylen Brown, Tacko Fall, Team USA, Tacko Fall... you get the picture
64 min
578
LOCKED ON CELTICS- July 24: Player and Team ove...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King discuss over/unders for Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown, Gordon Hayward, Kemba Walker, and the overall team
43 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- July 23: Celtics on Team USA...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King discuss the possibility of four Boston Celtics on Team USA, and then pick a birthday brother to score 30
27 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- July 18: Kemba, Kanter intro...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King discuss Kemba Walker and Enes Kanter being introduced in Boston and dole out the appropriate backlash for Kyrie Irving
32 min
581
LOCKED ON CELTICS- July 17: How many wins, Robe...
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard discuss the newly set over/under for the Celtics season while getting more into how to develop Robert Williams and what to do with the 15th roster spot
42 min
582
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
587
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
589
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
590
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