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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- 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
604
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
605
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Mar. 29: Crossover show with...
52 min
606
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
607
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
608
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
610
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
612
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
613
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
614
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
615
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
616
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
620
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
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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
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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
625
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
630
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
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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
633
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
635
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
636
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Feb 13: Sixers postgame
MassLive's John Karalis talks about the Horford vs. Embiid matchup, Hayward's career shooting night, an assist from Brett Brown, and more from the Celtics win in Philly
40 min
637
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Feb 12: The team reacts to M...
The Boston Celtics had a day to chew on Marcus Morris' comments about individuals and not having fun. MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King have their reactions to what was said at practice.
38 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Feb 11: Marcus Morris is not...
46 min
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LOCKED ON CELTIC- Feb 8: Lakers postgame
40 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS -Feb 7: Trade deadline madness
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard discuss the Lakers plan for acquiring Anthony Davis backfiring, the ramifications of that, and the other madness of the NBA as we approach the trade deadline
43 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS= Feb 6: Cavaliers postgame
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King discuss the win over the Cavaliers and the latest in the Anthony Davis rumors
34 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Feb 5: The Kyrie Irving situ...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King discuss the Kyrie Irving situation, his New York press conferences, and the status of the Anthony Davis talks.
51 min
643
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Feb 4: Thunder postgame
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard talk about the Horford-Kyrie connection, Smart's nice shooting, and the Pats winning the Super Bowl
41 min
644
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Feb. 1: The Porzingis trade ...
MassLive's John Karalis and Sam "Jam" Packard discuss the shocking Kristaps Porzingis trade and its impact on Kyrie Irving. Plus, All Stars and the snubs.
41 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Jan 31: Hornets Postgame
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard get into Jaylen Brown's big game, Gordon Hayward's step forward, and Jam's important work towards improving the in-game entertainment
44 min
646
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Jan 30: Kyrie Irving rumors ...
MassLive's John Karalis and The Athletic's Jay King discuss the rumblings that Kyrie Irving is interested in reuniting with LeBron and more on Anthony Davis trade scenarios
35 min
647
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Jan 29: Nets postgame and An...
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard, along with a cameo from The Athletic's Jared Weiss, discuss the Nets game and the news that Anthony Davis wants out of New Orleans
36 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Jan. 28: Warriors, playoff a...
36 min
649
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Jan 25: All Star Kyrie, love...
MassLive's John Karalis and Sam "Jam" Packard discuss All Star Kyrie & maybe All Star Tatum, then give a little love to the young guys for turning their seasons around. Also, inside the inner workings of the trade deadline & we predict C's-Warriors narratives
41 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Jan. 24: Cavs postgame
35 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Jan. 23: A new gem of a draf...
35 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Jan. 22: Heat Postgame
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard discuss the win over Miami, Kyrie's heroics on both ends, Al Horford benefiting from more minutes, and more
34 min
653
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Jan 21: Smart's ejection, go...
47 min
654
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Jan. 18: Much more Kyrie & S...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King have much more on Kyrie Irving's quest to become a good leader & his call to LeBron, plus leftover thoughts about Toronto, including Marcus Smart's amazing clutch defense
39 min
655
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Jan 17: Raptors Postgame
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard discuss Aron Baynes' return, great play from guys who need it, Kyrie's amazing stretch, and his apology to LeBron James.
47 min
656
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Jan 16: The reaction to Kyri...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's by Jay King discuss the continuing fallout from Kyrie Irving's comments and the Celtics overall struggles, then a check on where Boston's draft picks sit.
38 min
657
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Jan 15: Brooklyn Postgame
MassLive's John Karalis and Sam "Jam" Packard talk about the same old roller coaster ride in Brooklyn, but they also try to pull some positives out of this mess
49 min
658
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Jan 14: Kyrie calls out yout...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King discuss Kyrie's comments about the youth (again) and whether he's right to keep calling those guys out. Plus, a look at what went down in Florida
42 min
659
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Jan. 11: Marcus Morris shov...
LOCKED ON CELTICS - Jan. 11: Marcus Morris shoves Jaylen Brown and the Celtics lose ugly
40 min
660
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Jan 10: Pacers postgame
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard discuss the blowout win over the Pacers
29 min
661
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Jan 9: Ball movement, Kyrie'...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King talk about the improved ball movement and confusing comments from a Western Conference scout. Plus, Kyrie Irving taking charges and Tatum's willingness to trade himself for Anthony Davis.
31 min
662
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Jan 8: Nets postgame
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard discuss the win over Brooklyn, the balanced scoring, a lot of passing, Smart's shooting, and a lot more
39 min
663
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Jan 7: Open eyes, improved o...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King discuss Kyrie's explanation for his eye injury, an improving Celtics offense, Robert Williams losing track of time, and then hand out their weekly taco awards.
30 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Jan 4: Depth, trade deadline...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King discuss the Celtics depth coming around, why this trade deadline will be quiet for Boston, & Danny Ainge's shot at LeBron
42 min
665
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Jan 3: Timberwolves Postgame
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard discuss Gordon Hayward's monster game, the importance of getting into the paint, Al Horford's defense, and a whole lot more
41 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Jan 1: Spurs postgame
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King discuss the loss to the Spurs, needing Aron Baynes, Gordon Hayward's goose egg, and more
41 min
667
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Dec. 31: The Comeback in Mem...
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam Packard discuss every aspect of the comeback in Memphis, plus the junkiest milestone we could imagine, Red Panda slander, & more
55 min
668
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Dec 28: Rockets Postgame
MassLive's John Karalis walks us through the Rockets loss, Harden's big game, bench issues, and more
40 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Dec 27; Tatum's next step & ...
30 min
670
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Dec. 26: Sixers postgame
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam Packard discuss the big OT Christmas Day win over Philly, Kyrie's big night, Horford's defense, Mook's importance and more.
47 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Dec 24: Hornets postgame
34 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Dec 21: Yelling at idiots
41 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Dec 20: Suns postgame
MassLive's John Karalis & Sam Packard break down the loss to Phoenix, including how Aron Bayne's injury and Marcus Morris' absence significantly changed the course of the night.
42 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Dec: 19: Mailbag Time!!
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King answer questions about roster moves, Robert Williams, Jaylen Brown, and pizza
43 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Dec 18: Tough schedule ahead...
MassLive's John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King discuss the difficult upcoming schedule, whether Boston has the blueprint to get through it, and Gordon Hayward still trying to clear health hurdles
27 min
676
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Dec. 17: Hawks, Pistons, & T...
John Karalis shares thoughts on the Pistons and Hawks games before handing out the weekly Taco Truck awards
30 min
677
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Dec 14: Ainge v. Timelord & ...
John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard try to rekindle lost podcast magic while also discussing Ainge's rejection of the "TimeLord" nickname and why they're not worried about Al Horford's knee
34 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Dec 13: Wizards postgame
45 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS-Dec 12: More TimeLord
John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King dive deeper into Robert Williams' performance against New Orleans, why Jaylen Brown pissed so many teammates off, and Anthony Davis
31 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Dec. 11: Pelicans postgame
Marcus Morris was awesome, Jayson Tatum played like a stud, Jaylen Brown recovered from a bad game to crush the 4th quarter... and oh yeah, the TimeLord got big minutes. John Karalis & Sam Packard have it all covered
37 min
681
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Dec. 10: Bulls domination & ...
John Karalis & Jay King discuss the Chicago destruction & hand out tacos to the week's best performers. We're also joined by NBA forward & Locked On NBA analyst Trevor Booker to discuss locker rooms, playing with Gordon Hayward, and more.
44 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Dec. 7: Knicks postgame
The Celtics got their revenge on the Knicks but it wasn't as easy as the score might make it seem. John Karalis & Sam Packard run through the good and bad after a blowout of the Knicks.
35 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Dec. 6: MAILBAG TIME!
We opened up the mailbag to discuss playoff paths, Kyrie's ability to lead a champion, Jaylen's shots selection, and contract decision. Plus, John, Jay, and Jam get very Christmasy junk questions
53 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Dec. 5: Marcus Smart as the ...
John Karalis & The Athletic's Jay King discuss Marcus Smart's role as emotional leader, how a bench role might help Jaylen Brown, and the latest Markelle Fultz twist
29 min
685
LOCKED ON CELTICS-Dec. 4: With guest James Holas
James Holas (Twitter's @SnottieDrippen) joins the show to discuss Hayward's future role and how it impacts Jaylen Brown, plus we play a game of "what have you done for me lately"
45 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Dec 3: Hayward's breakout, T...
John Karalis & Sam Packard discuss the ways Boston has tried to get Gordon Hayward going, the adjustments Jayson Tatum has made to his game, & Marcus Smart bringing toughness to the starting unit
42 min
687
LOCKED ON CELTICS-Nov. 30: Kyrie's D, Mook's co...
John Karalis takes us inside practice with interviews with Kyrie Irving and Marcus Morris. Plus, a conversation with Locked on Cavs host Chris Manning
40 min
688
LOCKED ON CELTICS-Nov. 29: Starter Smart vs. Be...
Brad Stevens made the case in practice that Smart has value off the bench. Jay King and John Karalis discuss that before Jay destroys John's attempts a positive ending to the show
33 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS-Nov. 28: Kyrie REALLY likes t...
Kyrie Irving made a strong statement about starting alongside Marcus Smart. John Karalis & Jay King discuss Kyrie's comments and Terry Rozier saying he wants to get everything he deserves in free agency
34 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS-Nov. 27: Pelicans postgame
The Celtics came out and finally played like we expected them to... but with a twist! John Karalis & Sam Packard discuss the lineup tweak and the offensive attacking, and then fight about Gordon Hayward. Also, Taco Tuesday awards
47 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS-Nov. 26: Reacting to Mavs & H...
48 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS-Nov. 23: Inside the Klay Thom...
It's been on year since the infamous Klay Thompson scaffolding interview. John Karalis talks to the New York reporter, Teresa Priolo, who was blissfully unaware at the time that she was interviewing an NBA star.
29 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS-Nov. 23: Knicks Postgame
This was not great. John Karalis & Sam "Jam" Packard react to a brutal loss to the Knicks.
31 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Nov. 21: Morris sheds some l...
John Karalis & Jay King discuss Marcus Morris' comments on the state of the Celtics (told exclusively to Jay on The Athletic). They also get into Aron Baynes as a starter and Terry Rozier's cryptic tweet
33 min
695
LOCKED ON CELTICS- Nov. 20: Hornets postgame
Frustration still abounds in Celtics nation but Brad Stevens saw good things against Charlotte. John Karalis & Sam Packard get into the good and bad and still try to hand out the Taco Tuesday awards
44 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Nov. 19: Questioning Boston'...
44 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS-Nov. 16: SIMPSONS TRIVIA BATTLE!
With the Celtics off and no new news, today's episode features a trivia battle between Simpsons fanatics Robin Lopez of the Bulls & John Karalis, hosted by noted Simpsons fanatic Sam Packard
16 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Nov. 15: Bulls postgame
John Karalis & Sam Packard discuss a blowout win over the Chicago Bulls that saw a bunch of struggling Celtics get back on track.
31 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS-Nov 14: Mailbag episode: Trad...
John Karalis & Jay King get into a couple of practice notes before answering your mailbag questions about potential trades & other ways to fix the struggling C's
33 min
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LOCKED ON CELTICS- Nov. 13: Lineup tweaks, maki...
John Karalis & Jay King discuss potential lineup tweaks and whether the Celtics struggles simply boil down to making shots. Also, we hand out our weekly Taco Tuesday awards!
38 min