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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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1
The Rainin' J's preview the Sixers series
The Celtics are playing the Sixers in the first round. MassLive's John Karalis is joined by Sam Packard and Jay King of The Athletic to preview the series.
41 min
2
Celtics-Sixers, Stevens' extension, & leftover ...
The Celtics will face the Sixers in the first round, and Brad Stevens will coach that series with a fresh extension in his back pocket. MassLive's John Karalis has that and unanswered mailbag questions
40 min
3
Tatum in his bag, passing fancy, & please take ...
Jayson Tatum had it all working against Memphis and Jaylen Brown was slinging some sick passes around. MassLive's John Karalis has that, the negatives from this game, and some thoughts on people making poor NBA awards votes
28 min
4
MAILBAG: Playoff rotations, Hayward's mustache,...
Who will get playoff minutes? Will Robert Williams make an impact? What about Romeo Langford? What's up with Gordon Hayward's mustache? MassLive's John Karalis answers your mailbag questions.
42 min
5
Hayward at his best, Tatum takeovers, & Raptors...
Gordon Hayward played his best basketball as a Celtic while Jayson Tatum's takeover was encouraging. MassLive's John Karalis has the positives and negatives from the win over Orlando before going into some thoughts about Friday's Raptors game.
35 min
6
No clear first round opponent, Ben Simmons inju...
Thursday all but assured the Celtics will be the 3rd seed, but their opponent is still in doubt. MassLive's John Karalis discusses how the Ben Simmons injury factors into this and then Kemba Walker's comments about considering the Knicks until Boston came along
31 min
7
Celtics trounce Brooklyn, Robert Williams was g...
The Celtics put up 149 points in a demolition of Brooklyn. MassLive's John Karalis goes over the positives (Jaylen Brown, Romeo Langford), negatives (continued defensive lapses on the perimeter), and what Robert Williams' generally good performance really means.
31 min
8
Celtics lose to Heat, and something feels off
The Celtics lost to the Miami Heat, and despite some positives, something feels off about the team. MassLive's John Karalis discusses whether that's something to be concerned about
36 min
9
C's seem headed for the 3rd seed & a date with ...
The Celtics, with a win over Miami on Tuesday, essentially solidify themselves as the 3rd seed. However, Philadelphia seems destined for the 6th seed. MassLive's John Karalis has that before being joined by Mike Dynon to wrap up the 2016-17 discussion
38 min
10
Jaylen Brown & Jayson Tatum save the Celtics vs...
Jaylen and Jayson combined for 64 but the C's nearly collapsed in this on. MassLive's John Karalis has the positives (JB's 4th quarter, Tatum's back on his groove), the negatives (what was that defense?), and just how well Brown & Tatum play together. Plus, Deuce Tatum was too adorable!!!
33 min
11
Celtics lose to Milwaukee: Positives, negatives...
The Celtics had some positives (Marcus Smart, Gordon Hayward, Kemba Walker) and negatives (Jayson Tatum's shooting, poor offensive execution). MassLive's John Karalis talks about those, and Marcus Smart's feeling that the refs protected Giannis Antetokounmpo from fouling out
33 min
12
Kemba keeps progressing & more on Isaiah Thomas...
Kemba Walker seemed to have his best day yet in Orlando. MassLive's John Karalis has that, Jaylen Brown's continued social justice messages, and then continues the 2016-17 discussion with Mike Dynon as they discuss the magic that was Isaiah Thomas
40 min
13
Scrimmages end & the 2016 signing of Al Horford
The Boston Celtics wrapped up their scrimmage schedule by resting half the team. MassLive's John Karalis discusses that before continuing the discussion of the 2016-17 season with Mike Dynon of RedsArmy.com.
29 min
14
2016-17: Drafting Jaylen Brown
The historical deep dives continue with a look at the 2016-17 season. MassLive's John Karalis & Mike Dynon of RedsArmy.com discuss the drafting of Jaylen Brown
28 min
15
Kemba's back! & Jaylen Brown looks like never l...
Kemba Walker came back and gave the Celtics nine encouraging minutes. MassLive's John Karalis has that, Jaylen Brown looking like he never missed a beat, the crappy transition defense, and more from the scrimmage win over Phoenix
32 min
16
BASKETBALL IS BACK! The good, bad, and ugly fro...
The Celtics learned some lessons from their opening scrimmage against Oklahoma City. MassLive's John Karalis walks us through the positives (Jaylen Brown, Tremont Waters), the negatives (Jayson Tatum's offense), and interesting lessons (thanks, Chris Paul) from the game.
30 min
17
Kemba's knee "in a good place" & the gritty 201...
Kemba Walker says his knee is in a good place, which is reassuring. MassLive's John Karalis has that & then is joined by RedsArmy.com's Mike Dynon to continue the discussion of the 2015-16 season
27 min
18
Kemba's "darn close" & Danny Ainge scared strai...
Kemba Walker is making progress, even though we still might not see him play for a little while. MassLive's John Karalis has that before talking about the nearly disastrous pursuit of Justise Winslow by Danny Ainge in the 2015 draft.
27 min
19
No new COVID, get well Tommy, & the beginning o...
The first round of COVID-19 tests from inside the bubble came back clean. MassLive's John Karalis has that, news on Tommy Heinsohn's health, love for the second unit, and then the beginning of the deep dive into the 2015-16 season with Mike Dynon of RedsArmy.com
29 min
20
Kemba practices & Kanter say the NBA should be ...
Kemba practiced (some) and Enes Kanter is super excited about how the team looks. MassLIve's John Karalis has that and the important message Jaylen Brown felt he had to share after his media session was over.
28 min
21
Kemba explains his knee discomfort & the NBA's ...
Hear directly from Kemba Walker as he addressed the media for the first time since arriving in Orlando. MassLive's John Karalis shares Kemba's explanation of his knee soreness before getting into some... interesting... reminders from the league to teams in the bubble
24 min
22
Kemba's knee pain-free, snitching on Dwight How...
Brad Stevens explains the plan for Kemba Walker & says his knee is pain free. Plus, someone snitched on Dwight Howard, which MassLive's John Karalis loves. Also, Mike Dynon of RedsArmy.com is back to finish talking about the 2014-15 season.
33 min
23
2014: Signing Evan Turner, trading Rondo, & get...
The busiest season of Danny Ainge's career continues with the Celtics picking up Evan Turner, trading away Rajon Rondo (and getting Jae Crowder), and then getting the Memphis pick for Jeff Green. MassLive's John Karalis & RedsArmy.com's Mike Dynon discuss
25 min
24
Kemba has knee discomfort & the tradingest seas...
We learned Monday that Kemba Walker has been experiencing discomfort in his knee. MassLive's John Karalis has that & Kara Lawson's touching goodbye before RedsArmy.com's Mike Dynon joins him for a discussion of the 2014 offseason & the most active trade season of Danny Ainge's career
35 min
25
Kemba's knee, Kara's new job, & suddenly not fe...
The Celtics are REALLY being cautious with Kemba Walker, including already sitting him for a practice. MassLive's John Karalis has that, the C's reaction to Kara Lawson taking the Duke Women's job, and why NBA players might already be screwing up the bubble
31 min
26
2013-14: Keith Bogans gets paid $5 million to g...
Keith Bogans got $5 million to do nothing & he still didn't like it. That and some takeaways from Brad Stevens' first season as MassLive's John Karalis & RedsArmy.com's Mike Dynon continue discussing every Celtics season ever.
22 min
27
2013-14: Jordan Crawford win Player of the Week...
The legend of Brad Stevens, point guard whisperer is born with Jordan Crawford's amazing Player of the Week performance. Plus, Rajon Rondo returns from his ACL injury as MassLive's John Karalis & RedsArmy.com's Mike Dynon continue their discussion of every Celtics season ever
31 min
28
2013-14: the Brad Stevens era begins & Kelly Ol...
The historical deep dive has reached the Brad Stevens era. MassLive's John Karalis is joined by RedsArmy.com's Mike Dynon to discuss the early ATO success, Gerald Wallace's inbounding prowess, and why drafting Kelly Olynyk over Giannis Antetokounmpo made sense... at the time.
33 min
29
Can the bubble really work?
Can the bubble really work? Do we trust the NBA to do the right thing? The Rainin' J's are reunited as MassLive's John Karalis is joined by The Athletic's Jay King and Sam "Jam" Packard to discuss the NBA's restart
40 min
30
Gordon Hayward's decision & wrapping up the Pau...
Gordon Hayward will leave the Orlando bubble if his wife has their baby while the playoffs are going on. MassLive's John Karalis has that before the historical conversation with Chuck McKenney & Mike Dynon of RedsArmy.com continues and they put a bow on the Paul Pierce era
38 min
31
Brad Stevens hired & the Pierce/KG trade
Enes Kanter praised Jaylen Brown & Daniel Theis had a message for anyone looking to break the rules in Orlando. MassLive's John Karalis has that and then is joined by Chuck McKenney & Mike Dynon of RedsArmy.com to discuss Brad Stevens being hired & the Pierce/KG trade of 2013
34 min
32
Celtics back in action & the Doc Rivers leaving...
We hear from Brad Stevens & Kemba Walker after their first mandatory workout as the NBA restart marches on. MassLive's John Karalis has that & then is joined by Chuck McKenney & Mike Dynon of RedsArmy.com to discuss the 2013 departure of Doc Rivers
33 min
33
The New Big 3 era ends with a whimper
Rajon Rondo tore his ACL, a bunch of obscure names become Celtics, and the new Big 3 era in Boston ends with a whimper and a loss to the Knicks. MassLive's John Karalis is joined by Chuck McKenney & Mike Dynon of RedsArmy.com to discuss
32 min
34
2012: Ray Allen leaves Boston for Miami
The summer of 2012 brings the end of the new Big 3 when Ray Allen joins the enemy in Miami. MassLive's John Karalis is joined by RedsArmy.com's Chuck McKenney & Mike Dynon to discuss
35 min
35
Mailbag: Succeeding in the bubble, '18-'19 redr...
Your mailbag questions answered, including what will lead to success in the bubble, a redraft that gives Boston the best defensive lineup maybe ever, and one amazing obscure fact about the Celtics. MassLive's John Karalis answers those questions and more
47 min
36
LeBron becomes LEBRON, and breaks the 2012 Celt...
The Celtics were a win away from the 2012 NBA Finals until LeBron James took over in a way no one had seen to that point of his career. MassLive's John Karalis & RedsArmy.com's Mike Dynon discuss the disappointing end to the 2012 season.
30 min
37
The 2012 showdown with LeBron in Miami, part 1
The new Big 3 had one last epic showdown with LeBron James, this time in Miami. MassLive's John Karalis discusses that with Mike Dynon of RedsArmy.com
30 min
38
2011-12, Greg "Bill Russell" Stiemsma, & KG's "...
The 2011-12 Celtics were the new Big 3's last chance at the NBA Finals. MassLive's John Karalis is joined by RedsArmy.com's Mike Dynon to talk about the start of the lockout-shortened season, Tommy Heinsohn comparing Greg Stiemsma to Bill Russell, and Kevin Garnett's epic "barfight" postgame interview
31 min
39
Players opting out of NBA restart & the end of ...
Players are starting to opt out of the NBA's restart in Orlando. MassLive's John Karalis talks about that before finishing the conversation about the 2010=11 Celtics with Chuck McKenney & Mike Dynon of RedsArmy.com
30 min
40
Will Florida's COVID spike derail the NBA's ret...
Suddenly, the NBA's planned return is being threatened by a huge spike in COVID-19 cases in Florida. Will that derail the league's return? MassLive's John Karalis discusses that and how the Celtics might look when they get back to basketball.
39 min
41
The Kendrick Perkins Trade
The historical discussion continues with a revisiting of the 2011 trade that sent Kendrick Perkins to OKC for Jeff Green. MassLive's John Karalis discusses with RedsArmy.com's Chuck McKenney & Mike Dynon
39 min
42
The 2010 NBA Finals
The Boston Celtics lose Kendrick Perkins to an ACL injury and then lose the NBA Finals to the Lakers. MassLive's John Karalis is joined by RedsArmy.com's Chuck McKenney & Mike Dynon to continue the run through Celtics history and the end of the 2010 season
31 min
43
NBA return in peril? And the 2010 playoffs
Is the NBA's return in jeopardy? MassLive's John Karalis discusses that and then continues the historical deep dive with RedsArmy.com's Chuck McKenney & Mike Dynon by talking about the 2010 playoffs.
38 min
44
Players weary of the bubble & the '09-10 Celtics
Some players might be a little weary of restarting in a bubble. MassLive's John Karalis talks about that and then is joined by RedsArmy.com's Chuck McKenney and Mike Dynon to begin the 2009-10 discussion
37 min
45
SPECIAL - Locked On's Black Lives Matter Roundt...
In an eye-opening discussion, Ross Jackson (Locked On Saints) Aaron Freeman (Locked on Falcons) Tony Wiggins (Locked On Jaguars) John Hickman (Locked On Texans) Chris Carter (Locked On Steelers) Keith Pompey (Locked On 76ers) Coty Davis (Locked On Texans) and Your Boy Q (Locked On Raiders) come together for a special Locked On Podcast Network Black Lives Matter Roundtable. These eight Locked On hosts share their first-hand experiences as black men in America. When was the first time they clocked racism in their lives? What are the pet peeves they experience as a black man? In the wake of George Floyd's killing, does this movement feel different than those of the past? What needs to happen for this moment in time to have a lasting impact on society and to result in real gains for social justice? And, will these experiences change the next generation? We take a momentary pause in our daily sports talk for this revealing and important special podcast episode.
85 min
46
Kevin Garnett's injury derails the 2009 season
Things were going great for the '09 Celtics... until Kevin Garnett's unfortunate and confusing knee injury. MassLive's John Karalis & RedsArmy.com's Mike Dynon continue their discussion of Boston Celtics history
41 min
47
Getting back to work & the '08-'09 season
The Celtics are slowly getting back on the floor, which is nice & comforting. MassLive's John Karalis talks about that, and then begins the next step down memory lane with Mike Dynon of RedsArmy.com & the beginning of the 2008-09 Celtics season. Brought to you by RockAuto.com, where you'll find low prices on all your auto needs. Also, BuiltBar.com, where code LOCKEDON gets $10 off your first order
31 min
48
The 2008 NBA Champion Boston Celtics
The 2007-08 Boston Celtics win a championship. MassLive's John Karalis is joined by RedsArmy.com's Chuck McKenney & Mike Dynon to talk about the '08 NBA Finals. Sponsored by Built Bar. Use code LOCKEDON for $10 off your first order at BuiltBar.com
41 min
49
The NBA is coming back!
The NBA approved a plan to return. MassLive's John Karalis breaks down what we know so far about the NBA returning, the timeline for restarting the season, and when the next season will begin. Sponsored by Built Bar. Get $10 off your first BuiltBar.com order with code LOCKEDON Also by, RockAuto.com. Get low prices on auto parts every day
35 min
50
A return plan that helps Boston & inching close...
The reported plan for the NBA's return seems to help Boston. MassLIve's John Karalis talks about that before continuing the 2008 conversation with RedsArmy.com's Chuck McKenney & Mike Dynon. Sponsored by RockAuto.com for low prices on all the car parts you need & Built Bar. Code LOCKEDON gets $10 off your first BuiltBar.com purchase
29 min
51
Brad Stevens on social change & the '08 C's fac...
We hear from Brad Stevens about social change & his appreciation for his players social justice stances, then MassLive's John Karalis and Chuck McKenney & Mike Dynon of RedsArmy.com continue their 2008 discussion, reaching the suddenly scary first round of the playoffs. Sponsored by Built Bar. Use code LOCKEDON for $10 off your first purchase at BuiltBar.com
36 min
52
Kevin Garnett's influence & a word about what's...
After a word about what is happening in our country, the discussion of Boston's 2007-2008 season continues with a discussion of Kevin Garnett's influence on the team
38 min
53
The 2007 draft & trading for Ray Allen & Kevin ...
2007 looked like another disaster for the Celtics, but the 5th overall pick became part of the plan to get Ray Allen and then Kevin Garnett. MassLive's John Karalis is joined by RedsArmy.com's Chuck McKenney & Mike Dynon for the discussion. Sponsored by Built Bar. Get $10 off your first order at BuiltBar.com with the code LOCKEDON
43 min
54
Group stages, the 2006 draft, and Celtics rock ...
A "group stage" idea could work, and it could benefit the Celtics when the NBA returns. MassLive's John Karalis talks about that before continuing the 2000's discussion with Chuck McKenney and Mike Dynon, focusing on the 2006 draft and horrible 2006-07 season. Sponsored by Built Bar. Get $10 off your first order at BuiltBar.com with code LOCKEDON
34 min
55
Scal's arrival, the biggest trade ever, & a web...
Brian Scalabrine has grown into a local legend, but he wasn't always loved in Boston. MassLive's John Karalis is joined by Chuck McKenney & Mike Dynon to discuss that, Boston's participation in the biggest NBA trade ever, and the birth of RedsArmy.com
38 min
56
Paul Pierce's most ridiculous moment in Boston
Mid-way through the decade, Paul Pierce checks in with his most ridiculous moment as a Celtic after a loss to Indiana. MassLive's John Karalis and RedsArmy.com's Chuck McKenney & Mike Dynon discuss. Sponsored by Built Bar. Code LOCKEDON gets you $10 off your first BuiltBar.com purchase
33 min
57
Danny Ainge takes over the team
2003 brought a new boss to Boston: Danny Ainge. MassLive's John Karalis is joined by RedsArmy.com's Chuck McKenney & Mike Dynon to discuss how the initial reaction contained a healthy dose of skepticism. Sponsored by BuiltBar: Use code LOCKEDON for $10 off your first order PLUS get free Built Boost energy drink mix TODAY ONLY at BuiltBar.com
33 min
58
A timeline for the NBA's return?
There may be a solid timeline for the NBA's return. MassLive's John Karalis discusses why it could work, even if it pushes next season into late December or beyond. Sponsored by Built Bar. Use code LOCKEDON at BuiltBar.com for $10 off your first purchase.
32 min
59
Petulant Pierce, Vin Baker arrives, & Wyc buys ...
Paul Pierce goes through his worst time as a Celtic, Vin Baker arrives, and Wyc Grousebeck & friends by the team. MassLive's John Karalis continues his early 2000's Celtics discussion with Chuck McKenney & Mike Dynon of RedsArmy.com. Sponsored by Built Bar. Get $10 off your first order at BuiltBar.com
30 min
60
Celtics let the 3's fly & the greatest comeback...
With Rick Pitino gone, the Celtics start launching 3's under Jim O'Brien. Also, they pull off the biggest playoff comeback in history. MassLive's John Karalis is joined by RedsArmy.com's Chuck McKenney & Mike Dynon to get us through more of the early 00's. Sponsored by Built Bar. Use code LOCKEDON for $10 off your first order at builtbar.com
36 min
61
The Pitino era ends, & the Paul Pierce stabbing
Rick Pitino finally gives up in Boston after an epic rant and the near tragic loss of another Boston star. MassLive's John Karalis & RedsArmy.com's Chuck McKenney and Mike Dynon begin discussing the 2000's Celtics Sponsored by Built Bar. Use code LOCKEDON for $10 off your first purchase at BuiltBar.com
35 min
62
The end of the '90's
The discussion of the 90's comes to a merciful end with MassLive's John Karalis and RedsArmy.com's Chuck McKenney and Mike Dynon. Sponsored by BuiltBar. Use the code LOCKED ON for $10 off your first purchase at BuiltBar.com
30 min
63
Impatient Pitino: examining the ridiculous deci...
Rick Pitino's impatience proves to be his downfall, and it becomes obvious in a hurry. MassLive's John Karalis is joined by RedsArmy.com's Chuck McKenney & Mike Dynon to continue breaking down the 1990's Celtics. Sponsored by Built Bar. Use code LOCKEDON at BuiltBar.com for $10 off your first purchase.
29 min
64
Tanking fails, & the Rick Pitino era begins
ML Carr's plan almost worked, except for not getting Tim Duncan. Then Rick Pitino came along. It's not going well for the Celtics, as MassLive's John Karalis discusses with Chuck McKenney & Mike Dynon of RedsArmy.com
27 min
65
ML Carr & the actively tanking Celtics
For the first time ever, the Celtics were trying to lose. MassLive's John Karalis is joined by RedsArmy.com's Chuck McKenney & Mike Dynon to discuss ML Carr's plan to be as bad as possible. Sponsored by Built Bar. Use code LOCKEDON at BuiltBar.com for $10 off your first purchase.
27 min
66
End of the Big 3 era & losing Reggie Lewis
1992 begins the demise of the Big 3, the end of the Garden, and the tragic loss of Reggie Lewis. MassLive's John Karalis is joined by Chuck McKenney & Mike Dynon of RedsArmy.com to continue the 1990's discussion. Sponsored by Built Bar. Use code LOCKEDON at BuiltBar.com for $10 off your first purchase
42 min
67
The Dream Team
Celtics history intersects with Olympic history as Larry Bird joins the Dream Team in 1992. MassLive's John Karalis and RedsArmy's Chuck McKenney & Mike Dynon continue the 90's discussion. Brought to you by Built Bar. $10 off your 1st order at BuiltBar.com with code LOCKEDON
30 min
68
May 7- 90's bad luck with coaches, front office...
The 90's continue with a look at the coaching & front office hires that just didn't pan out, failed trades, and how tragedies put role players in unfortunate positions to try to carry teams. MassLive's John Karalis again welcomes Chuck McKenney & Mike Dynon of RedsArmy.com to continue the conversation Brought to you by Built Bar. Use the promo code LOCKEDON at BuiltBar.com for $10 off your first purchase.
27 min
69
May 6- The beginning of the 90's
MassLive's John Karalis is joined by Chuck McKenney & Mike Dynon of RedsArmy.com to begin talking about the 1990's This episode is sponsored by Built Bar. Use promo code LOCKEDON at builtbar.com for $10 off your first order
27 min
70
May 5- The end of the 80's (and some gushing ab...
MassLive's John Karalis & RedsArmy.com's Mike Dynon wrap up the 80's, talk about the commercial that brought Bird & Magic together, and then gush a bit about Kevin McHale. This show is brought to you by Built Bar. Use the promo code LOCKEDON at BuiltBar.com for $10 off your first purchase.
32 min
71
May 4- 88 & Heartbreak
MassLive's John Karalis & RedsArmy.com's Mike Dynon discuss the heartbreak that followed the '86 season and Larry Bird utter dominance of the mid-80's NBA. Brought to you by Built Bar... use promo code "LOCKEDON" at builtbar.com for $10 off your first order
38 min
72
May 1- The 1986 Celtics
MassLive's John Karalis & RedsArmy.com's Mike Dynon discuss the 1986 Celtics, their dominance, penchant for getting bored and blowing leads, giving up beer, facing Michael Jordan in the playoffs, and marching to Banner 16.
33 min
73
Apr 30: 1985, Bird & McHale swap scoring record...
MassLive's John Karalis & RedsArmy.com's Mike Dynon continue their discussion with a look at 1985, a move that could have been brilliant, Bird & McHale setting scoring records, and the Lakers... well.. who cares what the Lakers did
37 min
74
Apr 29 - Birth of the "Beat LA" chant & the act...
MassLive's John Karalis & RedsArmy.com's Mike Dynon discuss the 1982 series where the "Beat LA" chant was born and the actual beginnings of the rivalry with the Lakers in a wild 1984 NBA Finals
40 min
75
Apr 28 - The Big 3 (Big 4) is formed & wins the...
MassLive's John Karalis & RedsArmy.com's Mike Dynon begin a very long discussion into the 1980's Celtics with a look at the first two years of Larry Bird's career, including the formation of the Big 3 (Big 4, right Max?) and the 1981 championship
37 min
76
Apr 27- 80's Celtics from the black perspective
MassLive's John Karalis is joined by Dart Adams to talk about the 80's Celtics, the racial component to the rivalry with the Lakers and how the team was perceived, and how a divided Boston reacted
64 min
77
Apr 24- Tommy Heinsohn (Part 2) talking 70's C'...
MassLive's John Karalis continues his conversation with Tommy Heinsohn of NBC Sports Boston. They discuss his time as a coach, how the C's built a champion, and his falling out with Celtics ownership
52 min
78
Apr 23- Tommy Heinsohn (Part 1) talking 80's, R...
MassLive's John Karalis is joined by NBC Sports Boston's Tommy Heinsohn to talk about the 1980's Celtics, the Big 3, Robert Parish, which team is really the best in team history, and more
48 min
79
Apr 22- Guest- Robert Parish
Robert Parish joined the podcast before we joined the Locked On network. Here's a re-release of that interview as he talks about his time in Boston, the Big 3, and the time he and Michael Jordan squared off when he was with Chicago.
47 min
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Apr 21- Danny Ainge talks 80's (Part 2)
MassLive's John Karalis is joined by Danny Ainge to continue their conversation about the 1980's, including being an instigator, winning a title in the old Garden, the "I Hate Danny Ainge shirts," Bill Walton as a teammate, the loss of Len Bias, and letting Johnny Most burn himself with cigarettes on the plane
40 min
81
Apr 20- Danny Ainge talks 80's (Part 1)
MassLive's John Karalis is joined by Celtics President of Basketball Operations, and former Celtics shooting guard, Danny Ainge to talk about joining the Celtics in 1981, playing for Bill Fitch, winning a title next to Larry Bird and the Big 3, and why he loves Kevin McHale's clothesline on Kurt Rambis so much.
36 min
82
Apr 17- Tommy fired, Larry drafted, & Celtics a...
MassLive's John Karalis & RedsArmy.com's Mike Dynon wrap up the discussion of the 70's with Tommy Heinsohn's firing, Larry Bird being drafted, and how the Celtics almost became the Clippers
35 min
83
Apr 15- The greatest NBA Finals ever & Cowens l...
MassLive's John Karalis & RedsArmy.com's Mike Dynon continue their 1970's discussion with the greatest NBA Finals Game ever played, the coaching decision that helped win the game, Cowens taking a leave of absence, and the end of Heinsohn's coaching career.
32 min
84
Apr 15- Ray Allen on KG, & the 70's Celtics win...
MassLive's John Karalis discusses Ray Allen's comments about Kevin Garnett & then is joined by Mike Dynon of RedsArmy.com to continue the dive in the 70's Celtics, a couple of playoff disappointments, and their return to the mountaintop.
35 min
85
Apr 14- The 70's begin, a dynasty ends, & futur...
MassLive's John Karalis & Mike Dynon of RedsArmy.com discuss the beginning of the 1970's, the end of the Celtics dynasty, and the arrival of a new batch of future Hall of Famers, including Mike's poker game with JoJo White
38 min
86
Apr 13- HORSE, the NBA's re-entry plan, & how h...
MassLive's John Karalis & RedsArmy.com's Chuck McKenney discuss the HORSE competition before getting into the NBA's reported 25 day re-entry plan and how how it will be to actually resume the season (even though they're confident it has a chance)
53 min
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Apr 10- The end of the 60's & Bill Russell's Ce...
MassLive's John Karalis & RedsArmy.com's Mike Dynon finish off their look at the 60's and the end of Bill Russell's time in Boston, the one year they didn't win a championship, and how the history-making player/coach ended it with maybe the most satisfying championship of them all
46 min
88
Apr 9- Havlicek steals the ball & Red leaves th...
MassLive's John Karalis & RedsArmy.com's Mike Dynon discuss the mid-60's, Bill Russell's neutralizing of Wilt Chamberlain, Havlicek stealing the ball, and Sam Jones becoming a dominant scorer, and Red Auerbach's departure from the bench.
34 min
89
Apr 8- Lakers rivalry begins, retired numbers, ...
MassLive's John Karalis and RedsArmy.com's Mike Dynon continue their conversation about the 1960's Celtics, moving on to their meetings with the Lakers (they don't go well for LA), Red retiring numbers & building Celtics Pride, and Bill Russell enduring some horrible things as he becomes a prominent figure in the civil rights era
32 min
90
Apr 7- The 60's, Sam Jones emerges, & the origi...
MassLive's John Karalis is joined by RedsArmy.com's Mike Dynon start their deep dive into the 1960's Celtics, the emergence of Sam Jones, Wilt Chamberlain's arrival, and how the St. Louis Hawks were Boston's first real rival
33 min
91
Apr 6- KG is a HOF'er & '08 vs. '86 for best Ce...
MassLive's John Karalis is joined by RedsArmy.com's Chuck McKenney to celebrate KG"s election to the Hall of Fame and then figure out if the '08 team could beat out the '86 Celtics for best Celtics season of all time
59 min
92
Apr 3- Bill Russell, Tommy Heinsohn & Boston's ...
MassLive's John Karalis is joined by Mike Dynon of Red's Army to discuss the end of the 1950's for Boston, including their first two championships, Bill Russell's relationship with Red Auerbach, & how Tommy Heinsohn helped a then skittish Boston offense
46 min
93
Apr 2- Kemba talks about his knee & the 1956 NB...
MassLive's John Karalis quickly discusses Kemba Walker's comments about his knee rehab in isolation before Red's Army's Mike Dynon returns to discuss the most important draft in Celtics history: the 1956 draft that got them Tommy Heinsohn, Bill Russell, & KC Jones.
40 min
94
Apr 1- Smart defending against COVID-19 & the t...
MassLive's John Karalis discusses Marcus Smart's blood donation to a program trying to cure coronavirus patients. Then, the historical discussion with RedsArmy.com's Mike Dynon continues with a look at the time Red Auerbach refused to draft Bob Cousy, and the confrontation between the two that changed Celtics history
29 min
95
Mar 31- NBA in Vegas, Tatum's pressure on himse...
MassLive's John Karalis discusses the NBA's reported interest in resuming the season in Vegas & Tatum's admission of putting pressure on himself to make the All-Star team. Then he's joined by Mike Dynon of RedsArmy.com to discuss he birth of the Boston Celtics & the NBA
32 min
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Mar 30- Smart's corona-free & signing Hayward l...
MassLive's John Karalis talks about Marcus Smart being cleared of coronavirus, What we learned from Brad Stevens' conference call with reporters, and why signing Gordon Hayward long term makes more sense after his hiatus
39 min
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Mar 27- The Brad Stevens show
MassLive's John Karalis & Red's Army's Chuck McKenney take a deep dive into Brad Stevens' coaching, adjustments from last season, maybe experimenting too much, and how some continuity could change things for him.
47 min
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Mar 26- The backup wings show
MassLive's John Karalis is joined by WEEI's Nick Friar to discuss the wings on the bench like Semi Ojeleye, Brad Wanamaker, Romeo Langford and more
47 min
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Mar 25- The backup bigs show
MassLive's John Karalis & Red's Army's Chuck McKenney discuss the backup bigs, Enes Kanter, Robert Williams, and Grant Williams... including Kanter's impact on the offense, whether Rob can become a major contributor, and who we trust in the playoffs
43 min
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Mar 24- The Marcus Smart show
MassLive's John Karalis & Adam Taylor of CelticsBlog discuss the revelation that all of the Celtics besides Marcus Smart tested negative for COVID-19, and then get into their deep dive of Marcus Smart's season
38 min