The Celtics Talk podcast from NBC Sports Boston is hosted by Insider A. Sherrod Blakely and Pre/Postgame host Kyle Draper. Guests include players, coaches, management and media members from around the NBA.
On this episode of the Celtics Talk Podcast, Kyle Draper and A. Sherrod Blakely discuss...
1:00 - Gordon Hayward’s injury, the emotional letdown, and the magnitude of well wishes he received.
4:45 - The outlook of the Celtics season now that Hayward is down. Who in the Eastern Conference benefits from the injury? Is a comeback this season possible for Hayward?
7:00 - The opportunities that other players, Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum, will receive with Hayward being down.
9:30 - What will lineup look like when Morris returns?
10:32 - How will Celtics identity evolve without Gordon Hayward? Growing pains for the Celtics early?
14:47 - Sekou Smith joins to discuss how many games the Hayward injury will cost the Celtics, how Marcus Smart has to adjust, if Kyrie Irving can carry this team, and unfair criticism of Al Horford.