The Celtics Talk podcast from NBC Sports Boston is hosted by Insiders A. Sherrod Blakely, Chris Forsberg, and Pre/Postgame host Kyle Draper. Guests include players, coaches, management and media members from around the NBA.
1:53 - Kyle Draper and Chris Forsberg break down the first two games of the Celtics west coast road trip. "They're feeling it right now. There's some good vibes on the West Coast."
5:38 - Kyle and Chris wonder if this is the point where the Celtics have turned the corner and can go on a run to finish up the regular season. If they go 4-0 on this road trip, does it restore the fans' faith in the team?
8:04 - Gordon Hayward has come alive the past two games, with 30 points vs. the Warriors and the game-winning shot vs. the Kings. Kyle and Chris discuss the way Brad Stevens has started to use Hayward and debate if he needs to be making more in-game adjustments.
14:09 - Kyrie Irving remains the biggest talking point in Celtics news. After completely shutting down after the loss to Houston, he spoke at length with the media the very next day. Kyle and Chris talk about Kyrie's sudden change in attitude as well as how athletes are affected by social media interaction.
20:50 - Terry Rozier joins Kyle to talk about the vibe he gets from Los Angeles, both on the court and off it, and he gives some of his favorite movies and actors.
27:49 - The Celtics-Lakers rivalry has fizzled out a bit over the past few seasons. LeBron James' Lakers have been a mess over the past couple months and Chris and Kyle talk about why.
32:54 - Chris and Kyle finish up by debating how LeBron will wrap up his career.