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.
0:50 - Kyle Draper and A. Sherrod Blakely discuss the Celtics signing Marcus Smart to a 4-year, $52 million contract and what he means to the team.
6:02 - With the Toronto Raptors acquiring Kawhi Leonard in a trade including DeMar DeRozan the Eastern Conference has experienced a bit of a shake up. Sherrod and Kyle debate whether or not the Celtics remain the favorites in the East.
14:25 - Gordon Hayward joins Sherrod to discuss a variety of topics including how videos games helped him during his recovery, his health status, how important it was for the Celtics to re-sign Marcus Smart and how competitive the Eastern Conference will be this season.
20:23 - Kyle and Sherrod talk about Hayward's return and how he'll have to make adjustments after missing an entire season.
22:24 - With Carmelo Anthony being shipped to Atlanta in a trade