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.
1:00 - Celtics enter the All-Star break with back-to-back wins and 4th in the East. Is this team starting to move in the right direction?
3:55 - Before beating 76ers and the Pistons, Celtics lost to the Lakers and the Clippers. Was the Clippers loss the worst loss of the Brad Stevens era?
7:35 - Marcus Morris called out the Celtics after the loss to the Clippers. Did that help get the Celtics back on track?
9:00 - What is your confidence level in the Celtics the rest of the season? Taking a look at the projected wins in the Eastern conference.
11:35 - Al Horford got the best of Joel Embiid once again on Tuesday night. Horford was also fired up against the Pistons on Wednesday, earning a technical foul and a flagrant foul against Blake Griffin.
14:45 - Gordon Hayward starting to become an effective offensive player for the Celtics.
17:35 - Kyrie Irving has missed 6 of the last 11 games games but could play in the All-Star Game. Bad optics if he participates during All-Star weekend?
20:10 - The reasons for Kyrie to go play in the All-Star Game: Knock off the rust and start recruiting players.
22:50 - Are the Celtics better off as a team without Kyrie Irving?
26:55 - Celtics play the Bucks and the Raptors in two of the first three games after the All-Star break.
31:40 - Isaiah Thomas returns to the court for the Nuggets.