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.
0:51 - With news breaking that the Celtics are the frontrunners in the Kemba Walker sweepstakes, A. Sherrod Blakely and Chris Forsberg discuss why the All-Star point guard would want to leave Charlotte and how the Celtics became an appealing choice for him.
7:17 - Rick Bonnell from the Charlotte Observer joins the podcast to discuss his experience covering Kemba Walker. He talks about the financial situation with the Hornets, the reaction of Hornets fans when they found out he was leaving, Walker's personality compared to Kyrie Irving's, and how he might fit in with the Celtics.
19:50 - Chris and Sherrod react to Rick's comments about Kemba moving on from a franchise that he hasn't been able to find any playoff success with over an eight-year career.
24:16 - Tom Giles is joined by former University of Connecticut head coach Jim Calhoun, who talks about his time coaching Kemba Walker and how being on the Celtics could elevate Walker's game.
34:18 - Chris and Sherrod move on to talk about the Celtics' need of a center and which players they could land with the limited amount of cap space they'll have after potentially adding Kemba.