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.
1:59 - Kyle Draper, Chris Forsberg and A. Sherrod Blakely take a look back at the Celtics' West Coast road trip and what the team's success means for it's playoff aspirations. How do you feel if the Celtics go into the postseason as a No. 5 seed?
8:05 - The guys rank the teams in the East that have the best chances of making it to the NBA Finals and discuss which teams they would rather have the Celtics face.
16:06 - The Celtics returned home and pulled off a comeback win vs. the Sacramento Kings. Chris and Sherrod think the resilience of the team has shown they've turned the corner, Kyle's not so sure.
20:55 - The guys debate who on the team needs to set the tone for the remainder of the regular season. Is it Jaylen Brown off the bench, or Kyrie Irving having a better attitude down the stretch?
26:02 - Jeff Goodman with Stadium joins Sherrod and start off by talking about talent college hoops players that aren't named Zion Williamson. He also mentions which players would fit well into the Celtics' system.
29:57 - Jeff mentions that he's always been skeptical of Kyrie as a leader, but he explains how the younger players not initially accepting their roles this season have causes issues as well.
34:00 - Jeff gives his pick for who he'd like the Celtics to play in the first round of the Playoffs and talks about the growing expectations for Brad Stevens.