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.
1:20 - Sherrod broke the news that the Kings are preparing an offer for Marcus Smart. Any chance Smart gets close to $15 million?
5:26 - Are the Celtics handling the Smart contract situation the right way? Would the Celtics need to massage the ego of Smart if he were to return to Boston?
10:19 - Sherrod ran into Isaiah Thomas at the airport in Las Vegas. Sherrod tells us the conversation he had with I.T. about still being a free agent and what kind of deal he expects to receive.
13:28 - Is Isaiah Thomas still a starter in the NBA? Or should he accept a role as a 6th man? Any chance he comes back to Boston?
16:15 - The development of the Celtics players during the Summer League. Robert Williams has had a difficult start to his career, Jabari Bird showing off his athleticism, Semi Ojeleye growing with his experience, and the mixed results from Guerschon Yabusele.
24:29 - Jayson Tatum looking impressive in his work out videos, going 1-on-1 with Joel Embiid. Does Tatum become the number 2 on the Celtics behind Kyrie Irving?