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.
A. Sherrod Blakely, Kyler Draper and Chris Forsberg discuss the moves around the NBA at the trade deadline, and are joined by Brad Turner of the LA Times to give Lakers fans perspectives on not landing Anthony Davis.
0:40 - Trade deadline has come and done. Celtics trade Jabari Bird and free up a roster spot. Celtics accomplished all their goals. But the rest of the East got better. (3:00) How much stronger did the Bucks, 76ers, and Toronto get at the trade deadline? Does this put more pressure on the Celtics young players and Gordon Hayward (5:05) The East is the ‘absolute kickass conference’ after the trade deadline. Everyone has a legitimate shot to make it to the NBA Finals. (6:15) Which team in the East scares you the most? (8:25) Philly sold low with Markelle Fultz. Will that come back to bite the 76ers? (11:25)Lakers strike out on getting Anthony Davis at the trade deadline (13:15 )What happens now with Anthony Davis? Will the Celtics trade Jayson Tatum to New Orleans in the offseason? (14:00) Brad Turner from LA Times joins the podcast (16:00) Lakers fans upset the Pelicans did not take their offer (17:00) Lakers will still be pursuing Anthony Davis in the offseason but the offer will be less than what it was. Lakers could still have their eyes on Kevin Durant or Klay Thompson. (18:30) What are the Lakers chances at landing Anthony Davis or a top free agent in the offseason? Starting to become nervous they can’t land a superstar to go along with LeBron?(20:10) Lakers will still be in the running for Klay Thompson, Kevin Durant, Kawhi Leonard (21:21) Lakers need to start winning some games. One of their worst ever performances against Indiana. Pacers fans chanting “LeBron’s gonna trade you” to Lakers players. (26:50) Who is at fault for the current state of the Lakers?(29:00) Can LeBron make it run with his teammates after trying to trade them? (31:15) Kyle Draper and Brian Scalabrine break down the Celtics 129-128 loss to the Lakers.