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.
On this episode of The Celtics Talk Podcast with Kyle Draper, A. Sherrod Blakely, and Chris Forsberg....
0:50 - A look at the NBA survey from general managers around the league. Thoughts on Marcus Smart not receiving a single vote for best defender.
4:13 - Brad Stevens voted best coach in the NBA by the general managers. Did Gregg Popovich lose out because of the situation last season with Kawhi Leonard?
8:30 - MVP race from the GM survey - Kyrie Irving received some votes.
10:47 - Basketball analyst at Stadium, Jeff Goodman joins the podcast.
11:23 - Jeff Goodman on covering the NCAA basketball corruption trial.
15:23 - Goodman on the Celtics struggles in the preseason and how Brad Stevens probably likes what is happening so he can get his team's attention.
17:15 - Goodman believes that Jayson Tatum will be in the Hall of Fame..."This dude is special."
18:35 - Goodman on Kyrie Irving and how Stevens is getting him to play defense
24:02 - Goodman says he is "super convinced" that Kyrie Irving will be staying in Boston for the long-term.
26:15 - Draper, Blakely, and Forsberg react to Jeff Goodman saying that Jayson Tatum will be in the Hall of Fame.
29:00 - The guys break down what is happening with the Celtics defense in the preseason.