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.
Celtics Talk Podcast with Kyle Draper and A. Sherrod Blakely...
1:00 - It’s the midway point of the season for the Celtics. Blakely says the Celtics have been underachievers so far this season.
3:00 - Have the Celtics lost sight of how they’re reputation was built? They have not been using adversity to their advantage.
4:10 - Draper says the Celtics getting to Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals might have been a negative thing with how the team has responded this year. Are the Celtics acting privileged because of their success last season?
6:20 - Celtics are great one night and bad the next. Inconsistencies are plaguing this team.
7:30 - Marcus Morris and Jaylen Brown get into an altercation. Why did this happen and what should be taken from that incident?
10:35 - Is Jaylen Brown being singled out by his teammates? Is Brown going to be a great fit with this team moving forward? What is Jaylen Brown’s role on this team?
17:05 - Expectations for the 2nd half of the season. Celtics need to make a big run to make to make up ground on the rest of the Eastern Conference.
20:00 - Celtics need to get tougher against their opponents and show more fight.
23:00 - Blakely’s midseason grades. Marcus Morris earns the best grade as he has become an integral part of the team. Gordon Hayward needs to become more aggressive in the 2nd half of the season.