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.
0:50 - LeBron goes to the Western Conference to join the Lakers. Boogie Cousins joins the defending champs. A lot of big dominos have fallen during free agency. Surprised by any moves that have been made around the league so far?
3:00 - Isaiah Thomas is still a free agent. What is the market for the former Celtics point guard? How much did playing through his hip injury in Boston impact him?
7:05 - The Lakers are a team made for TV drama. L.A. has signed a bunch of ‘misfits’ around LeBron but it’s looking like they’ll have max space to add whoever they want after this next season.
9:40 - It’s been reported that the Celtics top 5 players are off limits in a trade for Kawhi Leonard. Jaylen Brown has a very high ceiling but do the Celtics need to consider moving him to San Antonio for Kawhi?
14:50 - What does Danny Ainge think the window is? What would be the all-in point for the Celtics? Looking ahead to next offseason, Boston has some uncertainty with their roster.
18:12 - What’s the concern level at with Kyrie Irving? Will he be back in Boston after his contract expires?
22:25 - Celtics 1st round pick Robert Williams missed his flight for his first practice. Maturity issues are still a concern. Following the leadership of Al Horford would help out the rookie.