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The Celtics Talk podcast from NBC Sports Boston is hosted by Insider Chris Forsberg and Pre/Postgame host Kyle Draper. Guests include players, coaches, management and media members from around the NBA.

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The Celtics Talk podcast from NBC Sports Boston is hosted by Insider Chris Forsberg and Pre/Postgame host Kyle Draper. Guests include players, coaches, management and media members from around the NBA.

    Gordon Hayward’s departure, Tristan Thompson’s arrival, and the state of the Celtics

    Gordon Hayward’s departure, Tristan Thompson’s arrival, and the state of the Celtics

    Brian Scalabrine joins Kyle Draper and Chris Forsberg to react to Gordon Hayward signing a four-year, $120M deal with the Charlotte Hornets. They also react to the Celtics signing Tristan Thompson on a two-year, $19M deal.

    1:00-Scal "dumbfounded" Charlotte paid Hayward that much

    2:45-Should Ainge have taken the McDermott/Turner deal from Indiana?

    9:00-Reaction to Celtics signing Tristan Thompson

    11:00-Will Celtics have a ‘center by committee’ approach?

    14:30-Where to the Celtics rank in the East right now?

    Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/kpuTyAsh9NA

    • 22 min
    How much is Indiana willing to give up for Gordon Hayward?

    How much is Indiana willing to give up for Gordon Hayward?

    Chris Forsberg and Kyle Draper debate where Gordon Hayward will ultimately land. What’s the best deal Danny Ainge can get from Indiana?

    1:30-What is the best deal Boston can get from Indiana?

    4:00-Should Danny just accept the McDermott/Turner deal?

    7:00-Could Charlotte be in the mix for Gordon Hayward?

    10:00-Reaction to deals around the NBA

    Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/wVbfpNYgLvg

    • 25 min
    Should Celtics' fans be mad about the draft? Danny Ainge and Brad Stevens talk about the night

    Should Celtics' fans be mad about the draft? Danny Ainge and Brad Stevens talk about the night

    Chris Forsberg and NBC Sports Boston NBA Draft ‘guru’ Rob Snyder break down the 2020 NBA Draft and how the Celtics did after selecting Aaron Nesmith and Payton Pritchard. The two also discuss what they expect from Boston during free agency. Finally, Danny Ainge and Brad Stevens join Tom Giles and Brian Scalabrine to discuss the team’s Draft picks, plans for free agency, and how the team is preparing to return to the court in the next few weeks.

     

    0:25-How did the Celtics do with their Draft picks? Surprises around the NBA?

    11:50-What happens now with Gordon Hayward?

    18:17-What do you want the Celtics to do in free agency?

    22:14-Danny Ainge on the Celtics’ decisions on Draft night and expectations entering free agency

    30:50-Brad Stevens on the Draft and preparing for the start of training camp and the regular season

    43:03-Are you confident the Celtics are still and NBA title contender?




    Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/_VYErCw5Usg

    • 47 min
    Delaying the inevitable: Is Boston about to trade Gordon Hayward?

    Delaying the inevitable: Is Boston about to trade Gordon Hayward?

    Kyle Draper and Chris Forsberg react to Gordon Hayward and the Celtics agreeing to move his player option deadline until Thursday. 

    1:00-Is Boston about to trade Gordon Hayward?

    5:00-Would Jrue Holiday have been a good fit for the Celtics?

    9:30-Do the Celtics need to make a big move to catch up to the Bucks?

    Watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/i-K6iujq3Aw

    • 21 min
    NBA Draft Preview: Favorite targets or will the Celtics trade all their picks?

    NBA Draft Preview: Favorite targets or will the Celtics trade all their picks?

    Kyle Draper and Chris Forsberg are joined by NBC Sports Boston's resident college hoops guru Rob Snyder to discuss the latest surrounding the Celtics trade rumors as NBA Draft night approaches. Kevin O'Connor and Chris Mannix also join the podcast to discuss what they're hearing in regards to a potential Celtics trade for Jrue Holiday.

    1:10 - Kevin O'Connor and Chris Mannix discuss what they've heard about Celtics potentially packaging their first round trade picks in a move for Jrue Holiday

    6:00 - Could the Celtics be working on a three-team deal involving Jrue Holiday and Gordon Hayward?

    10:50 - Is there any chance the Celtics hold on to all three of their first round draft picks?

    18:00 - Has the Celtics need for a point guard grown?

    24:30 - Could the Celtics find the next Bam Adebayo in the NBA draft?

    30:00 - Is Marcus Smart untouchable?

    • 35 min
    A Tribute to Tommy Heinsohn

    A Tribute to Tommy Heinsohn

    In this very special edition of the Celtics Talk Podcast, we look back on the life and legacy of Celtics legend Tommy Heinsohn. Tommy’s colleagues and friends, from Danny Ainge to Bob Cousy to Paul Pierce, share stories of his impact on their lives and the game of basketball.




    :32 - Mike Gorman

    12:00 - Bob Cousy

    17:00 - Brad Stevens

    22:40 - Danny Ainge

    28:50 - Dave Cowens

    36:00 - Jackie MacMullan

    41:00 - Cedric Maxwell

    46:20 - Paul Pierce

    50:20 - Wyc Grousbeck

    54:40 - Doc Rivers

    • 1 hr 2 min

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