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Locked On Celtics is a daily Boston Celtics podcast by Boston Sports Journal beat writer John Karalis. It's an inside look at the C's from a former professional basketball player who is at practices & games. Hear from players, call in to the voicemail line, and hear from some great guest hosts. It's the #1 podcast choice for Celtics fans. Part of the Locked On Podcast network.

Locked On Celtics - Daily Podcast On The Boston Celtics With Rainin' J's Locked On Podcast Network, John Karalis

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    • 4.8 • 1.4K Ratings

Locked On Celtics is a daily Boston Celtics podcast by Boston Sports Journal beat writer John Karalis. It's an inside look at the C's from a former professional basketball player who is at practices & games. Hear from players, call in to the voicemail line, and hear from some great guest hosts. It's the #1 podcast choice for Celtics fans. Part of the Locked On Podcast network.

    Boston Celtics get back to practice, chasing normalcy

    Boston Celtics get back to practice, chasing normalcy

    The Celtics seemed eager to get back to the practice floor after the Ime Udoka saga of the past week or so. Marcus Smart, Jaylen Brown, Jayson Tatum, and Al Horford all seemed to be back to their usual selves, Grant Williams was helping settle down the vibes, and Luke Kornet was practicing with the starters. John Karalis of Boston Sports Journal was there, and brings us the details of how the team looked and felt after day 1.
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    • 40 min
    Boston Celtics media day: Moving on from Ime Udoka

    Boston Celtics media day: Moving on from Ime Udoka

    The Celtics held media day on Monday and the topic of discussion was still mostly Ime Udoka. Most of the players were still shocked and pretty confused by the whole thing. They were also pretty supportive of interim head coach Joe Mazzulla, with most guys (including Malcolm Brogdon) saying some really nice things. John Karalis of Boston Sports Journal was there asking questions and has more, including what Mazzulla will be doing as a head coach, and why the players buying in right away is more important than ever.
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    • 41 min
    Ime Udoka punishment defended by Boston Celtics

    Ime Udoka punishment defended by Boston Celtics

    Brad Stevens and Wyc Grousbeck discussed the Ime Udoka situation, defending their handling of the investigation and punishment, and decrying the ways people on social media involved women with nothing to do with the situation. John Karalis of Boston Sports Journal and Tom Westerholm of Boston.com discuss that, how serious the situation must be if people like Matt Barnes are pulling back their initial support of Udoka, and why no one should be blaming the team or reporters for the social media reaction.
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    • 53 min
    Boston Celtics suspend Ime Udoka for a full season

    Boston Celtics suspend Ime Udoka for a full season

    The Boston Celtics have officially suspended head coach Ime Udoka for a full season for his inappropriate, consensual relationship with a Celtics staffer. John Karalis of Boston Sports Journal and Tom Westerholm of Boston.com try to work through the lack of details to figure out how this might impact the team.
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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Breaking: Ime Udoka facing suspension from Boston Celtics

    Breaking: Ime Udoka facing suspension from Boston Celtics

    ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski reported that Ime Udoka faces a possible "significant suspension" for a violation of team rule. What that violation is still isn't known, but this is suddenly a real test of the culture of accountability Udoka has set up.

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    Locked On Celtics is a daily Boston Celtics podcast by Boston Sports Journal beat writer John Karalis. It's an inside look at the C's from a former professional basketball player who is at practices & games.
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    • 8 min
    Boston Celtics camp questions #5: What does Al Horford have left?

    Boston Celtics camp questions #5: What does Al Horford have left?

    We're back to asking the important camp questions as the Celtics season quickly approaches. Question #5 is about Al Horford, and what he might have left in the tank. John Karalis of Boston Sports Journal discusses what it might take to keep Horford healthy, why they need to treat him differently than everyone else, and why they at some point will have to start phasing him out, no matter what.
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    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
1.4K Ratings

1.4K Ratings

mjnspeeddemon ,

Love the podcast but….

Why is the podcast st such a high speed I can’t understand what John is saying at times because he is talking so fast!

Rand-Al Rides ,

A Daily Dose of Vitamin "Cs"!

(I think I wrote this review a feed seasons ago, but despite the change in personnel, it is all still true!) What a great niche podcast, insightful analysis from a critical fan's perspective. John, Jay and Sam are true students of the game and fans of the Celtics, and share their thoughts 5 days a week. With their access to the team and varied guests from other "locked on" podcasts, they are as perfectly positioned as Kelly Olynyk to bring us the best Celtics news every day! Keep up the great work!!

rrhki ,

Fantastic Level of Coverage

Host focuses on game and details that impact the final score. Also follows Celtic players performance and improvements. Best NBA coverage.

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