0:41 - Obviously when comparing Gordon Hayward to Marcus Smart, it’s understood that Hayward is the better player. But A. Sherrod Blakely argues that Smart’s return to the lineup is more important that Hayward’s potential return. Kayce Smith and Tom Giles debate the point.
5:09 - David Ortiz is gone. Accept it. While this sounds like a topic from last season, Dave Dombrowski and the Red Sox are still trying to replace Big Papi. Can Hanley Ramirez following the TB12 Method help fill the void? Evan Drellich joins Giles to discuss.
10:32 - While the NBA All-Star break isn’t quite the midway point in the season, it’s as good a time as any for picking some ‘first half’ awards. Giles, Holley, Smith and Rob "Hardy" Poole from 98.5 The Sports Hub reveal their MVP, Rookie of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year and Coach of the Year award winners.
17:23 - While Kyrie Irving has enough on his plate as the leader of the Celtics, he’s been developing his own personal brand off the court. Holley, Smith and Giles discuss Kyrie’s appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live where he talked about his upcoming “Uncle Drew” movie.
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1:22 - A. Sherrod Blakely joins Early Edition with Gary Tanguay and Trenni Kusnierek to discuss the multiple Celtics injuries that are plaguing the team, especially Marcus Smart's thumb and Kyrie Irving's knee tendinitis.
6:32 - Tanguay, Mike Giardi, and Paul Perillo talk about the possibility of a reunion between Matt Patricia and Malcolm Butler in Detroit and if we could get more information about why Butler was benched in the Super Bowl.
9:36 - Michael Holley, A. Sherrod Blakely, and Kyle Draper discuss excerpts from Ray Allen's new book about some behind-the-scenes drama involving Allen, Rajon Rondo, and Kevin Garnett.
0:41 - Tom Curran, Michael Holley, Kayce Smith, and Tom Giles discuss Ian Rapoport's report that Rob Gronkowski is expected to return to playing football after pondering his future as an actor and/or wrestler.
5:36 - A. Sherrod Blakely joins BST to discuss the Celtics win over the Hornets, Kyrie Irving playing lights out, Greg Monroe showing his ability, and how the bench has been able to contribute to efficiently.
10:50 - Tom Giles talks to Albert Breer, who gives us more information on the Rob Gronkowski situation, Jon Gruden's comments about the Patriots, and some of the potential rule changes in the NFL next season.
15:57 - Tom Giles and Michael Holley discuss the way Brad Stevens has been smart with his handling of Kyrie Irving's minutes, and talk about Kevin O'Connor's article about the Celtics expectations.