Kyle Draper

NBCSB BREAKFAST POD: Long-term impact of Kyrie Irving's injury?

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NBCSB BREAKFAST POD: Long-term impact of Kyrie Irving's injury?

1:24 - On Thursday it was announced that Kyrie Irving will not return for the playoffs and will undergo another surgery to deal with an infection in his surgically-repaired left knee. Kyle Draper and Brian Scalabrine react to the news and discuss how this will affect the Celtics in the playoffs and beyond.

6:24 - Opening Day at Fenway was just about as exciting as it gets, as David Price had another great outing and Hanley Ramirez walked it off in extra innings. Dan Shaughnessy joins Lou Merloni and Tom Giles to break down the Red Sox' sixth consecutive win.

11:06 - Gold medalist and captain of the U.S. Women’s Olympic Hockey team Meghan Duggan joins Michael Holley and Tom Giles to discuss what the Bruins’ third loss in a row on Thursday means for the team as they approach the playoffs.

CELTICS TALK PODCAST: Marcus Morris on being a mentor to Jayson Tatum

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CELTICS TALK PODCAST: Marcus Morris on being a mentor to Jayson Tatum

Kyle Draper and A. Sherrod Blakely get you caught up on the latest with the Celtics. Marcus Morris joins Kyle to talk about a wide range of topics. Here's the complete rundown:

(1:40) Celtics have done well vs the best in the West

(4:00) Kyrie Irving's knee - should we be more concerned?

(10:25) Jaylen Brown has been impressive since the All-Star break. Sherrod says he strives to be great. We then talk about whether Jayson Tatum has that same mindset early on in his career

(15:15) Al Horford needs to play well vs Minnesota

(19:20) Marcus Morris interview on the bench, relationship with his twin brother Markieff, mentoring Jayson Tatum, and being the best dressed on the team.

(32:20) Looking at the playoff picture

CELTICS TALK PODCAST: Are the new-look Cavaliers for real?

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CELTICS TALK PODCAST: Are the new-look Cavaliers for real?

With Celtics great Cedric Maxwell, Kyle Draper and A. Sherrod Blakely discuss Paul Pierce getting his number, 34, raised to the rafters. They tackle where Pierce ranks in team history, and then engage in a hearty debate on whether Ray Allen should've attended the ceremony.

Before the festivities on Sunday, the current Celtics got their first look at the new-look Cavs, and it didn't go well for Boston. The podcast crew looks at whether this game was a case of the Cavs "figuring things out" with their four new players.

Finally, who will be the next Celtic to have his number retired?