Celtics Talk Podcast: Season preview; breaking down the opener vs. 76ers

Celtics Talk Podcast: Season preview; breaking down the opener vs. 76ers

Our crew that covers the Celtics has you covered as we preview the season and look ahead to Wednesday's opener in Philly against the Sixers.

2:00 - Kyle Draper, Chris Forsberg, A. Sherrod Blakely, and Brian Scalabrine give their expectations for the Boston Celtics this season. 

6:00 - How big of a year is this for Jaylen Brown? What do we see happening with his contract? 

9:00 - What expectations do we have for Jayson Tatum?

12:00 - What level can we expect Gordon Hayward to return to?

14:00 - Abby Chin hosts ‘Rookie Watch’. Where our crew debates which rookie will have the biggest impact for the Celtics this season. 

19:30 - Paul Hudrick covers the Sixers for NBC Sports Philadelphia. He joins the crew to preview the Celtics-76ers opening night matchup. (21:00) How does Al Horford fit into the mix with the 76ers? (22:00) How much pressure is on Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid? (27:00) How do people in Philadelphia feel about the Boston Celtics this season?

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Celtics Talk Podcast: Is Tacko Mania out of control? Al Horford opens up on his decision to leave Celtics

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Celtics Talk Podcast: Is Tacko Mania out of control? Al Horford opens up on his decision to leave Celtics

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(1:30) Chris Forsberg knocks fans who are turning on Tacko Fall because they think he doesn’t deserve a spot on the roster.

(5:30) Is the Celtics bigs the biggest question mark regarding this team right now? Is ‘bigs by committee’ the answer?

(8:30) Breaking down how the Celtics matchup against the 76ers.

(9:00) Chris Forsberg, Chris Gasper, and Kyle Draper react to Al Horford’s comments on his decision to leave the Celtics. Was a Horford-Walker combo even possible?

(15:00) Exclusive 1-on-1 with Kemba Walker. Kemba discusses his role with the Celtics, his eagerness to wear green, and his excitement for this season.  

(23:00) Exclusive 1-on-1 interview with Tacko Fall.  His reaction to ‘Tacko mania’, how he learned about the NBA, and whether him and Grant Williams plan to start a band.

(32:00) Reaction to Marcus Morris getting ejected for hitting Justin Anderson with the ball.

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Celtics Talk Podcast: The Kyrie Irving era is about to begin in Brooklyn

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Celtics Talk Podcast: The Kyrie Irving era is about to begin in Brooklyn

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The season is quickly approaching and with Media Day just a few days away Kyle Draper, A. Sherrod Blakely and Chris Forsberg are talking all things Celtics. They get into expectations for the upcoming season and what key players will need to do in order to have a successful season. They'll also be joined by New York Post reporter Brian Lewis who talks the Kyrie Irving era in Brooklyn, Kevin Durant and Deandre Jordan.

4:30 - What are the realistic expectations for the Celtics this season?

18:19 - Brian Lewis joins the podcast to discuss several topics: (19:48) The Nets organization is saying all the right things publicly about Kyrie Irving as a teammate and leader, (22:00) Will Kyrie Irving skip out on Nets media day? (25:00) How well will Kyrie Irving fit in with the Nets? (27:57) How will Kyrie and Kenny Atkinson work together? (31:55) Will Kevin Durant return to the court this season?

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