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The longest nonstop Boston Celtics podcast available online or streaming, Celtics Beat is released 52 weeks of the year – with no exceptions. Host Adam Kaufman provides some of the most insightful analysis on all things Boston Celtics and the NBA. And no other podcast covering the Celtics on the web delivers some of the most well-known and respected personalities both in and outside the NBA as Celtics Beat does. New episodes are available for download every Sunday at iTunes and Stitcher. Episodes are also available OnDemand at http://www.clnsmedia.com and the CLNS Mobile App.

The longest nonstop Boston Celtics podcast available online or streaming, Celtics Beat is released 52 weeks of the year – with no exceptions. Host Adam Kaufman provides some of the most insightful analysis on all things Boston Celtics and the NBA. And no other podcast covering the Celtics on the web delivers some of the most well-known and respected personalities both in and outside the NBA as Celtics Beat does. New episodes are available for download every Sunday at iTunes and Stitcher. Episodes are also available OnDemand at http://www.clnsmedia.com and the CLNS Mobile App.

Location:

Boston, MA

Description:

The longest nonstop Boston Celtics podcast available online or streaming, Celtics Beat is released 52 weeks of the year – with no exceptions. Host Adam Kaufman provides some of the most insightful analysis on all things Boston Celtics and the NBA. And no other podcast covering the Celtics on the web delivers some of the most well-known and respected personalities both in and outside the NBA as Celtics Beat does. New episodes are available for download every Sunday at iTunes and Stitcher. Episodes are also available OnDemand at http://www.clnsmedia.com and the CLNS Mobile App.

Language:

English


Episodes

437: How to Fix the Celtics in ONE, Easy Move w/ Gary Washburn

12/2/2021
Gary Washburn covers the NBA and the Boston Celtics for the Boston Globe. Gary drops in to talk about his impressions of Ime Udoka and his staff, the unfair criticisms hurled at Jayson Tatum, and the one simple fix for the Celtics offense. Twitter: @GWashburnGlobe 3:38 We are being too impatient with the Celtics 14:13 What is really plaguing the offense? 30:23 Is Boston that far off from the top of the East? 44:38 We need to calm down on the Tatum criticism Available for...

Duration:00:51:44

436: Celtics Stats Paint Blurry Picture w/ Alexandra Francisco

11/26/2021
Alexandra Francisco is a writer at NESN. Alex joins Evan to make sense of the first quarter of games for the Boston Celtics. How stats can make the team look great, but when you factor other things in should fans really be this excited? Twitter: @ByAlFrancisco 10:45 Numbers that highlight Celtics turnaround 21:17 Nets game was winnable 31:23 Tatum’s ascending with free throws 47:10 Smart’s value summed up in one tweet 54:27 Dennis Schroder is more helpful than you...

Duration:01:11:53

435: Tatum & Brown Can't Use Youth as an Excuse Anymore w/ Dan Shaughnessy

11/18/2021
Dan Shaughnessy is a long time beat writer for the Boston Globe and a multi-time author. Dan joins Adam and Evan to talk about his new book, "Wish it Lasted Forever", about the early 80's Celtics, his impressions of Ime Udoka, and if we can ever go back to covering teams like we used to. Twitter: @Dan_Shaughnessy 2:38 Getting inspired to write a book 15:45 Why the Celtics really traded Rick Roby 23:00 Will we ever get back to covering games? 33:21 Thoughts on the early parts of...

Duration:00:48:26

434: Do the Celtics Have Anyone "Captain" Worthy w/ Sean Grande

11/11/2021
Sean Grande is the voice of the Boston Celtics Radio Network. Sean joins Adam to talk about the improvements in the Celtics defense, trading for Ben Simmons, and getting back to traveling with the team. Twitter: @SeanGrandePBP 7:25 Getting to know Ime Udoka 16:42 What to make of the season so far 27:00 Unconcerned about Tatum’s struggles 33:09 Did Smart’s comments actually ignite the team? 46:15 Celtics would NEVER trade Jaylen for Simmons Available for download on iTunes...

Duration:01:04:54

433: "This Team is NOT a Great Team" w/ Mike Gorman

11/5/2021
Mike Gorman is the voice of the Boston Celtics for NBC Sports Boston. Mike joins Adam and Evan on Celtics Beat to discuss the turbulent start to Boston's season, can Jaylen and Jayson really coexist, and how he got his start in media. Twitter: @celticsvoice 5:25 We need more time to make definitive statements about this team 16:12 Is there too much noise already surrounding the Celtics? 26:47 Do Jaylen and Jayson make basketball sense? 51:03 Is there a hangover from last...

Duration:01:01:44

432: MAILBAG! Should We Already be Concerned w/ Mark Murphy

10/28/2021
Mark Murphy covers the Boston Celtics for the Boston Herald. It's MAILBAG SZN. Adam, Evan, and Mark tackle some of YOUR hardest hitting questions five games into another rough start. Twitter: @Murf56 4:32 Is Ime having trouble changing the culture? 17:00 What happened to team captains? 22:33 Was last year’s team more frustrating? 42:10 Measuring Tatum’s success via triple-doubles is stupid 47:09 Is Rob playing too much? Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on...

Duration:00:55:41

431: Celtics Season Predictions w/ Abby Chin

10/21/2021
Abby Chin is a sideline reporter and a studio host for NBC Sports Boston. Abby Chin joins the show to talk about the Celtics first game of the season, the impact of Ime Udoka, and predictions for the rest of the season. Twitter: @tvabby 2:57 Jaylen shines in season opener 8:34 Early impressions of Ime Udoka 25:40 Are the Celtics too reliant on 3’s already? 36:13 Celtics pour love on Kemba 46:44 Predictions for 2021-2022 Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on...

Duration:01:01:29

430: The Top-15 Celtics of All Time w/ Cedric Maxwell

10/17/2021
Cedric Maxwell is a Boston Celtics legend and is part of the broadcast team for the Boston Celtics Radio Network. Max joins Adam and Evan to talk about his new book, the new coaching style of Ime Udoka, and who should be the Celtics captions for 2021-2022. Twitter: @CedricMaxwell81 2:30 Getting ready for a “normal” season 9:35 Cedric Maxwell’s new book 40:23 Takeaways from preseason 48:01 Who should be the captains for the Celtics? 53:04 Top-15 Celtics of All Time Available...

Duration:01:10:13

429: What Does the Ideal New Starting Five Look Like w/ Dan Greenberg

10/8/2021
Dan Greenberg covers the Celtics and the NBA for Barstool Sports. Join Dan, Adam, and Evan as they get into Jaylan and Jayson's relationship, the starting five, Dennis Schroder's impact, and Aaron Nesmith....starting? Twitter: @StoolGreenie 4:31 Jaylen & Jayson address their relationship 18:56 Big takeaways early in camp 29:37 Should we already be worried about Josh Richardson? 34:32 Double bigs or more wings to start? 40:49 Dennis Schroder is already an excellent...

Duration:00:52:38

428: Jaylen and Jayson DON'T Have to be Best Friends to be Successful w/ Chris Grenham

9/30/2021
Chris Grenham covers the NBA for Forbes.com. Twitter: @chrisgrenham. Chris joins Adam to discuss the differences between Ime Udoka and Brad Stevens and the early impressions from training camp! 3:09 Differences between Brad and Ime 13:15 Al Horford looks tremendous 19:08 Celtics want to play faster this year 24:07 Do Tatum and Brown need to be best friends? 31:15 Problems with COVID vaccinations league wide Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Thursday,...

Duration:00:41:09

427: Is Karl-Anthony Towns a Better Fit for Boston than Jaylen Brown w/ Sean Deveney

9/23/2021
Sean Deveney covers the NBA for Heavy.com. Sean joins Adam and Evan to discuss some of the turmoil surrounding the Timberwolves, Sixers, and Pelicans. How can the Celtics benefit from all of this chaos? Listen and find out! 5:43 Boston should keep an eye on Minnesota 9:52 Is Towns a better fit for Boston than Brown? 21:41 Ben Simmons trades could really benefit the Celtics 41:37 Zion drama in New Orleans 47:45 Jaylen’s interview with Marc Spears Available for download on...

Duration:00:57:47

426: Celtics Double-Big Lineup Will Improve in 2021 w/ Jared Weiss

9/16/2021
Jared Weiss covers the Boston Celtics for The Athletic. Jared joins Adam and Evan to discuss his travels around the world, how Dennis Schroder's personality actually fits in Boston, and if the Celtics offense needs some tweaking. Twitter: @JaredWeissNBA 6:44 Should we expect any more moves from the Boston Front Office? 17:22 Dennis Schroder’s personality fit? 32:30 Re-invention of the double-big lineup 37:57 What is the ideal rotation? Available for download on iTunes and...

Duration:00:47:40

425: Is Paul Pierce a Top-50 Player in NBA History w/ Ian Thomsen

9/10/2021
Ian Thomsen is a former NBA writer for Sports Illustrated and NBA.com. Ian joins Adam and Evan for a lengthy Paul Pierce discussion as Pierce gets ready to enter the Hall of Fame. They overlook Pierce's career, what truly made him unique, and his place in NBA history. Twitter: @IanThomsen 13:51 Pierce was always comfortable in his own skin 29:57 Was Pierce better than most remember? 35:04 Is Pierce a top-50 player? 56:06 Bill Russell’s greatness Available for download on...

Duration:01:14:07

424: Could Dennis Schroder Screw Up Celtics Chemistry w/ Chris Forsberg

9/3/2021
Chris Forsberg is a Boston Celtics reporter for NBC Sports Boston. Chris and Adam get into how Boston can still attract that third star, what the Jay's can do to take the leap, and live reaction to the Celtics-Grizzlies trade! Twitter: @ChrisForsberg_ 6:13 What Jaylen and Jayson need to work on 12:16 Are we making too big of a deal of the Jay’s friendships 20:07 Dennis Schroder could conflict w/ chemistry 34:10 Celtics can still add another superstar 53:10 Celtics-Grizzlies...

Duration:00:59:21

423: Brad is Already Fixing Danny's Mistakes w/ Gary Washburn

8/27/2021
Gary Washburn covers the Celtics and the NBA for The Boston Globe. Gary joins Adam and Evan to talk about the Celtics offseason shakeups, Tatum's experience in the Olympics, and the Top-75 Players in NBA History. Twitter: @GWashburnGlobe 8:23 Brad equipped this team to be sneaky good 17:00 Ime will be more of a disciplinarian 32:26 Pritchard, Nesmith will have to fight for minutes 35:07 Should KG get his number retired? 43:46 NBA Top-75 Available for download on iTunes and...

Duration:01:01:31

422: Has Nesmith Already Surpassed Langford w/ Bobby Manning

8/20/2021
Bobby Manning covers the Boston Celtics for CLNS Media, the Boston Sports Journal, and Celtics Blog. @RealBobManning 6:42 Smart’s extension can help Celtics preserve flexibility 14:22 Smart as the full-time point guard 26:41 Celtics create another TPE w/ Fournier sign-and-trade 38:13 Romeo Langford was disappointing 57:25 Payton Pritchard will be a key factor in Boston for the next few years Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Friday, August 20th, 2021. Celtics...

Duration:01:06:45

421: The Boston Celtics Will Be Better Than Last Year w/ Cedric Maxwell

8/12/2021
Cedric Maxwell is a former Boston Celtic, an NBA Champion, a Celtics radio broadcaster, and a part of the CLNS Media family. Twitter: @cedricmaxwell81 5:53 Reaction to flurry of offseason moves 14:21 Can Ime Udoka reel in Marcus Smart? 19:19 Should Tatum have played for Team USA? 39:19 Trade Jaylen for Towns? 46:19 How does Schroder fit with the Celtics? Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Thursday, August 12th, 2021. Celtics Beat is powered by BetOnline.AG. Go...

Duration:01:01:24

420: The Celtics Grand Plan w/ Sean Grande

8/5/2021
Sean Grande is the voice of the Celtics for 98.5 The Sports Hub and The Boston Celtics Radio Network. Twitter: SeanGrandePBP 6:18 Enes Kanter is BACK 13:26 The Celtics Master Plan 35:53 Are Wyc and company going the cheap route? 51:11 The Celtics will be above .500 Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Thursday, August 5th, 2021. Celtics Beat is powered by BetOnline.AG! Go to BetOnline.AG today and use the promo code CLNS50 for a 50% sign-up bonus!

Duration:01:15:52

419: Celtics Draft Reaction & Free Agency Primer w/ Mark Murphy

7/30/2021
Mark Murphy covers the Boston Celtics for the Boston Herald. Join Mark, Adam, and Evan as they discuss the Celtics pick of Juhann Bergarin, what to make of the Lonzo Ball rumors, and should the Celtics entertain the Myles Turner rumors. Twitter: @Murf56 2:38 Taking a draft-and-stash at 45 makes all the sense in the world 15:17 Boston interested in Lonzo Ball 24:37 Adding Myles Turner doesn’t make a ton of sense 33:18 Keep monitoring the Brad Beal situation Available for...

Duration:00:55:21

418: Should Marcus Smart be the Starting Point Guard for the Celtics in 2021-22 w/ Brian Robb

7/23/2021
Brian Robb covers the Celtics for MassLive and is featured on 98.5 The Sports Hub. Twitter: @BrianTRobb 4:24 Adding superstars possible? How big is Brad Stevens aiming? 14:38 Given the landscape is Jaylen untouchable? 27:28 The Celtics should wait to extend Smart 38:09 How deep does Boston really need to be? Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Friday, July 23rd, 2021. Celtics Beat is powered by BetOnline.AG. Go to BetOnline.AG today and use the promo code CLNS50...

Duration:00:47:14