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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

425: Smart Unlocks the Celtics Offense and Defense w/ Seth Landman

1/27/2022
Seth Landman is a former Fantasy Basketball writer for ESPN. Seth joins the show to discuss the change in the Celtics offense, the new and improved Jayson Tatum, and Ime Udoka's coaching development. Twitter: @slandman33 5:36 Has good health actually fixed the Celtics? 13:06 Can a Jay centric offense really work? 22:40 The key to unlocking the Celtics transition offense 39:54 Are the Celtics using Marcus Smart the right way? 43:46 Is Ime starting to learn on the...

Duration:00:53:09

424: Should We be Concerned Over Jayson Tatum's Shooting Woes w/ Brian Robb

1/20/2022
Brian Robb covers the Boston Celtics for MassLive. Join Brian, Adam, and Evan as they discuss Boston's recent trade for Bol Bol, what the Celtics need to address at the trade deadline, and whether trading for a point guard is realistic. Twitter: BrianTRobb 4:30 Boston trades for Bol Bol, PJ Dozier 9:50 What to expect at the trade deadline 21:13 Celtics are prioritizing getting under the tax line 27:28 Do we need to be concerned over Tatum’s shooting 32:44 What playmaking point...

Duration:00:40:55

423: Is There Really a Trade Market for Dennis Schroder w/ Mark Murphy

1/14/2022
Mark Murphy covers the Boston Celtics for the Boston Herald. Mark joins the show to discuss the Celtics three-game win streak, trading the Jay's, and what the Celtics could do at the trade deadline. Twitter: @Murf56 4:35 Win against Indy show what Tatum and Brown can do 9:32 Celtics have easy 2nd half coming 19:57 DON’T BREAK UP THE JAYS 28:25 Is there something Boston can do with Schroder? 33:31 Favorite trade target? Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on...

Duration:00:36:57

422: Celtics Loss to Knicks has to be Rock Bottom, RIGHT?! w/ Chris Grenham

1/7/2022
Chris Grenham covers the NBA for Forbes. Chris and Evan try to get through the Celtics worst loss of the season, if there's another bottom coming, what Brad Stevens can do, and what do the Jay's need? Twitter: @chrisgrenham 2:17 SURELY THIS IS ROCK BOTTOM RIGHT?! 10:27 What went wrong in the second half against the Knicks? 19:33 Udoka’s lineups don’t put his players in a position to succeed? 27:42 Udoka had the worst press conference possible 42:28 Celtics have the wrong team...

Duration:00:59:53

441: The Celtics Can't Close w/ Brendan Glasheen

12/29/2021
Brendan Glasheen is the NEW play-by-play voice for the Maine Celtics. Brendan makes his debut on Celtics Beat discussing his new gig, the Celtics issues in the 4th quarter, and the team's lack of consistency. Twitter: @BrendanGlasheen 3:47 Addressing the Maine Celtics 16:37 What plagues the Celtics in the 4th quarters? 23:41 Minnesota loss is new rock bottom 29:17 What is the best moment of the Celtics past calendar year? 37:53 Celtics core four are ELITE Celtics Beat is...

Duration:00:52:41

440: Should the Celtics Keep Joe Johnson w/ Keith Smith

12/23/2021
Keith Smith covers the NBA for Spotrac and the Celtics for Celtics Blog. Keith drops by the show to talk about Joe Johnson's role, Boston's ambitions at the trade deadline, and what to do about the COVID spikes around the league. Twitter: @KeithSmithNBA 6:37 Joe Johnson returns to the Celtics 24:37 Prichard is heating up thanks to COVID absences 33:18 Celtics Multiverse 39:35 Will Celtics be buyer or seller at the trade deadline? Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher...

Duration:00:49:37

439: The Perfect Celtics Trade Target to Maximize the Jays w/ Sean Deveney

12/17/2021
Sean Deveney covers the NBA for Heavy.com. Sean joins Adam to talk about the NBA's new COVID problem, what Brad should do about Marcus Smart, and Danny Ainge's new job. Twitter: @SeanDeveney 2:54 COVID re-emerging 13:30 The only way Jaylen and Jayson can co-exist 17:56 Should Brad explore trading Smart? 23:02 Celtics traded Kemba at the right time 28:08 Danny gets a new job with Utah Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Friday, December 17, 2021. Celtics Beat is...

Duration:00:38:42

438: Celtics are Self-Obsessed at this Moment w/ Ian Thomsen

12/10/2021
Ian Thomsen is a former writer for Sports Illustrated and NBA.com. Ian joins Adam and Evan to dissect the team's inconsistent play, the lessons the Celtics can learn from the first 26 games, and whether they should make a big play for Damian Lillard. Twitter: @IanThomsen. 5:00 We should have expected an up-and-down year 13:06 Guys are still adjusting to new roles 24:16 Is this the right core? 29:46 Can the Celtics trade for Dame Lillard? 38:32 Danny’s next job Available for...

Duration:00:44:56

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