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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

461: Boston is CLEARLY More Talented Than Miami w/ Ian Thomsen

5/20/2022
Ian Thomsen is a former NBA writer for NBA.com and Sports Illustrated. Ian joins the show to talk about Brad Stevens' impact on this team, the importance of Marcus Smart, and the maturity of Jayson Tatum. Twitter: @IanThomsen 3:58 It might be the perfect storm for the Celtics 11:17 Brad Stevens fingerprints are all over this team 25:28 Celtics LOOK like the better team 33:00 Tatum’s maturity is on full display 44:32 Smart’s importance Available for download on iTunes and...

Duration:00:56:08

460: Is Giannis Wearing the Celtics Down? w/ Jared Weiss

5/12/2022
Jared Weiss covers the Boston Celtics for The Athletic. Jared drops by the show to discuss the Celtics chances in Game 6, the magnitude of this series, Tatum's struggles, and more. Twitter: @JaredWeissNBA 2:02 This series is exhausting 12:28 Smart isn’t the problem right now 21:32 Giannis might be wearing down the Celtics 32:44 Is White getting enough credit? 39:00 Celtics come up short in certain awards Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Thursday, May 12th,...

Duration:00:41:24

459: Jaylen's Aggressiveness is Celtics Biggest Key w/ Sean Deveney

5/5/2022
Sean Deveney is a NBA Editor for Heavy.com. Sean drops by the program to chat about the Celtics defensive performances, Jaylen Brown, and what to do about Al Horford's contract. Twitter: @SeanDeveney 2:27 What to expect in Game 3 9:29 Will the Bucks continue to allow Boston to shoot open threes? 15:44 Game 2 was a defensive anomaly 20:00 Can the Celtics continue to “stifle” Giannis 36:00 Should the Celtics keep Al Horford? Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on...

Duration:00:47:54

458: Should the Celtics be the FAVORITES in the Eastern Conference w/ Mark Murphy

4/28/2022
Mark Murphy covers the Boston Celtics for the Boston Herald. Mark joins the show to wrap up Boston's series against the Nets, what the Celtics should do about Giannis, and the C's getting tougher at the right time. Twitter: @Murf56 1:37 …are things breaking the Celtics way? 11:11 Game One set the tone for the Nets series 18:04 What should the defensive strategy be against the Bucks? 27:20 Can we take anything away from the Bulls-Bucks series? 36: 29 Should Boston be the...

Duration:00:56:26

457: Celtics FIRMLY in Control Overt Nets w/ Brian Barrett

4/21/2022
Brian Barrett is a host for WEEI. Brian makes his Celtics Beat debut! Barrett and Valenti riff on the Celtics 2-0 start, the importance of Al Horford, and if the Nets can do anything to take the series. Twitter: @itsbrianbarrett 2:59 The best stat of the first two games 16:18 Nets started game two with knockout punches 32:40 Al Horford has been the second best player in this series 41:25 Keys to game three 50:44 Why is everyone salty over Smart? Available for download on...

Duration:01:02:54

456: The Celtics BIG Advantage Over the Nets w/ Gary Washburn

4/14/2022
Gary Washburn covers the Celtics and the rest of the NBA for The Boston Globe. Gary joins the show to discuss the health of Rob Williams, the keys to a series victory, and Boston's new roster management strategy. Twitter: @GwashburnGlobe 1:59 Nets didn’t really play well against the Cavs 14:55 Where’s the Celtics biggest advantage against the Nets? 23:30 Is round 1 the best time to play the Nets? 27:40 Update on Rob Williams 43:00 Boston made the right decision to play...

Duration:00:53:49

455: Boston Should Have Made a Bigger Push for the Two Seed w Chris Forsberg

4/8/2022
Chris Forsberg covers the Celtics for NBC Sports Boston and has the best hair on the Celtics Beat. Chris joins the program to discuss Rob Williams, Ime Udoka, and why Chris is NOT afraid of Kevin Durant and the Nets. Twitter: @chrisforsberg_ 3:06 Should the Celtics really be worried about the Nets? 11:05 Offensive progression puts C’s at the top at the contender list 14:21 What could derail the Celtics in the playoffs 21:10 When will we see Rob Williams? 28:43 Ime riding...

Duration:00:32:00

454: Celtics Should Prepare for Life Without Robert Williams This Season w/ Dan Greenberg

3/31/2022
Dan Greenberg covers the Celtics and the NBA for Barstool Sports. Dan joins Adam Kaufman to discuss Robert Williams' meniscus injury and how this will impact the Celtics moving forward. Twitter: @StoolGreenie 0:30 Evan Valenti is to blame 5:13 Robert Williams Tears Meniscus & will he return? 12:07 How Rob's absence will impact the C's 21:04 What team should the Celtics avoid? 25:52 Celtics frustrated by officials 32:35 Unvaccinated Celtics? 43:18 What seed should the...

Duration:00:55:09

453: We've Never Seen Anything Like the Celtics Turnaround w/ Mike Gorman

3/25/2022
Mike Gorman is the voice of the Boston Celtics for NBC Sports Boston. Mike joins Adam and Evan to discuss the surging Celtics, the importance of Rob Williams, and how long Mike has left behind the headset. Twitter: @celticsvoice 1:32 We’ve never seen a turnaround like this 13:39 What could derail a NBA Finals appearance? 20:21 Rob Williams is the Celtics X Factor in the playoffs 31:50 The Jay’s vs Bird and McHale 42:44 Next name to go in the rafters Available for download...

Duration:00:50:40

452: Jayson Tatum Can Lead a Championship-Level Team w/ Ian Thomsen

3/21/2022
Ian Thomsen used to cover the NBA for Sports Illustrated and NBA.com. Ian joins the show to talk about the ascension of Jayson Tatum, how historically good the Celtics defense is, and KG's jersey retirement ceremony. Twitter: @IanThomsen 2:37 Celtics are on a roll 11:38 Tatum certainly looks capable of leading a Championship-level team this year 28:32 Can the defense make up for any lack of offense in the playoffs? 33:00 Should the Celtics be angling for playoff seeding? 37:57...

Duration:00:44:03

451: Jayson Tatum is NOT an MVP Candidate This Year w/ Jared Weiss

3/10/2022
Jared Weiss covers the Boston Celtics for The Athletic. Jared joins his old stomping grounds to discuss Jayson Tatum's meteoric rise, to debate which Celtic should be the leading candidate for Defensive Player of the Year, and Isaiah Thomas' climb back into the NBA. Twitter: @JaredWeissNBA 5:37 Tatum is playing out of his mind 14:42 Is Tatum a superstar? 26:29 Who’s the best DPoY candidate on the Celtics? 44:32 Celtics rotation too small? 55:42 Isaiah was never a fit on this...

Duration:01:02:35

450: Marcus Smart is Playing His Best Basketball w/ Sean Grande

3/4/2022
Sean Grande is the voice of the Boston Celtics Radio Network. Sean joins Adam to discuss the maturity of Jayson Tatum, Boston's ideal first round target, and the emergence of Ime Udoka's personality. Twitter: @SeanGrandePBP 5:31 Hard to say who the true contenders are 13:48 Celtics ideal first round matchup 25:06 Shouldn’t be a surprise that Boston struggled to start the year 32:00 Ime’s personality starting to show 36:22 Tatum outplayed Ja 43:07 This is the best version of...

Duration:00:59:32

449: Do We Owe Ime Udoka an Apology w/ Abby Chin

2/25/2022
Abby Chin is the sideline reporter for the Boston Celtics on NBC Sports Boston. Abby joins Adam and Evan to try and make sense of the surging Celtics, how Ime has adjusted over the course of the season, and which Williams is most deserving of "Most Improved". Twitter: @tvabby 8:10 The Celtics continue to look like a new team 14:47 Ime’s plan is working 21:31 How do we correctly evaluate the Celtics? 40:28 Tatum maturing this year 47:59 Rob for Most Improved Player...

Duration:00:54:45

448: Did the Jays Right the Ship w/ Cedric Maxwell

2/17/2022
Cedric Maxwell is a NBA Finals MVP and part of the Boston Celtics Radio Network. Max joins the show to discuss the Celtics recent winning streak, what Boston needs on the buyout market, and Ime Udoka's improvements. Twitter: @cedricmaxwell81 5:37 State of the Celtics at the ASB 10:41 How did Tatum and Brown change the Celtics trajectory? 19:30 Ime’s development as a coach 27:02 Derrick White trade is working better than expected 32:38 What should the Celtics be looking for in...

Duration:00:58:17

447: Are the Celtics Better Now Adding White, Theis w/ Ian Thomsen

2/11/2022
Ian Thomsen used to cover the NBA for Sports Illustrated. Ian joins Adam and Evan to discuss the Celtics Trade Deadline, what to expect with Derrick White, the new look Sixers and Nets, and what Boston's future could look like. Twitter: @IanThomsen 3:13 Recapping the Celtics Trade Deadline 9:55 C’s becoming East Coast Spurs? 21:00 Brad is giving himself good flexibility 26:55 Philly has a better shot at winning the title right now 41:52 Did the Celtics give up too many...

Duration:00:46:36

446: Jaylen WANTS to Make it Work in Boston w/ Steve Bulpett

2/3/2022
Steve Bulpett covers the NBA for Heavy.com. Steve joins the show to discuss his recent piece on the rumors surrounding Jaylen Brown, Marcus Smart's resurgence, and the Celtics front office. Twitter: @SteveBHoop 5:52 Is Jaylen Brown unhappy? 10:52 Jayson and Jaylen should fit better than this 14:41 Smart’s current play is ideal for the Jay’s 26:27 Getting more out of the young bench 41:35 Danny’s new role in Utah Available for download on iTunes and Stitcher on Thursday,...

Duration:00:53:36

445: 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

444: 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

443: 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

442: 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