The shorthanded Celtics survive the running of the Bulls in Chicago with outstanding perfomances by Greg Monroe and Jaylen Brown. Is there still hope for the Green Teamers or are they headed for a one and done? Barstool Sports writer Dan Greenberg gives his opinion.
Hour 2 of WEEI Late Night rolls on with Big Ben Maller as he sifts through all the excitement from opening day at Fenway Park! Hanley Ramirez had a walk off in the 12th and David Price was lights out, but what is the outlook for this team moving forward? With bullpen issues and a couple questionable calls from Alex Cora what can we expect from this team? Then Ben addresses comments made by Tom Werner on OMF earlier in the day about the "Likeability" of this Red sox team.
Third and final hour of WEEI Late Night gets underway as Big Ben Maller tries to comprehend the Conor McGregor incident at a UFC press conference. He was charged with assault and has turned himself into the NYC police department. Then Ben shifts his focus back to the Patriots where he addresses their offseason thus far and the new acquisiton of yet another former Buffalo Bills player.
Hour 1 of WEEI Late Night gets rolling as Big Ben Maller breaksdown the tragic loss of Kyrie Irving and what it means for the Boston Celtics for the duration of the regular season and the post season. Ben tries to figure out how they could possibly make a playoff run, but the outlook is bleak. Then ben switches gears to football and discusses a guy he looks forward to being drafted this offseason.
The Red Sox shut down the Rays offense and got their first win of the new season 1-0. David Price dominated his former team while the Vulture came in for the scraps in the 9th and struck out the side. Kerosene Ken and the one and only Rob Bradford shed light on the young season and discuss how rookie manager Alex Cora has done in his first two games as the Sox manager.
Final Hour. Gilroy finishes off his thoughts on Ray Allen's book tour and asks if we should buy what Ray is saying about the end of his tenure with the Celtics. At the end of the hour, Gilroy weighs in on Felger's harmful comments about addiction.
Ben keeps the football topic rolling. Gives some more thoughts on the new NFL rules, and then asks the listeners if they think Gisele seems geniune through the whole Tom V Time docu-series. Callers weigh in.
Ben gives his thoughts on Robert Kraft's comments at the owners meeting regarding the reported tension between the owner, the quarterback and the coach. There is a new NFL rule restricting coaches from being hired before the Super Bowl. Callers weigh in.
Hour 2. Maller surmises that these Celtics will continue to give maximum effort and can compete with or without Kyrie Irving. Maller also looks at whether these "injuries" for the Celtics are simply rest disguised as injury.