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Locked On Celtics is a daily Boston Celtics podcast by Boston Sports Journal beat writer John Karalis. It's an inside look at the C's from a former professional basketball player who is at practices & games. Hear from players, call in to the voicemail line, and hear from some great guest hosts. It's the #1 podcast choice for Celtics fans. Part of the Locked On Podcast network.

Locked On Celtics is a daily Boston Celtics podcast by Boston Sports Journal beat writer John Karalis. It's an inside look at the C's from a former professional basketball player who is at practices & games. Hear from players, call in to the voicemail line, and hear from some great guest hosts. It's the #1 podcast choice for Celtics fans. Part of the Locked On Podcast network.

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United States

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Locked On Celtics is a daily Boston Celtics podcast by Boston Sports Journal beat writer John Karalis. It's an inside look at the C's from a former professional basketball player who is at practices & games. Hear from players, call in to the voicemail line, and hear from some great guest hosts. It's the #1 podcast choice for Celtics fans. Part of the Locked On Podcast network.

Language:

English


Episodes

Boston Celtics blow out Miami Heat in Game 2

5/20/2022
The Celtics blew the doors off the Miami Heat in Game 2, following a similar script in this series as the last one. Boston got hot from 3 early on, but their stifling defense was on full display as well, and for the first time in a long time, it was powered by their normal starting 5. John Karalis in in FTX Arena with that, why this win was exacty what he expected, and one aspect of it that is actually of concern heading into Game 3. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! PrizePicks Check...

Duration:00:35:44

Boston Celtics mistakes that can be corrected for Game 2

5/19/2022
The Boston Celtics made a lot of mistakes in Game 1 against the Miami Heat, and a lot of them are correctable. A lot of them came in the halfcourt, especially in the third quarter, but a very important part of this came much earlier in the game that made the third quarter possible. John Karalis and Tom Westerholm discuss the breakdowns and what can be fixed heading into Game 2. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! PrizePicks Check out PrizePicks.com and use promo code: “NBA” or go to your...

Duration:00:45:49

Boston Celtics have one disaster quarter, drop ECF Game 1 to Miami Heat

5/18/2022
The Celtics looked good for the first half but then completely imploded in the third quarter to give up their lead and fall behind by 20. Jimmy Butler's mental edge was evident in the win and his duel with Jayson Tatum. John Karalis gets into that, how the C's completely fell apart after the half, and then has some words of encouragement. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! PrizePicks Check out PrizePicks.com and use promo code: “NBA” or go to your app store and download the app today....

Duration:00:37:30

Boston Celtics-Miami Heat crossover preview with Locked On Heat

5/17/2022
The Celtics and Heat jump right into their first round series on Tuesday night. What are the key matchups? Who will the best player in the series be? Who will be second? Will the Celtics get stumped by Miami's crazy defenses? Will the Heat get picked on by Boston's offensive stars? John Karalis is joined by Dave Ramil and Wes Golberg of Locked on Heat to break down the whole series. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! PrizePicks Check out PrizePicks.com and use promo code: “NBA” or go to...

Duration:00:53:41

Grant Williams goes off, Boston Celtics win Game 7, advance to ECF

5/16/2022
Grant Williams had the game of his life, a career-high 27points to help beat them Milwaukee Bucks in Game 7 and advance to face the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals. John Karalis of Boston Sports Journal discusses Grants big night, the third quarter stretch where this game was actually won, and the biggest mistake the Bucks made that really cost them Game 7. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! PrizePicks Check out PrizePicks.com and use promo code: “NBA” or go to your app store...

Duration:00:35:34

Jayson Tatum scores 46, Boston Celtics force Game 7!

5/14/2022
The Boston Celtics forced a Game 7 with the Milwaukee Bucks behind 46 points from Jayson Tatum. His fourth quarter takever help carry the team over Giannis Antetokounmpo, who had 44 of his own. John Karalis discusses Tatum's superstar night, Marcus Smart bouncing back after a bad finish to Game 5, and why the start time for Game 7 might help the Celtics. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! PrizePicks Check out PrizePicks.com and use promo code: “NBA” or go to your app store and download...

Duration:00:29:57

Boston Celtics, Marcus Smart, Grant Williams all stumble in Game 5. What went wrong?

5/13/2022
The day after the Game 5 loss didn't bring much relief as a review of the game shows even more mind-boggling mistakes. What were Marcus Smart and Grant Williams doing in some of these plays? John Karalis and Tom Westerholm run back through some of the more confusing moments, including an in-depth look at why that last halfcourt play didn't work, and why these guy keep taking themselves out of games. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! PrizePicks Check out PrizePicks.com and use promo...

Duration:00:49:34

4th quarter collapse pushes Boston Celtics to brink. Can they recover?

5/12/2022
Everything was going according to plan for the Boston Celtics in Game 5 against the Milwaukee Bucks. They'd built a 14 point 4th quarter lead and everything was going their way, but then the old Celtics showed up and ruined the fun. John Karalis of Boston Sports Journal discusses the collapse, why Milwaukee did a lot lose this game but simply worked harder than Boston, and the Celtics still coming off as pretty confident after the game. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! PrizePicks Check...

Duration:00:37:59

The Al Horford effect on Milwaukee Bucks as they adjust to Boston Celtics in Game 5

5/11/2022
Al Horford has dominated in this series against the Milwaukee Bucks, especially in the last two games in Milwaukee. So what's the impact now for the Boston Celtics as the Bucks try to figure out how to defend him? John Karalis of Boston Sports Journal discusses how what the Bucks do will change what Boston can get in Game 5. Also, how family board game night factored into Horford's reaction to Giannis Antetokounmpo's dunk, Ime Udoka's fourth place Coach of the Year finish, and Grant Williams...

Duration:00:37:50

Al Horford huge 4th powers Boston Celtics Game 4 win. Series over?

5/10/2022
Al Horford got dunked on by Giannis Antetokounmpo and he carried the subsequent staredown into the the fourth quarter where he got his revenge and powers a Boston Celtics Game 4 win. Now Boston has home court again, and John Karalis says this series is over, and Celtics in 6 still stands. All that and the Celtics finally getting some points in the paint! Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! PrizePicks Check out PrizePicks.com and use promo code: “NBA” or go to your app store and download...

Duration:00:33:26

Will Jayson Tatum bounce back? Officiating backlash? With guest: ESPN's Andrew Lopez

5/9/2022
Get ready for Boston Celtics-Milwaukee Bucks Game 4 with a look at how all the talk about officiating for both sides might impact things Monday night and whether Jayson Tatum can put together a bounce-back game. John Karalis is joined by ESPN's Andrew Lopez to discuss those topics, one eye-popping stat that explains Game 3, what Boston needs to do better in Game 4, and how they can use Robert Williams more effectively. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! PrizePicks Check out...

Duration:00:42:04

Jayson Tatum's rough night, Boston Celtics lose Game 3 (and yes, the officiating sucked)

5/7/2022
The Boston Celtics dropped Game 3 to the Milwaukee Bucks after a furious comeback fell just short. Jayson Tatum had his worst playoff game, maybe ever, when the Celtics really only needed a few good minutes from him in the fourth quarter. John Karalis and Tom Westerholm discuss that, still being confident in the Celtics winning the series, and, yes, the officiating ... which missed a few blatant calls that need to be addressed. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! PrizePicks Check out...

Duration:00:41:25

Where do we stand Boston Celtics-Milwaukee Bucks? What to expect from Games 3 and 4

5/6/2022
Who holds the advantages after two games in this series. Does one team have more to be happy about than the other? John Karalis is joined by Locked On Bucks host Kane Pitman to discuss the series so far, bottling up Giannis Antetokounmpo, dueling defenses, and what we might see from Games 3 and 4. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! PrizePicks Check out PrizePicks.com and use promo code: “NBA” or go to your app store and download the app today. PrizePicks is daily fantasy made easy! Built...

Duration:00:39:50

What have we learned about Boston Celtics vs. Milwaukee Bucks so far?

5/5/2022
What have we learned about the Boston Celtics after two games against the Milwaukee Bucks? Grant Williams is good (and strong). Ime Udoka's attitude is great (will it get Boston to attack more?). John Karalis and Tom Westerholm discuss that and then go on a campaign to show Derrick White is actually important to what the Celtics are doing. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! PrizePicks Check out PrizePicks.com and use promo code: “NBA” or go to your app store and download the app today....

Duration:00:48:24

Boston Celtics tie series with Milwaukee Bucks with nearly perfect response to Game 1

5/4/2022
The Celtics came out in Game 2 and spent the first half playing nearly perfect Celtics basketball and building a 25 point lead against the Milwaukee Bucks. Giannis Antetokounmpo got going in the 2nd half, but Boston's defense clamped down on the Bucks shooters to keep the lead in double digits. John Karalis of Boston Sports Journal discusses the adjustments, the big performances from Jaylen Brown and Jayson Tatum, how midrange shots got things going, Grant Williams becoming the new X-factor,...

Duration:00:42:38

Game 2 adjustments for Jaylen Brown, Robert Williams, Boston Celtics vs Milwaukee Bucks

5/3/2022
Boston Celtics-MIlwaukee Bucks Game 2 is Tueday night and some things should go better for Boston (Jaylen Brown's game, turnovers, Celtics help defense) and some things could go worse (Marcus Smart's health, Giannis Antetokounmpo's scoring, Milwaukee's defense). John Karalis of Boston Sports Journal explains and then runs through three adjustments the Celtics should make to win Game 2. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! PrizePicks Check out PrizePicks.com and use promo code: “NBA” or go...

Duration:00:37:36

Boston Celtics smacked by Milwaukee Bucks, but not time to overreact

5/1/2022
The Milwaukee Bucks surprised the Boston Celtics with their physicality in Game 1 of their semifinal series, holding the Celtics to historically low shooting, forcing a ton of turnovers, and baiting Boston into taking the exact kind of shots they wanted. John Karalis of Boston Sports journal looks at some easy areas of improvement for Game 2, Jaylen Brown's bad Game 1, why the defense on Giannis Antetokounmpo was actually okay, and why Ime Udoka has earned the benefit of the doubt when he...

Duration:00:36:39

Al Horford 1-on-1 on returning to Boston Celtics, Jayson Tatum leadership, and more

4/30/2022
Al Horford is a huge part of the Celtics plan against the Milwaukee Bucks and Giannis Antetokounmpo. In this 1-on-1 interview with John Karalis, he talks about coming back to Boston, understanding this might be one of his last chances at something special, Jayson Tatum's leadership, and more. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! PrizePicks Check out PrizePicks.com and use promo code: “NBA” or go to your app store and download the app today. PrizePicks is daily fantasy made easy! Built Bar...

Duration:00:23:11

Boston Celtics-Milwaukee Bucks series preview crossover with Locked On Bucks

4/29/2022
The conference semifinals between the Celtics and Bucks begin this weekend. Who will make the biggest difference in this series? How much does losing Khris Middleton hurt Milwaukee? What's the key for each team to winning the series? John Karalis and Kane Pitman get together for a crossover episode to dive into the series and predict a winner. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! PrizePicks Check out PrizePicks.com and use promo code: “NBA” or go to your app store and download the app...

Duration:00:46:34

Boston Celtics vs. Milwaukee Bucks set for round two

4/28/2022
It's official: It's going to be the Boston Celtics vs. Milwaukee Bucks in round two. This means both the Celtics offense and defense will be different in the second round. John Karalis of Boston Sports Journal explains what the differences will be, including one play the Celtics can run a lot to take advantage of a Milwaukee flaw. Also, the Ime Udoka team meeting plan that ended up working wonders, even if Al Horford wants to call them something else. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors!...

Duration:00:39:02