Celtics Stuff Live | The Original Boston Celtics Podcast

Celtics Stuff Live was the original live interactive webcast produced specifically for Celtics fans. The show originally aired for two hours every Sunday night and featured regular and prominent guests such as Mike Gorman, Sean Grande, Steve Bulpett, Marc Spears, Peter Vecsey, Mark Murphy, Scott Souza, Kelly Dwyer and Gary Tanguay and broadcast on Justin Poulin was one of the first members of the internet media to be credentialed with access to the locker room. After effectively retiring in early 2012, Celtics Stuff Live returns with Jon Duke and Justin Poulin featuring the interviews and expert analysis that listeners came to expect from the show in the Danny Ainge era. Now broadcasting on CLNS radio, Celtic Stuff Live is back! ---- CLNS Radio is an Boston-based, online, sports radio station that broadcasts some of the most well known sports radio shows in the country. *For booking or advertising inquiries, please contact the North Station Media business offices at North Station Media also offers a comprehensive podcast university. or more information, contact the NSM business offices at
RSS Feed
Celtics Stuff Live | The Original Boston Celtics Podcast


All Episodes
Now displaying: 2016
Aug 25, 2016

Brian Robb from and 98.5 the Sports Hub joins host Justin Poulin for the fifth installment in the offseason interview series.  Brian talks about diversifying contributions to various outlets, applying statistical analysis, and shares a funny story from the locker room.  You can follow Brian on Twitter @CelticsHub

Aug 22, 2016

Nick Gelso, the founder of CLNS Radio, joins Celtics Stuff Live as the fourth guest in our offseason interview series.  The interview features discussions around developing the CLNS Radio network, pioneering video coverage from a credentialed new media outlet, and the progress being made in monetizating online media content.  We hope you will enjoy!​

Aug 19, 2016

Jeff Clark, founder of CelticsBlog, joins Justin Poulin for the third installment of the Celtics Stuff Live Offseason Interview Series.  We discuss the early days,  even before blogs existed, message boards, and chat rooms.  Jeff tells us that while content is surely King, "Community Is Queen".  Stepping into the wayback machine, we also talk about having worked together in 2006 along with Eric Weiss to secure credentialed access to the Celtics locker room.  This is a can't miss episode!

Aug 15, 2016

Danny Leroux joins Celtics Stuff Live for the 2nd installment of our offseason interview series focusing on the careers of those who cover the Celtics and the NBA.  Danny writes for RealGM and hosts the RealGM Radio podcast here on CLNS Radio.  He is also a frequent co-host on the Dunc'd On Basketball Podcast and has begun writing for The Athletic.  Danny began to cover the Warriors while in Law School and this experience helped him to craft convincing arguments​ and develop a methodology for approaching his work.  He shares with us some sage advice, fun stories, and his thoughts on the Celtics.  We hope you enjoy!

Aug 8, 2016

Sean Grande kicks off our off-season interview series.  The series inspires to bring fans closer to the professionals who cover your favorite team.  Sean covers a wide range of topics from his upbringing in New York City to his newest venture with Bellator MMA on Spike Sports.  The Voice of the Frozen Four was willing to talk Hockey East with your hosts, both UMaine grads.  We also cover his days at WEEI as the Sports Director, his alter ego "Flashboy", and his relationship with Bill Simmons.  Enjoy!​

Aug 1, 2016

Chris Forsberg's Summer Forecast begins today and Jon and Justin analyze their answers for round 1.  Make sure you head over to ESPN Boston and read all  the answers.  We always discuss Doc Rivers interview with Woj and a dream up a scenario where Paul Pierce joins the Celtics for some or all of the season instead of signing a one-day contract to retire in a Boston uniform.​


Click BONUS to listen.

Jul 31, 2016

Celtics Stuff Live is bringing you another bonus show this week, this time flashback in honor of the 9th anniversary of the KG trade that changed everything and brought the Celtics banner 17.  Eric Weiss co-hosted with Justin Poulin featuring guests Steve Bulpett, Scott Souza and Sean Grande.  It was the first week that the gang had decided to take a week off since the show's inception and well,  Murphy's Law,  Jon Duke did make an appearance however, returning from his annual vacation in New Hampshire to close out the show.  Enjoy this little slice of Celtics history through the lens of Celtics Stuff Live!​

Jul 29, 2016

Sam Sheehan joins Justin Poulin in this special edition of Celtics Stuff Live to breakdown his work on the cap and resulting article on Celtics reddit.  Sam is the host of Scorching Shamrocks here on CLNS Radio where he takes regular abuse from his co-host Sullivan James Sullivan.  ​

Jul 25, 2016

Justin welcomes Chris Forsberg of ESPN Boston to the show while Jon Duke vacations in parts unknown, stranded thanks to fallen timbers and electrical lines.  Chris and Justin go around the offseason horn, taking stock of the moves, rumors and potential implications for the upcoming season.  Comments made by Jae Crowder this week and Saturdays signings of Green/Zeller lead the charge while we make sure to pay Al Horford some serious respect after the news cycle moved on too quickly after his signing.  Enjoy!​

Jul 19, 2016

Jon and Justin return from vacation to discuss Trade Rumors, Summer League, Jared Sullinger and questions from Twitter.  Also, just minutes before recording Steve Bulpett opens the Kevin Durant wound and Justin picks up right where he left off.  We announce another winner of the giveaway, remember to retweet the show announcement with #FanEssentials for your chance to win and follow us on twitter @CSL_TweetLive, @CSL_Justin and @CSL_Duke.​

Jul 6, 2016

Jon and Justin put the Durant experience behind them with the help of guest Chad Finn from the Boston Globe.  After an initial rant out of Justin's system, we look forward to next season and appreciate the positive progress of the team and celebrate the Horford signing.  But now what?  Trades?  Who goes?  What happens to Sully?  All this and more...



Jul 3, 2016

Jon and Justin take to the pod-waves with their initial reaction to the Horford signing.  We encourage the fans to go all in, enjoy the moment, and be optimistic about the likelihood of bringing @KDTrey5 to Beantown. Just listen, it will make you feel good.

Jul 2, 2016

Jon and Justin jump in on the ramped up podcast coverage with an early release of Celtics Stuff Live after staying up all night developing twitter thumb waiting on Horford updates.  With NBA Free Agency well underway and disgusting money being thrown around like bachelors in a strip club, the hosts attempt to keep their sanity and contain their excitement about the dream scenario of Horford joining the Celtics to make their pitch to Kevin Durant tonight.  Lots of great questions from the twitter following and a Summer League preview is also included - Enjoy!​

Jun 27, 2016
Celtics Stuff Live returns just days following another 5 1/2 hour Draft Night Show.  With the benefit of time and Fridays press conference, Justin and Jon make better sense of the Celtic's draft strategy and began to look at free agency just round the corner.  Kevin Durant give Celtics fans a reason to be hopeful that he might consider a move to Boston and  we look at who might be on the list of players on his list.
Jun 23, 2016
Celtics Stuff Live aired for almost 7 straight hours on Draft Night 2007 packed with guests from traditional and new media.  It was a defining moment for the only toll free call-in webcast produced specifically for Celtics fans.  As we approach what could be another pivotal moment in Celtics Draft Night lore, we will look back on the night that changed everything.  The first step in a remarkable transformation process which saw the Celtics rise from almost-worst to first.  This is the third and final installment in the series chronicling the night as it unfolded.
Jun 22, 2016

Celtics Stuff Live aired for almost 7 straight hours on Draft Night 2007 packed with guests from traditional and new media.  It was a defining moment for the only toll free call-in webcast produced specifically for Celtics fans.  As we approach what could be another pivotal moment in Celtics Draft Night lore, we will look back on the night that changed everything.  The first step in a remarkable transformation process which saw the Celtics rise from almost-worst to first.  This is the second installment in a three part series chronicling the night as it unfolded.

Jun 21, 2016

Celtics Stuff Live aired for almost 7 straight hours on Draft Night 2007 packed with guests from traditional and new media.  It was a defining moment for the only toll free call-in webcast produced specifically for Celtics fans.  As we approach what could be another pivotal moment in Celtics Draft Night lore, we will look back on the night that changed everything.  The first step in a remarkable transformation process which saw the Celtics rise from almost-worst to first.  This is the first in a three part series chronicling the ​night as it unfolded.

Jun 20, 2016

Kevin O'Connor is our guest this week leading up to Thursday night's draft.  The discussion focuses on Murray, Brown and Labissiere for the top tier prospects as well as some sleepers later in the draft and rising prospect Sabonis.  Jon and Justin follow up with their final takes heading into  the draft and announce plans for the draft night show and a Part 3 series looking back at Draft Night 2007 that will release in the three days leading up to the draft.​

Jun 13, 2016

Jeff Goodman from ESPN joins us this week as we inch closer to the NBA Draft in less than 2 weeks.  Jeff blows up both Jon and Justin's top 3 rankings for the Celtics with the third pick.  Jeff throws out the idea of trading Smart and the #16 pick for Nerlens Noel and is willing to give up #23 as well, using the 3rd pick to select Dunn who he tabs as a "New Age Point Guard" and a potential top 5 PG in a few years.  Goodman also threw some cold water on Justin's love for Jaylen Brown, but ended strong by advocating for Sabonis at #16 who is a favorite of both CSL hosts.  We review some value picks at #16/23 and Goodman prepares for backlash by saying that Isaiah Thomas is a #4, maybe #3, on a championship caliber team.  After the interview, Jon and Justin break down the interview and give their take on all the draft analysis, with a hot debate to be continued about whether or not Kevin Love has a spot on this roster.

Jun 7, 2016

This week on Celtics Stuff Live we discuss the outcome of the Western Conference Finals and whether or not that legitimately brings Kevin Durant back into the offseason discussion.  Moves from the front office this past week, extending the contracts of Ainge and Stevens has Jon and Justin thinking that may be the case.  And, what offseason would be complete without revisiting Boogie Cousins thanks to an update to the DraftExpress mock draft that saw Chris leap into the 3rd slot.  We answer questions from twitter followers and c​​lose out the show forcing ourselves to pick a favorite player for the 3rd pick and Just braces himself for twitter hate...

May 31, 2016

Chris Forsberg from ESPN Boston joins CSL just prior to Monday night's OKC meltdown and discussed whether that will make for a memorable off-season for the Celtics courtship of Kevin Durant.  While Chris denies having a man-crush on any one prospect for the Celtics if they make the 3rd, Justin is all in on Jaylen Brown noting that the Cal product moved up on the DX mock draft ahead of Bender, while Jon hopes that LA falls in love with Bender so that Ingram can fall to #3. Finally, we end the show discussing the possibility of no trades and debate whether Ainge and his staff can trust the competitive process moving forward.​

May 23, 2016

Celtics Stuff Live welcomes Scott Souza from the MetroWest Daily News to the show.  Scott gave his take on the season, the draft lottery, and offseason possibilities for Jared Sullinger.  With water sufficiently poured on the Durant to Boston hopeful fires, we also looked forward to what could be an exciting Finals between the Cavs and Thunder.  After the interview, Jon and Justin answer questions from fans on twitter and debate the potential picks in June's draft as well as the importance that HYPE will play in positioning the Celtics to move the #3 pick for the best possible return.​


Powered by CLNS Radio (

May 16, 2016
Jimmy Toscano fills in for Jon Duke on this week's episode of Celtics Stuff Live.  Now that OKC is heading to the Western Conference Finals, we close the book on the courtship of Durant...or do we?  Diving more into the NBA postseason we also debate if the Hawks showing against Cleveland hurts the Celtics recruiting efforts or if the injuries will mitigate any negative effect.  Obviously, we must discuss the draft lottery coming Tuesday night and Justin goes all out cliche with his negative prediction of the outcome.  To close the show, Justin and Jimmy break down the players they do/do not want back  and who is the most tradeable this offseason.
May 2, 2016

Sean Grande joins Jon and Justin for the first off-season episode of Celtics Stuff Live.  Some crazy names get dropped, like Robert Swift..Marcus Banks..Brandon Hunter..and JR Bremer...see if you can handle it.  Sean emphasized how the lack of shooting and hitting open looks really hurt this team in the postseason, but especially because of the draw against the Hawks.  We discuss how the Celtics lost both tiebreakers for playoff seeding and draft position, which did not receive enough angst at the time.  Looking ahead at the draft, trades and free agency through the prism of Evan Turner's spectacles and the benefit of wet cement.​

Apr 25, 2016
Jon and Justin return from vacation to revisit their pre-series predictions for the Celtics match-ups against the Hawks.  Justin touts his prediction for a scrappy series and the fact that the Celtics let a crucial game 1 victory slip away.  Jon attacks the Marcus Smart nay-flopper critics and credit goes the way of Ryan Bernardoni who predicted that Jonas Jerebko would have a big impact on the series when he was our guest on the last show to preview the first round.
« Previous 1 2 3 Next »