Celtics Stuff Live's Jon Duke was joined by CLNS founder Nick Gelso to look back on Kobe Bryant's legacy, in tragic aftermath of the Laker star's passing this week. Jon and Nick put Kobe's career in context with the league's greats but also looked at his role as a beacon to today's stars. In the show's second half, Nick and Jon celebrated Jayson Tatum's All Star nod and looked ahead to the Celtics' matchup with Philly on Saturday.
Celtics Stuff Live's Justin Poulin and Jon Duke were glad to move past a rough couple weeks for the Celtics and discuss the amazing win over the Lakers on Monday night. Jon relayed his experiences at the game and the guys took the Gordon Hayward conversation a step further to weigh how Hayward's role is dictated by the way Ainge built this roster.
Lastly, Jon got a bit hot under the collar in the Outtakes due to some premature criticism for the Celtics 2019 draft.
Celtics Stuff Live's Justin Poulin and Jon Duke debated whether the Celtics are legitimately in a post-holiday slide and whether bigger changes are needed for the team to reach their highest possible ceiling. Should Hayward be dealt? Is Kanter as valuable as it seems?
Celtics Stuff Live's Justin Poulin and Jon Duke welcomed Celtics radio play by play voice Sean Grande back to the show to commemorate the momentous occasion of the 600th episode of the first Celtics podcast. Sean, Justin and Jon dug into the current state of the team and how challenging it can be to live what the rest of us consider a normal life when Friday doesn't feel like a Friday.
Celtics Stuff Live's Justin Poulin and Jon Duke returned from the long holiday slumber to rejoice the Celtics nearly perfect run since mid-December. The prospective All Stars of Kemba, Tatum, and Brown get the shine, but the work of Theis, Wannamaker, and Kanter shouldn't go unnoticed. In particular, the guys focused on Enes Kanter's eye popping numbers that in some defensive categories have him as the best defensive center in the league.