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Celtics Podcast - Isaiah Thomas' flagrant foul, and it's time for the Celtics to fill their biggest need 12-20-16
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Ben Kichen of the 'Dale and Holley Show' talk about Isaiah Thomas' flagrant foul against the Heat, and also discuss why it's time for the Celtics to address their biggest need.
get right to it. They as news of the week it involved Isiah Thomas and justice Winslow on Sunday night with a about just about three minutes ago. Isiah Thomas threw right elbow is Winslow was closing out on defense out on the three point line and gave Winslow a very nasty gash. He was thrown out of the game a flagrant two foul called on Isiah Thomas . For the elbow when he had the ball up above his head. And Isiah Thomas couldn't believe it happened right in front of the celtics' bench Brad Stevens could not believe it. And the news on Tuesday. Just moments before we started taping this will hold them let's be honest doesn't go full disclosure and a bit but you're you're interrupting my eagle ray hello I'm sorry go ahead. The NBA has downgraded it from a a flagrant two to a flagrant one and that affects. Isiah Thomas going forward they did that for bookkeeping purposes so he doesn't get penalized going forward for this. But it certainly can't go back and change timing go back in time and and you know. Fortunately the Celtics were able to hold on and win that game they lost that game because he was out and it was a close ball game and Marcus Morris had to fill in for Isiah Thomas at the end. Boy with the Celtics have been yes yes they would have gone screwed I mean it's still kind of
was he. That there was clearly no malice on the part of Isiah Thomas to injure. Justice Winslow agreed agreed I generally even Winslow admitted this after the game and he wasn't trying to hurt me
why this game in Miami was so important and why losing like Isiah Thomas . Could've really been a much more controversial. Happening. Had. The Celtics won the game absolutely absolutely. There's so many other things we
Celtics Podcast - Isaiah Thomas' injury and keeping Marcus Smart in control 12-13-16
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Ben Kichen of the "Dale and Holley Show" discuss the latest news on the injury that has kept Isaiah Thomas off the court and how valuable it is for Marcus Smart to stay in control.
he's a terrific shooter. But they need nastiness and you know. Obviously. Amir Johnson doesn't give you that it. Which is. It's so contradictory to what it seem like he was up in Toronto which seem
that we talked about making the numbers match to Jay crowd and Amir Johnson but then it from the king's. I wanna get rid of Rudy Gay so how to make that money match it's. It's all cluster. Well. The other thing is Terry Rosie or. He is not
Celtics Podcast – Bad finish against the Rockets and love for DeMarcus Cousins 12-6-16
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Ben Kichen of 'The Dale and Holley Show' talk about last night's disappointing finish against the Rockets and they talk about their love for DeMarcus Cousins.
and 15% yet but they've been through the numbers it would be Amir Johnson and Jae Crowder is that right on the money work correct. And then whatever pick you wanna give up. So the really US the question of is he worth a lottery peck. I say a one for one minute cousins for lottery pick yes he's worth it. Now here's the problem is that if if its cousins for Amir Johnson Jae Crowder and a heck that's the yeah it's not a question it's not the lottery. Now that won't happen I don't guarantee you that will not happen the Celtics are not that desperate. So what I hit it and I would be people or would you would you give up Amir Johnson and Jake better I whipped out a solution package absolutely okay so what would depict package B will you have to be
Celtics Podcast - How the Celtics can hang with Cleveland atop the Eastern Conference 11-30-16
WEEI.com's Mike Petraglia and Ben Kichen of the 'Dale and Holley Show' talk about what the Celtics will need to do in order to be considered one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference along with the Cavs.
are the focal point of a team. I was go back to Chris Bosh . Number Chris Bosh in Toronto he's an all star who's a really really good player need. Loaded up the stat sheet when he got down
Celtics Podcast - Turning a corner with Al Horford back 11-28 -16
WEEI's Mike Petraglia talks with Josue Pavon about how the Celtics are looking better with Al Horford back on the court and the overall toughness of this team.
Zeller. Kelly a clinic at times I mean. You know I think Amir Johnson . Are hoping that he was sort of robot to look here but I think it was away from rajat and sort of
Celtics Season Preview
Mike Petraglia and Ben Kichen preview the Celtics season. Will Jaylen Brown be an impact rookie and prove he was the right pick at #3? Will the Celtics win the Atlantic Division? Is the season a failure if the Celtics don't advance past the first round of the playoffs?
and the most consistent in low post and most consistent rebounder pluses Amir Johnson I don't think that is changed. On to elect do you think he's gonna stick around. You think they try to move
as you can for another big that's more in the mold of Amir Johnson . Some of that I'm not looking to be an offensive focal point on my second unit right end. Is he will string
at the end of the season. Save the minutes for guys like Amir Johnson for guys like Al Horford when you've got I can get a guy in the low post to can be physical and
Danny Ainge with Dale and Holley
We preview the 2016-2017 Celtics with Danny Ainge on opening night.
I think that any could play with Kelly a lick order. Order Amir Johnson court Tyler Zeller mean he just fit in with everybody and that's such an important aspect that he breaks to Archie. Let
Abdel Nader - 7/17
Sam Packard is joined by Celtics 2nd Round draft pick Abdel Nader to discuss his path to the the NBA and how he plans to improve his game. Sam then talks to Player Development Coach Nick Friedman from Elite Skills Training, the pre-Draft camp Nader attended. Friedman also gives his opinion on the Celtics performance at summer league and the development of Jaylen Brown.
ethic it's something you see. Throughout the Celtics roster not even an Isiah Thomas or player like Jae Crowder is kind of that that drive to get better and it's not really something we've seen come.
Isaiah Thomas, Celtics PG joins OMF, 6-30-16
Isaiah Thomas talks to Glenn and Lou about why he loves Boston, the NBA Money Bump, oh, and some Durant guy
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Danny Ainge, Celtics General Manager and President of Basketball joins OMF, 6-24-16
Danny Ainge joins Glenn and Christian to explain the Celtics draft process; and he also discusses the trade rumors that permeated the night.
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