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    Jay King “Kyrie Needs to be Kyrie”

    Hayward/Kyrie headline a struggling Celtics offense


    Evan Valenti fills in on this week’s Celtics Beat as Jay King from The Athletic joins the show. After a rocky start to the season Boston appears to be getting a little more comfortable on both ends of the floor. Both Evan and Jay note that Kyrie sometimes needs to hunt for his shot a little more. Guy is one of the most talented offensive players in the league He needs to be aggressive for the Celtics to have a chance to go deep into the playoffs/the NBA Finals.

    Furthermore, a big key for the Boston Celtics this year is Gordon Hayward. Does he look too passive? How comfortable is he? How far are we on Hayward’s comeback trail?

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    3:26 Sometimes Kyrie forgets that it’s best just to be Kyrie

    13:41 Where is Hayward in his recovery?

    21:24 Marcus Smart and his emotions

    28:01 What is the biggest problem with the Celtics right now