Bob Ryan and Jeff Goodman

Remembering Bill Walton, Celtics Advance to the NBA Finals

Bob Ryan, Jeff Goodman, and Gary Tanguay share stories of time spent with Bill Walton over the years, dating back to his playing days with the Boston Celtics. Their conversation then shifts to the Celtics advancing to the NBA Finals, and a look at how things are shaping out in the West between Dallas and Minnesota.

0:00 – Larry Bird’s 60 points
1:31 – Celtics’ impressive victories
5:38 – Jaylen Brown MVP
7:51 – Jaylen’s winning plays
10:05 – Jaylen’s leadership qualities
13:50 – Tatum’s Dominance
16:00 – Perception of Jaylen
20:29 – Jaylen’s motivation
23:01 – Criticism in sports media
26:13 – Jaylen’s resilience
27:55 – Rookie salary scale
30:56 – Looking ahead to NBA finals
34:04 – Durant’s injury update
37:56 – Concerns about Howard’s performance
39:51 – Anticipating NBA Finals

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Jackson Tolliver

Jackson Tolliver is a producer and editor for CLNS Media. He graduated from Emerson College in 2024 where he studied journalism, focused on sports broadcasting. He previously worked for The Boston Globe as a sports correspondent and WHDH 7News as a broadcast writer.

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