Is there any more hope for the Celtics this 2020-21 NBA season?
Hall of Famer and Celtics play-by-play commentator for over the last 40 years, Mike Gorman joins Celtics Beat to reflect on his career, and discuss everything Celtics. Joining the crew of Adam Kaufman and Evan Valenti, the trio first recap the NBA Play-In Tournament and what the Celtics showed vs the Wizards, and the structure of the play-in. Also, was it a good for the Celtics to beat Bradley Beal and Russell Westbrook, as they now face the star studded Nets while being shorthanded. The crew discusses the possibility that Celtics have in beating the Nets, what would be the determining factors, then go into predicting the series. They also talk about the Celtics offseason and if Danny Ainge should run the same team back? Lastly, Kaufman and Valenti take a deeper dive to analyze the Celtics season, and discuss what fans should take out of it.
0:00 Getting inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame
4:40 We…like…the play-in tournament
12:30 Jayson Tatum’s leadership
20:12 The ONLY way Boston can beat the Nets
30:31 What does the future need to look like?
40:34 Positives that can come out of a series with Brooklyn
49:12 Kemba’s minutes restriction worked?