It’s the NBA Finals or bust for the Boston Celtics.
The franchise that last won a title in 2008 is not only the favorite in the East but also are seen as maybe the team in the league with the best shot to dethrone the Warriors. They have everything a team needs: the coach in Brad Stevens, a system and a defense that the players buy into, and, most importantly, the talent with Kyrie Irving, Gordon Hayward, Jayson Tatum, Jaylen Brown, and the overlooked Al Horford.
A. Sherrod Blakely, who covers the Celtics for NBC Sports Boston, joins me to talk all things Celtics, from the rough preseason through the high expectations and what Boston needs to do to reach them. That includes finding ways to keep everyone happy on one of the deepest teams in the NBA. We even throw in a little Anthony Davis trade talk.
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