From The Rafters

Analyzing the Loss to the Knicks and Sam’s Thoughts on NBA Legends

Sam and Jack are back on a Monday after a weird set of two Celtics games in a row. They talk briefly about the win vs. Orlando but mainly spend their time focusing on the Celtics’ devastating loss to the Knicks. Boston got blown out in Kemba’s return to action, so the guys talk about what went wrong and what it means. Later on, they also get into Sam playing a game of underrated or overrated with some of the game’s greatest legends. Let us know what you think, and as always, thanks for listening to From the Rafters!

From the Rafters: The Celtics are Back and Looking at the James Harden Nets with Adam Taylor

Sam and Jack are back with guest Adam Taylor from CelticsBlog! The Celtics haven’t played in a while and finally return to action the day this was recorded, so the guys talk about what the team is going to look like with Jayson Tatum out. They then get into a discussion about the new-look Nets with James Harden and how the rest of the East stacks up against the Celtics. They even get into the C’s bench a bit, saying who they think has taken the biggest leap. Let us know what you think, and as always, thanks for listening to From the Rafters!

From the Rafters: The Celtics Skeleton Crew and the NBA’s COVID Rules

Sam and Jack are back the day after the Celtics vs. Heat game was officially postponed. All-Star Jayson Tatum has come down with COVID-19 and as a result, three other players are out due to contact tracing. This leaves the Celtics with nine players unavailable in the near future, so the guys discuss what this means for the team. Later on, they talk about the NBA’s COVID rules in general, as well as getting into the general state of the team. They even discuss some potential free agents the Celtics could sign if the NBA expands roster sizes. Let us know what you think, and as always, thanks for listening to From the Rafters!

The COVID Celtics and Eyeing Kemba’s Return with Josue Pavón

Sam and Jack are back with guest Josue Pavón from CLNS Media! Josue covers the Celtics for CLNS Media as well as doing a couple of podcasts of his own with Cedric Maxwell as well as CausewayStreet. The guys talk about the current state of the Celtics with nearly the entire big-man rotation out due to COVID contact tracing. Later on, they get into what Kemba Walker’s return will look like and how the Celtics will move forward this season and into the future. Lastly, Sam ends the show by asking Josue the normal questions for new guests and the answers are great. Let us know what you think, and as always, thanks for listening to From the Rafters!

From the Rafters: Semi Ojeleye the Offensive God and Trolling Ben Simmons with KJ Doyle

Sam and Jack are back with guest KJ Doyle from Guy Boston Sports! The guys start off by talking extensively about Semi Ojeleye, including a very odd fun fact that is slightly confusing. They then get into talking about Jaylen Brown and Payton Pritchard, who have both been playing great so far. They wrap up the show by discussing one of KJ’s viral tweets about Ben Simmons and how he, along with Ronnie 2K, replied to it! Let us know your thoughts, and as always, thanks for listening to From the Rafters!

From the Rafters: Celtics Preseason Review and Fantasy Basketball

Sam and Jack are back to recap the Celtics’ two preseason games. Going 0-2, the C’s looked rough throughout their preseason with a lot left to be desired. They guys talk about what can improve and go over what they think the rotation should look like. Later on, they talk about their fantasy basketball draft and who they picked. Let us know what you think, and as always, thanks for listening to From the Rafters!

From the Rafters: Old Celtics Stories, Tommy Heinsohn Memories, and Kyrie Slander with Nick Gelso

Sam and Jack are back with the founder and CEO of CLNS Media – Nick Gelso! This was the longest show ever done, but also by far one of the most fun! The guys start by asking him about the current Celtics team, but the conversation quickly divulges into a variety of amazing stories told by Nick. He tells all about his experiences working in Celtics media, including with the great Tommy Heinsohn, the guys talk about some old Celtics stories, and of course, they get some Kyrie slander in there. The show ends with Nick talking about some of his favorite memories and memorabilia that he’s collected over the years. Let us know what you think, and as always, thanks for listening to From the Rafters!

From the Rafters: Preseason Celtics vs. 76ers and the Aaron Nesmith Debate

Sam and Jack are back the day before the first Celtics preseason game against the 76ers. The guys are live every Monday at 10:30 to talk Celtics, and a bunch of listeners joined the show this episode! They talked Kemba Walker, Aaron Nesmith, and so much more. Make sure to tune in next Monday and join the conversation. Let us know your thoughts, and as always, thanks for listening to From the Rafters!

From the Rafters: Fans at TD Garden and the Celtics Starting Lineup with Adam Kaufman

Sam and Jack are joined by Adam Kaufman of iHeart Radio and NBC 10 Boston! The guys talk about whether or not fans will be allowed at TD Garden. The conversation then moves to the young point guards on the Celtics and who should be starting for the C’s. Lastly, they discuss whether or not Adam thinks the Celtics got better this offseason. Let us know your thoughts, and as always, thanks for listening to From the Rafters!

From the Rafters: NBA Award Predictions and Marcus Smart’s Role on the Celtics

Jack and Sam are live on the Locker Room app where they will be every Monday morning at 10:30 am for the foreseeable future! Make sure to go chat with them. They start off by talking about Marcus Smart and what his role will be this season – starter or 6th man? They then get into their predictions for all of the NBA awards next season, including the MVP. Lastly, they talk about LeBron’s influence and Sam goes on another one of his infamous rants. Let us know what you think, and as always, thanks for listening to From the Rafters!

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