538: Celtics are back, baby!


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Media Day is always filled with optimism, but the manner in which Kyrie Irving put to bed his desire to leave via free agency has greatly fed into that good ship lollipop vibe. Jon and Justin broke down Kyrie's comments and tried to figure out exactly how excited to be. In more somber news, Marcus Smart talked about the recent passing of his mom and how basketball is often the calm in the metaphorical storm around him. Jon and Justin gave their condolences on Mrs. Smart's passing, and talked about how the Celtics culture has handled the all too frequent passing of members of the franchise family. To wrap up, Scary Terry's boastful praise of Jayson Tatum's play in pre-camp scrimmages kicked off some lineup talk. Coupling this with Brad's concerns about putting in the work, rather than allowing the team to be anointed as great, could impact how the team's lineups are structured.

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