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Saturday, 04 February 2017 11:40

Starting has helped elevate Jaylen Brown's game

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Justin and Jon were back this week to discuss the Celtics rotations and depth following injuries to Horford and Bradley.

Jon called Jae Crowder a massive, colossal disappointment this season. Although he’s up to shooting 40% behind the arc, it’s his defense that’s been a problem. Jon believes the Carmelo Anthony rumors are more intriguing now specifically because Crowder “hasn’t been that good”.

Jaylen Brown’s progression is reviewed. “He has all the tools” says Jon, but it’s the experience that is missing. Justin believes he doesn’t yet know how to adjust to players in the NBA, but loves that he is starting with Bradley out.

Teams seemed to make an adjustment on Jaylen playing with the second unit, however when he is starting, much of the focus stays on Isaiah Thomas and Al Horford.

The trade deadline dilemma is broken down. The Celtics would love to add a player of Carmelo’s caliber for this season’s playoff run, but at what cost? Are they willing to lose the ability to sign a free agent?

The Bulls drama has created some new questions for the Celtics with regards to Jimmy Butler. He’s had issues with the coaching staff in the past and now with some of the players on his team. Is he going to become a problem player?

With Paul Pierce in town for his final game in Boston, Justin and Jon reminisce about the good ole’ days and the not so good ones spanning #34’s career.

Please listen below!

Samuel Lias

Samuel Lias is a contributor to Boston Celtics coverage on CLNS Radio