Legendary Celtics journalist Chris Forsberg sits down with Jaylen Brown for an in-depth interview. The Rafters crew took a close look at each portion of the interview to give you guys the best from the mouth of the Celtics All-Star forward. Brown sheds some light on his health going into the season saying “My body feels a lot better. I’m more athletic than I was last season.” Brown also emphasized a focus on becoming more of a facilitator on the court next season. The interview moves over toward Browns work as a civil rights activist and his part in helping some of the under developed schools in the Boston area.
Justin and Liam follow that up with wishing the late great Red Auerbach a happy birthday! Auerbach was the coach of the Boston Celtics from 1950-1966 where he won nine titles and revolutionized the game of basketball establishing a dynasty and breaking color barriers that were a standard for the time.
Luke Kornet as of right now is still a member if the Boston Celtics. The big man averaged 3.4 points and 2.2 rebounds per-game in limited minutes last season. Does the seven footer have much of a role with Boston going forward? He was able to separate himself with a fluid shooting ability but falls short in many other aspects of his game. A now jam packed front-court for the Celtics presents a problem of too many options if Kornet wants to see the court.
NBA media availability, most importantly the Celtics start next week. We’ll be back then as well to cover all the memorable moments and all things Celtics.