Stephen A. reacts to the Celtics blowing a 24-point lead to the Pelicans, calls out Brad Stevens

Stephen A. reacts to the Celtics blowing a 24-point lead to the Pelicans, calls out Brad Stevens

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman weigh in on who is to blame for the Boston Celtics’ struggles.

0:00 Molly Qerim Rose breaks down the Celtics’ OT loss to the New Orleans Pelicans.
0:40 Stephen A. breaks down why GM Danny Ainge and head coach Brad Stevens are responsible for Boston’s struggles.
3:16 Stephen A. says the Celtics should have a better record with Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown on the floor.
3:43 Max puts the blame on PG Kemba Walker.

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  1. It never fails with Steven A if it is a white coach and the players aren’t getting it done it’s the coaches fault 100% of the time if it’s a black coach the players need to step it up smh

  2. I completly agree with Max. Ainge failed the Celtics and Kemba is hurt. Plus they need a better centre Thompson is not what they need. Take a Whiteside and I'm sure the Celtics will be back in business. However the Kemba situation is a huge problem that is all. If Kemba becomes Kemba the Nets are the only real rival they have

  3. Mr Smith please come rescue us! I don't care if you don't have the resume to coach or manage an NBA team. Pretty sure I saw Lobotomy Brad in the parking lot after the game with those cartoon spirals in his eyes. He's gone. We need you Mr Smith!

  4. I still don't get why would they let Rozier walk and bring give walker a max, they wouldve saved so much for a tier lower player at that time…although rozier is better than walker rn

  5. What's happening with The Celtics with Kemba is called Karma, Karma is undefeated. Ever since we did Isaiah Thomas dirty, everyone point guard we get doesn't pan out and ends up suffering some lingering injury.

  6. No one wants to talk about it, but Boston is not a preferred destination for the NBA free agent. You can’t win in that league through trades and the draft anymore. Those days are long gone. The Celtics are in gigantic trouble for decades to come. Mark my words, Tatum will be a Laker within four years.

  7. Danny Ainge. It's all about His Karma. The way he handle IT before. He traded too many good players just to get stars. Ainge rush the trades which led to the Celtics slow destruction as we can see today. The players now lack determination coz they will think they will get traded at any given time. Any players now in the NBA do not want to play in Boston or to be under Danny Ainge's umbrella. In short, Karma is on the Boston side.

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