The Boston Celtics Have A Serious Problem

  • Published: 30 November 2018
  • Considering how much talent Brad Stevens has on his roster, it's surprising the Celtics are at the bottom of the Eastern Conference playoff race. Find out why and if there's hope they can turn this thing around.
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Comments • 755

  • Bryan Quinto
    Bryan Quinto  2 months back

    Boston’s problem started when they traded Isiah Thomas.

    • Tre B
      Tre B  6 months back

      Lol 5 months later

      • Owen Kelly
        Owen Kelly  8 months back

        Tatum really

        • Snicky G
          Snicky G  8 months back

          Of course the Celtics have a HUGE problem! Reason...Too many ego maniacs and only one basketball!

          • Junkai He
            Junkai He  9 months back

            Thought they should be fine when the video was uploaded. Now I came back and watched this video again on March 5 2019.

            • Wiremu Kearney
              Wiremu Kearney  10 months back

              I didn’t know kobe was playing on celtics oh wait nah just taytum

              • Seethi C
                Seethi C  10 months back

                I think Irving and Hayward should sit out the next few games and see how things look.

                • Youtube Channel
                  Youtube Channel  10 months back

                  Well they currently stand 5th in the East. We've seen how important home court advantage is for this team in the playoffs. It'll be interesting to see how they'll do against a team like TOR (currently best record in the NBA) Today is a ECF preview TOR and BOS are 1-1 can BOS win home in their 3/4 Meetup?

                  • Marzipan Hughes
                    Marzipan Hughes  10 months back

                    Nothing's wrong wit mid range if you efficiently go for them the problem is ppl overvalued the IDEA of 3pt shooting when you got players that aren't mechanically inclined to shoot 3's at a high rate

                    • tapiwa gumbie
                      tapiwa gumbie  10 months back

                      Brad Steven's is a fraud, if this was Greg with this squad oh my goodness

                      • Jeffrey Ingram
                        Jeffrey Ingram  10 months back

                        To much talent only one ball.

                        • SLICENSLASH
                          SLICENSLASH  10 months back

                          The only issue I have with trading some of the Celtics young talent is you have to identify what exactly you're missing/lacking as the squad is presently constituted.

                          Making a trade & getting rid of quality talent just to get picks or other role players won't make you better unless you know what you need.

                          But the way the Celtics are built right now, they have too much of a good thing. Alot of quality young wings & guards. But is that really a good reason to trade good players?

                          • Bman83 C
                            Bman83 C  10 months back

                            Here's the problem Kyries a combo guard hasn't shown he can run an offense his entire career, before Lebron he's leading the Cavs nowhere w Lebron he's the best batman the league has seen. The Celtics need a playmaker thats the problem. Depending on Horford to run the offense isn't going to work, Kyrie a great clutch player that gets buckets but outside of that doesn't make teammates better b/c his entire mindset is how can I score instead of how can I help the team win, again this isn't a bad thing but it's not the mindset of someone you want running an offense. He's the clutchest player I've seen and prob the best iso scorer besides James Harden but needs to be reeled in by a playmaker that can make decisions and read the defense.

                            • Dom Dolaratchi
                              Dom Dolaratchi  10 months back

                              Kyrie should’ve never came in that trade, but they should’ve brought Hayward off the bench and kyrie off the bench for the begginjng of season then worked em in the rotation our chemistry is bad

                              • Argie Stokes
                                Argie Stokes  11 months back

                                Tatum think he the man that while they are having so much problem

                                • Hamzah Yousuf
                                  Hamzah Yousuf  11 months back

                                  Who else thinks coach Nick should be a coach in the NBA

                                  • Christaps
                                    Christaps  11 months back

                                    Jaylen Brown is straight booty

                                    • Sean Silverstein
                                      Sean Silverstein  11 months back

                                      Celtics sucks

                                      • Coops
                                        Coops  11 months back

                                        Kobe avenging that 2008 Finals L by influencing Celtics players to take terrible shots lol

                                        • Susanna Billson
                                          Susanna Billson  11 months back

                                          Kyrie need to find the open teammates & get them involve more on OFFENSE. Not Uncle Drew type. The real Kyrie Irvine Himself.

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                                              ????  11 months back

                                              They are kings of the eats

                                              • Dat boi CJ
                                                Dat boi CJ  11 months back

                                                Idk about playing Jaylen Brown off the bench. He’s undoubtably a young star, and will want starting minutes. He’s not gonna settle for the bench for much longer, and he’s likely to leave if they don’t give him what he wants.

                                                • SourGrapes
                                                  SourGrapes  11 months back

                                                  yo man, please start using different music in your videos lol

                                                  • JAMES KYRIE Gelicame
                                                    JAMES KYRIE Gelicame  11 months back

                                                    tatum got the mamba mentality.. brick mentality

                                                    • Giovanny Melendez
                                                      Giovanny Melendez  11 months back

                                                      2 weeks later they on a 7 game win streak , thank you coach , they must of watched this video at practice.

                                                      • I got time today
                                                        I got time today  11 months back

                                                        Take Hayward out of starting lineup and give Terry Rozier more minutes(better 2 way player than Kyrie Irving). Problems solved.

                                                        • Mista Meme
                                                          Mista Meme  11 months back

                                                          Can you please make a video on how Jared Dudley has had such a long career? I have no idea how he is being paid 10 mil in brooklyn

                                                          • Dennis Nedry
                                                            Dennis Nedry  11 months back

                                                            Won 5 straight number one offense since. Haters gonna hate 😎

                                                            • Emilio Rabadan
                                                              Emilio Rabadan  11 months back

                                                              Lebron is a genius he moved west in order to have the raptors take out the Celtics and bucks and okc or Denver will take out the warriors and it will be raptors vs lakers 2019 nba finals 😂😂

                                                              • GreezyMajor 17
                                                                GreezyMajor 17  11 months back

                                                                TITLE: “Celtics Have A Big Problem”
                                                                ME: Yes, His Name Is Kyrie

                                                              • Koh Smoger
                                                                Koh Smoger  11 months back

                                                                Kawhi is the king of the east now and its not close

                                                                • DarknightMike
                                                                  DarknightMike  11 months back

                                                                  Take Hayward out of the lineup and problems are solved.

                                                                  • Daniel Canngieter
                                                                    Daniel Canngieter  11 months back

                                                                    So...... When is this getting removed 😎😎😎

                                                                    • agthaog1986
                                                                      agthaog1986  11 months back

                                                                      i mean these points are all very valid...but if u ask me it all started with rozier. As soon as he mentioned him not feeling like coming off the bench 2nd to kyrie it all started looking grim. this is a team centered TEAM and once that became the theme u gotta think how the locker room felt

                                                                      • Mars Lovejoy
                                                                        Mars Lovejoy  11 months back

                                                                        Give them time to get and build chemistry. NYC.

                                                                        • country side
                                                                          country side  11 months back

                                                                          No chem

                                                                          • nlmb 150
                                                                            nlmb 150  11 months back

                                                                            Trade Hayward he don't fit and isn't better than Tatum even when he get healthy

                                                                            • nlmb 150
                                                                              nlmb 150  11 months back

                                                                              Horford old Ass too

                                                                          • mike whitlinger
                                                                            mike whitlinger  11 months back

                                                                            Chill the Celtics are fine lol

                                                                            • Sasuke Uchiha
                                                                              Sasuke Uchiha  12 months back

                                                                              The Celtics always start slow to be honest so I know they'll clear it up soon

                                                                              • MoMoneyLessProblems
                                                                                MoMoneyLessProblems  12 months back

                                                                                Get rid of Kyrie. Focus more on the young core. Have Hayward play decently heavy minutes off the bench and anchor the second unit. In three years they'll be champions.

                                                                                Hayward as the Sixth Man

                                                                                • Street Disciple
                                                                                  Street Disciple  12 months back

                                                                                  It's Kyrie

                                                                                  • gadiel rodriguez
                                                                                    gadiel rodriguez  12 months back

                                                                                    fuck kobe, uins tatum career

                                                                                    • Andrew Goering
                                                                                      Andrew Goering  12 months back

                                                                                      Dude, you ain't Kobe!
                                                                                      (In Draymond's voice) lol

                                                                                      • trebledc
                                                                                        trebledc  12 months back

                                                                                        Both tatum and kyrie are idiots thinking they're kobe, well i think the coach is planning to trade hayward along with tatum or kyrie. Most probably kyrie. This 2 are problems already corrupted by kobe a ex-laker teaching 2 boston key players hmmm why ?

                                                                                        • PhillyG
                                                                                          PhillyG  12 months back

                                                                                          Kyrie is a scoring PG, he’s not a SG. No different than any other elite guard in this league other than maybe CP3. Of
                                                                                          Course him not having to create every shot for himself helps him out, like every other player. Nick isn’t teaching us anything new, but y’all think he is. Also, going into the paint for a 6’2” guard all the time makes him more susceptible to injury...something Kyrie can not afford to happen. Let Tatum, Hayward, Horford and Brown draw the fouls, they’re 6’7”+. Tatum does need to stop taking long range 2s tho, get him some post ups and take more threes.

                                                                                          • EejeyDude
                                                                                            EejeyDude  12 months back

                                                                                            1:45 taytum should've drive the basket

                                                                                            • Dynamic Reacts
                                                                                              Dynamic Reacts  12 months back

                                                                                              I think Tatum had too much of that Kobe training in the offseason to where he actually thinking the Kobe way