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CelticsBlog Pod 32: The emergency room podcast with Jared Weiss

Everybody’s hurt, the readers give us their gut reaction as Kyrie Irving’s season is over and we anticipate what’s ahead in the playoffs.

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The listeners flooded our call-line, 978-595-1744, evoking some doom and gloom but mostly positivity as the Celtics move forward with the youth pressed to carry the torch Gordon Hayward, Marcus Smart and Kyrie Irving have left behind.

Regular contributor Jared Weiss joined and said he was as surprised as anyone Boston shut down Irving, after initial surgery revealed a left knee infection that must be treated for the next 4-5 months.

Now entering the postseason, the Cs will only have access to 11 players with two-way players and 10-day signees ineligible for postseason play.

(Dr., not really) Weiss breaks down the Kyrie Irving injury, infection and procedure.

Is any playoff hope gone? It’ll be up to a newly-tightened roster, since certain members of the team won’t be joining Boston in the playoffs, as Weiss notes.

We also introduce a new signee, Jonathan Gibson, who will hope to be Irvingesqe for four games.

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