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Celtics PRIDE podcast: recap of the Heat series & preview of The NBA Finals with the Warriors

After a Game 7 win in Miami, Boston heads west to face the Warriors.

Golden State Warriors v Boston Celtics Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images

The Celtics are going to the FINALS!!!

Mike, Josh and Adam discuss the last couple of games of the Miami series before looking ahead to Golden State. They share what they learned from the Miami series including how nervous they were at the end of Game 7. How would the narrative about the Celtics be different if Jimmy Butler hit that three-pointer? How important is rest going into this series? How big of a deal is the Celtics’ proclivity to play more focused, with greater sense of urgency and aggression after losses as they move on to The Finals?

What should fans be watching for with the Warriors on both offense and defense? How should the Celtics combat Steph Curry and Klay Thompson’s movement on offense? What about Golden State on defense? Is Draymond Green the game-changing defender the Celtics have yet to face in the playoffs? Finally, the Mike, Josh and Adam give their predictions on The Finals.

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You can find regular episodes of the CelitcsPod and Celtics PRIDE podcasts on Apple, Spotify, Stitcher, or wherever else you listen to your podcasts.

About Celtics PRIDE Podcast: Co-Hosts Adam Motenko, his identical twin brother Josh Motenko, and their friend Mike Minkoff couldn’t stop talking about the team. Now they supply your need for Boston Celtics content with their regular podcast on CelticsBlog.

They will talk nerdy to you, dissect the players on and off the court, and bicker like only opinionated New Englanders can. It’s like if CelticsBlog made a BasketballJones / Dunc’dOn lovechild.

You will get the coach’s perspective, the capologist’s view, and a healthy dose of advanced and traditional stats that breakdown everything that happened and could happen with the #1 dynasty in the NBA. If you often find yourself reminiscing about the players you grew up watching, or you just need reminders about what “being a Celtic” means to you, this is the podcast for you. This is Celtics PRIDE!