‘The Celtics had real concerns with Kemba Walker’s left knee’ – Adrian Wojnarowski | NBA Countdown [Video]







On NBA Countdown, Maria Taylor and Adrian Wojnarowski sit down in Woj’s Corner to talk about Kemba Walker being traded, update on the head coaching search in Boston and some Team USA news.

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  1. Smash Boogie The ILLADELIC

    June 19, 2021 at 12:15 am

    18 First Round picks! Genius.

    • Alpha G

      June 19, 2021 at 1:17 am

      Picks are nice…the hard part is getting those players to stay in a small market

    • Amir L

      June 19, 2021 at 1:58 am

      @Alpha G I think it’s more of them paying everyone cause they are definitely trading players. Might try to get a first pick

  2. Max Patel

    June 19, 2021 at 12:23 am

    Anyone else think this story sounds similar to when they traded Isiah lol

    • Jeremy Walker

      June 19, 2021 at 12:24 am

      Nah IT did so much more for them and the city.

    • Max Patel

      June 19, 2021 at 12:34 am

      @Jeremy Walker No I agree with that I just meant that after he’s traded we start hearing more about the injury and how bad it is

    • Jeremy Walker

      June 19, 2021 at 12:37 am

      @Max Patel I get ya. Yeah its definitely like that. But we knew it was bad when he missed two months to start the season and they didnt play him back to backs. And it still took him out.

    • Carlos Atkinson

      June 19, 2021 at 5:22 am

      Similar but slightly different. They worked with Kemba. They load managed him all season no back to backs…zero…just to save him for playoffs…it was either jeopardize keeping JT n JB happy or move on 🤷🏾‍♂️ it is what it is…just can’t win with him like that…I love Kemba tho

    • thekingbradable

      June 19, 2021 at 10:35 pm

      IT said the only issue he had with Boston was that they didn’t let him know the risks of him playing with his bad hip. He didn’t have an issue with them trading him. In fact, the way they load managed Kemba this year showed that they learned from the IT situation, and didn’t want to risk him.

  3. Red Yoshi187

    June 19, 2021 at 12:27 am

    Brad should bring back 👻 Terry Rozier, Charlotte doesn’t need him anymore Boston does

    • Red Yoshi187

      June 19, 2021 at 2:44 am

      @BobbyLove O’Block Boston has more point guard openings than the log jam Charlotte has

    • Garrison Armand

      June 19, 2021 at 2:50 am

      @johnlinks facts he’s gone Rozier seems happier in Charlotte look at the way he’s playing

    • J M

      June 19, 2021 at 4:37 am

      @Red Yoshi187 even if he is willing to be the third option, which is possible, I would still rather see Boston pick up a pass first guard to set up the Jays

    • Cheater Elxptic

      June 19, 2021 at 4:17 pm

      @gerdan bombales hornets already have graham and Lamelo and Boston doesn’t have a real pg

    • Boo

      June 19, 2021 at 8:22 pm

      bro stop talking about teams you don’t watch. Rozier is the second option in Charlotte.

  4. John Pestano

    June 19, 2021 at 12:28 am

    Put aside injury Kemba is a top 20 PG in this league.

    • John Pestano

      June 19, 2021 at 6:57 am

      @shavarick james so Kemba is worst then top 20 wow your standard for guards are high. 😂

    • shavarick james

      June 19, 2021 at 5:20 pm

      @John Pestano you said top 20 when it’s only 30 teams in the league lol.

    • John Pestano

      June 19, 2021 at 5:24 pm

      @shavarick james yeah so CP is in that category. I’m not including backup guards bc there’s so many. just starters Kemba is a top 20 starting point guard.

    • shavarick james

      June 19, 2021 at 5:46 pm

      @John PestanoI agree with you! I’m saying Kemba being top 20 in his position is nothing special when it’s only 30 teams

    • shavarick james

      June 19, 2021 at 5:46 pm

      @John Pestano cp is arguably top 5.

  5. Shady 580

    June 19, 2021 at 12:49 am

    Thunder gonna trade him to New York or Chicago maybe even the Pelicans

    • Blythe

      June 19, 2021 at 2:41 pm

      @Eugene Oleary sure, he can also start. He’ll take a load off of Curry.

    • Eugene Oleary

      June 19, 2021 at 2:47 pm

      @Blythe what would the lineup be?

    • Blythe

      June 19, 2021 at 2:52 pm

      @Eugene Oleary
      PG – Kemba
      SG – Curry
      SF – Klay
      PF – Draymond
      C – IDK.

      I hope the Warriors can trade Wiseman, Wiggins and their picks for another star. Defense and size would be a huge problem in this lineup tho. This is just me fantasizing about Kemba playing with Curry.

    • Eugene Oleary

      June 19, 2021 at 2:55 pm

      @Blythe what if they traded both of them and their pick for beal?

    • Blythe

      June 19, 2021 at 3:21 pm

      @Eugene Oleary I don’t watch enough of Beal to know about his fit with the Warriors. Can they afford him tho?

  6. Benoooo

    June 19, 2021 at 12:53 am

    Okc finna be scouting middle schoolers💀💀

    • Rye Bread

      June 19, 2021 at 4:58 am

    • Corey Hansen

      June 19, 2021 at 5:49 am

      They waiting for the 1 year removed from highschool rule to lift


      June 19, 2021 at 6:16 am

    • Ameer Zackery

      June 19, 2021 at 6:51 pm

      @Corey Hansen That won’t happen. The scouts will leave the colleges and flood the high schools virtually over night. Colleges will lose money and scouting will be awful as it was in the early 2000s.

  7. rod axel

    June 19, 2021 at 12:53 am

    Sam Presti will trade Kemba again. Dallas or Lakers.

    Boston still needs a PG.
    They have money to spend now.
    Do they really need to resign Evan?

    I’d say go after Lowry, 2yr 40-50m. A sign and trade.
    Toronto gets Horford a quality center to play next to Siakam, short term.
    Boston gets a defensive pass first PG, let Tatum and Brown do all the scoring. He can score when their own the bench.


    Decent starting 5.

    • maleman julpax

      June 19, 2021 at 2:10 am

    • BobbyLove O'Block

      June 19, 2021 at 2:23 am

      Williams is no better than a back-up center atm. very inconsistent throughout the year and playoffs, but seems to always bring energy when he comes off the bench.

    • Meeks Faded

      June 19, 2021 at 3:52 am

      Soo we just play to be the top 5 team in the league we need lliard buddy even adding someone like Beal and keeping brown and Tatum puts us over the top

  8. WetLike Water

    June 19, 2021 at 12:57 am

    Trade the picks for higher picks

  9. J styles

    June 19, 2021 at 1:04 am

  10. John B

    June 19, 2021 at 1:27 am

    Who cares? All respect to Kemba for making a career and over-achieving but this isn’t earth shattering important news.

    • Two Dogs

      June 19, 2021 at 6:16 am

      Ya like the whole reason Kemba couldn’t get a contract was because he didn’t have any cartilage in that knee and couldn’t stay on the court.

  11. Bully Maguire

    June 19, 2021 at 1:31 am

    Okc about to trade him again💀

  12. Gautham Dixit

    June 19, 2021 at 2:17 am

    OKC gonna have the under 25 super team in a few years

  13. Chris

    June 19, 2021 at 2:27 am

    I want Casell or Billups.

  14. Franco Bradshaw

    June 19, 2021 at 3:04 am

    Bro. 18 first round picks? OKC either scouting middle schoolers or finna trade for a big 5😂😂😂😂😂

  15. Gloria Granado

    June 19, 2021 at 3:56 am

    Kemba trusted Boston and he gets hurt like Isaiah and they trade him ! He will probably be traded to another team just like Chris Paul and others were who played for OKC

    • OG DANNY

      June 19, 2021 at 11:54 pm

      Lol Isaiah is washed up and has been trash after the trade, boston made the smart decision and got a better player for him in Kyrie even if it was only for 2 seasons. Kemba is Hella injury prone and might never be the same. They got a veteran big who knows the system and a decent young player in Moses brown

  16. caper087

    June 19, 2021 at 4:35 am

    Whoever it is Boston picks, if he’s white SAS will be losing his mind 😂 🤦‍♂️

  17. Just another guy without a mustache

    June 19, 2021 at 4:36 am

    OKC is playing 2k rn. They finna build a whole squad out of Middle Schoolers

  18. Eduardo Zanabria

    June 19, 2021 at 4:51 am

  19. Jay- Jay

    June 19, 2021 at 6:25 am

    Watching Mavs playing Boban Marjanovic against the Clippers shows that there’s instances that Tacko Falls can be effective in a controlled minutes of the game and after this trade Celtics has a lot of bigs in roster to choose from. Giving the new coach different ways to play. They can play small ball with Horford or Kornet. They can play TT a bruiser, tough, perfect for playoff where the game is slower, or they can play faster, run with Rob or Moses. Celtics got better because of this trade.

  20. Pete Aldrich Disc Golf

    June 19, 2021 at 9:48 am

    Taco has to go, Semi has to go, Carson has to go, Romeo needs to be put on notice.

  21. Levan Berulava

    June 19, 2021 at 10:24 am

    Who is this chick? She can get it!!!!

  22. D. Coleman

    June 19, 2021 at 11:48 am

    No diss to OKC, but it’ll be no problem drafting a competitive squad. Its gonna be tough to get a millionaire in their 20s to want to live in Oklahoma City long term.

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    June 19, 2021 at 12:05 pm

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  24. NoHeater

    June 19, 2021 at 4:44 pm

    Kemba should just retire, he hasn’t been the same since he folded in the Bubble playoffs

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