Originally posted on Diehardsport  |  Last updated 7/3/13
In an absolute stunning press release from the Butler Bulldogs, men’s basketball head coach Brad Stevens has been hired as the Boston Celtics new head coach.  Stevens is only 36 years old and has coached Butler for the past six seasons.  He reached the Final Four twice in those six seasons, in 2010 and 2011. In the release Stevens said: “Our family is thrilled for the opportunity given to us by the leadership of the Boston Celtics, but it is emotional to leave a place that we have called home for the past 13 years,” said Stevens. “We truly love Butler University and Indianapolis, and are very thankful to have had the opportunity to celebrate so many wonderful things together. What makes Butler truly unique is the people that we have been so blessed to work with. When it comes time for our kids to look at schools, we will start with Butler University.” Stevens and his wife, Tracy, have a young son and daughter. This is a truly shocking move by the Boston Celtics, in what has been an ...
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