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Brad Stevens has been busy since his surprise announcement as Celtics coach.  He has been meeting players, learning the intricacies of the NBA game,  hiring his assistants, and writing a letter to former players asking them to be involved with his team.   So it's not surprising that rumors are circulating that the final members of Stevens' coaching staff may be former Celtics. So far, Stevens brought in Ron Adams, a longtime NBA assistant, most recently with Tom Thibodeau and the Bulls, and Micah Shrewsberry, one of his former assistants at Butler. He also brought in Ronald Nored, one of his former Butler players. He will also have Jay Larranaga and Jamie Young who are holdovers from Doc's staff. Word is that he would like to add a former player to his staff and 2 names have surfaced. Former Celtic James Posey among the candidates to fill out Brad Stevens' staff in Boston, source told ESPN. Stevens likely to hire ex-player — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) August 17, 2013 The player affectionately known as "Nails" was a key reserve on the Celtics' 2008 championship team. He was a tough competitor and also had a soft side as before each game he was seen hugging each starter and giving them words of encouragement. Posey played 12 NBA seasons, and he was also a starter on the Miami Heat’s championship team in 2006. Posey's prior coaching experience came this summer as he coached the Cavs Summer League entry in Las Vegas. Posey isn't the only player who is being considered for a spot on the coaching staff. Greg Dickerson added another name to the rumors. Former Celtic Walter McCarty has met w brad Stevens twice about joining his staff in some capacity. — greg dickerson (@gdickerson_csn) August 18, 2013 Walter McCarty is most remembered for Tommy Heinsohn's declarations on the air - " I love Waltah...." Walter was an important part of Celtics teams for seven seasons. At this point, these are still rumors and it's not clear whether Stevens is looking to add both of the former Celtics to his staff or if they are both candidates for one position. So far, Stevens seems to be making all the right moves. Bringing back beloved Celtics veterans to fill out his staff is another very smart move on his part. [Discuss on CG Forums!]
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