It didn’t take long for Brad Stevens to text Phil Pressey when he got Celtics head coaching job. It took even less time for Pressey to call back.
“Right when I got the job I sent a text message out that night,” said Stevens. ”He called me within about a minute after I sent the text.”
“He texted me and he told me ‘text me or call me whenever you want,’” explained Pressey. ”So I was like ‘alright, cool, I’m about to call him right now’ because I never talked to him before. I called him right away.”
Pressey turned in his second straight impressive performance of the summer, with 12 points and 4 assists in a 30 point Celtics romp over the Pistons. That followed 11 points and 4 assists in first-game loss yesterday. He’s been a pest defensively so far, and he’s shown a desire to set up his teammates, rather than put on an offensive show.
“One of the things that I noticed… is his eyes. He’s trying to read what’s going on.” said Stevens, who is observing from a