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Stevens already grilling James Young for his defense

CSNNE - Since being cleared for full contact after sustaining a mild concussion in a June car accident, Young has been at the Celtics practice facility working to strengthen both his body and his game for this upcoming season. And yes, a little face-to-face time with coach Brad Stevens - you know, the man who'll determine just how much if at all Young will play - can't hurt...
Via Celtics Life
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where the C’s preach D to James Young

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “Coach Stevens has really been on me about defense,” Young told CSNNE. “That’s how coach Cal was, too.” Because of Young’s 7-foot wing span, his potential as a solid defender is clear which can only...
Via Red's Army
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Brad Stevens makes guys better

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “I talked with Brad all the time this summer and it’s one of those things where, ‘Man, you got me a lot better,’ ” Humphries said. “Handling the ball, making plays, things like that. I’m grateful...
Via Red's Army
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Kris Humphries: Brad Stevens Made Me Better, ‘Grateful’ To Play For Coach

Kris Humphries’ time with the Boston Celtics only lasted one season, as he signed a three-year, $13 million deal with the Washington Wizards in July. Humphries played in 69 games last season, averaging 8.4 points and 5.9 rebounds per game while shooting 50.1 percent from the floor. He was one of the few pleasant surprises on a team that went 25-57, and he says that his performance...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics 2014-15 Franchise Outlook

With Brad Stevens at the coaching helm, Boston has bright days ahead of them. Despite the likelihood that another losing season is on the horizon, there are plenty of reasons to be optimistic about the Celtics’ future. Coaching—25/25 The soon to be 38-year old Brad Stevens helped the Celtics get out to a 12-14 start in 2013-14, which was probably more than management wanted...
Via The Lottery Mafia
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics: Free agent targets

With the current salary cap situation, and with signing Avery Bradley to his new extension, odds are that the Boston Celtics will not be very active in the free agent market. However, if they do decide to pursue some free agents, there are a few out on the market that would be a great fit in Boston. Lance Stephenson Lance Stephenson The case for: He thinks he is the best player on...
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Coach Stevens outlines Boston Celtics' pitch to prospective free agents

In the article in Mass Live where Brad Stevens talks about Rajon Rondo and Marcus Smart playing in the same backcourt he also addressed Boston's pitch to prospective free agents on playing for the Celtics: “I just got done coaching in a season where we did not have a good year, where we won 25 games out of 82. And when I tell you that our fans were unbelievable, I can’t stress...
Via Celtics Life
July 03, 2014  |  1 Comment

Celtics Morning Joe: Stevens focused on a team that could change come draft night

Brad Stevens could be having a hard time formatting a new plan going into the 2014-15 season. Anything can happen at this point, even Rondo rumors have sparked up again. Stevens took over a rebuilding team, and the Celtics have two roads to take this summer. They either go into full on win now with Rondo, or they blow it up completely. ESPN BostonStevens spends these offseason days...
Via Celtics Today
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Brad Stevens talks about preparing for next year, drafting best available player regardless of position

On Friday morning Brad Stevens took part in a discussion amongst of a panel of coaches speaking at a fundraising breakfast for the Positive Coaches Alliance.  The event was held at Fenway Park's EMC Club, and CelticsLife was granted media access to cover it.Before things got started Stevens gave a few minutes of his time to the press.  Here's a brief clip in which he talks...
Via Celtics Life
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brad Stevens calmly earns first career NBA ejection

With 35 seconds left to go in the Boston Celtics - Sacramento Kings game on Saturday night, head coach Brad Stevens was ejected for the first time in his young NBA coaching career.According to CSNNE's Mike Gorman, Stevens barely raised his voice, didn't curse, and just pointed out that the refs had been missing calls all night. The official doing the ejections was Mark Davis...
Via Celtics Life
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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