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Celtics' Brad Stevens deemed 'the Steph Curry of coaches'

Brad Stevens is widely regarded as one of the best coaches basketball has. Last season, he led a young, inexperienced Boston Celtics team into the playoffs when nobody expected them to get there. And since entering the NBA, he's had sweet compliments sprinkled atop his head by colleagues all over the league. Add Darren Erman to the list. Currently an assistant coach with the New...
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David Lee might be the best playmaker in Celtics' starting lineup

Talk before the Celtics preseason opener told us that the Celtics would be using David Lee as a point forward. With a starting unit that struggled to create good scoring opportunities last year, it wasn't the most exciting news that a 32 year old power forward was going to be counted on to help take this team to the next level. But, as Masslive's Jay King noted last week, Brad Stevens...
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Who's going to start in the Celtics' first preseason game? (Brad Stevens says don't worry about it)

The Celtics conclude their final practice in Milan before Tuesday's game.According to Avery Bradley, Brad Stevens has not yet informed his team who will be on the floor when the Celtics tip off the preseason tomorrow afternoon (2:30 p.m. EST) vs. Olimpia Milano: Avery Bradley says that he and his teammates have not been told who's starting tomorrow night. — Marc D'Amico (@Marc_DAmico...
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Video: Stevens and the Celtics talk building chemistry and preparing for tomorrow's opener in Milan

Hear from Brad Stevens and Celtics players as they prepare for tomorrow's preseason kickoff. Videos courtesy of CSNNE.
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Your Morning Dump… Where the C’s get to work in Italy

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. The team took a red-eye flight from Boston on Friday night. For rookies such as Terry Rozier and Jordan Mickey, it was their first time traveling abroad. On the plane, the players played cards and listened to...
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Your Morning Dump… Where David Lee will bring the ball up the floor

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big story line. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “I don’t care,” Stevens said before practice Friday. “If David Lee has it, I want him to bring the ball up. I don’t care who brings the ball up the floor, we need to get into our sets and play. We have...
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Arrivederci Boston! Boston Celtics Head for Milan, Italy Training Camp

Arrivederci Boston! With the Celtics heading for Milan and then Madrid Friday evening, coach Brad Stevens and veterans Isaiah Thomas and David Lee addressed the media. 
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Brad Stevens: Marcus Smart was 'way ahead of the curve'

BOSTON — Marcus Smart has plenty to improve upon entering his second NBA season. But he has a pretty strong handle on one aspect of the game. The Boston Celtics’ 2014 sixth overall draft pick had pretty high expectations as a rookie. The Oklahoma State product struggled at times on offense last season, finishing the campaign with a 36.7 shooting percentage while hitting just...
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David Lee ‘Amazed’ By Brad Stevens, Compares C’s Coach To Steve Kerr

WALTHAM, Mass. — One just became the first rookie head coach to lead his team to a title since Pat Riley won with the Los Angeles Lakers in 1982. The other still is searching for his first playoff win. But Steve Kerr and Brad Stevens have more in common than you might imagine. The Boston Celtics held their first practice of training camp Saturday, thus officially beginning Stevens’...
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Brad Stevens admits Celtics could be better than last year and still also be worse

OK, that's not exactly what Coach Stevens said (and the title is meant to be a little silly), but I think it sums up the point he was trying to make.  It's a topic I brought up last week when USA Today picked Boston to finish 10th in the East in 2015-16.By all accounts, the Celtics should be an improved basketball team this season.  They have more talent, the young players are...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

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