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Brad Stevens Expected to Go Down as a Coaching Legend

The Boston Celtics heavily pursued Butler Bulldogs head coach Brad Stevens after Doc Rivers left town to take over the Los Angeles Clippers job. Stevens had taken Butler on wild runs in two straight seasons, and nearly defeated the Duke Blue Devils in the National Championship game. He was a young coach with a passion for the game, and had quite a bit of upside at the NBA level....
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Danny Ainge says Brad Stevens will be one of the greatest NBA coaches ever--does he mean it?

Brad Stevens, a coaching legend? Seems like his general manager already envisions him as one.Expectations are going to be pressed hard on Stevens this year, with constant praise coming his way across the league (even from the likes of Lebron James) for what he accomplished in Boston last season.This latest round of ass-kissing is coming straight from upstairs, though, as Danny Ainge...
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Brad Stevens: One Of A Kind

Earlier this week, General Manager Danny Ainge of the Boston Celtics continued to rave about head coach Brad Stevens. “Brad is one of the smartest coaches in the NBA. He’s learning the game still. But he’s a tireless worker, he’s a great communicator. It's exciting for me that Brad is getting the accolades that he’s getting. We’ve always known that about Brad. He’s...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: A day with Marcus Smart at Vegas Summer League (and Brad Stevens jogging across a highway)

From the Celtics' official YouTube channel:"Don't hit coach!"Follow Mark Vandeusen on Twitter @LucidSportsFan
Via Celtics Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Danny Ainge reminds us he was first to spot Brad Stevens’ greatness

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 wouldn’t have brought him in and given him a six-year contract if I didn’t think he was really good and special,” Ainge said during an on-camera interview with Comcast SportsNet. “By the way, I...
Via Red's Army
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens run across six lanes of traffic

Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens is the youngest head coach in the NBA. He turns 39 on October 22nd, meaning there's still quite a bit of juice in his legs. Stevens put that juice on display in a strange way when he ran across six lanes of Las Vegas traffic for reasons that remain unknown. The Celtics probably let out a collective sigh after he arrived at the other side....
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Stevens and Turner represent in Africa

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. Coach Brad Stevens, @RealDealBeal23 & @TreyBurke work out the guards at #BWBAfrica. — NBA (@NBA) July 30, 2015 The NBA and the Players Association are teaming up to present the...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Celtics 101, Heat 69 highlights

Marcus Thornton 2.0 led the Celtics to victory tonight in Vegas. With a 3-0 record the Celtics will now earn a bye in the first round of the Summer League Tournament. Brad Stevens is giving the team the day off.
Via Celtics Life
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Brad Stevens college rumors will never go away & #Stevenstweets!

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. Asked then about that structure, he said, “I don’t know exactly what I can and can’t say, but the bottom line is I’m contracted for six years, and that’s my intention, to be here for six years.” But...
Via Red's Army
May 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Credit Brad Stevens for one of the gutsiest timeouts you'll ever see (including video of the game winner)

With four seconds left in the game last night, Lou Williams hit a three-pointer to put Toronto up by one.  Brad Stevens immediately called timeout to organize a play.  On the ensuing possession, the ball was inbounded to Jared Sullinger at the top of the key.  Sullinger took a dribble and began driving towards the basket.  Not liking what he saw, Stevens called another timeout...
Via Celtics Life
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

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