(Video) Brad Stevens says: "I think we can get better" after Celtics season finale

The Celtics finished with a 25-57 record. With Rondo coming back a year stronger after ACL surgery next year. With Olynyk gaining a great deal of confidence in the final three games this season, and with overall confidence in each other. The Celtics should be much better regardless of what Ainge does. This group will be better, and Brad Stevens will be even better with a year under...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Stevens Eyes Late-Season Momentum For Celtics’ Long-Term Gain

The slogans claim that momentum only lasts to the next pitch, the next play or the next possession. For Brad Stevens, momentum could last into next season. As the Boston Celtics’ difficult season draws to a close, Stevens has steadfastly maintained that every remaining game matters. Several times in the last week, including before Friday’s 106-103 win over the Charlotte Bobcats...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Morning Joe: Where Brad Stevens has the players working hard until the season ends

Tommy Heinsohn called Brad Stevens the "one" after the Celtics beat Cleveland Saturday night. Heinsohn has his moments, but he still speaks a lot of sense, and he still has a grasp of the game. He was right to point out Rajon Rondo the other day, and he's right about Stevens. CSNNE"Brad Stevens got his big toe in the tub, felt the hot water, and jumped in,"...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics' Stevens says offseason about more than just additions

CLEVELAND -- The Boston Celtics love the idea of getting a high lottery pick in the NBA Draft, for sure. But that won't be their only focus this offseason. Along with draft picks and potential free agents (both their own and those whom they recruit), the Celtics have to take care of some of the good things going on in-house, coach Brad Stevens said prior to Saturday's game...
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Brad Stevens, Celtics Not Planning Major Experimentation As Season Draws To Close

BOSTON — If there were ever a time for the Celtics to throw stuff at the wall, just to see what sticks, this would be it. Three games remain in their season, which will end without a trip to the playoffs for the first time since 2007. Even with Friday’s victory over the Charlotte Bobcats, the Celtics have lost nine of their last 10 games and are just hoping to sustain enough...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Can you play 30 minutes tonight for Brad Stevens?

Rondo (bruised L shin), Bayless (sprained R knee) & Sully (sprained L ankle) won’t play tonight. Hump (sore R knee) is a game-time decision. — Boston Celtics (@celtics) April 12, 2014 If Hump sits, Stevens will have 8 bodies for tonight’s game vs Cleveland. Pressey, Bradley, Green, Bass and Olynyk are likely to start. They’ll be backed up by Johnson, Babb and Joel Anthony...
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Brad Stevens: Tanking Is ‘Not Our Task; Our Task Is To Play Hard’

BOSTON — The Celtics dug in and battled for a victory on Friday night, and some of their fans surely came away disappointed. As the regular season nears its merciful end for the Celtics, a vocal portion of their fan base is rooting for them to lose. More losses mean higher odds in the NBA draft lottery, which means a stronger shot at selecting one of the better players in the...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Stevens wants to see "progress" in final 5 games

Brad Stevens spoke about the close games that have eluded Boston this season. It's tough for us watching at home, or for some in the garden. But for Stevens on the sideline, prepping the team, and spending almost every waking moment getting ready for one game. It's tougher than you and I know. This is his passion, and his life to some degree. He's shown little frustration...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Stevens disappointed in the Celtics, and he let them know it

I wake in the night, with the cold air from the open window cooling my over heated mind. Your words, and your face, and your voice tell the story after the Celtics loss. Yes, I'm talking about Brad Stevens after the Celtics embarrassing letdown to Philly. I squeeze my eyes hoping the crap that I just saw was nothing but a blimp in Brad Stevens career in Boston. I know he'...
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15 days ago  |  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...
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February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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