Found June 15, 2014 on Celtics Life:
Brad Stevens was part of a panel of coaches (from left to right: U.S. womens Olympic hockey coach Katey Stone, Stevens, former U.S. womens soccer coach Tony DiCicco, Harvard mens basketball coach Tommy Amaker and moderator Jackie MacMullan) speaking at a fundraising breakfast on Friday for the Positive Coaches Alliance, and CelticsLife was on hand to cover it (click here for Steven's Q&A with the media beforehand).The majority of the conversation was about coaching techniques in relation to youth sports, but there were a few little tidbits from Stevens that C's fans might find interesting:Stevens says he doesn't think he could ever coach his own kids because he "enjoys watching them too much" @CelticsLife— Mark Vandeusen (@LucidSportsFan) June 13, 2014When asked how me manages to stay so calm during games compared to some other NBA coaches, Stevens replied:I don't think I'm as calm as everybody makes it out to be, the cameras catch me at the right t...

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...

Boston Celtics: Advanced statistics and the starting lineup

The Boston Celtics have a lot of work to do to get back to the level of success they have achieved in the past, even as recently as 2012. This current roster will not be the roster that gets them back to the Finals, and the starting lineup needs some help. With the draft and free agency looming, which position should the Celtics be focused on improving? Let’s take a look at some...

Kelly Olynyk teams up with “Jr. NBA” in Vietnam

Kelly Olynyk just wrapped up a trip to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam where he teamed up with local youth for the “Junior NBA” training camp. From ESPN Boston: Kelly Olynyk of the Boston Celtics will be in Ho Chi Minh City to participate in the Jr. NBA Vietnam 2014 presented by Dutch Lady National Training Camp to help coach participants from all over the country vying to become Jr...

Rajon Rondo to Julius Randle? Boston Celtics like what they’ve seen

The Boston Celtics are trying to trade for Minnesota Timberwolves forward Kevin Love, but the odds are in more in favor of the C’s keeping their 6th-overall pick in this year’s NBA Draft. That pick, along with other assets, could be sent to the T’Wolves for Love to give Rajon Rondo another star to play with, but the C’s could still get one if they keep that pick. Could that...

Brad Stevens marveled with Spurs dominance over Miami

I think every coach in the NBA should be watching tape from the Spurs game 3, and game 4 spanking of the Heat. I look forward to what Stevens throws out there this year. I believe will see more of his philosophy shine, and he'll show us how he's grown. ESPN Boston "I saw somebody say that playing the Spurs is like playing chess against a computer," said Stevens...

Kris Humphries and Jerryd Bayless are learning TV lessons at SportsCenter U

Kris Humphries and Jerryd Bayless worked on their television skills.  Photo by: Courtesy photo It’s inevitable, Father Time catches everyone sooner or later, even if your name is Kobe Bryant. In some cases, players have a chance to make more money during their post-NBA careers then when they were active players. Former players like Steve Kerr and Derek Fisher never made an annual...

Clippers shuffle front office; promote Doc Rivers

The Clippers announced a major reorganization of their basketball operations Monday, one that includes a new title for coach Doc Rivers and the demotion of Gary Sacks from vice president of basketball operations to assistant general manager. Rivers, the team's senior vice president of basketball operations, now becomes president of basketball operations as well as head coach...

Shabazz Napier works out for Celtics, talks about his heart making him a leader and more

Boston native and the 2014 NCAA tournament's Most Outstanding Player Shabazz Napier worked out for the Boston Celtics today. He has stated previously how much he would love to play for Boston, as he was a huge Celtics fan growing up, and could be a dark horse for the Celtics' 17th pick. In the interview above, Napier discusses about how his big heart makes up for his shorter...

Report: Celtics likely to acquire a 2nd-round draft pick

Boston currently has the 6th and 17th picks in the NBA draft, which will be held a week from Thursday, on June 26.  The Celtics are not in possession of a 2nd-round selection at the moment, they traded theirs to Dallas (#34 overall) in order to move up to #13 last year to get Kelly Olynyk.At last season's draft Boston also bought a late 2nd rounder from Indiana (#53 overall...

Celtics Trivia Quiz #7: WTHHT

All in the family!  Former Celtics and their family members who also played professionally.  3 bonus questions this time round too!View Survey

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Happy Father's Day from Celtics Life.

Kris Humphries, Dwight Howard, Chris Paul, and other NBA stars read mean tweets about themselves

Last year, Rajon Rondo appeared on Jimmy Kimmel in the NBA edition of "Mean Tweets." The second installment of NBA Mean Tweets aired last night, and Boston Celtics player Kris Humphries was featured in the segment (along with longtime Celtics fan/NBA analyst Bill Simmons). Aside from Humphries, the other NBA players to read mean tweets about themselves included Amar'...

The 10 Questions That Will Define The Coming Season

How will the Boston Celtics evolve in year two under Brad Stevens? Can the Phoenix Suns continue to grow under Jeff Hornacek? What will Stan Van Gundy do with the Detroit Pistons? These and other questions are certainly intriguing, and they’ll have their own places in shaping the 2014-2015 season. Yet, there are 10 questions which loom larger at the present moment. Here they are...

Eye on the Draft: Julius Randle

Photo: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY SportsAny other year, getting the sixth pick in the NBA draft might lead a die hard fan of a franchise feeling a bit cheated. In most NBA drafts there is a small handful of players that really make a difference and they’re usually gone by the fifth pick.The 2014 draft, however, is not like any other draft. We’ve been hearing it for months and...
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