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The Boston Celtics have hired Jay Larranaga as an assistant coach, sources tell Y! Larranaga had been head coach of Erie in the D-League.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) August 21, 2012
Jay Larranaga is the son of legendary George Mason head coach Jim Larranaga, whom Jay also played for at Bowling Green State University from 1993 to 1997. He was a three-time academic All-MAC at Bowling Green State University and graduated as BGSU leader in game, season and career 3 point field goals. He played professionally for 12 years in Italy, Spain, France and Greece from 1997 to 2009. He was captain of the Irish National Team for 5 years from 2001 to 2006 and won a championship in Spain in 2005 and in Italy in 2006 and 2008. Larranaga has also served as the head coach of the Irish national basketball team and assistant coach with the Ukrainian National Team as well as the head coach of the NBA D-League team Erie BayHawks. Over the past two years the Bayhawks had records of 32-18 and 2...
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The Boston Celtics have hired Erie BayHawks head coach Jay Larranaga to work as an assistant coach, sources close to the situation have confirmed.
Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports tweeted the news shortly before 10 p.m. today. The Erie Times-News confirmed the report with sources close to the situation.
Larranaga led Erie to the D-League playoffs in his two seasons guiding the...
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