Found August 21, 2012 on Celtics Town:
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.about 9 hours ago via webReplyRetweetFavorite@WojYahooNBAAdrian WojnarowskiAfter reportedly hiring Jay Larranaga on Monday, the Boston Celtics have accomplished what I’m sure was one of their top priorities this offseason: signing a coach with a DraftExpress page.The son of James Larranaga, who’s most known for taking George Mason to the Final Four, Jay spent the past two seasons coaching the Erie Bayhawks of the NBA D-League, leading them to a 60-40 record with two consecutive playoff appearances. According to Cornell head coach Bill Courtney, under whom Larranaga worked briefly as an assistant, Larranaga is known as a skill developer.“You’ll see a lot of guys get better (under Larranaga),” Courtney said. “That’s his strength.”(Note: I just closed my eyes, imagined Avery Bradley with an impressive skill level and giggled uncontrollably.)Larrana...
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