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When you think of the Boston Celtics you think winning, loyalty, and tradition. You think of the 17 championship banners that the franchise has raised to the rafters throughout it's storied 67 year history. You think of the 21 numbers that have been retired, forever immortalizing the legends that have donned the green and white. You think of guys like Bill Russell, Bob Cousy, John Havlicek, and Larry Bird, all of which knew exactly what it meant to be a Boston Celtic. And you think of a once troubled young man, who overcame adversity and matured into the man we all knew he could be. You think of Paul Pierce. As a kid growing up just a few miles outside of Boston, I learned to love the Celtics at a very young age. I remember watching games with my grandfather as he told me stories about Bill Russell's playing days. He would say things like "there wasn't a single player out there that wanted it more than Bill." My father also told me stories about the "Big...
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If Danny Ainge ever changes his mind about trading Rajon Rondo, it appears he has plenty of options.
The Pistons have reached out to Ainge and the Celtics about their interest in trading for the All-Star point guard if he were to become available, according to CBSSports.com.
Ainge has repeatedly shot down ideas of trading Rondo since he completed a trade last Thursday that sent franchise...
No fan wants to see their favorite player (let alone a franchise type player) leave their team. It has happened before with Patrick Ewing, Hakeem Olajuwon and Charles Barkley.
But it is the nature of the NBA business and no player is safe or un-tradable from a team.
Paul Pierce is one of those players that many thouht he'd retire in green and white. Yet the Celtics made roster...
The Celtics introduced Brad Stevens today as their new head coach. Here are some excerpts from the press conference:
On leaving Butler and coming to Boston:
BS: It’s an honor and privilege to be here. I’m just in awe of this organization. It has such a high standard and places a value on culture.
The Boston Celtics? Like wow. That is an incredible feeling, an incredible honor...
The @Celtics have hired Brad Stevens as their next head coach. Press Release: http://t.co/Psidetrtwo— Boston Celtics (@celtics) July 3, 2013 According to the Celtics' official twitter account the team has hired former Butler coach, Brad Stevens, as their new head coach. Stevens spent the last six years patrolling the sidelines at Butler and he amassed a 166-49 record...
You gotta hand it to the Celtics. If they want to keep a secret, they can. In a move NO ONE saw coming, the Celtics have announced that they have hired Butler’s Brad Stevens as their new head coach.
BOSTON – The Boston Celtics announced today that they have come to an agreement with Brad Stevens to be the 17th head coach of the team. Per team policy, terms of the deal were...
The Boston Celtics signed Brad Stevens to a six year, $22 million contract, sources told Yahoo! Sports.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 4, 2013
Lots of money there. Still almost a 50% savings from Doc Rivers.
College basketball fans have always wondered if Butler coach Brad Stevens would ever leave the Bulldogs for a “bigger” opportunity.
Today, that question was answered as he was officially hired as the next head coach of the Boston Celtics.
The team tweeted out the news this afternoon, along with a press release.
The @Celtics have hired Brad Stevens as their...
Should the Celtics tank the 2013-2014 season for a high draft pick?During an offseason in which he has traded away his two best players and his coach without receiving a single impact player in return, Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge adamantly proclaimed that the organization is not ‘tanking’, according to Baxter Holmes of The Boston Globe.“We...
The first question many people had when news came that former Butler University coach Brad Stevens had left the Bulldogs to coach the Boston Celtics at 36 years old was this: Does Stevens have a chance to succeed in a league where so many other good college coaches have failed?
The prime example, of course, is Rick Pitino, who flamed out by record (102-146) and rhetoric when coaching...
Just how young is new Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens? The man who the “Green Team” will introduce at a press conference on Friday according to a report from the “Boston Globe,” was just 15-years-old when Larry Bird retired from the NBA. Although Stevens, has had an incredible run as the bench boss for Butler University; having success at the NCAA level, is no guarantee...
Celtics GM Danny Ainge certainly swung for the fences here. I’m just not sure he didn’t swing and miss. In a very interesting move, the Boston Celtics have hired Brad Stevens away from Butler University as their new head coach, […]
This one was surprising. Mainly because I thought Stevens always gave off the impression that he was intent on building Butler into a powerhouse. But some jobs you just can’t pass up. The @Celtics have hired Brad Stevens as their next head coach.
Press Release: http://t.co/Psidetrtwo — Boston Celtics (@celtics) July 3, 2013