The Boston Celtics would consider hiring Vinny Del Negro if Doc Rivers decides to leave, according to two sources with direct knowledge of the situation.
Ainge is said to be is an admirer of Del Negroâs up-tempo philosophy.
âAs a stopgap for that situation, sure,â said one source. âVinnie would be the perfect person for what they need. All of the all-star coaches, or whatever you want to call them, are going, and knowing how Danny feels about him, (Del Negro) would be a good fit.âDel Negro owns a career winning percentage of .533 in five seasons as coach of the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Clippers.