Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 7/30/13
Really, who didn't love walter? Walter McCarty, the man Jim O'Brien probably once called, the perfect basketball player, has found a new job in hoops. The former fan and Tommy Heinsohn-favorite will be the North Shore Tides' first head coach. The Tides are an expansion franchise with the American  Basketball Association. They will be, as far as I can tell, the only team in New England. The perennial powerhouse Vermont Frost Heaves are now defunct. According to the league's Wikipedia page, the ABA will be adding 24 expansion teams to the league in 2013. That includes three teams in New York: the New York Jamm, New York Lightening and Brooklyn Blackout. In a press release issued earlier this year, the team announced former Boston Celtics and fictional Lincoln High Railsplitters player, Walter McCarty would be the new head coach. We are Happy to welcome Walter McCarty as the new Head Coach of the North Shore Tides!  We look forward to having him as the leader of our team in t...
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