Originally written on Red's Army  |  Last updated 9/16/13

INDIANAPOLIS - APRIL 05: Head coach Brad Stevens of the Butler Bulldogs looks on in the first half while taking on the Duke Blue Devils during the 2010 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball National Championship game at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 5, 2010 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Duke won 61-59. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here… highlighting the big storyline. Because there’s nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. “First and foremost, it’s a respect factor,” Jordan Crawford said. “Back-to-back Finals Fours … he knows the game. So it’s really not about the transition to the NBA, it’s just getting comfortable with yourself and knowing your team.” [...] ”If you need something on the court, he’ll help you. If you need to sit down and talk to him, he’ll do that as well,” Pressey said. “I’ve watched film with him already, and the season hasn’t even started. Right now he’s off to a good start, and I can’t ask for anything else.” Echoed rookie Kelly Olynyk: “[Stevens is] real intelligent, real smart guy, real personable and fun to be around. And he’s a great coach, and there’s not a lot more you can ask for when you’re a player than to have a great coach — in all facets of the game too.” ESPN Boston: Stevens
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