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Boston Celtics: Free agent targets

With the current salary cap situation, and with signing Avery Bradley to his new extension, odds are that the Boston Celtics will not be very active in the free agent market. However, if they do decide to pursue some free agents, there are a few out on the market that would be a great fit in Boston. Lance Stephenson Lance Stephenson The case for: He thinks he is the best player on...
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Brad Stevens Looks Back On ‘Emotional’ Decision To Leave Butler

At first, Brad Stevens didn’t realize that Thursday marked the one-year anniversary of when he signed his 6-year, $22 million contract  to become the next coach of the Boston Celtics. Stevens, who replaced Doc Rivers on July 3, 2013, coached for Butler University since 2001 as both an assistant and head coach. He led Butler to five NCAA Tournament appearances and two National...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Stevens hints free agents,and Rondo and Smart combo

Stevens is a good coach who wants to be great, and I think he can be great without question. I trust in him to get things done with the roster that he has in front of him. When it comes to him and Ainge, I don't know what to think. Stevens is green to the NBA, and Ainge seems as if he has him under his thumb. Is that a bad thing? I don't know, but it's annoying. Mass...
Via Celtics Today
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Coach Stevens outlines Boston Celtics' pitch to prospective free agents

In the article in Mass Live where Brad Stevens talks about Rajon Rondo and Marcus Smart playing in the same backcourt he also addressed Boston's pitch to prospective free agents on playing for the Celtics: “I just got done coaching in a season where we did not have a good year, where we won 25 games out of 82. And when I tell you that our fans were unbelievable, I can’t stress...
Via Celtics Life
6 days ago  |  1 Comment

Celtics Reportedly Called About Two Big Free Agents

credit: Getty Images The Boston Celtics are coming off of a rough season in which they struggled through a rebuild. Rookie coach Brad Stevens was learning the ropes, and the team’s star, Rajon Rondo, was trying to find his way back from injury. While they’re still a way away from contending again, it looks like Danny Ainge is already trying to make some big moves. As free agency...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Stevens working harder then most NBA coaches heading into the draft

Brad Stevens loves basketball, and his work ethic is well known, and on point as the Celtics coach. This summer has been no different for the second year coach. He's been apart of the draft workouts all summer, and it's not surprising considering his background in college hoops. CSNNE"I think the coach has to have input because of the fact that it's his system, he...
Via Celtics Today
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Morning Joe: Stevens focused on a team that could change come draft night

Brad Stevens could be having a hard time formatting a new plan going into the 2014-15 season. Anything can happen at this point, even Rondo rumors have sparked up again. Stevens took over a rebuilding team, and the Celtics have two roads to take this summer. They either go into full on win now with Rondo, or they blow it up completely. ESPN BostonStevens spends these offseason days...
Via Celtics Today
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Boston Celtics actually trade for Kevin Love?

We’re entering a bit of a slow time right now. The Stanley Cup has just ended, Bruins fans watching gloomily at a Rangers-Kings bout. The Patriots start the long stretch between the draft and preseason. It’s hard to watch six innings of the Red Sox offense without getting migraines. The World Cup is in full swing, but it’s embarassing to keep asking my more knowledgeable friends...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Stevens on flopping, his calm demeanor, and what went right for the Celtics in 2013-14

Brad Stevens was part of a panel of coaches (from left to right: U.S. womens Olympic hockey coach Katey Stone, Stevens, former U.S. womens soccer coach Tony DiCicco, Harvard mens basketball coach Tommy Amaker and moderator Jackie MacMullan) speaking at a fundraising breakfast on Friday for the Positive Coaches Alliance, and CelticsLife was on hand to cover it (click here for Steven...
Via Celtics Life
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Stevens talks about preparing for next year, drafting best available player regardless of position

On Friday morning Brad Stevens took part in a discussion amongst of a panel of coaches speaking at a fundraising breakfast for the Positive Coaches Alliance.  The event was held at Fenway Park's EMC Club, and CelticsLife was granted media access to cover it.Before things got started Stevens gave a few minutes of his time to the press.  Here's a brief clip in which he talks...
Via Celtics Life
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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