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Brad Stevens: Celtics had 'real conversations' after loss to Hawks

BOSTON — Brad Stevens was very public in his criticism of the Boston Celtics after Tuesday night’s blowout loss to the Atlanta Hawks. But apparently the dialogue didn’t stop there. The Celtics survived a pretty big scare Wednesday night, needing a furious late run at TD Garden to keep the Philadelphia 76ers winless. After the win, Boston’s head coach admitted his team...
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Brad Stevens pissed, saw blowout loss coming, threatens lineup changes (VIDEO)

Head coach Brad Stevens is well known for his even-keeled demeanor by Celtics fans, players, and around the league. After last night’s blowout 121-97 loss to the Atlanta Hawks, (a team Boston beat just 11 days prior) Stevens made an exception. What was said to the players in the locker room after the game is unknown, but clearly he was heated: Thomas on Stevens: "That's the...
Via Celtics Life
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boston Celtics' team leaders sound off after consecutive bad losses

After the Celtics' 121-97 loss to the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday, Brad Stevens, Isaiah Thomas and other team leaders voiced their displeasure at Boston's play over the past few days.
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'Mad' Brad Stevens blasts Boston Celtics, calls defense 'a sieve'

Brad Stevens finally got mad. David Richard USA TodayThe Boston Celtics were handily defeated by the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday night in front of a national audience. They don't get much of an opportunity to show the entire country how good they are, and they blew their first. But head coach Brad Stevens doesn't care about all that. All he cares about is the fact that his team's normally...
Via Fox Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Furious Brad Stevens blasts Celtics after lackluster game

It takes a lot to make Brad Stevens angry, but the Boston Celtics somehow managed to do just that. The Celtics were run out of the gym Tuesday night in a 24-point loss to the Atlanta Hawks on national television. The defeat came on the heels of a 10-point loss to the lowly Brooklyn Nets on Sunday and was Boston’s third loss in four contests. Stevens usually is mild-mannered, even...
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Brad Stevens is a smart man, and his handling of the Jae Crowder offensive foul call shows it

The Celtics were victimized by a brutal offensive foul whistle late in the fourth quarter last night. Jae Crowder's three-pointer would've cut the deficit to five with 1:40 remaining:After the game Brad Stevens said he didn't see the play, and would wait to watch the video before commenting on it.  However, there is a bit of photo evidence to the contrary: This USA TODAY photo ...
Via Celtics Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Ainge has already offered Kevin McHale spot with Celtics

BOSTON — Since taking over as the Boston Celtics’ president of basketball operations, Danny Ainge has proved himself a man of opportunity. Apparently he was at it again Wednesday. Ainge told the Boston Herald’s Steve Bulpett he already has reached out to Kevin McHale about joining the Celtics in some capacity. McHale was fired by the Houston Rockets earlier Wednesday. ...
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Brad Stevens calls McHale firing a 'rash decision'

BOSTON — The Houston Rockets made a shocking move Wednesday, and even one of the NBA’s most reserved coaches couldn’t help from voicing his displeasure. The Rockets fired head coach Kevin McHale just 11 games into the regular season, one day after the Boston Celtics dropped their record to 4-7 by blowing them out in their own building. Before his team’s game against the...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Stevens for President in 2016! Just how good are the Celtics right now?

Start by taking a peek at this stat line:43 PTS, 9-30 FG, 6-17 3PT, 5 REB, 8 AST, 3 STL, 2 BLK, 8 TOLooks like a solid game for a high-volume shooter, right?  The thing is, those are the combined numbers for superstars Russell Westbrook and James Harden in 63 minutes against the Celtics the past two days.According to, Boston's defensive rating is currently tied with the...
Via Celtics Life
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Stevens Berates Isaiah Thomas In Rare Display Of Emotion (Video)

Want to see a NBA head coach freak out? Don’t watch a Boston Celtics game. That’s usually the case, as Brad Stevens is about as level-headed as they come. But the normally mild-mannered Celtics coach surprisingly broke character in the first half of Tuesday’s game against the Milwaukee Bucks. After Isaiah Thomas’ failure to pick up Khris Middleton led to the Bucks sharpshooter...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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