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WATCH: Brad Stevens on Isaiah Thomas playing in Game 1 after Sister's Funeral, Celtics matchup vs. Wizards

Brad Stevens spoke at practice Saturday about Isaiah Thomas' plans to play in Game 1 of Boston Celtics vs. Washington Wizards NBA Playoffs Second Round series, as well as the takeaways from the Chicago Bulls first round series win and how they match up against the Washington Wizards.
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Chad Finn: Did Brad Stevens win this series for the Celtics?

In what must be a disappointing development for Brad Stevens’s small but disingenuous cadre of caterwauling detractors, the Celtics coach now has added a series victory in the playoffs to his résumé. … It’s no surprise that the perpetually even-keeled Stevens downplayed the achievement. But for those who have grown weary of hearing about what he hasn’t accomplished rather...
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6 hours ago

Bulls fans bust out ‘Fire Hoiberg’ chants, Brad Stevens reacts (VIDEO)

It seems like forever ago when the Bulls had a 2-0 series lead over the Celtics after emerging victorious in both of the first two games at TD Garden. That was the high point for them, however, as Boston went on to win four in a row from that point on, with some of the victories coming by a decisive margin. Not much was expected of the eighth-seeded Bulls heading into the playoffs...
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10 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brad Stevens on Avery Bradley's Defense on Jimmy Butler in Celtics 108 97 Game 5 Win Over Bulls

Brad Stevens' full postgame press conference following the Boston Celtics 108-97 victory over the Chicago Bulls in Game 5 of their 1st Round matchup in the NBA Playoffs. Visit and for 3 free meals + free shipping. Get a $20 rebate off your first SeatGeek ticket purchase. Download the SeatGeek app, go to settings and enter promo code: GardenReport...
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WATCH: Brad Stevens on Stopping Isaiah Canaan & the Success of Small-Ball Lineup

Brad Stevens' full pregame press conference prior to the Game 5 of the Boston Celtics 1st Round series against the Chicago Bulls in NBA Playoffs. Visit and for 3 free meals + free shipping. Get a $20 rebate off your first SeatGeek ticket purchase. Download the SeatGeek app, go to settings and enter promo code: GardenReport. Get the CLNS Radio...
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WATCH: GM 5 Preview: With Brad Stevens' Adjustments, How Will Bulls Respond?? | Powered by CLNS Radio

In this Roundtable segment, Evan Valenti and Matthew Ignal look at the chess match going on in the Celtics v Bulls Playoff Series and use that to speculate on the key moves we might see in Game 5. Follow us on Twitter: @CLNSRoundtable.
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Stevens responds to Hoiberg's dig at Isaiah Thomas

The Boston Celtics-Chicago Bulls first-round playoff series now has even the coaches trading shots.Celtics head coach Brad Stevens took an opportunity on Monday to respond to Bulls counterpart Fred Hoiberg saying after Game 4 that Isaiah Thomas is difficult to defend because he gets away with carrying the basketball.“I’m not going to say what I would or wouldn’t do with regard...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA fines Marcus Smart $25,000 for ‘obscene gesture’ to fan

Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart flipped the bird to a fan Tuesday night during the team’s loss at home to the Chicago Bulls. Now he’s getting fined $25,000 for his action. Smart’s “obscene gesture” came after he missed a three-point shot in the fourth quarter. His coach, Brad Stevens, has already stated of his player’s action, “if he made a gesture, it’s inappropriate...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Stevens Not Losing ‘One Second Of Sleep’ Over Celtics’ Playoff Seed

BOSTON — The Boston Celtics enter Monday night’s game against the NBA-worst Brooklyn Nets tied with the Cleveland Cavaliers for the top seed in the Eastern Conference at 51-29. But the Celtics’ place in the standings is the farthest thing from head coach Brad Stevens’ mind with two games remaining in the regular season. “The most important thing is (Monday night’s) game...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Stevens on Butler's problems with Al Horford in '07 is the best

A good coach remembers every little detail. But Brad Stevens might want to let this one go.The Boston Celtics head coach, as we all know, was a standout coach at Butler before making the leap to the NBA. In fact, he spent a total of 13 years with the Bulldogs, beginning as an assistant coach in 2001.Stevens was on Butler’s bench as an assistant in 2007, when the Bulldogs met a...
March 23, 2017  |  Discuss

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