Following their Sport 5 loss to the Brooklyn Nets within the first spherical of the playoffs, the Celtics have introduced that present head coach Brad Stevens can be changing Danny Ainge because the workforce’s President of Basketball Operations.
Stevens joined the Celtics eight years in the past after a profitable stint as the top coach at Butler College. All through his tenure because the coach of the Celtics, Stevens has extensively been thought of one of many premier coaches within the league.
Nevertheless, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Steven’s was “worn down” from teaching—particularly following final season’s Bubble in Orlando—and “welcomed” a change of surroundings into the entrance workplace.
In an announcement launched by the Celtics, Stevens appeared wanting to take the reigns of the franchise.
“I’m grateful to possession and to Danny for trusting me with this chance,” he said. “I’m excited to sort out this new position, beginning with a wide-ranging and complete seek for our subsequent head coach. I really like the Celtics and know the nice honor and duty that comes with this job. I’ll give it every thing I’ve to assist us be in place to constantly compete for championships.”
In line with Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports, the Celtics gamers had been knowledgeable final evening about Steven’s promotion. He additionally famous that present Los Angeles Lakers assistant and former Milwaukee Bucks head coach Jason Kidd and former Atlanta Hawks coach Lloyd Pierce are the 2 entrance runners for the Celtics now-vacant head-coaching gig.
Celtics followers will now should eagerly await the information of who the workforce’s new head coach can be.