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Video: Brad Stevens, Celtics react to blowout loss in Washington

Saturday night it was a pair of former Celtics who led the Wizards to a 101-88 victory over Boston.  Kris Humphries scored a team-high 18 points while grabbing nine rebounds in 24 minutes.  Paul Pierce added 17 points in just 18 minutes of action, including 11 in the first quarter while helping the Wiz jump out to an early 30-12 advantage.Here are some postgame thoughts from Brad...
Via Celtics Life
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Brad Stevens head spins thinking about rotations

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. While development for the future appears to be the primary goal of management, Stevens said the focus is winning. The Celtics are 1½ games behind Brooklyn for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Crowder impresses in loss to Orlando; draws comparisons to Marcus Smart

While suffering a tough loss after a tremendous comeback effort against the Orlando Magic tonight, head coach Brad Stevens was impressed with the competitiveness of new Celtic Jae Crowder. Despite sitting for the entire first half and finishing with just two points, two rebounds, and one assist, Crowder was able to add some toughness on the floor, disrupt Orlando’s play, and...
Via Celtics Life
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Stevens Not Ready To Name Rajon Rondo’s Replacement As Celtics Captain

This embed is invalid" /> Rajon Rondo’s departure left the Boston Celtics without a captain, but Brad Stevens isn’t in any rush to name a replacement. The head coach told reporters at shootaround before the Celtics’ 100-84 loss to the Miami Heat that finding a player to slap the “C” on isn’t high on his priority list. “I’m not going to pick...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Stevens Not Bailing On Celtics For College Job

Despite the Brad Stevens hype about him going to Indiana University to replace replace Tom Crean, Stevens went on record to confirm that he is in it for the long haul with the Celtics: “I’ve committed to being here,” Stevens told me before Thursday’s practice at the team’s facility. “I’ve already left a situation once and that was the hardest thing I’ve ever had...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brad Stevens: Rajon Rondo Had ‘Tremendous Impact’ On Celtics Franchise

BOSTON — Brad Stevens looked uncomfortable. Due to the larger than usual media corps at Friday’s game, the Celtics coach moved his pregame question-and-answer session from a back hallway in TD Garden to an impromptu press conference room. Instead of being huddled with reporters, Stevens stood behind a microphone on a small riser, looking down on his interviewers. As awkward as...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Celtics Coach Brad Stevens Sidesteps Rajon Rondo Trade Questions

WALTHAM, Mass. — Brad Stevens isn’t fretting about things he can’t control. Even as trade rumors swirled Thursday regarding Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo, Stevens said his preparation for Friday’s matchup with the Minnesota Timberwolves has not changed. “It’s part of the NBA, but again, I don’t want to focus on things that aren’t there,” Stevens said...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Indiana Alum: I’d ‘Bet My Life’ Brad Stevens Hasn’t Thought About College Return

Brad Stevens can’t avoid it. No matter how much he has managed to avoid the topic since becoming the Boston Celtics’ head coach, many basketball observers believe he’s only biding his time before a return to the college ranks. At least one analyst — who has no small interest in the matter — thinks that might be wishful thinking. Dan Dakich,...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Your Morning Dump… Where Brad Stevens could leave to coach Indiana University?

  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. What would make Stevens attractive to Indiana is his ability to recruit players, as he did at Butler withMatt Howard, Hayward, and Shelvin Mack, and turn them into a productive unit. Those players were not...
Via Red's Army
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Emily Austen and Brad Stevens talk Celtics biggest win of the season

Boston had their biggest win of the season today holding off a furious late run by the Wizards to emerge victorious 101-93. Jeff Green had another stong game with 25, Rajon Rondo had a triple double and Marcus Thronton set the score book on fire with 21 in just over 17 minutes. Emily Austen reports:One of the more interesting things I took from Brad Stevens post=game press conference...
Via Celtics Life
21 days ago  |  Discuss

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