According to the Celtics' official twitter account the team has hired former Butler coach, Brad Stevens, as their new head coach. 

Stevens spent the last six years patrolling the sidelines at Butler and he amassed a 166-49 record during his time with the Bulldogs, leading the school to four regular season conference titles and three conference tournament championships. Stevens was no stranger to the NCAA tournament either. His teams were seeded in the big dance in all but one year during his six year reign, including two Final Four appearances, one of which included a trip to the National Championship game. 

Brad Stevens, 36, seems to be just what Danny Ainge was looking for. He's young, charismatic, and works really well with young players. More importantly, perhaps, he knows how to win and his .772 winning percentage only proves that further. 

I like this hire. Not just because he's a solid coach but also because the Celtics have one less thing they have to worry about. It's unknown whether or not Stevens will be coaching the Summer League team. As of now, Celtics assistant coach Jay Larranaga has the job. We'll see if that changes in the coming days.


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