” We are thrilled that Brad Stevens will continue to be our coach,” stated Boston Celtics Co-Owner Steve Pagliuca. “He has become one of the best coaches in the NBA, and is a genuine leader on and off the court. This is a fantastic day for the Boston Celtics.”
Stevens, 43, has been named the Eastern Conference Coach of the Month 3 times in his 7 seasons with the Celtics, making him one of two coaches to earn three such bestow the franchise. The Zionsville, Indiana local likewise served as the head coach of the Eastern Conference All-Star team for the 2017 NBA All-Star Game in New Orleans, Louisiana, to become the seventh coach in franchise history to hold such a role (Auerbach, Fitch, Ford, Heinsohn, Jones, Rivers).
” We are thrilled that Brad Stevens will continue to be our coach,” said Boston Celtics Co-Owner Steve Pagliuca. “He has become one of the finest coaches in the NBA, and is a genuine leader on and off the court.” Brad is one of the most hard-working and smart coaches in the game today,” stated Boston Celtics President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge.
Stevens, who was called the franchises 17th head coach on July 3, 2013, has actually produced a 318-245 win-loss record (.565) in six-plus seasons with the Celtics. His 318 wins are the fourth-most by any Celtics coach in franchise history (795-Auerbach, 427-Heinsohn, 416-Rivers).
Presently in his seventh campaign with the Celtics, Stevens has notched numerous milestones throughout the 2019-20 season. He ended up being just the 5th coach in franchise history to reach the 300-win mark with a triumph at Orlando on January 24, and went beyond K.C. Jones (308 wins) for the fourth-most wins on the franchise ledger with a triumph at Minnesota on February 21.
With Stevens at the helm, the Celtics are poised for their sixth successive playoff appearance in 2019-20, marking the franchises longest such streak because doing so from 2007-08 to 2012-13. Stevens assisted assist the Celtics to back-to-back trips to the Eastern Conference Finals in 2016-17 and 2017-18, marking the first time because the 1986-87 and 1987-88 seasons that the organization has reached the Conference Finals in successive seasons.
” Brad is one of the most intelligent and hard-working coaches in the video game today,” said Boston Celtics President of Basketball Operations Danny Ainge. “More significantly, his character and integrity have actually contributed to a culture that all of us highly worth here. Brad is an excellent teammate, and a leader people wish to follow. We are honored to have him with us as we continue to pursue our next championship.”
” Brad is an exceptional person and an accomplished coach,” stated Boston Celtics Lead Owner and Governor Wyc Grousbeck. “We are proud to have him lead our group forward in our quest for Banner 18.”
BOSTON, MA– The Boston Celtics have signed head coach Brad Stevens to a contract extension, the group revealed today. Per group policy, terms of the offer were not divulged.