Boston Celtics hire Butler’s Stevens

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stevensThe Boston Celtics announced Wednesday that they have come to an agreement with Brad Stevens to be the 17th head coach of the team. In his six seasons with the Bulldogs, Stevens led Butler to two NCAA championship.

Stevens replaces Doc Rivers who was traded to the Los Angeles Clippers. what’s hard to believe is the 36-year-old just signed a contract with the Bulldogs through 2021-2022.

Stevens led the Bulldogs to a 166-49 record, including a 12-5 record in the NCAA tournament.

Butler’s former head coach also earn four conference regular season championships, three league tournament titles and six trips to postseason tournament play. His 166 wins is the most for any NCAA Division I basketball coach over the first six years to start a career.