Brad Stevens

February 18, 2014 - 7:26 am
Speaking with WEEI's Mut & Merloni on Tuesday morning, NBA analyst Stan Van Gundy said that he sees Celtics guard Rajon Rondo staying in Boston after this week's trade deadline. To listen to the interview, visit the Mut & Merloni audio on demand page . Van Gundy said that while Rondo is one...
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February 12, 2014 - 8:56 am
Celtics coach Brad Stevens took advantage of Tuesday's off day to visit a former Butler player recovering from cancer treatment in Indiana. Andrew Smith , who was on the teams that made back-to-back appearances in the NCAA championship game and graduated last year, was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins...
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January 29, 2014 - 8:23 pm
The Celtics hit a new low with a buzzer-beating loss to the 76ers. They've lost four in a row, wrapping up January with a 2-15 record after losing to the only team that stood between them and the Atlantic Division basement. Other than that, how was the play, Mrs. Lincoln? On the bright side, the...
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January 27, 2014 - 8:28 am
CSNNE Celtics analyst Tommy Heinsohn talked with Mut & Merloni on Monday about the tributes for Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett during Sunday'€™s game at TD Garden. To hear the interview, go to the Mut & Merloni audio on demand page . Heinsohn enjoyed the tributes for Garnett and Pierce,...
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January 19, 2014 - 3:44 pm
In the race to claim one of the NBA'€™s worst records, this would have been a good night for the Celtics . But for those hoping for some wins, the 93-91 loss to the Magic was about as demoralizing a game as this season has presented. The Celtics  lost for the 14th time in their last 16 tries,...
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January 17, 2014 - 8:15 pm
After the Celtics win against the Raptors on Wednesday night that featured a zero-point output from Kelly Olynyk , Boston owner Stephen Pagliuca approached the 7-footer at his locker. Pagliuca wanted to instill confidence in the Gonzaga product whom the Celtics took in the first round of the 2013...
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January 17, 2014 - 8:04 pm
Through 47 minutes and 59 seconds there was nothing to complain about regarding the debut of Rajon Rondo . But it took just a second for that outlook to change. With Boston trailing by three points in the waning moments, Rondo hoisted a 3-pointer that would have sent the game into overtime at the...
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January 17, 2014 - 2:25 pm
Rajon Rondo got the start at point guard in his much-anticipated return to the court on Friday night against the Lakers. Celtics (14-26) coach Brad Stevens confirmed Rondo's return to reporters before the 7:30 tip-off at the Garden. Rondo has been sidelined since Jan. 25, 2013 with a torn ACL he...
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January 15, 2014 - 7:24 pm
A few minutes into the third quarter, Phil Pressey jetted around a pick-and-roll, confidently rose for an 18-foot jump shot and connected. But before he could celebrate a whistle sounded: A Boston foul nullified Pressey'€™s first points as a Celtic starter. "I felt like that really was going to...
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January 13, 2014 - 4:52 pm
With the Celtics mired in a losing streak and spiraling down the standings, Rajon Rondo 's return can't come soon enough, and it doesn't appear the All-Star point guard is all that far off from playing for the first time since his ACL injury. "I get the impression it'€™s sooner rather than later...
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