Brad Stevens

Josue Pavon
January 22, 2019 - 3:38 am
Celtics All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving has never been applauded for his defensive prowess. It was actually the biggest knock on his game when he was dealt to Boston. Back when Isaiah Thomas was sent to the Cavaliers in 2017, skeptics quickly pointed out the fact that even though Irving is a much...
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Josue Pavon
January 20, 2019 - 10:55 am
Every championship-caliber team needs a Marcus Smart. A gritty, hard-nosed defender who does the dirty work and doesn't take crap from anyone. However, the only problem with having a player like that is he's prone to go off the handle and into the deep end from time to time and Saturday night was...
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Josue Pavon
January 20, 2019 - 10:17 am
With 46 games under their belt and six games behind the first place Bucks, the Celtics have their work cut out for themselves between now and the end of the regular season. They're currently fifth in the east and hold the worst away record (11-13) compared to the four teams ahead of them. Boston...
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Josue Pavon
January 15, 2019 - 4:20 am
BROOKLYN – When the news of Kyrie Irving and Marcus Smart broke Monday morning, Brad Stevens knew he was going to have a thin back court heading into the Celtics' matchup against the Nets. However, what he couldn't foresee was essentially missing half of his rotation. There were guys that were...
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Josue Pavon
January 13, 2019 - 4:10 am
ORLANDO – Kyrie Irving wanted to have the final say in regulation of Saturday's game against the Magic. With the game on the line, he couldn't hide his emotions after Gordon Hayward made an inbound pass to Jayson Tatum for a game-tying fade away jump shot that bounced off the back of the rim as...
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Josue Pavon
January 11, 2019 - 1:09 pm
Celtics rookie Robert Williams is far from a finished product. The athletic big has the potential to become an every day NBA rim protector but still has a lot to learn. He's raw. But he's made his presence felt in a minimal role for the Celtics at times when his team needed him to make an impact...
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Josue Pavon
January 10, 2019 - 2:59 am
The Celtics' offense has come a long way from what it was at the start of the regular season. For the first time this year, Brad Stevens is seeing his offense produce at a consistently high level without relying on Kyrie Irving's ability to put the team on his back. Suddenly, those days are a thing...
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Josue Pavon
January 08, 2019 - 2:40 am
When Brad Stevens concludes each and every practice session, not every member of the Celtics immediately hits the showers. Some players speak to the media, others get into individual workouts with assistant coaches, while guys like Kyrie Irving, Marcus Smart, Terry Rozier and Jayson Tatum compete...
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Josue Pavon
January 05, 2019 - 11:55 am
Future Hall-of-Famer Dirk Nowitzki may had played his final game at TD Garden Friday night. The iconic 7-foot shooter received a standing ovation when he checked into the game in the first half, something you almost never see for an opposing player in Boston and every time Nowitzki pulled up for...
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Josue Pavon
January 01, 2019 - 11:09 am
The success of Brad Stevens' teams have always been predicated on great defense. It's typically the backbone of why nearly every season throughout Stevens' tenure in Boston the Celtics have exceeded expectations. However, for the first time, a Stevens-led Celtics team is actually under-performing...
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