Brad Stevens

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Brad Stevens said : “I think the staff checks a lot of boxes as is,” External link

masslive Thursday, September 29, 2022 3:48:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens told : “Since the Brogdon trade, we felt really good about our team,” External link

masslive Monday, September 26, 2022 9:55:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens added : “We’re excited to move forward with our team and that’s really been our focus for a while. You say it’s been busy and there’s been a lot of talk but it hasn’t been from me. Hopefully, it gave everyone something to talk about. It’s been pretty quiet on our front for a while now” External link

masslive Monday, September 26, 2022 9:55:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "When we were considering hiring him as an assistant, I vetted the incidents when he was in college really thoroughly," External link

forbes Sunday, September 25, 2022 5:10:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We have a lot of talented women in our organization. I thought yesterday was really hard on them,” “Nobody can control Twitter speculation, rampant (expletive), but I do think that we as an organization have a responsibility to make sure we’re there to support them now. Because a lot of people were dragged unfairly into that” External link

usaToday Saturday, September 24, 2022 12:17:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “It’s not an easy timing for him or the rest of staff, but he’s an exceptionally sharp and talented person,” External link

stabroeknews Saturday, September 24, 2022 9:04:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We have a lot of talented women in our organization, and I thought yesterday was really hard on them,” “I think that you know nobody can control Twitter speculation, but I do think that we as an organization have a responsibility to make sure we’re there to support them now because a lot of people were dragged unfairly into that” External link

stabroeknews Saturday, September 24, 2022 9:04:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We have a lot of talented women in our organization. I thought yesterday was really hard on them,” “Nobody can control Twitter speculation, rampant (expletive), but I do think that we as an organization have a responsibility to make sure we’re there to support them now. Because a lot of people were dragged unfairly into that” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, September 24, 2022 6:40:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Joe’s going to be in charge. It’s not easy timing for him or the rest of the staff, but he’s an exceptionally sharp and talented person,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, September 24, 2022 6:40:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "To think that guys on the team or coaches or anybody else in the organization is going to walk back on the court and everything is fine, that’s just not the way it is," External link

wsoctv Saturday, September 24, 2022 2:18:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “There was messaging sent out, there were meetings to make sure everybody’s available for them,” “I think we still need to make sure we’re there for a while beyond that” External link

usaToday Saturday, September 24, 2022 12:53:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "It's unfortunate and not necessary." External link

wmur Saturday, September 24, 2022 12:30:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "We have a lot of talented women in the organization," External link

wmur Saturday, September 24, 2022 12:30:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "We have a lot of talented women in our organization. I thought yesterday was really hard on them," "Nobody can control Twitter speculation, rampant (expletive), but I do think that we as an organization have a responsibility to make sure we're there to support them now. Because a lot of people were dragged unfairly into that" External link

startribune Saturday, September 24, 2022 12:03:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "Joe's going to be in charge. It's not easy timing for him or the rest of the staff, but he's an exceptionally sharp and talented person," External link

startribune Saturday, September 24, 2022 12:03:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We have a lot of talented women in our organization,” External link

bostonglobe Friday, September 23, 2022 10:38:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “It’s not an easy timing for [Mazzulla] or the rest of the staff,” “He’s an exceptionally sharp and talented person. I believe strongly in him and his ability to lead people, his ability to galvanize a room and get behind them, and his ability to organize and understand all that comes with running a team through the season” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, September 23, 2022 9:52:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I’m going to be there for [Mazzulla] without stepping on his toes,” “He doesn’t need much. I believe in that strongly. Sometimes you just need somebody who has been there next to you. Hopefully I can be that for him” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, September 23, 2022 9:52:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I believe strongly in Joe’s substantiveness as a person,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, September 23, 2022 9:52:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "When we were considering hiring him as an assistant, I vetted the incidents when he was in college really thoroughly," "I believe strongly in Joe’s substantiveness as a person. He’s been very open with me about how those moments impacted him in every which way, and you can see it in the way that he carries himself. ... I believe strongly that shaped him into who he is today in a really, really good way, but he’ll be the first to tell you he’s 110% accountable for that, and I’ll be the first to tell you I believe in him" External link

actionnewsjax Friday, September 23, 2022 9:27:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I’ve known Joe since he was with Maine with the Red Claws,” External link

masslive Friday, September 23, 2022 9:13:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "We have a lot of talented women in our organization, and I thought yesterday was really hard on them," External link

cbslocal Friday, September 23, 2022 8:22:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "It's not an easy timing for him or the rest of the staff. But he's an exceptionally sharp and talented person," External link

cbslocal Friday, September 23, 2022 8:22:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "Joe is the best choice. By a longshot," "As you go through this process, it all hits you, but I think we have the best people in place to do that and Joe is the best person in our organization" External link

cbslocal Friday, September 23, 2022 8:22:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Virginia Het ) : "I will tell you this; I believe strongly in Joe's substance as a person. He has been very open about how those moments impacted him in every which way. You can see it in the way he carries himself," External link

cbslocal Friday, September 23, 2022 8:22:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Joe is the best choice to do that by a long shot. So as you go through this whole process, it all hits you, but I think we have the best people in place to do that, and Joe is the best person to do that in our organization,” External link

masslive Friday, September 23, 2022 8:05:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I think the other part of it is, there’s a lot of factors in play of why I wouldn’t necessarily even want to do that,” External link

masslive Friday, September 23, 2022 8:05:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I do think that - and I’ve told Joe this - I’m going to be there for him without stepping on his toes as much as he needs, but he doesn’t need much,” “I believe in that strongly. And hopefully, I can help him with any questions he has as he goes through it, but sometimes you just need someone who has been there next to you, to be able to go in and let your shoulders down and talk about what you’re going through, and hopefully, I can be that for him” External link

masslive Friday, September 23, 2022 8:05:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We haven’t gone into a ton of discussions about adding to the staff,” “I think the staff checks a lot of boxes as is. There may be an addition. But I believe, we have several young coaches but several of them have years and years of experience. I referred to Damon Stoudamire and Ben (Sullivan) because I think they have the most experience and I think they’re really really going to help us. I think they’re people we considered too. They’re future head coaches” External link

masslive Friday, September 23, 2022 8:05:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We have a lot of talented women in our organization and I thought yesterday was really hard on them,” External link

bostonglobe Friday, September 23, 2022 7:34:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “He is an exceptionally sharp and talented person and I believe strongly in him and his ability to lead people, his ability to galvanize a room and get behind them and his ability to organize and understand all that comes with running a team during a season,” External link

wcvb Friday, September 23, 2022 7:33:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "We have a lot of talented women in our organization, and I thought yesterday was really hard on them," External link

cbslocal Friday, September 23, 2022 7:21:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "There was messaging sent out, there was meetings to make sure that everybody's available and supportive," "But, you know, I don't think that -- I think we still need to make sure that we're there for a while beyond that. I think that was really unfair, in my opinion. And I don't know how we control Twitter, and obviously there's only so much that we can say. But our job is to support, and our job is to be there as everybody goes through the hard time. And everybody digests this stuff differently, obviously. But that was a -- yesterday was unfair to them" External link

cbslocal Friday, September 23, 2022 7:21:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "It has obviously been a hard time. The only thing I would like to say is that we have a lot of talented women in our organization and yesterday was really hard on them," "Nobody can control Twitter speculation, rampant bull----, but I do think we, as an organization, have a responsibility to support them now. A lot of people were dragged unfairly in that. I would just add that and go from there" External link

cbslocal Friday, September 23, 2022 7:21:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "It's unfortunate and not necessary." External link

wmur Friday, September 23, 2022 7:16:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "We have a lot of talented women in the organization," External link

wmur Friday, September 23, 2022 7:16:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Robert Williams ) : “Robert’s obviously a short-term thing,” “We’re hopeful that Rob will be just like last time [in May], in the weight room a day later and starting his rehab. It should not take a long time into the season” External link

bostonglobe Thursday, September 22, 2022 9:45:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Rob’s knee, as he went through the whole course of the playoffs, especially when we were playing every other day in the second round and in the third round, it was very much how he reacted day to day within the 48-hour window,” External link

bostonglobe Tuesday, September 20, 2022 10:58:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens added : “We’re excited to move forward with our team and that’s really been our focus for a while. You say it’s been busy and there’s been a lot of talk but it hasn’t been from me. Hopefully, it gave everyone something to talk about. It’s been pretty quiet on our front for a while now” External link

masslive Monday, September 12, 2022 7:00:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens told : “Since the Brogdon trade, we felt really good about our team,” External link

masslive Monday, September 12, 2022 7:00:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens told : “Since the Brogdon trade, we felt really good about our team,” External link

masslive Wednesday, August 24, 2022 1:27:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens added : ”We’re excited to move forward with our team and that’s really been our focus for a while. You say it’s been busy and there’s been a lot of talk but it hasn’t been from me. Hopefully, it gave everyone something to talk about. It’s been pretty quiet on our front for a while now” External link

masslive Wednesday, August 24, 2022 1:27:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “For about five hours the water was so high that you couldn’t do anything except sit back, wait and see what was going to be left behind, who made it through,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, August 8, 2022 2:14:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “The rising cost of living is crippling the people of Britain and I believe we owe it to the loyal customers that keep us afloat to set realistic and fair prices. Kill The Bill goes beyond this – it is good quality pizza and cocktails that save our customers money every day and they have a good time whilst they're here, with friendly service and good music. "This is what Pizza Punks was born for, a need to rip up the rule book – unlimited toppings at one price. We’re taking on the machine, we won’t be hiking up prices we here to stick a pin the inflation and deflate prices with Kill The Bill” External link

chroniclelive Tuesday, August 2, 2022 10:10:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I really value how a team fits together, and how everybody brings their strengths to the table and accentuates each other,” “We’re deep, but we have a lot of options. ... We talked about how it’s great to have the green light to continue to add whatever we need. But one of the things I’ll continue to focus on is adding without taking away” External link

masslive Tuesday, July 19, 2022 8:41:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “It has been whatever we need to do to try to maximize our opportunities, and we obviously have a really good core, a really good team, and fortunate to make these two really good additions,” “We wouldn’t be able to do that without that commitment from (ownership). We’re obviously thankful. We’ve had the green light the whole time to make those calls” External link

masslive Tuesday, July 19, 2022 8:41:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “They’ve been great about that this whole time,” External link

masslive Tuesday, July 12, 2022 10:42:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I think the bottom line is, and obviously we have not only a trade exception now, but trade exceptions that we can use again towards the trade deadline,” “And that’s all about just finding the right deal. If it’s the right trade to be made, we have the green light to do that” External link

masslive Tuesday, July 12, 2022 10:42:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “One of the things I’ll continue to focus on is adding without taking away,” “We do have a deep team, there will be the need to give a little, which is very important. But I think everybody here is ready to do that. They got a taste of what it’s all about in June, and it’s pretty clear what we want to do here” External link

masslive Tuesday, July 12, 2022 10:42:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We’ve been really high on Luke,” “We thought he had a terrific G League season and we think that he can step right in and be a passer and a ball handler and a mover and a screener and a roller when need be and we’ll probably add one more person that can play in that area. But we’re really believing in Luke as not only depth — he can obviously fill out the roster — but also be ready to help us and help us win and I think he’s at that stage where he can do that. But we’re still looking and we’ll still add at least one more body at that, whatever we call the five position nowadays” External link

masslive Tuesday, July 12, 2022 10:42:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “This is about winning and one of the things about Marcus’ tenure as a Celtic is it’s defined by winning in the playoffs every year,” “We all know to stay the same, as Malcolm said, everybody else in the league is trying to get better, and everybody else in the league is reading about you as you’re making your run” External link

masslive Tuesday, July 12, 2022 9:36:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Danilo Gallinari ) : “When talking about Danilo and all he’s accomplished in his 14 years in the NBA with his ability to impact the game, especially in his ability to impact the game in different ways,” “His shooting, his ability to make tough shots on the block, his ability to draw attention and make the right reads, obviously we felt like he was a great fit and addition to our team in helping us hopefully continue to strive for those next steps” External link

masslive Tuesday, July 12, 2022 8:30:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “While the sunshine is very welcome after the recent rains, it does mean an increased risk of wildfires starting. "If you’re visiting our heathlands, woodlands or countryside, please avoid having a campfire and bring a picnic, not a barbecue just a few simple steps can make a real difference” External link

express Tuesday, July 12, 2022 1:45:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “He has a chance to make a real impact with his size, feel, and shooting — both stationary and on the move,” “He’s hard-working, unselfish, and competitive, a great combination for a young player” External link

bostonglobe Sunday, July 10, 2022 1:25:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We’ve known who fits into our trade exception and who we might be able to target around the league and have discussions about,” “It really comes down to cost. If the costs are appropriate, you continue discussions and if they are not, you table it for now and maybe return to those later” External link

masslive Saturday, July 9, 2022 8:14:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I think the way that teams work together and operate together are fragile,” External link

virginislandsdailynews Saturday, July 2, 2022 10:48:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “At the end of the day, trade exceptions are a tool, but it’s not our only avenue,” “I think we’ve got the ability to do some small things in free agency with the taxpayer mid-level and the ability to add minimums. If that [exception vanishes] because we don’t find the right deal, we still have two other TPEs to use towards the trade deadline” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, June 29, 2022 11:07:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We do think he has a good feel as far as getting the ball out of his hands quickly and finding the right people, especially on spot-ups,” “He’s very unselfish in that regard. But there are things he has to improve, as any 19-year-old would be. But we’re looking forward to helping him do that. That’s our task” External link

bostonglobe Saturday, June 25, 2022 3:16:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “He’s a good competitor and obviously, I think, played in a really good program for really good coaches,” External link

bostonglobe Saturday, June 25, 2022 3:16:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Now it’s about making it so that he gets accustomed to the NBA game,” External link

bostonglobe Saturday, June 25, 2022 3:16:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “This is a big life moment for him, and then in a couple of days you’re on a plane to Boston and in a whole new place,” External link

bostonglobe Saturday, June 25, 2022 3:16:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “At the end of the day, trade exceptions are a tool, but it’s not our only avenue,” External link

bostonglobe Saturday, June 25, 2022 12:14:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “The costs for moving up was just too, too much for where we are,” “Whether that was into the 20s or even the 30s or even the low-40s. For us, it was okay. We’ve got a good list of guys that we’re comfortable with. As the draft continued, it became obvious that we had two or three guys still on our board there in the last couple of picks to choose from” External link

masslive Friday, June 24, 2022 1:48:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We’re in a position roster-wise where we got to evaluate the back-end of our roster and decide on the guys who are here, decide on who we can add via trade or via free agency,” “But we’re in a position roster-wise where we can focus on the development of a young player, too. I think that’s important” External link

masslive Friday, June 24, 2022 1:48:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “He’s not going to have a ton of pressure to come in and impact us right away or move the needle for us right away,” External link

masslive Friday, June 24, 2022 1:48:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “He’ll be able to compete for minutes like everyone else, but at the same time he can grow, develop and focus his attention on improving. I think that’s an important place to be for a young player,” “We’ve got a really good team. But he’ll be able to put some heat on us with his speed on both ends of the floor. I’m looking forward to it” External link

bangordailynews Friday, June 24, 2022 1:31:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “It really comes downs to costs,” External link

bangordailynews Friday, June 24, 2022 1:31:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Very young, very explosive, that’s pretty obvious,” External link

masslive Friday, June 24, 2022 1:15:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “He’ll be able compete for minutes like everyone else, but at the same time he can grow, develop and focus his attention on improving. I think that’s an important place to be for a young player,” “We’ve got a really good team. But he’ll be able to put some heat on us with his speed on both ends of the floor. I’m looking forward to it” External link

wcvb Friday, June 24, 2022 12:50:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “It really comes downs to costs,” External link

wcvb Friday, June 24, 2022 12:50:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “He’s a guy that we’ve seen all year long,” “Very young, very explosive, that’s pretty obvious. He has the ability to get inside the paint and make plays and has some things that he’ll have to improve on, but has a lot of physical tools. A good competitor. And obviously, I think, played in a really good program for really good coaches. And so we’re looking forward to getting them up to Boston” External link

masslive Friday, June 24, 2022 9:23:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We’re in a position roster-wise where we can focus on the development of a young player, too,” External link

masslive Friday, June 24, 2022 9:23:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “The trade exception, there is a reason why most of the trade exceptions go unused,” “We have one that expires, obviously the big one expires in July. We have a couple that expire later. They’re reasonable amounts that you can take good players in with, so you balance that against, what’s the cost that you’re gonna have to pay, are you gonna bring someone in who is gonna add to and not necessarily take away, which you obviously don’t want to do. So it’s still about being thoughtful and prudent about what the deal is. We’re going through the whole list, we’re trying to find guys that fit what we need” External link

forbes Friday, June 24, 2022 1:48:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We have to walk a fine line a little bit. I think teams are fragile. I think the way that teams work together and operate together are fragile,” External link

wcvb Wednesday, June 22, 2022 12:32:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “When you start off 18-21, you’ve got to fight, scratch and claw to get into the playoffs, get into the seeds, get home court,” External link

wcvb Wednesday, June 22, 2022 12:32:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “The big one expires in July, we’ve got a couple of others that expire later, they’re all reasonable amounts that we can take good players in with,” External link

wcvb Wednesday, June 22, 2022 12:32:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “In the first 40 games or so, he went through pretty much everything you can go through as a as a coach in Boston,” External link

wcvb Wednesday, June 22, 2022 12:32:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We have to walk a fine line a little bit. I think teams are fragile. I think the way that teams work together and operate together are fragile,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, June 21, 2022 11:08:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about error ) : “When you start off 18-21, you’ve got to fight, scratch and claw to get into the playoffs, get into the seeds, get home court,” “You got to do all that stuff and there’s no margin for error” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, June 21, 2022 11:08:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “The big one expires in July, we’ve got a couple of others that expire later, they’re all reasonable amounts that we can take good players in with,” “It’s still about being prudent and thoughtful about what the deal is” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, June 21, 2022 11:08:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “In the first 40 games or so, he went through pretty much everything you can go through as a as a coach in Boston,” “I think that’s a testament to the way that he stayed even keel. … I’ve told people I’m close to all along, I think his ability to bounce back after the tough losses in the playoffs was really special” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, June 21, 2022 11:08:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “This guy gave us everything he had,” “When you look at the minutes, when you look at the games played — I’ve said this many times: He’s a superstar that doesn’t want to sit. He wants to play, he wants to play all the time” External link

masslive Tuesday, June 21, 2022 8:02:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Jaylen Brown ) : “When you start looking at it objectively and more so historically, what Jayson and Jaylen have done in the playoffs, historically at their ages, is rarified air,” “I think we’re very cognizant of the fact that even though Jayson would admittedly not have played his best series, there’s no chance we’re there without him and without all of his great play all the way through” External link

masslive Tuesday, June 21, 2022 8:02:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Our leadership was pretty good on this team,” “Everybody does it in their own way; all of our best players added to it. I thought Jayson’s voice got way louder as the year went on, and that’s a huge, huge thing for our team. Jaylen and Marcus (Smart) have always been good vocal leaders and people on the court and in practice and the locker room” External link

masslive Tuesday, June 21, 2022 8:02:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We’ve got the okay to do whatever we need to do,” External link

masslive Tuesday, June 21, 2022 6:21:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I think the trade exception, there’s a reason why a lot of the trade exceptions go unused,” “We have a bunch of them right now. We have one that expires, obviously, the big one expires in July, we’ve got a couple of others that expire later, they’re all reasonable amounts that we can take good players in with, so you balance that on, OK, what’s the cost that you’re going to have to pay, are you going to bring somebody in that’s going to add to – not necessarily take away, which you obviously don’t want to do. So it’s still about being prudent and thoughtful about what the deal is” External link

masslive Tuesday, June 21, 2022 6:21:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “It looked like he had a little bit better bend,” “That was the thing. He had enough swelling in his quad that he didn’t have an ideal ability to really get low and bend that knee. It looked like he was doing a little bit better. I don’t know what he’s going to be cleared to do in practice [Thursday], but we’ll see as the days go on” External link

bostonglobe Thursday, May 5, 2022 7:12:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Marcus Smart ) : “Marcus was in the gym yesterday on an off day for the rest of our team,” External link

masslive Thursday, May 5, 2022 5:07:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I would say we were definitely outside the mix, but probably better than certainly what we were talked about,” External link

bostonglobe Saturday, April 16, 2022 3:46:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I have not been a person they will reach out to anyway,” “They’ve got a lot of good candidates. They have a lot of better candidates than me I’m sure” External link

masslive Friday, April 15, 2022 8:36:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “How about the fact that I lived in Boston for nine years and everything in my closet is green with Boston Celtic gear,” “My whole existence is around trying to help this team be as good as it can be. Let’s keep it that way” External link

masslive Friday, April 15, 2022 8:36:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “How about the fact that I’ve lived in Boston for nine years, and everything in my closet is green. That is enough. Isn’t that a little bit of a rivalry? Come on,” External link

inquirer Friday, April 15, 2022 5:53:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "I definitely would not leave the Celtics to go to the Lakers," External link

longbeachstar Friday, April 15, 2022 4:19:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "How about the fact that I've lived in Boston for nine years, and everything in my closet is green. That is enough. Isn't that a little bit of a rivalry? Come on," External link

longbeachstar Friday, April 15, 2022 4:19:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I definitely would not leave the Celtics to go to the Lakers,” External link

rappler Friday, April 15, 2022 4:16:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “How about the fact that I’ve lived in Boston for nine years, and everything in my closet is green. That is enough. Isn’t that a little bit of a rivalry? Come on,” External link

rappler Friday, April 15, 2022 4:16:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens told : “I know what you’re getting at, obviously, with this,” External link

masslive Monday, April 4, 2022 12:39:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Pizza Punks Durham will be our sixth site in the UK, and we can’t wait to share the Pizza Punks experience with the city. At Pizza Punks we do things differently, our customers have the freedom to make the experience their own – they can punk up their pizza or pasta with unlimited toppings for no extra charge. We want families and friends to visit and have the best time. For us, it is about providing excellent quality ingredients, unrivalled levels of customer service and most importantly, having fun; we want our guests to enjoy some great food, drinks and music with us” External link

thenorthernecho Wednesday, March 30, 2022 12:23:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Even the next day, I just walked up to him and said, ‘Hey, you always have our support to freely express yourself and say what you want,’” External link

nytimes Thursday, March 24, 2022 7:26:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “First of all, when it happened live,” External link

masslive Thursday, March 17, 2022 6:35:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Draymond Green ) : “Draymond would have dove for that loose ball with him,” “That’s the way those two guys play” External link

masslive Thursday, March 17, 2022 6:35:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “It’s Steve’s prerogative to see it how he sees it,” External link

masslive Thursday, March 17, 2022 6:35:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I was actually at home, and when he decided to wear the sneakers, there was some concern — and I didn’t even know until the end of the first quarter — that there was a potential uniform or dress code violation,” “I don’t know what was said — I can’t imagine that phrasing was said — but the question to me was what to do about Enes’ shoes” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, March 9, 2022 7:50:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Double-checked, fine, and he wore those the rest of the game and he wore whatever he wanted the rest of the year,” “It’s interesting, because I feel really good that we truly sat here and supported him and his right to express himself and his freedom of speech, and I even told him the next day that you know I’ve always done that” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, March 9, 2022 7:50:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We didn’t talk about anything after that, because we weren’t checking from that point forward,” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, March 9, 2022 7:50:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “When we decided to trade Enes, it was 1,000 percent a basketball decision,” “Obviously the opportunity to bring Theis back with our defensive identity, and his mobility and the ability to play the way we wanted to as an eighth or ninth guy, just made too much sense for us” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, March 9, 2022 7:50:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "Those guys are hard to move. Like, you better be careful choosing to move guys that age that have accomplished what they have accomplished and work the way they do — and are the kind of teammates they are and you enjoy being around them," External link

wcvb Wednesday, March 9, 2022 8:05:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "Those guys are hard to move. Like, you better be careful choosing to move guys that age that have accomplished what they have accomplished and work the way they do — and are the kind of teammates they are and you enjoy being around them," "There's every reason to build this thing around guys like that" External link

wcvb Wednesday, March 9, 2022 8:05:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I think the No. 1 thing when you look at our team is we have pretty good depth down the line with ballhandlers,” “We have pretty good depth with the addition of Kornet and Theis with our bigs. We want to make sure we are as fortified in the wing area and specifically in versatile wings that can guard a number of positions and can be 3-and-D type plug-in players. I think that’s really important” External link

masslive Tuesday, March 8, 2022 8:34:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “For me, when I watch all these different [college teams] play, I’m really drawn from the outside to true programs,” External link

bostonglobe Tuesday, March 8, 2022 2:46:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Jayson Tatum ) : “He very accurately said that Jayson is going to be a star,” External link

bostonglobe Tuesday, March 8, 2022 2:46:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I think the No. 1 thing when you look at our team is we have pretty good depth down the line with ballhandlers,” External link

masslive Tuesday, March 1, 2022 8:54:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We were fortunate enough to be able to get a guy like that on a long contract,” External link

bostonglobe Saturday, February 12, 2022 9:32:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Theis knows how to make our best players better,” “That’s the best thing he does is he has a great feel for making others around him better, he’s got a savvy for the game. And he can play a role. ... So it’s insurance there at that spot with a guy that you know can do it at a high level” External link

masslive Friday, February 11, 2022 9:51:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “The most important thing is that this is not just about the next three months with [White], this is about, again, adding guys that you think and can see playing in a seven-game knockdown, drag-out playoff series and you know they can be on the floor and play a role in helping you win,” “And, obviously, [White and Theis] do that very differently, but both of those guys can do that and they both can do that for years to come” External link

bostonglobe Friday, February 11, 2022 8:22:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Robert Williams ) : “Theis knows how to make our best players better,” “That’s the best thing he does is he has a great feel for making others around him better. He’s got a savvy for the game. And he can play a role. And so if Rob misses a stretch, Theis can plug in and, off the bench, with Grant, if we play minutes without Robert or Al on the floor, Theis can play the exact role that those guys are playing now and do so at a high level” External link

bostonglobe Friday, February 11, 2022 8:22:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “First-round picks are really valuable, but getting a guy for three-and-a-half years on a great contract that is a perfect fit next to your best players is valuable, too,” External link

bostonglobe Friday, February 11, 2022 8:22:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We’ve thought for years that Derrick was a really good fit with our best players,” External link

masslive Friday, February 11, 2022 7:55:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “As you can see in some of his stats, defensively, with regard to willingness to put his body on the line, activity, shot challenges, all of those things,” “And, on offense, just by making simple plays and doesn’t need to do anything to be on the highlights, to really really impact winning” External link

masslive Friday, February 11, 2022 7:55:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “The first time that I got a chance to watch him for consecutive days in a row and really see even more, or pique our interest even more, was watching him with the U.S. select team years ago,” “And now we felt really fortunate to be able to get a guy like that, on a long contract that we think is a perfect fit for our best players” External link

masslive Friday, February 11, 2022 7:55:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Daniel Theis ) : “Rob and Al are our guys and they’re playing great but if you miss any time with those two guys, you can plug Theis in and it’ll be a seamless transition,” External link

masslive Friday, February 11, 2022 6:30:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “The Theis move came about really late,” “Initially, we had talked to them a couple times over the past few days but that came about very late. We did not think that there was going to be anything there and, in the last 20 minutes or so (before the deadline), that materializes as the whole move. Obviously, didn’t necessarily anticipate that in the early part of the day but had our eyes on Theis” External link

masslive Friday, February 11, 2022 6:30:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Every decision we make has to be focused on, does that decision give us the best chance at the next banner,” “That ultimately is the call. It’s not as focused on how your team is necessarily playing in the moment. It’s focused on what is the best thing to be able to be in the mix and then hang the next banner” External link

masslive Monday, February 7, 2022 2:53:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens told : “The number one thing is we knew we were in a financial situation where we were going to try our best not to hard cap ourselves and navigate the funds we had available for free agency, which obviously wasn’t much,” External link

masslive Thursday, January 27, 2022 7:50:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Pizza Punks Leicester will be our fifth site in the UK, and we can’t wait to share the Pizza Punks experience with the city. "At Pizza Punks we do things differently. Our customers have the freedom to make the experience their own – they can punk up their pizza or pasta with unlimited toppings for no extra charge. "We want families and friends to visit and have the best time. For us, it is about providing excellent quality ingredients, unrivalled levels of customer service and most importantly, having fun; we want our guests to enjoy some great food, drinks and music with us” External link

leicestermercury Tuesday, January 25, 2022 6:29:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens told : “If there is a need as far as a very short-term need that we would look to address — and again, you do it either by looking at your bench and figuring out rotation tweaks or you do it by small deals — then that would be something that we’ll certainly look at from a shooting standpoint,” External link

masslive Monday, January 17, 2022 8:00:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens added : “We have a good idea of some of the things that we will look at, that we will pursue,” External link

masslive Monday, January 17, 2022 8:00:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens explained : “I think the challenge is that in the last two years specifically,” External link

masslive Monday, January 10, 2022 7:45:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “There’s a lot that needs to improve,” External link

masslive Monday, January 10, 2022 7:45:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens says : “You’d have to ask those coaches,” External link

bostonglobe Saturday, January 8, 2022 4:29:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Our lack of consistency possession to possession would be the No. 1 thing,” External link

masslive Thursday, January 6, 2022 7:41:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens explained : “I think the challenge is that in the last two years specifically,” External link

masslive Thursday, January 6, 2022 7:41:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We have a lot of good players, guys that have done a lot of good things but so do the other teams,” “Not everybody is equal in that regard but as you go down the line, especially in the East this year, it’s just different. There’s a different level of ability up and down than I’ve seen before” External link

masslive Thursday, January 6, 2022 7:41:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens admitted : “There’s no question those need to improve,” “There’s a lot that needs to improve. We would like to get a chance to see everybody out there so we could get a real feel for the group in its totality but we also recognize that doesn’t happen very often in the NBA and certainly doesn’t happen in COVID years. We have to figure that out” External link

masslive Thursday, January 6, 2022 7:41:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I think we’d be lying if anyone in here said we didn’t wish we’d be in a better spot from a record standpoint,” “I think the biggest thing is obviously we’ve had good moments. Those moments have not been consistent from game to game, let alone within a game. We have to improve” External link

bostonglobe Friday, December 31, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Every decision that we make and are tasked with is, what does that decision mean — when you’re talking about roster or anything else — what does that decision mean with regard to focusing on your next best chance at hanging a banner?” “Ultimately, there are short-term things and there are long-term things. You have to look at everything that gives you an option to do that and make that your driver” External link

bostonglobe Friday, December 31, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I think you just look at it as, does it help you get closer to the ultimate goal?” “That’s what you have to ask when you’re looking at any of these opportunities. You just want to be as close as you can to maximizing your group and being in the mix. Anything that gives us an opportunity to do that that we feel is feasible, we’re going to look at exceptionally hard” External link

bostonglobe Friday, December 31, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I think that’s something that gives you hope,” External link

bostonglobe Friday, December 31, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I really believe great teams find a way to win more often than not, no matter who’s available,” “Good teams can really get through those patches and do so in a way that ultimately they then can take advantage of their time of good health. And mediocre-to-bad teams drop a bunch of games. We ultimately have to be a little better than we’ve been to be a good team, a team that we want to be. I do think we’re capable. We’ve seen that. But we just have to play better more consistently” External link

bostonglobe Friday, December 31, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I have a lot of admiration for him,” External link

bostonglobe Friday, December 31, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I think the thing I’d say [to fans] directly is we share that frustration,” “We’re also hopeful we can put together our individual capabilities and really play well collectively. But no one here is making excuses or skirting the fact that we’re not record-wise where we want to be. We’ve had moments, but they’ve been too few and far between and not consistent enough, and it’s all of our jobs to work to change that” External link

bostonglobe Friday, December 31, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "Chuck Amato carries his own selfie pen around with him," External link

wral Sunday, December 26, 2021 4:48:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "Now I'm wanting Philip Rivers really bad to come back to Raleigh," "After Wes Moore wins the NCAA for women's basketball I'm going to have him sign it. And I'll be complete" External link

wral Sunday, December 26, 2021 4:48:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "I have a piece of my husband in my heart and I get to share it with my friends and family," "I drive it around and people wave at me. When anybody says anything to me 'that's a sweet car' I say it's my husband's car. I always give him credit" External link

wral Sunday, December 26, 2021 4:48:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "I would not be able to survive without my Wolfpack friends," "They've been my lifeline ever since he passed away. We went on all the bus trips. That's how I've met so many of my friends is through NC State. They've been my rock through all of this" External link

wral Sunday, December 26, 2021 4:48:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "Chuck Amato carries his own selfie pen around with him," "He came out and said 'oh this car is beautiful, I'll autograph it'" External link

wral Sunday, December 26, 2021 3:06:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "Now I'm wanting Philip Rivers really bad to come back to Raleigh," "After Wes Moore wins the NCAA for women's basketball I'm going to have him sign it. And I'll be complete" External link

wral Sunday, December 26, 2021 3:06:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "I have a piece of my husband in my heart and I get to share it with my friends and family," "I drive it around and people wave at me. When anybody says anything to me 'that's a sweet car' I say it's my husband's car. I always give him credit" External link

wral Sunday, December 26, 2021 3:06:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "I would not be able to survive without my Wolfpack friends," "They've been my lifeline ever since he passed away. We went on all the bus trips. That's how I've met so many of my friends is through NC State. They've been my rock through all of this" External link

wral Sunday, December 26, 2021 3:06:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “And the name that kept coming up from everybody you talk to,” External link

bostonglobe Saturday, December 18, 2021 7:07:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens told : “I knew he was really good,” External link

masslive Tuesday, December 14, 2021 11:35:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens told : “I knew he was really good,” External link

masslive Wednesday, December 8, 2021 3:05:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Jaylen Brown ) : “I just walked up to Jaylen and said, ‘Hey, your name’s all over the place, as you know. Obviously, from our standpoint, you’re a Celtic and a guy that we obviously we think exceptionally high of, and, you know, nothing doing,’” “I just wanted to make sure he had that peace of mind” External link

masslive Thursday, November 11, 2021 8:16:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “When you get into the trade rumors, obviously, there are going to be rumors, there’s going to be talks,” “We have to be on the phone but we also have to be prudent and smart about what we are doing with our own team. I would say most of the time I’ve been here at least, there’s a lot less to it than what’s real” External link

masslive Thursday, November 11, 2021 8:16:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I think any time you have things to say, you say it to the person or people,” External link

masslive Thursday, November 4, 2021 7:34:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I think that’s the way it should be,” External link

masslive Thursday, November 4, 2021 7:34:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I am so interested to see how we defend these next two games,” “How do you create or galvanize yourself as a team? You do it by doing hard things together, defending together. And let’s find out if we made progress” External link

masslive Thursday, November 4, 2021 7:34:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Jayson Tatum ) : “I think the most important thing about (Monday) night’s message or what he said was that he talked to those guys about it,” “And I saw that today. It’s funny, when you’re in it and you see guys at the facility and you see him and Jayson sitting down eating breakfast today and talking about, like, how to come to find our solution for our team. Those guys want to win” External link

masslive Thursday, November 4, 2021 3:41:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Jayson Tatum ) : “I think the most important thing about (Monday) night’s message or what he said was that he talked to those guys about it,” “And I saw that today. It’s funny, when you’re in it and you see guys at the facility and you see him and Jayson sitting down eating breakfast today and talking about, like, how to come to find our solution for our team. Those guys want to win” External link

masslive Thursday, November 4, 2021 1:31:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I think the most important thing about (Monday) night’s message or what he said was that he talked to those guys about it,” External link

masslive Wednesday, November 3, 2021 5:26:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Right now, 2-5, I feel a lot better from the structural standpoint than 2-5,” “So, it’s a long year. There’s 75 games left. Every loss and every moment gnaws at you and eats at you. But again, my responsibility is to look at it from the 10,000-foot view and not make those decisions based on the emotion of a tough 14 minutes in a basketball game” External link

masslive Wednesday, November 3, 2021 5:26:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I have not worried one bit about a bad drill in practice, haven’t thought twice about any of that stuff because it’s not my role,” External link

masslive Friday, October 8, 2021 9:25:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens told : “They’ve made amazing strides the last four and five years, in large part due to their own work and the level of commitment they have,” External link

masslive Friday, October 8, 2021 5:38:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I’ve always found that in a team of 15 people, it’s a little different than in a team of 40 or 50 people,” External link

masslive Saturday, October 2, 2021 10:25:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “It was an early deal, but it felt like it was the right one,” “Not easy. But the right one” External link

samoaobserver Tuesday, June 22, 2021 11:02:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Kemba Walker ) : “We felt that one of the things that we wanted was to be unencumbered moving forward and kind of have a road ahead,” “This was really hard. This was not the ideal first few weeks on the job move just because of the kind of person Kemba is, and the kind of professional he is, and how good of a player he is and continues to be” External link

samoaobserver Tuesday, June 22, 2021 11:02:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I’m just there to support them,” “I don’t know how good I can be at this job. That’s to be determined. I’m pouring everything into it. … It’s been nonstop for however many days it’s been now. But the one thing that I should be good at is supporting the head coach and not being involved. "My door’s open, but I do not want to be, you know, anything but supportive” External link

samoaobserver Tuesday, June 22, 2021 11:02:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We had to look at with the idea of moving that first-round pick this year, it gave us the opportunity to look at a road a head with a few more options, from the financial flexibility standpoint, with the picks, all of our future first-round picks past this year, which, again, give you more options,” “And then it was the best deal that we thought with regard to returning players, right? The opportunity to add Al, who makes significantly less money but is a really good player who has corporate knowledge of this environment that’s really excited to be back in Boston and has a good feel for not only playing with our guys but also has made them better” External link

boston Tuesday, June 22, 2021 1:23:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “The ability to space, pass, play in different ways and play in different coverages at the other end, and be able to play with other bigs or as the lone five I think is something that he just has a wealth of experience,” External link

boston Tuesday, June 22, 2021 1:23:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “There’s so many things that impact how a team functions together, and how well it plays together,” External link

boston Tuesday, June 22, 2021 1:23:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “It was an early deal, but it felt like it was the right one,” External link

wcvb Tuesday, June 22, 2021 12:29:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We felt that one of the things that we wanted was to be unencumbered moving forward and kind of have a road ahead,” External link

wcvb Tuesday, June 22, 2021 12:29:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I’m just there to support them,” “I don’t know how good I can be at this job. That’s to be determined. I’m pouring everything into it. … It’s been nonstop for however many days it’s been now. But the one thing that I should be good at is supporting the head coach and not being involved. "My door’s open, but I do not want to be, you know, anything but supportive” External link

wcvb Tuesday, June 22, 2021 12:29:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We obviously have a really good foundation. And you have very talented young players, so I think that that’s a good place to be,” External link

680news Monday, June 21, 2021 10:32:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “It was an early deal, but it felt like it was the right one,” “Not easy. But the right one” External link

680news Monday, June 21, 2021 10:32:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Kemba Walker ) : “We felt that one of the things that we wanted was to be unencumbered moving forward and kind of have a road ahead,” “This was really hard. This was not the ideal first few weeks on the job move just because of the kind of person Kemba is, and the kind of professional he is, and how good of a player he is and continues to be” External link

680news Monday, June 21, 2021 10:32:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I’m just there to support them,” External link

680news Monday, June 21, 2021 10:32:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I talked to several of the guys the other day right after it and have been in very close contact the last couple of weeks with both Jaylen and Jayson specifically,” “But that’s not unusual. Like, that’s pretty typical for whether I was in the coaching role or in this role” External link

masslive Monday, June 21, 2021 9:12:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “The ability to make our wings better is going to be a huge part of the people that will be around them,” External link

masslive Monday, June 21, 2021 9:12:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We have to be smart about it,” “But whether in free agency with the limitations we have, because we’re up against it in a lot of ways right now, or in extending our own players or in looking for people from the outside with regard to trades. I do think that experience and been-there-done-that is a good thing, but again, you have to be smart about it” External link

masslive Monday, June 21, 2021 9:12:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We like Moses as an upside player. Obviously, we saw the best of Moses in our game,” External link

masslive Monday, June 21, 2021 8:34:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Tristan Thompson ) : “With regard to the bigs, that just becomes a longer discussion without getting into specifics of can guys play together? Can you do the double big thing with certain groups? Are there guys that pair better together?” “I do think, for instance, Tristan’s ability to switch and Tristan’s ability to rebound allows him to play with a spacer like Al, who also has a lot of flexibility. Rob’s ability to play in the dunker and hitting Al in the seams and playing with the lob game gives you flexibility. Those are things we’ll have to figure out. That won’t be as much my decision once those times come, once the roster is set. Then I’ll be out of that. Then whoever the coach is can figure out how they want to utilize everybody” External link

masslive Monday, June 21, 2021 8:34:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Those are things we’ll have to figure out,” External link

masslive Monday, June 21, 2021 7:59:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Robbie Williams ) : “Rob is a guy that really wants to be good,” “He is a listener; he wants to improve. He’ll lean on every word Al says, obviously. And they can make each other better” External link

masslive Monday, June 21, 2021 7:59:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We have a lot of promising young players, so there’s a balance there,” “It’s a balance that we’ve been walking, I think, for a while, and I think that what we need to do is continue to see great growth out of those players and ultimately decide who makes our best players better. And that’s why we wanted kind of an open road ahead” External link

masslive Monday, June 21, 2021 7:59:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens explained : “We felt that, one of things we wanted was the ability to be unencumbered moving forward and kinda have a road ahead,” External link

masslive Monday, June 21, 2021 7:59:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We had to look at with the idea of moving that first-round pick this year,” External link

masslive Monday, June 21, 2021 7:59:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “His ability to elevate teammates with his experience and leadership make for a great addition,” “We also want to welcome Moses to Boston. He is a promising young player” External link

bangordailynews Friday, June 18, 2021 8:18:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Kemba Walker ) : “Kemba is a true professional and a great teammate and player,” “I want to thank him for his tremendous impact, and the positive contribution he’s made both to the Celtics and the city of Boston” External link

bangordailynews Friday, June 18, 2021 8:18:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "His ability to elevate teammates with his experience and leadership make for a great addition," External link

seattlepi Friday, June 18, 2021 7:18:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Then they need to put in a great offseason of work,” External link

masslive Monday, June 14, 2021 8:23:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “There are very good teams across the East and we have to get better,” “We never got a true look at this team this year, but I think we have enough information that shows that we need to get better” External link

masslive Monday, June 14, 2021 8:23:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I told Romeo ... you can have the wrist thing, you can get COVID, you can miss the first five months of the season,” “But you won’t remember anything about your second year if you finish super strong and he did other than that. And so he’s got to build off that momentum” External link

masslive Monday, June 14, 2021 8:23:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I’ve been in that locker room with some of those guys for a long time,” External link

masslive Friday, June 11, 2021 7:01:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I think he is obviously one of the best coaches in any sports of all time and renowned as one of the best preparers of all-time,” External link

masslive Friday, June 4, 2021 6:10:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens declared : “I think the biggest thing is that I’m passionate about this group of people,” External link

masslive Friday, June 4, 2021 6:10:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Marcus Smart ) : “This is the part about Marcus that I love,” External link

bostonglobe Friday, June 4, 2021 5:41:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “The hip is not bothering him, but we’re just trying to manage it over the course of the long season so that he’s available more often than not, and then able to peak in minutes late,” “So I guess it’s more of a just be alert to it. Obviously, he had the two games that he sat out because it was bothering him, but we’re just alert to it” External link

forbes Thursday, June 3, 2021 11:43:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I think the good news about whoever we hire,” External link

forbes Thursday, June 3, 2021 5:52:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens stated : "I'm excited to tackle this new role, starting with a wide-ranging and comprehensive search for our next head coach. I love the Celtics, and know the great honor and responsibility that comes with this job. I will give it everything I have to help us be in a position to consistently compete for championships," External link

ibtimes Thursday, June 3, 2021 2:18:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I’ve been in that locker room with some of those guys for a long time,” External link

forbes Thursday, June 3, 2021 1:35:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Becky Hammon ) : “Becky obviously is a terrific candidate,” “I don’t know her well, but I know what people think about her and I know how well she is respected all across the league by the players and coaches. So, I would hope that that time is coming very soon” External link

forbes Thursday, June 3, 2021 1:35:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “One of the things I’ve learned being in coaching, coaching against other great coaches, and learning things from the people that you coach against is there’s a lot of different ways to coach and there’s a lot of different ways to be successful as a coach,” External link

bostonglobe Thursday, June 3, 2021 11:28:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "Hiring a new coach will give us a great opportunity to hire somebody that will be ... a new, fresh voice with a new, fresh perspective," "They don't have to fill Doc Rivers' shoes, like I did. And they don't have to fill Danny Ainge's shoes, like I do. They just have to figure out a way to be better than the last guy" External link

arkansasonline Thursday, June 3, 2021 10:18:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Danny Ainge ) : "I'm grateful to ownership and to Danny for trusting me with this opportunity," "I love the Celtics, and know the great honor and responsibility that comes with this job. I will give it everything I have to help us be in position to consistently compete for championships" External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, June 3, 2021 5:34:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Hiring a new coach will give us a great opportunity to hire somebody that will be ... a new, fresh voice with a new, fresh perspective,” “They don’t have to fill Doc Rivers’ shoes, like I did. And they don’t have to fill Danny Ainge’s shoes, like I do. They just have to figure out a way to be better than the last guy” External link

virginislandsdailynews Thursday, June 3, 2021 3:47:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I think when I looked at the big picture, and Wyc and I really talked about it, it made sense,” “This is a great opportunity to give us a good spark when we’re losing one of the best in his job in the world. That’s something we know we all have to step up and meet the next challenge” External link

bostonglobe Thursday, June 3, 2021 2:19:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I’m looking forward to really diving into this process,” “I think the good news about whoever we hire, they don’t have to fill Doc Rivers’s shoes like I did, and they don’t have to fill Danny Ainge’s shoes now like I do. The good news is they just have to figure out a way to be better than the last guy” External link

bostonglobe Thursday, June 3, 2021 2:19:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I’m looking forward to really diving into this process,” “I think that the good news about whoever we hire, they don’t have to fill Doc Rivers’s shoes like I did and they don’t have to fill Danny Ainge’s shoes now like I do. The good news is they have to figure out a way to be better than the last guy” External link

nytimes Thursday, June 3, 2021 12:28:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “There are several very qualified (female) candidates and Becky obviously is a terrific candidate. I don’t know her well but I know what people think about her and I know how well she’s respected all across the league by players and coaches,” “I would hope that that time is coming very soon. Obviously, we’ve had Allison (Feaster), who isn’t in a coaching position, but she’s been incredible in our organization and Kara Lawson is a star. She was here and we could hardly keep her here. ... Without question, that day is coming. I’m amongst the hopeful that it’s very soon” External link

masslive Thursday, June 3, 2021 12:12:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “When he decided to move and retire and go enjoy more time with his family, we talked a little about it,” “It just moved down the road. Wyc and Pags both talked to me about, and I talked to Wyc for a while one day and decided that was best. I told Wyc at that moment my No. 1 thing is for the good of the Celtics. I love the Celtics. I want to do what’s best for the Celtics. This is what we need to do to hopefully be even better” External link

usaToday Thursday, June 3, 2021 12:10:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I know there’s a lot of work ahead,” External link

usaToday Thursday, June 3, 2021 12:10:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Well one of the things I’ve learned being in coaching, coaching against other things from the people you coach against is there’s a lot of different ways to coach and a lot of different ways to be successful as a coach,” “Danny and I have talked many times about, we had done things over the last 7 or 8 years that Danny wouldn’t necessarily have done but when it is on one page and when it works out, it’s the right thing for that group and that team. And so I’m looking forward to really diving into this process. I think the good news about whoever we hire, they don’t have to fill Doc Rivers’ shoes like I did, and they don’t have to fill Danny Ainge’s shoes now like I do. The good news is they just have to figure out a way to be better than the last guy” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:27:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I can’t say enough about what a terrific person, terrific coach, she’ll be a great fit at Duke with their incredible tradition,” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:27:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “He can do whatever he wants next. He’s going to be in high demand across the NBA,” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:27:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Hiring a new coach will give us a great opportunity to hire somebody that will be … a new, fresh voice with a new, fresh perspective,” “They don’t have to fill Doc Rivers’ shoes, like I did. And they don’t have to fill Danny Ainge’s shoes, like I do. They just have to figure out a way to be better than the last guy” External link

wishtv Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:16:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “They’ll get to play for a great coach, with some similarities maybe, but also some great new fresh perspectives,” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:04:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Hiring a new coach will give us a great opportunity to hire somebody that will be … a new, fresh voice with a new, fresh perspective,” “They don’t have to fill Doc Rivers’ shoes, like I did. And they don’t have to fill Danny Ainge’s shoes, like I do. They just have to figure out a way to be better than the last guy” External link

680news Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:28:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Hiring a new coach will give us a great opportunity to hire somebody that I think will be great at the job,” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:23:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “The good news about whoever we hire, they don’t have to fill Doc Rivers’ shoes like I did, and they don’t have to fill Danny Ainge’s shoes now like I do,” “The good news is they just have to figure out a way to be better than the last guy” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:23:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “All of my intention, energy, focus is doing this job well and hiring a great coach and trusting they will do their job well,” “I think that everyone will benefit from that approach. To me, that would have been a lot to be able to do both of those things” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:23:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Tracy is the only person that’s known,” “We told (our son) Brady this morning before he went to school and swore him to silence. I haven’t talked to any of my friends about it because it was something I wanted to keep between us here” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:23:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “It was my decision. Like I said, I started it when I had health issues two years ago in the playoffs and I started thinking about it then. you’re surrounded by your six children in the hospital and they’re saying, hey, you need to quit doing this for work, it’s causing you too much stress. That’s probably when I started thinking about it. And these last two years have been tough. In the bubble and all the rules and scrutiny and protocols that we had to go through has not made the job as much fun. The job we haven’t been able to have scouts or draft workouts. So the job hasn’t been as much fun. I don’t know if there was a moment in time but like I said earlier, I trust my instincts and my instincts told me a couple months ago that it was time for me to move on and that’s what’s best for us, that’s what’s best for the Celtics” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:23:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Danny Ainge ) : “The thought of going into this position, you know, was never even a thought because Danny was here and he was the best at it and he was the best to work for,” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:23:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens explained ( about Danny Ainge ) : “There’s a lot of work to do, there’s a lot of work ahead, obviously there is a whole process that we’ll go through in searching for a new coach, there’s obviously roster decisions that must be made,” “And there’s development within our own team and improvement within our own team that has to happen. That said, as Danny said, we are in a good place. We have a lot of really positive things. And it’s our job to capitalize on it” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:23:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We have an unbelievable group of people that have done a great job here and it’s my hope that we could have people around for longer,” “At the same time, if not, we want to help them anyway we can. I’ll get to the front office alignment and what we need to do as I get more into it” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 9:53:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Danny Ainge ) : "I'm grateful to ownership and to Danny for trusting me with this opportunity," "I'm excited to tackle this new role, starting with a wide ranging and comprehensive search for our next head coach. I love the Celtics, and know the great honor and responsibility that comes with this job. I will give it everything I have to help us be in position to consistently compete for championships" External link

longbeachstar Wednesday, June 2, 2021 9:48:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I understand and am looking forward to this new challenge and great responsibility,” “We’re driven to compete for championships. … This morning is a hard day and I know that there’s a lot of work ahead. … I really have enjoyed coaching, but this is the new challenge and this is what we need to do to hopefully be even better” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, June 2, 2021 9:42:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Danny Ainge ) : "I'm grateful to ownership and to Danny for trusting me with this opportunity," External link

upi Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:59:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Danny Ainge ) : “I’m grateful to ownership and to Danny for trusting me with this opportunity,” External link

forbes Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:56:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We didn’t play perfect basketball, but we showed a lot of growth in the past few weeks, both individually and at times collectively,” “And so, there’s stuff to build off of. But at the same time, the task is tall and if you want to be in the mix, then you’ve got to be better than we were” External link

usaToday Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:42:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “You can improve through continued development and the right work ethic and doing a good job with the developmental stuff,” “Then, obviously, there is the ability to acquire people. This team that beat us is a very good team. There are very good teams across the East and we have to get better. We never got a true look at this team this year, but I think we have enough information that shows that we need to get better” External link

usaToday Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:42:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We didn’t play perfect basketball, but we showed a lot of growth in the past few weeks, both individually and at times collectively,” “And so, there’s stuff to build off of. But at the same time, the task is tall and if you want to be in the mix, then you’ve got to be better than we were” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:18:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “You can improve through continued development and the right work ethic and doing a good job with the developmental stuff,” “Then, obviously, there is the ability to acquire people. This team that beat us is a very good team. There are very good teams across the East and we have to get better. We never got a true look at this team this year, but I think we have enough information that shows that we need to get better” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:18:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We didn’t play perfect basketball, but we showed a lot of growth in the past few weeks, both individually and at times collectively,” “And so, there’s stuff to build off of. But at the same time, the task is tall and if you want to be in the mix, then you’ve got to be better than we were” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:50:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “You can improve through continued development and the right work ethic and doing a good job with the developmental stuff,” “Then, obviously, there is the ability to acquire people. This team that beat us is a very good team. There are very good teams across the East and we have to get better. We never got a true look at this team this year, but I think we have enough information that shows that we need to get better” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:50:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We have some really good foundational people in our building,” External link

usaToday Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:36:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I’m grateful to ownership and to Danny for trusting me with this opportunity,” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:27:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I’m grateful to ownership and to Danny for trusting me with this opportunity,” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:27:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We didn’t play perfect basketball, but we showed a lot of growth in the past few weeks, both individually and at times collectively,” “And so, there’s stuff to build off of. But at the same time, the task is tall and if you want to be in the mix, then you’ve got to be better than we were” External link

suntimes Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:27:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “You can improve through continued development and the right work ethic and doing a good job with the developmental stuff,” “Then, obviously, there is the ability to acquire people. This team that beat us is a very good team. There are very good teams across the East and we have to get better. We never got a true look at this team this year, but I think we have enough information that shows that we need to get better” External link

suntimes Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:27:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Danny Ainge ) : “I’m grateful to ownership and to Danny for trusting me with this opportunity,” “I’m excited to tackle this new role, starting with a wide ranging and comprehensive search for our next head coach. I love the Celtics, and know the great honor and responsibility that comes with this job. I will give it everything I have to help us be in position to consistently compete for championships” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:27:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We didn’t play perfect basketball, but we showed a lot of growth in the past few weeks, both individually and at times collectively,” “And so, there’s stuff to build off of. But at the same time, the task is tall and if you want to be in the mix, then you’ve got to be better than we were” External link

wishtv Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:22:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “You can improve through continued development and the right work ethic and doing a good job with the developmental stuff,” “Then, obviously, there is the ability to acquire people. This team that beat us is a very good team. There are very good teams across the East and we have to get better. We never got a true look at this team this year, but I think we have enough information that shows that we need to get better” External link

wishtv Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:22:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We didn’t play perfect basketball, but we showed a lot of growth in the past few weeks, both individually and at times collectively,” “And so, there’s stuff to build off of. But at the same time, the task is tall and if you want to be in the mix, then you’ve got to be better than we were” External link

click2houston Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:14:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “The task is tall and you if want to be in the mix, you have to be better than what we were,” “We showed when we’re totally together on both ends of the court that we can be a handful no matter who’s in the game. It was not always the case earlier this year. We had moments when we didn’t meet the moment. But we got better with that” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:57:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "We have enough information that shows we need to get better," External link

usaToday Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:30:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "We have enough information that shows we need to get better," External link

usaToday Wednesday, June 2, 2021 3:14:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “He knows how to play, he brings that experience in the offensive end,” “He can play against defenses, he can play against traditional, he can play against the switching, he can space and drive. So he’s a big part of us, and I think we need to make sure we find his strengths as a team as much as possible” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:29:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I think he handled it about as well as he could possibly handle it,” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:29:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Kemba Walker ) : "I sat down with Kemba in my room today for a while and told him how badly I feel for him and how much we just want him to feel better," External link

foxnews Wednesday, June 2, 2021 12:30:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “The task is tall and you if want to be in the mix, you have to be better than what we were,” “We showed when we’re totally together on both ends of the court that we can be a handful no matter who’s in the game. It was not always the case earlier this year. We had moments when we didn’t meet the moment. But we got better with that” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, June 2, 2021 8:45:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “There’s several ways to do that,” “You can improve through, obviously, continued development and the right work ethic and doing a good job with the developmental stuff. Then, obviously, there is the ability to acquire people” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 8:01:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Kemba Walker ) : “I sat down with Kemba in my room today for a while and told him how badly I feel for him and how much we just want him to feel better,” External link

nbcnewyork Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:32:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Kemba Walker ) : “I sat down with Kemba in my room today for a while and told him how badly I feel for him and how much we just want him to feel better,” External link

wcvb Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:02:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Kemba Walker ) : “I sat down with Kemba in my room today for a while and told him how badly I feel for him and how much we just want him to feel better,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:19:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Kemba Walker ) : “I sat down with Kemba in my room today for a while and told him how badly I feel for him and how much we just want him to feel better,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:37:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "I certainly feel for them, but our focus is on how we can play great as a team so that we can give those guys another chance," External link

wcvb Wednesday, June 2, 2021 2:36:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Kemba Walker ) : “Kemba’s continued to be pretty sore,” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:30:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “They both really wanted to play, they’ve been in constant contact with our trainers,” External link

masslive Monday, May 31, 2021 11:51:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We made a lot of adjustments and the adjustments were worse because what that did was that separated the game,” “When you talk about playoff basketball, obviously you want to adjust appropriately, but doing it a little bit better or staying the course when you’re navigating a game or at least within arm’s reach, sometimes it’s the right move” External link

masslive Monday, May 31, 2021 1:34:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens dijo : “Ellos han adoptado una actitud en la que quieren ganar a toda costa” External link

orlandosentinel Thursday, January 7, 2021 7:58:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens declarou : "O jeito que era reverenciado pelos jogadores com quem jogou, as pessoas com quem trabalhou, os jogadores que atuaram sob seu comando, ele era especial" External link

extra Saturday, December 26, 2020 1:00:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens commenté : «On a très bien joué dans les deux derniers quart-temps, mais il va falloir qu'on joue comme ça encore et encore, parce qu'on est dans une position qui nous l'impose. Mais on aime la compétition, on veut défendre nos couleurs et on tient les uns aux autres, c'est comme ça qu'on reste compétitif» External link

lessentiel-lu-fr Saturday, September 26, 2020 9:48:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens commenté : «On a très bien joué dans les deux derniers quart-temps, mais il va falloir qu'on joue comme ça encore et encore, parce qu'on est dans une position qui nous l'impose. Mais on aime la compétition, on veut défendre nos couleurs et on tient les uns aux autres, c'est comme ça qu'on reste compétitif» External link

la-croix Saturday, September 26, 2020 9:19:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens commenté : "On a très bien joué dans les deux derniers quart-temps, mais il va falloir qu'on joue comme ça encore et encore, parce qu'on est dans une position qui nous l'impose. Mais on aime la compétition, on veut défendre nos couleurs et on tient les uns aux autres, c'est comme ça qu'on reste compétitif" External link

afp-fr Saturday, September 26, 2020 7:18:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens declaró : “Siempre es bueno contar con jugadores de vuelta” External link

wsoctv Tuesday, December 10, 2019 1:40:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens indicó : “Va a ir mañana con los médicos, y se decidirá si él necesita cirugía o no” “Suena como que, si él decide que la operación es lo mejor, podría tener un mejor cronograma. Así que veremos lo que resulta” External link

wsoctv Sunday, November 10, 2019 4:47:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens comentó : “Creo que todo lo que siempre he pensado y creído sobre el juego simplemente ha sido reforzado” “Creo que este equipo tendrá que jugar diferente en ambos lados de la cancha. No enormemente diferente, pero tendremos que hacer cosas aquí y allá” External link

wsoctv Tuesday, October 1, 2019 6:01:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens disse : "Isso é muito positivo, mas certamente é assustador" "Para mim, ele é um amigo e nossas famílias se dão muito bem. Então, você nem pensa em algo mais. Você só quer que ele esteja confortável e se sentindo ótimo, melhorando" External link

atarde Friday, May 3, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT



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Michael McCann said ( about Brad Stevens ) : "I was glad that Stevens noted that, because I think it's pretty objectionable to see that happen," External link

wmur Saturday, September 24, 2022 12:30:00 AM EAT

Marcus Smart said ( about Brad Stevens ) : “I would like to (help recruit players), but that’s not my concern,” “I’m here to play basketball. I’d love to have some input, but I still have to go out and get myself ready. That’s my main focus. But I’d like to have some input. I talked to Brad. We haven’t talked extensively, but the relationship I have with Brad is very strong, so I’m sure if I gave him a call, we could have those talks” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, June 29, 2022 5:11:00 AM EAT

Ime Udoka said ( about Brad Stevens ) : “We want to have a well-rounded team. I looked at the numbers overall, sorry to mention this Brad, but 27th in assists last year — we want to have more team basketball there,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, June 1, 2022 8:56:00 AM EAT

Gregg Popovich said ( about Brad Stevens ) : “I told Brad that if he’s looking for a partner, a team player, a guy that has knowledge and gets along with people, and players respect the hell out of,” External link

bostonglobe Saturday, December 18, 2021 7:07:00 PM EAT

Tom Thibodeau said ( about Brad Stevens ) : “Obviously being the head coach of the Celtics is a great responsibility. I think he’s prepared himself extremely well with the people he’s worked for, the coaches that he played for, all his experiences,” “He’s got a terrific staff, he’s got Brad to lean on there too as well so I have great respect for him and that organization” External link

eagletribune Thursday, October 21, 2021 8:01:00 AM EAT

Tom Thibodeau said ( about Brad Stevens ) : “Obviously being the head coach of the Celtics is a great responsibility. I think he’s prepared himself extremely well with the people he’s worked for, the coaches that he played for, all his experiences,” “He’s got a terrific staff, he’s got Brad to lean on there too as well so I have great respect for him and that organization” External link

click2houston Thursday, October 21, 2021 6:17:00 AM EAT

Bill Belichick said ( about Brad Stevens ) : “I have a ton of respect for Brad,” External link

bostonglobe Saturday, June 5, 2021 1:48:00 AM EAT

Danny Ainge said ( about Brad Stevens ) : "Helping guide this organization has been the thrill of a lifetime and having worked side-by-side with him since he's been here, I know we couldn't be in better hands than with Brad guiding the team going forward," External link

aa-en Thursday, June 3, 2021 11:37:00 AM EAT

Danny Ainge said ( about Brad Stevens ) : "Helping guide this organization has been the thrill of a lifetime, and having worked side-by-side with him since he's been here, I know we couldn't be in better hands than with Brad guiding the team going forward," "I'm grateful to ownership, all of my Celtics colleagues, and the best fans in basketball for being part of the journey" External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, June 3, 2021 5:34:00 AM EAT

Danny Ainge said ( about Brad Stevens ) : "Helping guide this organization has been the thrill of a lifetime, and having worked side-by-side with him since he's been here, I know we couldn't be in better hands than with Brad guiding the team going forward," External link

wcvb Thursday, June 3, 2021 1:01:00 AM EAT

Danny Ainge said ( about Brad Stevens ) : “I’m excited for Brad. I feel like he was born for this: Indiana kid, basketball junkie, smart, lives the game, has many resources and has a great staff,” “This is a great day for the Celtics. I think actually this is a big step forward” External link

wishtv Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:16:00 PM EAT

Danny Ainge said ( about Brad Stevens ) : “I don’t know what my future holds; I don’t have any plans,” “My goal is to get Brad up to speed on the draft as our whole staff will be able to help in all of that and try to make this transition and put the Celtics in as good a place as we can be. I’ll think about the future somewhere in the future” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:04:00 PM EAT

Danny Ainge said ( about Brad Stevens ) : “I’m excited for Brad. I feel like he was born for this: Indiana kid, basketball junkie, smart, lives the game, has many resources and has a great staff,” “This is a great day for the Celtics. I think actually this is a big step forward” External link

680news Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:28:00 PM EAT

Danny Ainge said ( about Brad Stevens ) : "Helping guide this organization has been the thrill of a lifetime, and having worked side-by-side with him since he's been here, I know we couldn't be in better hands than with Brad guiding the team going forward," "I'm grateful to ownership, all of my Celtics colleagues, and the best fans in basketball for being part of the journey" External link

longbeachstar Wednesday, June 2, 2021 9:48:00 PM EAT

Brian Scalabrine said ( about Brad Stevens ) : “I don’t even want to go down the road of saying this would be a historic hire,” “I think she might be the most qualified for the job. When you think about these players and who they already know and you’re bringing somebody that Brad respects and the players respect. I mean, it makes the most sense” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 8:57:00 PM EAT

Danny Ainge said ( about Brad Stevens ) : “I don’t know what my future holds,” “I don’t have any plans right now. My goal is to get Brad up to speed on the draft ... our whole staff will be able to help and try to make this transition, and get put the Celtics as good a place as we can be. And I’ll think about the future somewhere in the future” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, June 2, 2021 8:00:00 PM EAT

Danny Ainge said ( about Brad Stevens ) : "Helping guide this organization has been the thrill of a lifetime, and having worked side-by-side with him since he's been here, I know we couldn't be in better hands than with Brad guiding the team going forward," External link

upi Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:59:00 PM EAT

Danny Ainge stated ( about Brad Stevens ) : "I know we couldn't be in better hands than with Brad guiding the team going forward," "I'm grateful to ownership, all of my Celtics colleagues, and the best fans in basketball for being part of the journey" External link

forbes Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:56:00 PM EAT

Danny Ainge said ( about Brad Stevens ) : “Helping guide this organization has been the thrill of a lifetime, and having worked side-by-side with him since he’s been here, I know we couldn’t be in better hands than with Brad guiding the team going forward,” External link

forbes Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:56:00 PM EAT

Danny Ainge said ( about Brad Stevens ) : "Helping guide this organization has been the thrill of a lifetime, and having worked side-by-side with him since he's been here, I know we couldn't be in better hands than with Brad guiding the team going forward," External link

wcvb Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:11:00 PM EAT

Danny Ainge said ( about Brad Stevens ) : "Helping guide this organization has been the thrill of a lifetime, and having worked side-by-side with him since he's been here, I know we couldn't be in better hands than with Brad guiding the team going forward," "I'm grateful to ownership, all of my Celtics colleagues, and the best fans in basketball for being part of the journey" External link

wcvb Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:11:00 PM EAT

Danny Ainge said ( about Brad Stevens ) : "Helping guide this organization has been the thrill of a lifetime, and having worked side-by-side with him since he's been here, I know we couldn't be in better hands than with Brad guiding the team going forward," External link

foxnews Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:49:00 PM EAT

Danny Ainge déclaré ( about Brad Stevens ) : "Brad n'est absolument pas un souci pour nous" External link

afp-fr Thursday, June 6, 2019 3:47:00 AM EAT

Danny Ainge souligné ( about Brad Stevens ) : "Son boulot est très difficile, on savait que ça allait être une saison difficile, mais elle a été encore plus difficile qu'on ne l'avait anticipé" "Brad sera encore meilleur grâce à cette saison" External link

afp-fr Thursday, June 6, 2019 3:47:00 AM EAT

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Brad Stevens said : “I think the staff checks a lot of boxes as is,” External link

masslive Thursday, September 29, 2022 3:48:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens told : “Since the Brogdon trade, we felt really good about our team,” External link

masslive Monday, September 26, 2022 9:55:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens added : “We’re excited to move forward with our team and that’s really been our focus for a while. You say it’s been busy and there’s been a lot of talk but it hasn’t been from me. Hopefully, it gave everyone something to talk about. It’s been pretty quiet on our front for a while now” External link

masslive Monday, September 26, 2022 9:55:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "When we were considering hiring him as an assistant, I vetted the incidents when he was in college really thoroughly," External link

forbes Sunday, September 25, 2022 5:10:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We have a lot of talented women in our organization. I thought yesterday was really hard on them,” “Nobody can control Twitter speculation, rampant (expletive), but I do think that we as an organization have a responsibility to make sure we’re there to support them now. Because a lot of people were dragged unfairly into that” External link

usaToday Saturday, September 24, 2022 12:17:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “It’s not an easy timing for him or the rest of staff, but he’s an exceptionally sharp and talented person,” External link

stabroeknews Saturday, September 24, 2022 9:04:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We have a lot of talented women in our organization, and I thought yesterday was really hard on them,” “I think that you know nobody can control Twitter speculation, but I do think that we as an organization have a responsibility to make sure we’re there to support them now because a lot of people were dragged unfairly into that” External link

stabroeknews Saturday, September 24, 2022 9:04:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We have a lot of talented women in our organization. I thought yesterday was really hard on them,” “Nobody can control Twitter speculation, rampant (expletive), but I do think that we as an organization have a responsibility to make sure we’re there to support them now. Because a lot of people were dragged unfairly into that” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, September 24, 2022 6:40:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Joe’s going to be in charge. It’s not easy timing for him or the rest of the staff, but he’s an exceptionally sharp and talented person,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, September 24, 2022 6:40:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "To think that guys on the team or coaches or anybody else in the organization is going to walk back on the court and everything is fine, that’s just not the way it is," External link

wsoctv Saturday, September 24, 2022 2:18:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “There was messaging sent out, there were meetings to make sure everybody’s available for them,” “I think we still need to make sure we’re there for a while beyond that” External link

usaToday Saturday, September 24, 2022 12:53:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "It's unfortunate and not necessary." External link

wmur Saturday, September 24, 2022 12:30:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "We have a lot of talented women in the organization," External link

wmur Saturday, September 24, 2022 12:30:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "We have a lot of talented women in our organization. I thought yesterday was really hard on them," "Nobody can control Twitter speculation, rampant (expletive), but I do think that we as an organization have a responsibility to make sure we're there to support them now. Because a lot of people were dragged unfairly into that" External link

startribune Saturday, September 24, 2022 12:03:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "Joe's going to be in charge. It's not easy timing for him or the rest of the staff, but he's an exceptionally sharp and talented person," External link

startribune Saturday, September 24, 2022 12:03:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We have a lot of talented women in our organization,” External link

bostonglobe Friday, September 23, 2022 10:38:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “It’s not an easy timing for [Mazzulla] or the rest of the staff,” “He’s an exceptionally sharp and talented person. I believe strongly in him and his ability to lead people, his ability to galvanize a room and get behind them, and his ability to organize and understand all that comes with running a team through the season” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, September 23, 2022 9:52:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I’m going to be there for [Mazzulla] without stepping on his toes,” “He doesn’t need much. I believe in that strongly. Sometimes you just need somebody who has been there next to you. Hopefully I can be that for him” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, September 23, 2022 9:52:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I believe strongly in Joe’s substantiveness as a person,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, September 23, 2022 9:52:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "When we were considering hiring him as an assistant, I vetted the incidents when he was in college really thoroughly," "I believe strongly in Joe’s substantiveness as a person. He’s been very open with me about how those moments impacted him in every which way, and you can see it in the way that he carries himself. ... I believe strongly that shaped him into who he is today in a really, really good way, but he’ll be the first to tell you he’s 110% accountable for that, and I’ll be the first to tell you I believe in him" External link

actionnewsjax Friday, September 23, 2022 9:27:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I’ve known Joe since he was with Maine with the Red Claws,” External link

masslive Friday, September 23, 2022 9:13:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "We have a lot of talented women in our organization, and I thought yesterday was really hard on them," External link

cbslocal Friday, September 23, 2022 8:22:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "It's not an easy timing for him or the rest of the staff. But he's an exceptionally sharp and talented person," External link

cbslocal Friday, September 23, 2022 8:22:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "Joe is the best choice. By a longshot," "As you go through this process, it all hits you, but I think we have the best people in place to do that and Joe is the best person in our organization" External link

cbslocal Friday, September 23, 2022 8:22:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Virginia Het ) : "I will tell you this; I believe strongly in Joe's substance as a person. He has been very open about how those moments impacted him in every which way. You can see it in the way he carries himself," External link

cbslocal Friday, September 23, 2022 8:22:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Joe is the best choice to do that by a long shot. So as you go through this whole process, it all hits you, but I think we have the best people in place to do that, and Joe is the best person to do that in our organization,” External link

masslive Friday, September 23, 2022 8:05:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I think the other part of it is, there’s a lot of factors in play of why I wouldn’t necessarily even want to do that,” External link

masslive Friday, September 23, 2022 8:05:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I do think that - and I’ve told Joe this - I’m going to be there for him without stepping on his toes as much as he needs, but he doesn’t need much,” “I believe in that strongly. And hopefully, I can help him with any questions he has as he goes through it, but sometimes you just need someone who has been there next to you, to be able to go in and let your shoulders down and talk about what you’re going through, and hopefully, I can be that for him” External link

masslive Friday, September 23, 2022 8:05:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We haven’t gone into a ton of discussions about adding to the staff,” “I think the staff checks a lot of boxes as is. There may be an addition. But I believe, we have several young coaches but several of them have years and years of experience. I referred to Damon Stoudamire and Ben (Sullivan) because I think they have the most experience and I think they’re really really going to help us. I think they’re people we considered too. They’re future head coaches” External link

masslive Friday, September 23, 2022 8:05:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We have a lot of talented women in our organization and I thought yesterday was really hard on them,” External link

bostonglobe Friday, September 23, 2022 7:34:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “He is an exceptionally sharp and talented person and I believe strongly in him and his ability to lead people, his ability to galvanize a room and get behind them and his ability to organize and understand all that comes with running a team during a season,” External link

wcvb Friday, September 23, 2022 7:33:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "We have a lot of talented women in our organization, and I thought yesterday was really hard on them," External link

cbslocal Friday, September 23, 2022 7:21:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "There was messaging sent out, there was meetings to make sure that everybody's available and supportive," "But, you know, I don't think that -- I think we still need to make sure that we're there for a while beyond that. I think that was really unfair, in my opinion. And I don't know how we control Twitter, and obviously there's only so much that we can say. But our job is to support, and our job is to be there as everybody goes through the hard time. And everybody digests this stuff differently, obviously. But that was a -- yesterday was unfair to them" External link

cbslocal Friday, September 23, 2022 7:21:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "It has obviously been a hard time. The only thing I would like to say is that we have a lot of talented women in our organization and yesterday was really hard on them," "Nobody can control Twitter speculation, rampant bull----, but I do think we, as an organization, have a responsibility to support them now. A lot of people were dragged unfairly in that. I would just add that and go from there" External link

cbslocal Friday, September 23, 2022 7:21:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "It's unfortunate and not necessary." External link

wmur Friday, September 23, 2022 7:16:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "We have a lot of talented women in the organization," External link

wmur Friday, September 23, 2022 7:16:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Robert Williams ) : “Robert’s obviously a short-term thing,” “We’re hopeful that Rob will be just like last time [in May], in the weight room a day later and starting his rehab. It should not take a long time into the season” External link

bostonglobe Thursday, September 22, 2022 9:45:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Rob’s knee, as he went through the whole course of the playoffs, especially when we were playing every other day in the second round and in the third round, it was very much how he reacted day to day within the 48-hour window,” External link

bostonglobe Tuesday, September 20, 2022 10:58:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens added : “We’re excited to move forward with our team and that’s really been our focus for a while. You say it’s been busy and there’s been a lot of talk but it hasn’t been from me. Hopefully, it gave everyone something to talk about. It’s been pretty quiet on our front for a while now” External link

masslive Monday, September 12, 2022 7:00:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens told : “Since the Brogdon trade, we felt really good about our team,” External link

masslive Monday, September 12, 2022 7:00:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens told : “Since the Brogdon trade, we felt really good about our team,” External link

masslive Wednesday, August 24, 2022 1:27:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens added : ”We’re excited to move forward with our team and that’s really been our focus for a while. You say it’s been busy and there’s been a lot of talk but it hasn’t been from me. Hopefully, it gave everyone something to talk about. It’s been pretty quiet on our front for a while now” External link

masslive Wednesday, August 24, 2022 1:27:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “For about five hours the water was so high that you couldn’t do anything except sit back, wait and see what was going to be left behind, who made it through,” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, August 8, 2022 2:14:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “The rising cost of living is crippling the people of Britain and I believe we owe it to the loyal customers that keep us afloat to set realistic and fair prices. Kill The Bill goes beyond this – it is good quality pizza and cocktails that save our customers money every day and they have a good time whilst they're here, with friendly service and good music. "This is what Pizza Punks was born for, a need to rip up the rule book – unlimited toppings at one price. We’re taking on the machine, we won’t be hiking up prices we here to stick a pin the inflation and deflate prices with Kill The Bill” External link

chroniclelive Tuesday, August 2, 2022 10:10:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I really value how a team fits together, and how everybody brings their strengths to the table and accentuates each other,” “We’re deep, but we have a lot of options. ... We talked about how it’s great to have the green light to continue to add whatever we need. But one of the things I’ll continue to focus on is adding without taking away” External link

masslive Tuesday, July 19, 2022 8:41:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “It has been whatever we need to do to try to maximize our opportunities, and we obviously have a really good core, a really good team, and fortunate to make these two really good additions,” “We wouldn’t be able to do that without that commitment from (ownership). We’re obviously thankful. We’ve had the green light the whole time to make those calls” External link

masslive Tuesday, July 19, 2022 8:41:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “They’ve been great about that this whole time,” External link

masslive Tuesday, July 12, 2022 10:42:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I think the bottom line is, and obviously we have not only a trade exception now, but trade exceptions that we can use again towards the trade deadline,” “And that’s all about just finding the right deal. If it’s the right trade to be made, we have the green light to do that” External link

masslive Tuesday, July 12, 2022 10:42:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “One of the things I’ll continue to focus on is adding without taking away,” “We do have a deep team, there will be the need to give a little, which is very important. But I think everybody here is ready to do that. They got a taste of what it’s all about in June, and it’s pretty clear what we want to do here” External link

masslive Tuesday, July 12, 2022 10:42:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We’ve been really high on Luke,” “We thought he had a terrific G League season and we think that he can step right in and be a passer and a ball handler and a mover and a screener and a roller when need be and we’ll probably add one more person that can play in that area. But we’re really believing in Luke as not only depth — he can obviously fill out the roster — but also be ready to help us and help us win and I think he’s at that stage where he can do that. But we’re still looking and we’ll still add at least one more body at that, whatever we call the five position nowadays” External link

masslive Tuesday, July 12, 2022 10:42:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “This is about winning and one of the things about Marcus’ tenure as a Celtic is it’s defined by winning in the playoffs every year,” “We all know to stay the same, as Malcolm said, everybody else in the league is trying to get better, and everybody else in the league is reading about you as you’re making your run” External link

masslive Tuesday, July 12, 2022 9:36:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Danilo Gallinari ) : “When talking about Danilo and all he’s accomplished in his 14 years in the NBA with his ability to impact the game, especially in his ability to impact the game in different ways,” “His shooting, his ability to make tough shots on the block, his ability to draw attention and make the right reads, obviously we felt like he was a great fit and addition to our team in helping us hopefully continue to strive for those next steps” External link

masslive Tuesday, July 12, 2022 8:30:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “While the sunshine is very welcome after the recent rains, it does mean an increased risk of wildfires starting. "If you’re visiting our heathlands, woodlands or countryside, please avoid having a campfire and bring a picnic, not a barbecue just a few simple steps can make a real difference” External link

express Tuesday, July 12, 2022 1:45:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “He has a chance to make a real impact with his size, feel, and shooting — both stationary and on the move,” “He’s hard-working, unselfish, and competitive, a great combination for a young player” External link

bostonglobe Sunday, July 10, 2022 1:25:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We’ve known who fits into our trade exception and who we might be able to target around the league and have discussions about,” “It really comes down to cost. If the costs are appropriate, you continue discussions and if they are not, you table it for now and maybe return to those later” External link

masslive Saturday, July 9, 2022 8:14:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I think the way that teams work together and operate together are fragile,” External link

virginislandsdailynews Saturday, July 2, 2022 10:48:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “At the end of the day, trade exceptions are a tool, but it’s not our only avenue,” “I think we’ve got the ability to do some small things in free agency with the taxpayer mid-level and the ability to add minimums. If that [exception vanishes] because we don’t find the right deal, we still have two other TPEs to use towards the trade deadline” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, June 29, 2022 11:07:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We do think he has a good feel as far as getting the ball out of his hands quickly and finding the right people, especially on spot-ups,” “He’s very unselfish in that regard. But there are things he has to improve, as any 19-year-old would be. But we’re looking forward to helping him do that. That’s our task” External link

bostonglobe Saturday, June 25, 2022 3:16:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “He’s a good competitor and obviously, I think, played in a really good program for really good coaches,” External link

bostonglobe Saturday, June 25, 2022 3:16:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Now it’s about making it so that he gets accustomed to the NBA game,” External link

bostonglobe Saturday, June 25, 2022 3:16:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “This is a big life moment for him, and then in a couple of days you’re on a plane to Boston and in a whole new place,” External link

bostonglobe Saturday, June 25, 2022 3:16:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “At the end of the day, trade exceptions are a tool, but it’s not our only avenue,” External link

bostonglobe Saturday, June 25, 2022 12:14:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “The costs for moving up was just too, too much for where we are,” “Whether that was into the 20s or even the 30s or even the low-40s. For us, it was okay. We’ve got a good list of guys that we’re comfortable with. As the draft continued, it became obvious that we had two or three guys still on our board there in the last couple of picks to choose from” External link

masslive Friday, June 24, 2022 1:48:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We’re in a position roster-wise where we got to evaluate the back-end of our roster and decide on the guys who are here, decide on who we can add via trade or via free agency,” “But we’re in a position roster-wise where we can focus on the development of a young player, too. I think that’s important” External link

masslive Friday, June 24, 2022 1:48:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “He’s not going to have a ton of pressure to come in and impact us right away or move the needle for us right away,” External link

masslive Friday, June 24, 2022 1:48:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “He’ll be able to compete for minutes like everyone else, but at the same time he can grow, develop and focus his attention on improving. I think that’s an important place to be for a young player,” “We’ve got a really good team. But he’ll be able to put some heat on us with his speed on both ends of the floor. I’m looking forward to it” External link

bangordailynews Friday, June 24, 2022 1:31:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “It really comes downs to costs,” External link

bangordailynews Friday, June 24, 2022 1:31:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Very young, very explosive, that’s pretty obvious,” External link

masslive Friday, June 24, 2022 1:15:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “He’ll be able compete for minutes like everyone else, but at the same time he can grow, develop and focus his attention on improving. I think that’s an important place to be for a young player,” “We’ve got a really good team. But he’ll be able to put some heat on us with his speed on both ends of the floor. I’m looking forward to it” External link

wcvb Friday, June 24, 2022 12:50:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “It really comes downs to costs,” External link

wcvb Friday, June 24, 2022 12:50:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “He’s a guy that we’ve seen all year long,” “Very young, very explosive, that’s pretty obvious. He has the ability to get inside the paint and make plays and has some things that he’ll have to improve on, but has a lot of physical tools. A good competitor. And obviously, I think, played in a really good program for really good coaches. And so we’re looking forward to getting them up to Boston” External link

masslive Friday, June 24, 2022 9:23:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We’re in a position roster-wise where we can focus on the development of a young player, too,” External link

masslive Friday, June 24, 2022 9:23:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “The trade exception, there is a reason why most of the trade exceptions go unused,” “We have one that expires, obviously the big one expires in July. We have a couple that expire later. They’re reasonable amounts that you can take good players in with, so you balance that against, what’s the cost that you’re gonna have to pay, are you gonna bring someone in who is gonna add to and not necessarily take away, which you obviously don’t want to do. So it’s still about being thoughtful and prudent about what the deal is. We’re going through the whole list, we’re trying to find guys that fit what we need” External link

forbes Friday, June 24, 2022 1:48:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We have to walk a fine line a little bit. I think teams are fragile. I think the way that teams work together and operate together are fragile,” External link

wcvb Wednesday, June 22, 2022 12:32:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “When you start off 18-21, you’ve got to fight, scratch and claw to get into the playoffs, get into the seeds, get home court,” External link

wcvb Wednesday, June 22, 2022 12:32:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “The big one expires in July, we’ve got a couple of others that expire later, they’re all reasonable amounts that we can take good players in with,” External link

wcvb Wednesday, June 22, 2022 12:32:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “In the first 40 games or so, he went through pretty much everything you can go through as a as a coach in Boston,” External link

wcvb Wednesday, June 22, 2022 12:32:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We have to walk a fine line a little bit. I think teams are fragile. I think the way that teams work together and operate together are fragile,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, June 21, 2022 11:08:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about error ) : “When you start off 18-21, you’ve got to fight, scratch and claw to get into the playoffs, get into the seeds, get home court,” “You got to do all that stuff and there’s no margin for error” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, June 21, 2022 11:08:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “The big one expires in July, we’ve got a couple of others that expire later, they’re all reasonable amounts that we can take good players in with,” “It’s still about being prudent and thoughtful about what the deal is” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, June 21, 2022 11:08:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “In the first 40 games or so, he went through pretty much everything you can go through as a as a coach in Boston,” “I think that’s a testament to the way that he stayed even keel. … I’ve told people I’m close to all along, I think his ability to bounce back after the tough losses in the playoffs was really special” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, June 21, 2022 11:08:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “This guy gave us everything he had,” “When you look at the minutes, when you look at the games played — I’ve said this many times: He’s a superstar that doesn’t want to sit. He wants to play, he wants to play all the time” External link

masslive Tuesday, June 21, 2022 8:02:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Jaylen Brown ) : “When you start looking at it objectively and more so historically, what Jayson and Jaylen have done in the playoffs, historically at their ages, is rarified air,” “I think we’re very cognizant of the fact that even though Jayson would admittedly not have played his best series, there’s no chance we’re there without him and without all of his great play all the way through” External link

masslive Tuesday, June 21, 2022 8:02:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Our leadership was pretty good on this team,” “Everybody does it in their own way; all of our best players added to it. I thought Jayson’s voice got way louder as the year went on, and that’s a huge, huge thing for our team. Jaylen and Marcus (Smart) have always been good vocal leaders and people on the court and in practice and the locker room” External link

masslive Tuesday, June 21, 2022 8:02:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We’ve got the okay to do whatever we need to do,” External link

masslive Tuesday, June 21, 2022 6:21:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I think the trade exception, there’s a reason why a lot of the trade exceptions go unused,” “We have a bunch of them right now. We have one that expires, obviously, the big one expires in July, we’ve got a couple of others that expire later, they’re all reasonable amounts that we can take good players in with, so you balance that on, OK, what’s the cost that you’re going to have to pay, are you going to bring somebody in that’s going to add to – not necessarily take away, which you obviously don’t want to do. So it’s still about being prudent and thoughtful about what the deal is” External link

masslive Tuesday, June 21, 2022 6:21:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “It looked like he had a little bit better bend,” “That was the thing. He had enough swelling in his quad that he didn’t have an ideal ability to really get low and bend that knee. It looked like he was doing a little bit better. I don’t know what he’s going to be cleared to do in practice [Thursday], but we’ll see as the days go on” External link

bostonglobe Thursday, May 5, 2022 7:12:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Marcus Smart ) : “Marcus was in the gym yesterday on an off day for the rest of our team,” External link

masslive Thursday, May 5, 2022 5:07:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I would say we were definitely outside the mix, but probably better than certainly what we were talked about,” External link

bostonglobe Saturday, April 16, 2022 3:46:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I have not been a person they will reach out to anyway,” “They’ve got a lot of good candidates. They have a lot of better candidates than me I’m sure” External link

masslive Friday, April 15, 2022 8:36:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “How about the fact that I lived in Boston for nine years and everything in my closet is green with Boston Celtic gear,” “My whole existence is around trying to help this team be as good as it can be. Let’s keep it that way” External link

masslive Friday, April 15, 2022 8:36:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “How about the fact that I’ve lived in Boston for nine years, and everything in my closet is green. That is enough. Isn’t that a little bit of a rivalry? Come on,” External link

inquirer Friday, April 15, 2022 5:53:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "I definitely would not leave the Celtics to go to the Lakers," External link

longbeachstar Friday, April 15, 2022 4:19:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "How about the fact that I've lived in Boston for nine years, and everything in my closet is green. That is enough. Isn't that a little bit of a rivalry? Come on," External link

longbeachstar Friday, April 15, 2022 4:19:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I definitely would not leave the Celtics to go to the Lakers,” External link

rappler Friday, April 15, 2022 4:16:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “How about the fact that I’ve lived in Boston for nine years, and everything in my closet is green. That is enough. Isn’t that a little bit of a rivalry? Come on,” External link

rappler Friday, April 15, 2022 4:16:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens told : “I know what you’re getting at, obviously, with this,” External link

masslive Monday, April 4, 2022 12:39:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Pizza Punks Durham will be our sixth site in the UK, and we can’t wait to share the Pizza Punks experience with the city. At Pizza Punks we do things differently, our customers have the freedom to make the experience their own – they can punk up their pizza or pasta with unlimited toppings for no extra charge. We want families and friends to visit and have the best time. For us, it is about providing excellent quality ingredients, unrivalled levels of customer service and most importantly, having fun; we want our guests to enjoy some great food, drinks and music with us” External link

thenorthernecho Wednesday, March 30, 2022 12:23:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Even the next day, I just walked up to him and said, ‘Hey, you always have our support to freely express yourself and say what you want,’” External link

nytimes Thursday, March 24, 2022 7:26:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “First of all, when it happened live,” External link

masslive Thursday, March 17, 2022 6:35:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Draymond Green ) : “Draymond would have dove for that loose ball with him,” “That’s the way those two guys play” External link

masslive Thursday, March 17, 2022 6:35:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “It’s Steve’s prerogative to see it how he sees it,” External link

masslive Thursday, March 17, 2022 6:35:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I was actually at home, and when he decided to wear the sneakers, there was some concern — and I didn’t even know until the end of the first quarter — that there was a potential uniform or dress code violation,” “I don’t know what was said — I can’t imagine that phrasing was said — but the question to me was what to do about Enes’ shoes” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, March 9, 2022 7:50:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Double-checked, fine, and he wore those the rest of the game and he wore whatever he wanted the rest of the year,” “It’s interesting, because I feel really good that we truly sat here and supported him and his right to express himself and his freedom of speech, and I even told him the next day that you know I’ve always done that” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, March 9, 2022 7:50:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We didn’t talk about anything after that, because we weren’t checking from that point forward,” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, March 9, 2022 7:50:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “When we decided to trade Enes, it was 1,000 percent a basketball decision,” “Obviously the opportunity to bring Theis back with our defensive identity, and his mobility and the ability to play the way we wanted to as an eighth or ninth guy, just made too much sense for us” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, March 9, 2022 7:50:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "Those guys are hard to move. Like, you better be careful choosing to move guys that age that have accomplished what they have accomplished and work the way they do — and are the kind of teammates they are and you enjoy being around them," External link

wcvb Wednesday, March 9, 2022 8:05:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "Those guys are hard to move. Like, you better be careful choosing to move guys that age that have accomplished what they have accomplished and work the way they do — and are the kind of teammates they are and you enjoy being around them," "There's every reason to build this thing around guys like that" External link

wcvb Wednesday, March 9, 2022 8:05:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I think the No. 1 thing when you look at our team is we have pretty good depth down the line with ballhandlers,” “We have pretty good depth with the addition of Kornet and Theis with our bigs. We want to make sure we are as fortified in the wing area and specifically in versatile wings that can guard a number of positions and can be 3-and-D type plug-in players. I think that’s really important” External link

masslive Tuesday, March 8, 2022 8:34:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “For me, when I watch all these different [college teams] play, I’m really drawn from the outside to true programs,” External link

bostonglobe Tuesday, March 8, 2022 2:46:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Jayson Tatum ) : “He very accurately said that Jayson is going to be a star,” External link

bostonglobe Tuesday, March 8, 2022 2:46:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I think the No. 1 thing when you look at our team is we have pretty good depth down the line with ballhandlers,” External link

masslive Tuesday, March 1, 2022 8:54:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We were fortunate enough to be able to get a guy like that on a long contract,” External link

bostonglobe Saturday, February 12, 2022 9:32:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Theis knows how to make our best players better,” “That’s the best thing he does is he has a great feel for making others around him better, he’s got a savvy for the game. And he can play a role. ... So it’s insurance there at that spot with a guy that you know can do it at a high level” External link

masslive Friday, February 11, 2022 9:51:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “The most important thing is that this is not just about the next three months with [White], this is about, again, adding guys that you think and can see playing in a seven-game knockdown, drag-out playoff series and you know they can be on the floor and play a role in helping you win,” “And, obviously, [White and Theis] do that very differently, but both of those guys can do that and they both can do that for years to come” External link

bostonglobe Friday, February 11, 2022 8:22:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Robert Williams ) : “Theis knows how to make our best players better,” “That’s the best thing he does is he has a great feel for making others around him better. He’s got a savvy for the game. And he can play a role. And so if Rob misses a stretch, Theis can plug in and, off the bench, with Grant, if we play minutes without Robert or Al on the floor, Theis can play the exact role that those guys are playing now and do so at a high level” External link

bostonglobe Friday, February 11, 2022 8:22:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “First-round picks are really valuable, but getting a guy for three-and-a-half years on a great contract that is a perfect fit next to your best players is valuable, too,” External link

bostonglobe Friday, February 11, 2022 8:22:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We’ve thought for years that Derrick was a really good fit with our best players,” External link

masslive Friday, February 11, 2022 7:55:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “As you can see in some of his stats, defensively, with regard to willingness to put his body on the line, activity, shot challenges, all of those things,” “And, on offense, just by making simple plays and doesn’t need to do anything to be on the highlights, to really really impact winning” External link

masslive Friday, February 11, 2022 7:55:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “The first time that I got a chance to watch him for consecutive days in a row and really see even more, or pique our interest even more, was watching him with the U.S. select team years ago,” “And now we felt really fortunate to be able to get a guy like that, on a long contract that we think is a perfect fit for our best players” External link

masslive Friday, February 11, 2022 7:55:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Daniel Theis ) : “Rob and Al are our guys and they’re playing great but if you miss any time with those two guys, you can plug Theis in and it’ll be a seamless transition,” External link

masslive Friday, February 11, 2022 6:30:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “The Theis move came about really late,” “Initially, we had talked to them a couple times over the past few days but that came about very late. We did not think that there was going to be anything there and, in the last 20 minutes or so (before the deadline), that materializes as the whole move. Obviously, didn’t necessarily anticipate that in the early part of the day but had our eyes on Theis” External link

masslive Friday, February 11, 2022 6:30:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Every decision we make has to be focused on, does that decision give us the best chance at the next banner,” “That ultimately is the call. It’s not as focused on how your team is necessarily playing in the moment. It’s focused on what is the best thing to be able to be in the mix and then hang the next banner” External link

masslive Monday, February 7, 2022 2:53:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens told : “The number one thing is we knew we were in a financial situation where we were going to try our best not to hard cap ourselves and navigate the funds we had available for free agency, which obviously wasn’t much,” External link

masslive Thursday, January 27, 2022 7:50:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Pizza Punks Leicester will be our fifth site in the UK, and we can’t wait to share the Pizza Punks experience with the city. "At Pizza Punks we do things differently. Our customers have the freedom to make the experience their own – they can punk up their pizza or pasta with unlimited toppings for no extra charge. "We want families and friends to visit and have the best time. For us, it is about providing excellent quality ingredients, unrivalled levels of customer service and most importantly, having fun; we want our guests to enjoy some great food, drinks and music with us” External link

leicestermercury Tuesday, January 25, 2022 6:29:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens told : “If there is a need as far as a very short-term need that we would look to address — and again, you do it either by looking at your bench and figuring out rotation tweaks or you do it by small deals — then that would be something that we’ll certainly look at from a shooting standpoint,” External link

masslive Monday, January 17, 2022 8:00:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens added : “We have a good idea of some of the things that we will look at, that we will pursue,” External link

masslive Monday, January 17, 2022 8:00:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens explained : “I think the challenge is that in the last two years specifically,” External link

masslive Monday, January 10, 2022 7:45:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “There’s a lot that needs to improve,” External link

masslive Monday, January 10, 2022 7:45:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens says : “You’d have to ask those coaches,” External link

bostonglobe Saturday, January 8, 2022 4:29:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Our lack of consistency possession to possession would be the No. 1 thing,” External link

masslive Thursday, January 6, 2022 7:41:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens explained : “I think the challenge is that in the last two years specifically,” External link

masslive Thursday, January 6, 2022 7:41:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We have a lot of good players, guys that have done a lot of good things but so do the other teams,” “Not everybody is equal in that regard but as you go down the line, especially in the East this year, it’s just different. There’s a different level of ability up and down than I’ve seen before” External link

masslive Thursday, January 6, 2022 7:41:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens admitted : “There’s no question those need to improve,” “There’s a lot that needs to improve. We would like to get a chance to see everybody out there so we could get a real feel for the group in its totality but we also recognize that doesn’t happen very often in the NBA and certainly doesn’t happen in COVID years. We have to figure that out” External link

masslive Thursday, January 6, 2022 7:41:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I think we’d be lying if anyone in here said we didn’t wish we’d be in a better spot from a record standpoint,” “I think the biggest thing is obviously we’ve had good moments. Those moments have not been consistent from game to game, let alone within a game. We have to improve” External link

bostonglobe Friday, December 31, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Every decision that we make and are tasked with is, what does that decision mean — when you’re talking about roster or anything else — what does that decision mean with regard to focusing on your next best chance at hanging a banner?” “Ultimately, there are short-term things and there are long-term things. You have to look at everything that gives you an option to do that and make that your driver” External link

bostonglobe Friday, December 31, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I think you just look at it as, does it help you get closer to the ultimate goal?” “That’s what you have to ask when you’re looking at any of these opportunities. You just want to be as close as you can to maximizing your group and being in the mix. Anything that gives us an opportunity to do that that we feel is feasible, we’re going to look at exceptionally hard” External link

bostonglobe Friday, December 31, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I think that’s something that gives you hope,” External link

bostonglobe Friday, December 31, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I really believe great teams find a way to win more often than not, no matter who’s available,” “Good teams can really get through those patches and do so in a way that ultimately they then can take advantage of their time of good health. And mediocre-to-bad teams drop a bunch of games. We ultimately have to be a little better than we’ve been to be a good team, a team that we want to be. I do think we’re capable. We’ve seen that. But we just have to play better more consistently” External link

bostonglobe Friday, December 31, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I have a lot of admiration for him,” External link

bostonglobe Friday, December 31, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I think the thing I’d say [to fans] directly is we share that frustration,” “We’re also hopeful we can put together our individual capabilities and really play well collectively. But no one here is making excuses or skirting the fact that we’re not record-wise where we want to be. We’ve had moments, but they’ve been too few and far between and not consistent enough, and it’s all of our jobs to work to change that” External link

bostonglobe Friday, December 31, 2021 3:02:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "Chuck Amato carries his own selfie pen around with him," External link

wral Sunday, December 26, 2021 4:48:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "Now I'm wanting Philip Rivers really bad to come back to Raleigh," "After Wes Moore wins the NCAA for women's basketball I'm going to have him sign it. And I'll be complete" External link

wral Sunday, December 26, 2021 4:48:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "I have a piece of my husband in my heart and I get to share it with my friends and family," "I drive it around and people wave at me. When anybody says anything to me 'that's a sweet car' I say it's my husband's car. I always give him credit" External link

wral Sunday, December 26, 2021 4:48:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "I would not be able to survive without my Wolfpack friends," "They've been my lifeline ever since he passed away. We went on all the bus trips. That's how I've met so many of my friends is through NC State. They've been my rock through all of this" External link

wral Sunday, December 26, 2021 4:48:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "Chuck Amato carries his own selfie pen around with him," "He came out and said 'oh this car is beautiful, I'll autograph it'" External link

wral Sunday, December 26, 2021 3:06:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "Now I'm wanting Philip Rivers really bad to come back to Raleigh," "After Wes Moore wins the NCAA for women's basketball I'm going to have him sign it. And I'll be complete" External link

wral Sunday, December 26, 2021 3:06:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "I have a piece of my husband in my heart and I get to share it with my friends and family," "I drive it around and people wave at me. When anybody says anything to me 'that's a sweet car' I say it's my husband's car. I always give him credit" External link

wral Sunday, December 26, 2021 3:06:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "I would not be able to survive without my Wolfpack friends," "They've been my lifeline ever since he passed away. We went on all the bus trips. That's how I've met so many of my friends is through NC State. They've been my rock through all of this" External link

wral Sunday, December 26, 2021 3:06:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “And the name that kept coming up from everybody you talk to,” External link

bostonglobe Saturday, December 18, 2021 7:07:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens told : “I knew he was really good,” External link

masslive Tuesday, December 14, 2021 11:35:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens told : “I knew he was really good,” External link

masslive Wednesday, December 8, 2021 3:05:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Jaylen Brown ) : “I just walked up to Jaylen and said, ‘Hey, your name’s all over the place, as you know. Obviously, from our standpoint, you’re a Celtic and a guy that we obviously we think exceptionally high of, and, you know, nothing doing,’” “I just wanted to make sure he had that peace of mind” External link

masslive Thursday, November 11, 2021 8:16:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “When you get into the trade rumors, obviously, there are going to be rumors, there’s going to be talks,” “We have to be on the phone but we also have to be prudent and smart about what we are doing with our own team. I would say most of the time I’ve been here at least, there’s a lot less to it than what’s real” External link

masslive Thursday, November 11, 2021 8:16:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I think any time you have things to say, you say it to the person or people,” External link

masslive Thursday, November 4, 2021 7:34:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I think that’s the way it should be,” External link

masslive Thursday, November 4, 2021 7:34:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I am so interested to see how we defend these next two games,” “How do you create or galvanize yourself as a team? You do it by doing hard things together, defending together. And let’s find out if we made progress” External link

masslive Thursday, November 4, 2021 7:34:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Jayson Tatum ) : “I think the most important thing about (Monday) night’s message or what he said was that he talked to those guys about it,” “And I saw that today. It’s funny, when you’re in it and you see guys at the facility and you see him and Jayson sitting down eating breakfast today and talking about, like, how to come to find our solution for our team. Those guys want to win” External link

masslive Thursday, November 4, 2021 3:41:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Jayson Tatum ) : “I think the most important thing about (Monday) night’s message or what he said was that he talked to those guys about it,” “And I saw that today. It’s funny, when you’re in it and you see guys at the facility and you see him and Jayson sitting down eating breakfast today and talking about, like, how to come to find our solution for our team. Those guys want to win” External link

masslive Thursday, November 4, 2021 1:31:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I think the most important thing about (Monday) night’s message or what he said was that he talked to those guys about it,” External link

masslive Wednesday, November 3, 2021 5:26:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Right now, 2-5, I feel a lot better from the structural standpoint than 2-5,” “So, it’s a long year. There’s 75 games left. Every loss and every moment gnaws at you and eats at you. But again, my responsibility is to look at it from the 10,000-foot view and not make those decisions based on the emotion of a tough 14 minutes in a basketball game” External link

masslive Wednesday, November 3, 2021 5:26:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I have not worried one bit about a bad drill in practice, haven’t thought twice about any of that stuff because it’s not my role,” External link

masslive Friday, October 8, 2021 9:25:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens told : “They’ve made amazing strides the last four and five years, in large part due to their own work and the level of commitment they have,” External link

masslive Friday, October 8, 2021 5:38:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I’ve always found that in a team of 15 people, it’s a little different than in a team of 40 or 50 people,” External link

masslive Saturday, October 2, 2021 10:25:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “It was an early deal, but it felt like it was the right one,” “Not easy. But the right one” External link

samoaobserver Tuesday, June 22, 2021 11:02:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Kemba Walker ) : “We felt that one of the things that we wanted was to be unencumbered moving forward and kind of have a road ahead,” “This was really hard. This was not the ideal first few weeks on the job move just because of the kind of person Kemba is, and the kind of professional he is, and how good of a player he is and continues to be” External link

samoaobserver Tuesday, June 22, 2021 11:02:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I’m just there to support them,” “I don’t know how good I can be at this job. That’s to be determined. I’m pouring everything into it. … It’s been nonstop for however many days it’s been now. But the one thing that I should be good at is supporting the head coach and not being involved. "My door’s open, but I do not want to be, you know, anything but supportive” External link

samoaobserver Tuesday, June 22, 2021 11:02:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We had to look at with the idea of moving that first-round pick this year, it gave us the opportunity to look at a road a head with a few more options, from the financial flexibility standpoint, with the picks, all of our future first-round picks past this year, which, again, give you more options,” “And then it was the best deal that we thought with regard to returning players, right? The opportunity to add Al, who makes significantly less money but is a really good player who has corporate knowledge of this environment that’s really excited to be back in Boston and has a good feel for not only playing with our guys but also has made them better” External link

boston Tuesday, June 22, 2021 1:23:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “The ability to space, pass, play in different ways and play in different coverages at the other end, and be able to play with other bigs or as the lone five I think is something that he just has a wealth of experience,” External link

boston Tuesday, June 22, 2021 1:23:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “There’s so many things that impact how a team functions together, and how well it plays together,” External link

boston Tuesday, June 22, 2021 1:23:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “It was an early deal, but it felt like it was the right one,” External link

wcvb Tuesday, June 22, 2021 12:29:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We felt that one of the things that we wanted was to be unencumbered moving forward and kind of have a road ahead,” External link

wcvb Tuesday, June 22, 2021 12:29:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I’m just there to support them,” “I don’t know how good I can be at this job. That’s to be determined. I’m pouring everything into it. … It’s been nonstop for however many days it’s been now. But the one thing that I should be good at is supporting the head coach and not being involved. "My door’s open, but I do not want to be, you know, anything but supportive” External link

wcvb Tuesday, June 22, 2021 12:29:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We obviously have a really good foundation. And you have very talented young players, so I think that that’s a good place to be,” External link

680news Monday, June 21, 2021 10:32:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “It was an early deal, but it felt like it was the right one,” “Not easy. But the right one” External link

680news Monday, June 21, 2021 10:32:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Kemba Walker ) : “We felt that one of the things that we wanted was to be unencumbered moving forward and kind of have a road ahead,” “This was really hard. This was not the ideal first few weeks on the job move just because of the kind of person Kemba is, and the kind of professional he is, and how good of a player he is and continues to be” External link

680news Monday, June 21, 2021 10:32:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I’m just there to support them,” External link

680news Monday, June 21, 2021 10:32:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I talked to several of the guys the other day right after it and have been in very close contact the last couple of weeks with both Jaylen and Jayson specifically,” “But that’s not unusual. Like, that’s pretty typical for whether I was in the coaching role or in this role” External link

masslive Monday, June 21, 2021 9:12:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “The ability to make our wings better is going to be a huge part of the people that will be around them,” External link

masslive Monday, June 21, 2021 9:12:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We have to be smart about it,” “But whether in free agency with the limitations we have, because we’re up against it in a lot of ways right now, or in extending our own players or in looking for people from the outside with regard to trades. I do think that experience and been-there-done-that is a good thing, but again, you have to be smart about it” External link

masslive Monday, June 21, 2021 9:12:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We like Moses as an upside player. Obviously, we saw the best of Moses in our game,” External link

masslive Monday, June 21, 2021 8:34:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Tristan Thompson ) : “With regard to the bigs, that just becomes a longer discussion without getting into specifics of can guys play together? Can you do the double big thing with certain groups? Are there guys that pair better together?” “I do think, for instance, Tristan’s ability to switch and Tristan’s ability to rebound allows him to play with a spacer like Al, who also has a lot of flexibility. Rob’s ability to play in the dunker and hitting Al in the seams and playing with the lob game gives you flexibility. Those are things we’ll have to figure out. That won’t be as much my decision once those times come, once the roster is set. Then I’ll be out of that. Then whoever the coach is can figure out how they want to utilize everybody” External link

masslive Monday, June 21, 2021 8:34:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Those are things we’ll have to figure out,” External link

masslive Monday, June 21, 2021 7:59:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Robbie Williams ) : “Rob is a guy that really wants to be good,” “He is a listener; he wants to improve. He’ll lean on every word Al says, obviously. And they can make each other better” External link

masslive Monday, June 21, 2021 7:59:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We have a lot of promising young players, so there’s a balance there,” “It’s a balance that we’ve been walking, I think, for a while, and I think that what we need to do is continue to see great growth out of those players and ultimately decide who makes our best players better. And that’s why we wanted kind of an open road ahead” External link

masslive Monday, June 21, 2021 7:59:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens explained : “We felt that, one of things we wanted was the ability to be unencumbered moving forward and kinda have a road ahead,” External link

masslive Monday, June 21, 2021 7:59:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We had to look at with the idea of moving that first-round pick this year,” External link

masslive Monday, June 21, 2021 7:59:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “His ability to elevate teammates with his experience and leadership make for a great addition,” “We also want to welcome Moses to Boston. He is a promising young player” External link

bangordailynews Friday, June 18, 2021 8:18:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Kemba Walker ) : “Kemba is a true professional and a great teammate and player,” “I want to thank him for his tremendous impact, and the positive contribution he’s made both to the Celtics and the city of Boston” External link

bangordailynews Friday, June 18, 2021 8:18:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "His ability to elevate teammates with his experience and leadership make for a great addition," External link

seattlepi Friday, June 18, 2021 7:18:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Then they need to put in a great offseason of work,” External link

masslive Monday, June 14, 2021 8:23:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “There are very good teams across the East and we have to get better,” “We never got a true look at this team this year, but I think we have enough information that shows that we need to get better” External link

masslive Monday, June 14, 2021 8:23:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I told Romeo ... you can have the wrist thing, you can get COVID, you can miss the first five months of the season,” “But you won’t remember anything about your second year if you finish super strong and he did other than that. And so he’s got to build off that momentum” External link

masslive Monday, June 14, 2021 8:23:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I’ve been in that locker room with some of those guys for a long time,” External link

masslive Friday, June 11, 2021 7:01:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I think he is obviously one of the best coaches in any sports of all time and renowned as one of the best preparers of all-time,” External link

masslive Friday, June 4, 2021 6:10:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens declared : “I think the biggest thing is that I’m passionate about this group of people,” External link

masslive Friday, June 4, 2021 6:10:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Marcus Smart ) : “This is the part about Marcus that I love,” External link

bostonglobe Friday, June 4, 2021 5:41:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “The hip is not bothering him, but we’re just trying to manage it over the course of the long season so that he’s available more often than not, and then able to peak in minutes late,” “So I guess it’s more of a just be alert to it. Obviously, he had the two games that he sat out because it was bothering him, but we’re just alert to it” External link

forbes Thursday, June 3, 2021 11:43:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I think the good news about whoever we hire,” External link

forbes Thursday, June 3, 2021 5:52:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens stated : "I'm excited to tackle this new role, starting with a wide-ranging and comprehensive search for our next head coach. I love the Celtics, and know the great honor and responsibility that comes with this job. I will give it everything I have to help us be in a position to consistently compete for championships," External link

ibtimes Thursday, June 3, 2021 2:18:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I’ve been in that locker room with some of those guys for a long time,” External link

forbes Thursday, June 3, 2021 1:35:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Becky Hammon ) : “Becky obviously is a terrific candidate,” “I don’t know her well, but I know what people think about her and I know how well she is respected all across the league by the players and coaches. So, I would hope that that time is coming very soon” External link

forbes Thursday, June 3, 2021 1:35:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “One of the things I’ve learned being in coaching, coaching against other great coaches, and learning things from the people that you coach against is there’s a lot of different ways to coach and there’s a lot of different ways to be successful as a coach,” External link

bostonglobe Thursday, June 3, 2021 11:28:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "Hiring a new coach will give us a great opportunity to hire somebody that will be ... a new, fresh voice with a new, fresh perspective," "They don't have to fill Doc Rivers' shoes, like I did. And they don't have to fill Danny Ainge's shoes, like I do. They just have to figure out a way to be better than the last guy" External link

arkansasonline Thursday, June 3, 2021 10:18:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Danny Ainge ) : "I'm grateful to ownership and to Danny for trusting me with this opportunity," "I love the Celtics, and know the great honor and responsibility that comes with this job. I will give it everything I have to help us be in position to consistently compete for championships" External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, June 3, 2021 5:34:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Hiring a new coach will give us a great opportunity to hire somebody that will be ... a new, fresh voice with a new, fresh perspective,” “They don’t have to fill Doc Rivers’ shoes, like I did. And they don’t have to fill Danny Ainge’s shoes, like I do. They just have to figure out a way to be better than the last guy” External link

virginislandsdailynews Thursday, June 3, 2021 3:47:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I think when I looked at the big picture, and Wyc and I really talked about it, it made sense,” “This is a great opportunity to give us a good spark when we’re losing one of the best in his job in the world. That’s something we know we all have to step up and meet the next challenge” External link

bostonglobe Thursday, June 3, 2021 2:19:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I’m looking forward to really diving into this process,” “I think the good news about whoever we hire, they don’t have to fill Doc Rivers’s shoes like I did, and they don’t have to fill Danny Ainge’s shoes now like I do. The good news is they just have to figure out a way to be better than the last guy” External link

bostonglobe Thursday, June 3, 2021 2:19:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I’m looking forward to really diving into this process,” “I think that the good news about whoever we hire, they don’t have to fill Doc Rivers’s shoes like I did and they don’t have to fill Danny Ainge’s shoes now like I do. The good news is they have to figure out a way to be better than the last guy” External link

nytimes Thursday, June 3, 2021 12:28:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “There are several very qualified (female) candidates and Becky obviously is a terrific candidate. I don’t know her well but I know what people think about her and I know how well she’s respected all across the league by players and coaches,” “I would hope that that time is coming very soon. Obviously, we’ve had Allison (Feaster), who isn’t in a coaching position, but she’s been incredible in our organization and Kara Lawson is a star. She was here and we could hardly keep her here. ... Without question, that day is coming. I’m amongst the hopeful that it’s very soon” External link

masslive Thursday, June 3, 2021 12:12:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “When he decided to move and retire and go enjoy more time with his family, we talked a little about it,” “It just moved down the road. Wyc and Pags both talked to me about, and I talked to Wyc for a while one day and decided that was best. I told Wyc at that moment my No. 1 thing is for the good of the Celtics. I love the Celtics. I want to do what’s best for the Celtics. This is what we need to do to hopefully be even better” External link

usaToday Thursday, June 3, 2021 12:10:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I know there’s a lot of work ahead,” External link

usaToday Thursday, June 3, 2021 12:10:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Well one of the things I’ve learned being in coaching, coaching against other things from the people you coach against is there’s a lot of different ways to coach and a lot of different ways to be successful as a coach,” “Danny and I have talked many times about, we had done things over the last 7 or 8 years that Danny wouldn’t necessarily have done but when it is on one page and when it works out, it’s the right thing for that group and that team. And so I’m looking forward to really diving into this process. I think the good news about whoever we hire, they don’t have to fill Doc Rivers’ shoes like I did, and they don’t have to fill Danny Ainge’s shoes now like I do. The good news is they just have to figure out a way to be better than the last guy” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:27:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I can’t say enough about what a terrific person, terrific coach, she’ll be a great fit at Duke with their incredible tradition,” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:27:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “He can do whatever he wants next. He’s going to be in high demand across the NBA,” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:27:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Hiring a new coach will give us a great opportunity to hire somebody that will be … a new, fresh voice with a new, fresh perspective,” “They don’t have to fill Doc Rivers’ shoes, like I did. And they don’t have to fill Danny Ainge’s shoes, like I do. They just have to figure out a way to be better than the last guy” External link

wishtv Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:16:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “They’ll get to play for a great coach, with some similarities maybe, but also some great new fresh perspectives,” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:04:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Hiring a new coach will give us a great opportunity to hire somebody that will be … a new, fresh voice with a new, fresh perspective,” “They don’t have to fill Doc Rivers’ shoes, like I did. And they don’t have to fill Danny Ainge’s shoes, like I do. They just have to figure out a way to be better than the last guy” External link

680news Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:28:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Hiring a new coach will give us a great opportunity to hire somebody that I think will be great at the job,” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:23:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “The good news about whoever we hire, they don’t have to fill Doc Rivers’ shoes like I did, and they don’t have to fill Danny Ainge’s shoes now like I do,” “The good news is they just have to figure out a way to be better than the last guy” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:23:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “All of my intention, energy, focus is doing this job well and hiring a great coach and trusting they will do their job well,” “I think that everyone will benefit from that approach. To me, that would have been a lot to be able to do both of those things” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:23:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “Tracy is the only person that’s known,” “We told (our son) Brady this morning before he went to school and swore him to silence. I haven’t talked to any of my friends about it because it was something I wanted to keep between us here” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:23:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “It was my decision. Like I said, I started it when I had health issues two years ago in the playoffs and I started thinking about it then. you’re surrounded by your six children in the hospital and they’re saying, hey, you need to quit doing this for work, it’s causing you too much stress. That’s probably when I started thinking about it. And these last two years have been tough. In the bubble and all the rules and scrutiny and protocols that we had to go through has not made the job as much fun. The job we haven’t been able to have scouts or draft workouts. So the job hasn’t been as much fun. I don’t know if there was a moment in time but like I said earlier, I trust my instincts and my instincts told me a couple months ago that it was time for me to move on and that’s what’s best for us, that’s what’s best for the Celtics” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:23:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Danny Ainge ) : “The thought of going into this position, you know, was never even a thought because Danny was here and he was the best at it and he was the best to work for,” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:23:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens explained ( about Danny Ainge ) : “There’s a lot of work to do, there’s a lot of work ahead, obviously there is a whole process that we’ll go through in searching for a new coach, there’s obviously roster decisions that must be made,” “And there’s development within our own team and improvement within our own team that has to happen. That said, as Danny said, we are in a good place. We have a lot of really positive things. And it’s our job to capitalize on it” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:23:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We have an unbelievable group of people that have done a great job here and it’s my hope that we could have people around for longer,” “At the same time, if not, we want to help them anyway we can. I’ll get to the front office alignment and what we need to do as I get more into it” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 9:53:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Danny Ainge ) : "I'm grateful to ownership and to Danny for trusting me with this opportunity," "I'm excited to tackle this new role, starting with a wide ranging and comprehensive search for our next head coach. I love the Celtics, and know the great honor and responsibility that comes with this job. I will give it everything I have to help us be in position to consistently compete for championships" External link

longbeachstar Wednesday, June 2, 2021 9:48:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I understand and am looking forward to this new challenge and great responsibility,” “We’re driven to compete for championships. … This morning is a hard day and I know that there’s a lot of work ahead. … I really have enjoyed coaching, but this is the new challenge and this is what we need to do to hopefully be even better” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, June 2, 2021 9:42:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Danny Ainge ) : "I'm grateful to ownership and to Danny for trusting me with this opportunity," External link

upi Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:59:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Danny Ainge ) : “I’m grateful to ownership and to Danny for trusting me with this opportunity,” External link

forbes Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:56:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We didn’t play perfect basketball, but we showed a lot of growth in the past few weeks, both individually and at times collectively,” “And so, there’s stuff to build off of. But at the same time, the task is tall and if you want to be in the mix, then you’ve got to be better than we were” External link

usaToday Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:42:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “You can improve through continued development and the right work ethic and doing a good job with the developmental stuff,” “Then, obviously, there is the ability to acquire people. This team that beat us is a very good team. There are very good teams across the East and we have to get better. We never got a true look at this team this year, but I think we have enough information that shows that we need to get better” External link

usaToday Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:42:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We didn’t play perfect basketball, but we showed a lot of growth in the past few weeks, both individually and at times collectively,” “And so, there’s stuff to build off of. But at the same time, the task is tall and if you want to be in the mix, then you’ve got to be better than we were” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:18:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “You can improve through continued development and the right work ethic and doing a good job with the developmental stuff,” “Then, obviously, there is the ability to acquire people. This team that beat us is a very good team. There are very good teams across the East and we have to get better. We never got a true look at this team this year, but I think we have enough information that shows that we need to get better” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:18:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We didn’t play perfect basketball, but we showed a lot of growth in the past few weeks, both individually and at times collectively,” “And so, there’s stuff to build off of. But at the same time, the task is tall and if you want to be in the mix, then you’ve got to be better than we were” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:50:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “You can improve through continued development and the right work ethic and doing a good job with the developmental stuff,” “Then, obviously, there is the ability to acquire people. This team that beat us is a very good team. There are very good teams across the East and we have to get better. We never got a true look at this team this year, but I think we have enough information that shows that we need to get better” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:50:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We have some really good foundational people in our building,” External link

usaToday Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:36:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I’m grateful to ownership and to Danny for trusting me with this opportunity,” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:27:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I’m grateful to ownership and to Danny for trusting me with this opportunity,” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:27:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We didn’t play perfect basketball, but we showed a lot of growth in the past few weeks, both individually and at times collectively,” “And so, there’s stuff to build off of. But at the same time, the task is tall and if you want to be in the mix, then you’ve got to be better than we were” External link

suntimes Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:27:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “You can improve through continued development and the right work ethic and doing a good job with the developmental stuff,” “Then, obviously, there is the ability to acquire people. This team that beat us is a very good team. There are very good teams across the East and we have to get better. We never got a true look at this team this year, but I think we have enough information that shows that we need to get better” External link

suntimes Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:27:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Danny Ainge ) : “I’m grateful to ownership and to Danny for trusting me with this opportunity,” “I’m excited to tackle this new role, starting with a wide ranging and comprehensive search for our next head coach. I love the Celtics, and know the great honor and responsibility that comes with this job. I will give it everything I have to help us be in position to consistently compete for championships” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:27:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We didn’t play perfect basketball, but we showed a lot of growth in the past few weeks, both individually and at times collectively,” “And so, there’s stuff to build off of. But at the same time, the task is tall and if you want to be in the mix, then you’ve got to be better than we were” External link

wishtv Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:22:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “You can improve through continued development and the right work ethic and doing a good job with the developmental stuff,” “Then, obviously, there is the ability to acquire people. This team that beat us is a very good team. There are very good teams across the East and we have to get better. We never got a true look at this team this year, but I think we have enough information that shows that we need to get better” External link

wishtv Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:22:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We didn’t play perfect basketball, but we showed a lot of growth in the past few weeks, both individually and at times collectively,” “And so, there’s stuff to build off of. But at the same time, the task is tall and if you want to be in the mix, then you’ve got to be better than we were” External link

click2houston Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:14:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “The task is tall and you if want to be in the mix, you have to be better than what we were,” “We showed when we’re totally together on both ends of the court that we can be a handful no matter who’s in the game. It was not always the case earlier this year. We had moments when we didn’t meet the moment. But we got better with that” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:57:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "We have enough information that shows we need to get better," External link

usaToday Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:30:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "We have enough information that shows we need to get better," External link

usaToday Wednesday, June 2, 2021 3:14:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “He knows how to play, he brings that experience in the offensive end,” “He can play against defenses, he can play against traditional, he can play against the switching, he can space and drive. So he’s a big part of us, and I think we need to make sure we find his strengths as a team as much as possible” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:29:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “I think he handled it about as well as he could possibly handle it,” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:29:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Kemba Walker ) : "I sat down with Kemba in my room today for a while and told him how badly I feel for him and how much we just want him to feel better," External link

foxnews Wednesday, June 2, 2021 12:30:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “The task is tall and you if want to be in the mix, you have to be better than what we were,” “We showed when we’re totally together on both ends of the court that we can be a handful no matter who’s in the game. It was not always the case earlier this year. We had moments when we didn’t meet the moment. But we got better with that” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, June 2, 2021 8:45:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “There’s several ways to do that,” “You can improve through, obviously, continued development and the right work ethic and doing a good job with the developmental stuff. Then, obviously, there is the ability to acquire people” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 8:01:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Kemba Walker ) : “I sat down with Kemba in my room today for a while and told him how badly I feel for him and how much we just want him to feel better,” External link

nbcnewyork Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:32:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Kemba Walker ) : “I sat down with Kemba in my room today for a while and told him how badly I feel for him and how much we just want him to feel better,” External link

wcvb Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:02:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Kemba Walker ) : “I sat down with Kemba in my room today for a while and told him how badly I feel for him and how much we just want him to feel better,” External link

ChinaPost Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:19:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Kemba Walker ) : “I sat down with Kemba in my room today for a while and told him how badly I feel for him and how much we just want him to feel better,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, June 2, 2021 5:37:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : "I certainly feel for them, but our focus is on how we can play great as a team so that we can give those guys another chance," External link

wcvb Wednesday, June 2, 2021 2:36:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said ( about Kemba Walker ) : “Kemba’s continued to be pretty sore,” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 1:30:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “They both really wanted to play, they’ve been in constant contact with our trainers,” External link

masslive Monday, May 31, 2021 11:51:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens said : “We made a lot of adjustments and the adjustments were worse because what that did was that separated the game,” “When you talk about playoff basketball, obviously you want to adjust appropriately, but doing it a little bit better or staying the course when you’re navigating a game or at least within arm’s reach, sometimes it’s the right move” External link

masslive Monday, May 31, 2021 1:34:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens dijo : “Ellos han adoptado una actitud en la que quieren ganar a toda costa” External link

orlandosentinel Thursday, January 7, 2021 7:58:00 PM EAT

Brad Stevens declarou : "O jeito que era reverenciado pelos jogadores com quem jogou, as pessoas com quem trabalhou, os jogadores que atuaram sob seu comando, ele era especial" External link

extra Saturday, December 26, 2020 1:00:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens commenté : «On a très bien joué dans les deux derniers quart-temps, mais il va falloir qu'on joue comme ça encore et encore, parce qu'on est dans une position qui nous l'impose. Mais on aime la compétition, on veut défendre nos couleurs et on tient les uns aux autres, c'est comme ça qu'on reste compétitif» External link

lessentiel-lu-fr Saturday, September 26, 2020 9:48:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens commenté : «On a très bien joué dans les deux derniers quart-temps, mais il va falloir qu'on joue comme ça encore et encore, parce qu'on est dans une position qui nous l'impose. Mais on aime la compétition, on veut défendre nos couleurs et on tient les uns aux autres, c'est comme ça qu'on reste compétitif» External link

la-croix Saturday, September 26, 2020 9:19:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens commenté : "On a très bien joué dans les deux derniers quart-temps, mais il va falloir qu'on joue comme ça encore et encore, parce qu'on est dans une position qui nous l'impose. Mais on aime la compétition, on veut défendre nos couleurs et on tient les uns aux autres, c'est comme ça qu'on reste compétitif" External link

afp-fr Saturday, September 26, 2020 7:18:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens declaró : “Siempre es bueno contar con jugadores de vuelta” External link

wsoctv Tuesday, December 10, 2019 1:40:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens indicó : “Va a ir mañana con los médicos, y se decidirá si él necesita cirugía o no” “Suena como que, si él decide que la operación es lo mejor, podría tener un mejor cronograma. Así que veremos lo que resulta” External link

wsoctv Sunday, November 10, 2019 4:47:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens comentó : “Creo que todo lo que siempre he pensado y creído sobre el juego simplemente ha sido reforzado” “Creo que este equipo tendrá que jugar diferente en ambos lados de la cancha. No enormemente diferente, pero tendremos que hacer cosas aquí y allá” External link

wsoctv Tuesday, October 1, 2019 6:01:00 AM EAT

Brad Stevens disse : "Isso é muito positivo, mas certamente é assustador" "Para mim, ele é um amigo e nossas famílias se dão muito bem. Então, você nem pensa em algo mais. Você só quer que ele esteja confortável e se sentindo ótimo, melhorando" External link

atarde Friday, May 3, 2019 1:53:00 AM EAT



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Michael McCann said ( about Brad Stevens ) : "I was glad that Stevens noted that, because I think it's pretty objectionable to see that happen," External link

wmur Saturday, September 24, 2022 12:30:00 AM EAT

Marcus Smart said ( about Brad Stevens ) : “I would like to (help recruit players), but that’s not my concern,” “I’m here to play basketball. I’d love to have some input, but I still have to go out and get myself ready. That’s my main focus. But I’d like to have some input. I talked to Brad. We haven’t talked extensively, but the relationship I have with Brad is very strong, so I’m sure if I gave him a call, we could have those talks” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, June 29, 2022 5:11:00 AM EAT

Ime Udoka said ( about Brad Stevens ) : “We want to have a well-rounded team. I looked at the numbers overall, sorry to mention this Brad, but 27th in assists last year — we want to have more team basketball there,” External link

click2houston Wednesday, June 1, 2022 8:56:00 AM EAT

Gregg Popovich said ( about Brad Stevens ) : “I told Brad that if he’s looking for a partner, a team player, a guy that has knowledge and gets along with people, and players respect the hell out of,” External link

bostonglobe Saturday, December 18, 2021 7:07:00 PM EAT

Tom Thibodeau said ( about Brad Stevens ) : “Obviously being the head coach of the Celtics is a great responsibility. I think he’s prepared himself extremely well with the people he’s worked for, the coaches that he played for, all his experiences,” “He’s got a terrific staff, he’s got Brad to lean on there too as well so I have great respect for him and that organization” External link

eagletribune Thursday, October 21, 2021 8:01:00 AM EAT

Tom Thibodeau said ( about Brad Stevens ) : “Obviously being the head coach of the Celtics is a great responsibility. I think he’s prepared himself extremely well with the people he’s worked for, the coaches that he played for, all his experiences,” “He’s got a terrific staff, he’s got Brad to lean on there too as well so I have great respect for him and that organization” External link

click2houston Thursday, October 21, 2021 6:17:00 AM EAT

Bill Belichick said ( about Brad Stevens ) : “I have a ton of respect for Brad,” External link

bostonglobe Saturday, June 5, 2021 1:48:00 AM EAT

Danny Ainge said ( about Brad Stevens ) : "Helping guide this organization has been the thrill of a lifetime and having worked side-by-side with him since he's been here, I know we couldn't be in better hands than with Brad guiding the team going forward," External link

aa-en Thursday, June 3, 2021 11:37:00 AM EAT

Danny Ainge said ( about Brad Stevens ) : "Helping guide this organization has been the thrill of a lifetime, and having worked side-by-side with him since he's been here, I know we couldn't be in better hands than with Brad guiding the team going forward," "I'm grateful to ownership, all of my Celtics colleagues, and the best fans in basketball for being part of the journey" External link

abs-cbnnews Thursday, June 3, 2021 5:34:00 AM EAT

Danny Ainge said ( about Brad Stevens ) : "Helping guide this organization has been the thrill of a lifetime, and having worked side-by-side with him since he's been here, I know we couldn't be in better hands than with Brad guiding the team going forward," External link

wcvb Thursday, June 3, 2021 1:01:00 AM EAT

Danny Ainge said ( about Brad Stevens ) : “I’m excited for Brad. I feel like he was born for this: Indiana kid, basketball junkie, smart, lives the game, has many resources and has a great staff,” “This is a great day for the Celtics. I think actually this is a big step forward” External link

wishtv Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:16:00 PM EAT

Danny Ainge said ( about Brad Stevens ) : “I don’t know what my future holds; I don’t have any plans,” “My goal is to get Brad up to speed on the draft as our whole staff will be able to help in all of that and try to make this transition and put the Celtics in as good a place as we can be. I’ll think about the future somewhere in the future” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 11:04:00 PM EAT

Danny Ainge said ( about Brad Stevens ) : “I’m excited for Brad. I feel like he was born for this: Indiana kid, basketball junkie, smart, lives the game, has many resources and has a great staff,” “This is a great day for the Celtics. I think actually this is a big step forward” External link

680news Wednesday, June 2, 2021 10:28:00 PM EAT

Danny Ainge said ( about Brad Stevens ) : "Helping guide this organization has been the thrill of a lifetime, and having worked side-by-side with him since he's been here, I know we couldn't be in better hands than with Brad guiding the team going forward," "I'm grateful to ownership, all of my Celtics colleagues, and the best fans in basketball for being part of the journey" External link

longbeachstar Wednesday, June 2, 2021 9:48:00 PM EAT

Brian Scalabrine said ( about Brad Stevens ) : “I don’t even want to go down the road of saying this would be a historic hire,” “I think she might be the most qualified for the job. When you think about these players and who they already know and you’re bringing somebody that Brad respects and the players respect. I mean, it makes the most sense” External link

masslive Wednesday, June 2, 2021 8:57:00 PM EAT

Danny Ainge said ( about Brad Stevens ) : “I don’t know what my future holds,” “I don’t have any plans right now. My goal is to get Brad up to speed on the draft ... our whole staff will be able to help and try to make this transition, and get put the Celtics as good a place as we can be. And I’ll think about the future somewhere in the future” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, June 2, 2021 8:00:00 PM EAT

Danny Ainge said ( about Brad Stevens ) : "Helping guide this organization has been the thrill of a lifetime, and having worked side-by-side with him since he's been here, I know we couldn't be in better hands than with Brad guiding the team going forward," External link

upi Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:59:00 PM EAT

Danny Ainge stated ( about Brad Stevens ) : "I know we couldn't be in better hands than with Brad guiding the team going forward," "I'm grateful to ownership, all of my Celtics colleagues, and the best fans in basketball for being part of the journey" External link

forbes Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:56:00 PM EAT

Danny Ainge said ( about Brad Stevens ) : “Helping guide this organization has been the thrill of a lifetime, and having worked side-by-side with him since he’s been here, I know we couldn’t be in better hands than with Brad guiding the team going forward,” External link

forbes Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:56:00 PM EAT

Danny Ainge said ( about Brad Stevens ) : "Helping guide this organization has been the thrill of a lifetime, and having worked side-by-side with him since he's been here, I know we couldn't be in better hands than with Brad guiding the team going forward," External link

wcvb Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:11:00 PM EAT

Danny Ainge said ( about Brad Stevens ) : "Helping guide this organization has been the thrill of a lifetime, and having worked side-by-side with him since he's been here, I know we couldn't be in better hands than with Brad guiding the team going forward," "I'm grateful to ownership, all of my Celtics colleagues, and the best fans in basketball for being part of the journey" External link

wcvb Wednesday, June 2, 2021 7:11:00 PM EAT

Danny Ainge said ( about Brad Stevens ) : "Helping guide this organization has been the thrill of a lifetime, and having worked side-by-side with him since he's been here, I know we couldn't be in better hands than with Brad guiding the team going forward," External link

foxnews Wednesday, June 2, 2021 6:49:00 PM EAT

Danny Ainge déclaré ( about Brad Stevens ) : "Brad n'est absolument pas un souci pour nous" External link

afp-fr Thursday, June 6, 2019 3:47:00 AM EAT

Danny Ainge souligné ( about Brad Stevens ) : "Son boulot est très difficile, on savait que ça allait être une saison difficile, mais elle a été encore plus difficile qu'on ne l'avait anticipé" "Brad sera encore meilleur grâce à cette saison" External link

afp-fr Thursday, June 6, 2019 3:47:00 AM EAT