The Celtics are taking the steps to look exterior the group for his or her subsequent head coach.
ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski reported Wednesday that Boston president and former coach Brad Stevens has begun receiving permission from a variety of NBA groups to interview assistant coaches to fill the emptiness.
Wojnarowski reported that the Clippers’ Chauncey Billups, the Mavericks’ Jamahi Mosley, the Nets’ Ime Udoka and the Bucks’ Darvin Ham and Charless Lee are among the many assistants being hunted for interviews.
ESPN Sources: Celtics president Brad Stevens has began to get permission to talk to go teaching candidates, together with with assistants Chauncey Billups (Clippers), Darvin Ham and Charles Lee (Bucks), Jamahl Mosley (Mavericks) and Ime Udoka (Nets).
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 9, 2021
Wojnarowski additionally reported that Stevens has already interviewed a few of his former assistants, naming Jay Larranaga, Jerome Allen, Scott Morrison and Joe Mazzulla.
Stevens was promoted to Celtics president on June 2 after Danny Ainge stepped down. Stevens had been Boston’s head coach for the previous eight seasons and racked up the fourth-most wins in franchise historical past with 318.
Stevens and the Celtics have been linked to a number of different huge names for the emptiness. An earlier report from Yahoo! Sports activities’ Chris Haynes stated that Lakers assistant Jason Kidd and former Hawks coach Lloyd Pierce are additionally anticipated to be candidates. Duke ladies’s basketball head coach Kara Lawson has been reported as a “prime candidate” for the job.