The Boston Celtics handed Butler University’s Brad Stevens his first coaching assignment in the National Basketball Association a week after agreeing to let Doc Rivers leave for the Los Angeles Clippers.
The Boston Celtics defeated LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers 94-85 to win their second-round playoff series and advance to the Eastern Conference finals against the Orlando Magic.
Doc Rivers agreed on a five-year contract to remain the coach of the Boston Celtics, the team said today on its website.
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