Donny Marshall: 'low risk, high reward' for C's hiring Stevens
Donny Marshall joins SNC to break down the Celtics hiring former Butler Head Coach, Brad Stevens.
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We begin definition of Chevrolet sports net central where it ain't news alert and as a surprise to just about every one that Celtic had made up higher for their new head coach. Eight is Brad Stevens. He's former coach now the Butler Bulldogs -- in privately and the VP. -- held to reinforce how much more -- The last time the hottest -- or no say in England and I don't know. These holiday I am but that I turned it very he is Kyle Draper and this is a jam packed once again version of -- sports. Yet the Celtics coming down with the news right around 540 -- Brad Stevens Stevens well in fact take over for Doc Rivers. He's spent the last six seasons at tech coach of the Butler Bulldogs even guided them to two trips. To the national title game. He will be formally introduced at a press conference in Waltham on Friday. At 11 AM but now he is in charge of coaching the -- franchise. In the midst of a total rebuild faith isn't the shocker would be at hunter's speed he's only 36 years old but he is regarded as one of the young. Up and -- The coaching -- For more on the hire mystery and I. In basketball analyst Donny Marshal on the boat. And Donnie you're very familiar with the college game we know this 36 years old is Steve in six years at the head basketball coach. Is he ready for this job. You know they've got let me say this shock everyone. I agree this is completely shocking and not only. There NBA world but also to Butler Bulldogs fans. It's the guy who would be playing there now he makes a big step I think it's very risky where his camp. I think it. It's one of those things work -- job of a lifetime for him but I think on the other side celtics' side I think this is. A low risk situation they're not gonna have to say in the -- the money so it doesn't work out I think he's the guy who I think it -- -- -- All from everyone that I thought about this did the last couple of -- Last couple of days that became warmer but. It's shocking if I'm not sure the right move but you know what that's why we talk about it -- Very late to recruit him. -- you say it may be a low risk but it could be a high reward higher because it yet. Any kind of success like he had at Butler with the Celtics Danny Ainge looks like a genius right. We'll retaliate yeah you get it right on the head. And that's what -- is does you know everyone talks about Danny not afraid to make more. But I think as we get into the thick of this spread the McLaren and putting players on the floor around Rajon Rondo. They're being may be more pressure on getting yet he's not afraid to make the risky move but are they had to write will say that I think is still in question. Risky. Are they right we won't know as of now I don't think they have been right. Kyle I really don't -- and another one of those mode pacing outside the box you have a young coach cyclical young guys can motivate them I think that's what we see a lot of those veteran. Moving on from the Boston Celtics. As -- now Rajon Rondo is still on the roster. How -- Stevens be able to relate and coach a guy like want to go in some of the other stronger personalities. In the NBA. Or this week. He's got a fifth Faulk out for all of all of us that no run so we know how how he can be even -- World champion coach in Doc Rivers so Brad Stevens is gonna have his hands all he should be runner should be the first guy called Steven called to say hey what do you think. How can you help me -- really give him on board of Rondo the guy who like you -- out here here as of now I. We heard it if they -- with him he was never in any talks about moving Paul -- to the net over the last two or three feet and let the rumors said. So I'm not sure how how walk a much longer Rondo will be around again Danny as a businessman. He's trying to make a move that I think Rondell still going to be one of -- going to be a question that I think that the whole -- but for now. Brett Steven. Well it got to be the first guy you call. -- CSN basketball analyst Donny Marshall thanks so much Dottie for being available let's take a look at this. Died at the Celtics have hired Brad Stevens 36 years old. Two NCAA. Championship game these coaches did an impressive record at Butler wanted a 66. And 49 every time arrived -- league champion. Also the two time Horizon League coach of the year and he was an assistant at Butler -- that not.