Almost immediately after it was announced that the Boston Celtics had hired former Butler head coach Brad Stevens, NBA players and everyone else took to Twitter to voice their takes…
Wow!!!!!! Brad Stevens head coach of the Celtics. Didnt see that coming, he is a great coach though.
— Eric Gordon (@TheofficialEG10) July 3, 2013
Congrats to my guy Coach Stevens…..#bulldogsintheNBA
— Shelvin Mack (@ShelvinMack) July 4, 2013
Brad Stevens has a lot of Coach K in him.
— Kim English (@Englishscope24) July 3, 2013
Huge congrats to @BUCoachStevens!!! Will be missed at butler for sure…does this mean I can call you rook now, coach? Haha
— Gordon Hayward (@gordonhayward) July 3, 2013
Even the Czars of all things Boston sports aren’t all that happy right now…
Need a little time to digest Brad Stevens hire. Danny has gone waaaay out of the box, which is no surprise.
— Bob Ryan (@GlobeBobRyan) July 3, 2013
Last time the Celts hired a successful college coach, he kicked things off by stealing Red Auerbach's presidency. This can't go worse.
— Bill Simmons (@BillSimmons) July 3, 2013
I feel blessed for all my success and years at Butler and I feel blessed for this opportunity. Thank you for all the support.
— Brad Stevens (@BOSCoachStevens) July 4, 2013
Was this a good hire?
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