The Boston Celtics announced on Wednesday that Danny Ainge is retiring, and coach Brad Stevens has been promoted to president of basketball. The Celtics will start looking for a head coach to replace Stevens and announce that if they are relegated, Angie will cooperate with the team season.
62-year-old Ainge said that he began to consider this measure when he suffered a micro heart attack in 2019 and said that the past few years have been difficult due to the pandemic. “About the bubble and all the rules, controls, and agreements we have-it’s not that interesting through it,” he said.
This change occurred the day after Boston’s disappointing season, losing to the Brooklyn Nets in Game 5 of the first round of the Brooklyn playoffs series. Stevens, 44, has been a coach for the past eight seasons. Sources said they were described as exhausted in training after the bubble ended and welcomed the opportunity to move to the front desk. Angie is the latest designer in Boston. The 2008 team consisted of Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen, and was the third-longest active lead executive of all NBA teams.
After finishing seventh in Boston, the Celtics entered a crucial offseason for NBA teams. Eastern Conference. Entered the conference finals in three of the past four years. Kemba Walker, the best player on the team. As a paying player, he has two years and $73 million on contract and is exiting a season where he missed 29 games and the last two playoffs due to knee problems.
The team’s emotional leader Marcus Smart is entering the final year of his contract and is eligible for a contract extension, while Evan Fournier, Boston used most of Gordon Hayward’s departure at the end of the transaction He was acquired after the transaction was excluded. In the last offseason, he will become an unrestricted free agent.