Blake Griffin was allegedly interested in the Celtics before re-signing with the Clippers in 2017.
Be that as it may, subsequent to getting purchased out by the Pistons this year, Griffin was purportedly interested in the Nets (whom he eventually picked), Warriors, Heat and Trail Blazers.
Kyrie Irving was the substitute for the Celtics’ chemistry issues, and he certainly contributed.
Be that as it may, it wasn’t all him.
Coming from mid-major college basketball, Brad Stevens – as great of a coach as he was – now and then attempted to manage stars. In a telling tale, Gordon Hayward – who played for Stevens at Butler and was seen by his partners to hold supported status in Boston – offered Stevens guidance when leaving for the Hornets last year.
Stevens evidently did that with Kemba Walker however was possibly too hard on the point guard.
Walker wanted out and got traded to the Thunder.
Players discontent with Stevens likewise got their desire (kind of). The Celtics elevated him to team president, where he’ll have less day-to-day interaction with players. Boston’s search for a new coach is progressing.
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