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  1. BU channels its inner KG

    Chris Forsberg

    Twitter / Sean Grande ... via kwoutTwo things to watch for those without a rooting interest in Friday's Boston University vs. Kansas battle in the first round of the NCAA tournament: 1) Celtics radio play-by-play man Sean Grande has a friendly bet...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  2. Pierce: BU's season over next week

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- For a moment, Boston Celtics captain Paul Pierce considered how to at least phrase his biased opinion politely as not to offend the region's only NCAA tournament-bound hoops squad. But they don't call him The Truth for nothing. Asked his...

    Blog | March 13, 2011
  3. Copy machine? C's want to soar like Hawks

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- You get the sense that Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens has been watching a lot of Atlanta Hawks games, and not just to check in on former Butler University pupil Shelvin Mack. Stevens flat-out gushes when he talks about the Hawks and t...

    Blog | January 15, 2015
  4. Stevens sneaks back to Butler on Indy trip

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens was able to sneak back to Butler University on Thursday during the team's offday. With the Celtics in Indianapolis for Friday's game against the Pacers, Stevens took advantage of a break in the schedule to visit h...

    Blog | January 09, 2015
  5. Xmas evaluation: It's future over presents

    Chris Forsberg

    Back in late October, before the start of the 2014-15 season and the arrival of a brutal November schedule, Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens noted how, in his final seasons at Butler University, he used to frontload the Bulldogs' schedule with top c...

    Blog | December 24, 2014
  6. Celtics building synergy with Red Claws

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens estimates it's been about eight years since his last trip to Maine, when the former Butler University coach made a recruiting trip to Lee Academy, about an hour north of Bangor. But that's not to su...

    Blog | October 14, 2014
  7. National treasure for Smart, Olynyk

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics co-owner Steve Pagliuca has deep Duke University roots, so a text from coach Mike Krzyzewski isn't particularly noteworthy on its own. But Pagliuca's phone buzzed earlier this month with a message from Coach K that made him smile. "...

    Blog | August 29, 2014
  8. Celts get a hot hand in Thornton

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens is speaking from experience when he notes that Marcus Thornton is a proven scorer. The year before Butler University embarked on the first of two Cinderella runs to the NCAA title game, Stevens and his Bulldogs we...

    Blog | July 14, 2014
  9. Gordon back in Boston for C's workout

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Before Kevin Love stole the spotlight, Aaron Gordon was Boston's most famous visiting hoopster. Gordon, in town last month for his sister's graduation from Harvard University, got caught napping -- ball in hand -- on a red line t...

    Blog | June 12, 2014
  10. Stevens and the bouncy trampoline

    Chris Forsberg

    While addressing students during Butler University's commencement on Saturday in Indianapolis, Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens referenced his first season in the NBA as a lesson in overcoming adversity. "I just participated and was part of a sea...

    Blog | May 12, 2014
  11. Stevens back at Butler

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens is back at Butler University on Saturday to receive an honorary doctorate as part of the school's commencement ceremonies: Guess who is back at @butleru to receive an honorary degree? The legend himself. cc: @cel...

    Blog | May 10, 2014
  12. Call him Doc Stevens?

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens will receive an honorary doctorate from Butler University at the school's commencement ceremony next month. AP Photo/Rick BowmerCeltics coach Brad Stevens will receive an honorary doctorate from Butler ...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  13. Sleepless Stevens ponders lineups

    Chris Forsberg

    WALTHAM, Mass. -- Sleep did not come easy on Friday for Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens. After enduring loss No. 49, one that matched his total number of regular-season losses during six seasons at Butler University, Stevens kept waking up in the w...

    Blog | March 29, 2014
  14. Blue III visits Stevens, C's

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Brad Stevens and his wife, Tracy, were handing out pizza at their annual summer basketball camp at Butler University when a prospective student and her mother wandered through while touring the facilities. The mother seemed to suspect she k...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  15. Pressey poised at this point

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Phil Pressey heard plenty of criticism for his decision to leave the University of Missouri after his junior season, and his detractors were emboldened when he wasn't selected in June's draft. Those pundits are a lot quieter now. On W...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  16. Stevens visits former player with cancer

    Chris Forsberg

    Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens appears to have used the team's offday Tuesday to visit with Andrew Smith, one of his former players at Butler University who was recently diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma. From the Indianapolis Star: It appears...

    Blog | February 12, 2014