De-commitments from prospects like Eric Gordon are to be expected as part of basketball recruiting's ugly side, writes Scouts Inc.'s John Carroll.
Paul Westphal, who coached current Celtics front-office honcho Danny Ainge in Phoenix, would coach Boston if it made him an offer to succeed John Carroll, a source close to Westphal told ESPN.com.
Boston Celtics interim coach John Carroll will not be back next season, the team said Monday.
The Celtics and Raptors both were riding season-high seven-game losing streaks. Paul Pierce made sure Boston's ride came to an end.
As the undertaker of the sliding Celtics, John Carroll is trying to make the best of an impossible situation.
Paul Pierce scored 35 points, helping the Boston Celtics snap a six-game losing streak and giving interim coach John Carroll his first victory, 110-80 over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday.
Still stunned by the resignation of Jim O'Brien, interim coach John Carroll tried to focus the Boston Celtics on their next game.