Celtics Sign Danny Ainge, Brad Stevens To Contract Extensions

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Celtics Sign Danny Ainge, Brad Stevens To Contract Extensions 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Wed Jun 1, 2016 3:44 pm

The Boston Celtics have signed Danny Ainge and Brad Stevens to contract extensions.


Managing partner, governor and CEO Wyc Grousbeck told Celtics.com that based on Stevens’ and Ainge’s success in their respective roles, the decision to extend their contracts was made without hesitation.


“A major job of ownership is to find the right people to run the basketball side,” Grousbeck said. “We believe we have found them in Danny and Brad.”


“Once you find your people,” he continued, “you need to support them in their efforts and create a work environment that enables them and the team to succeed. If all of that is in place, the topic of extending contracts becomes an easy one, because everybody wants to keep moving forward together.”

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Re: Celtics Sign Danny Ainge, Brad Stevens To Contract Extensions 

Post#2 » by God Squad » Wed Jun 1, 2016 4:16 pm

Great choice. Both are amazing at their jobs.
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Re: Celtics Sign Danny Ainge, Brad Stevens To Contract Extensions 

Post#3 » by RonaldArtest » Wed Jun 1, 2016 4:32 pm

Boston fans must be happy about this news, both guys are great at what they do.
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Re: Celtics Sign Danny Ainge, Brad Stevens To Contract Extensions 

Post#4 » by KamikazeK » Wed Jun 1, 2016 4:56 pm

This one was a no-brainer.
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Re: Celtics Sign Danny Ainge, Brad Stevens To Contract Extensions 

Post#5 » by Donnyxc » Wed Jun 1, 2016 5:11 pm

CC: Kevin Durant
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Re: Celtics Sign Danny Ainge, Brad Stevens To Contract Extensions 

Post#6 » by LLJ » Wed Jun 1, 2016 6:22 pm

I'm a bit puzzled. Wasn't Stevens signed to a super long contract 3 years ago? I didn't think he needed an extension.
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Re: Celtics Sign Danny Ainge, Brad Stevens To Contract Extensions 

Post#7 » by colaroaster » Wed Jun 1, 2016 8:07 pm

laying groundwork for bigger pieces, top to bottom this organization gets it and soon they'll be back in contention
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Re: Celtics Sign Danny Ainge, Brad Stevens To Contract Extensions 

Post#8 » by tsherkin » Wed Jun 1, 2016 8:53 pm

Yeah, this is a no-brainer, but at the same time it's also a good move. Great GM, very good coach who helped produced a fairly surprising season. Lock 'em up, they're great for the franchise, especially together.
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Re: Celtics Sign Danny Ainge, Brad Stevens To Contract Extensions 

Post#9 » by Greenraida » Wed Jun 1, 2016 9:36 pm

LLJ wrote:I'm a bit puzzled. Wasn't Stevens signed to a super long contract 3 years ago? I didn't think he needed an extension.

He was, this was probably a bump up in salary.
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Re: Celtics Sign Danny Ainge, Brad Stevens To Contract Extensions 

Post#10 » by MitchB3 » Thu Jun 2, 2016 3:22 am

If Danny Ainge finds a way to sign Kevin Durant during this off-season he will be entering an ELITE class of GMs. I am proud that the Celtics decided to sign Brad; someway somehow he put the Celtics ahead of schedule, I can definitely see this team getting to the second round next playoff, and two years from now they may be in the ECF, if they continue to add good talent and sign another Superstar or star.
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Re: Celtics Sign Danny Ainge, Brad Stevens To Contract Extensions 

Post#11 » by warren weel im » Thu Jun 2, 2016 2:30 pm

Brad Stevens is an excellent coach.

Danny Ainge would trade, even his mother, for an additional 2nd round pick.
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