Friday, December 1, 2017

Brad Stevens named Coach of the Month

Following Gordon Hayward's horrific injury five minutes into the 2017-18 campaign and suffering back-to-back losses to open the season, Brad Stevens has led the Celtics to the top of the standings with a 16-game win streak.

On Friday Brad Stevens was awarded Eastern Conferance's Coach of the Month honors, after the Celtics finished with the NBA's best record of 19-4 for October/November (including going 16-0 from Oct. 20 - Nov. 22) the fourth longest win streak in franchise history.

Boston also went 14-2 last month, tying the team's record for the most wins in November (last achieved during the 2008-09 season).

This marks the third time in Stevens' professional career that he's been named coach of the month.

Houston Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni (current COY), won the award out West.

Joel Pavón

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