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Brad Stevens 'humbled' by chance

Updated: July 6, 2013, 11:25 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

WALTHAM, Mass. -- Boston Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge and team owner Steven Pagliuca were sitting courtside at the 2010 NCAA men's basketball championship game when Ainge noted that the best coach in college basketball was on the sideline.

Pagliuca, a Duke alum and Blue Devils superfan, thought Ainge was talking about coach Mike Krzyzewski. Ainge, though, was hinting at Butler coach Brad Stevens.

"I was secretly rooting for Butler ...

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