12. Brad Stevens Is New Celtics Coach
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JULY 3: After Doc Rivers' messy departure, the Celtics shocked many by hiring 36-year-old Brad Stevens away from Butler, where he led the Bulldogs to back-to-back national championship game appearances. Stevens, who signed a six-year, $22 million contract, was hailed by Celtics general manager Danny Ainge as "a great leader."