Without Gordon Hayward, Brad Stevens led the Celtics to 55 wins and #2 seed in the East. Without Kyrie Irving, he now has Boston in the Conference Finals. Despite roundly being praised from those accomplishments, the Zionsville native and former Butler head man has remained humble.
Maybe a little too humble...
Stevens was asked before last night's series-clinching win over Philadelphia about not receiving any votes in the NBA Coach of the Year voting, and here was his response:
While I appreciate Stevens' humility, his accomplishments this season speak for themselves:
I can't wait to see what he has drawn up for LeBron.