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Brad Stevens has already done his postseason analysis for the 2019-20 season

Brad Stevens speaks for the first time since the hiatus on a number of topics.

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The lack of NBA basketball hasn’t stopped Brad Stevens from doing his job. In a media availability, Stevens spoke on a number of topics, ranging from his personal activities since the hiatus began to how the Celtics and the players are keeping in touch despite the distance.

As a responsible member of society, Brad Stevens has safely practiced social distancing since the NBA was shut down over two weeks ago. The fact that he educated his children on the progressing pandemic via PowerPoint is exceptionally on brand for him, and it’s also good parenting. Stevens’ reach isn’t limited to just his immediate family, though.

It’s refreshing to see that Stevens and the coaching staff are prioritizing the Celtics – the humans over the Celtics – the basketball players. While still making sure that players are staying active, Stevens is ensuring that the players are talking about non-basketball things and are having good communication. Since everyone is isolated at home, I’m sure we can all appreciate the value that this has.

There’s no way to tell when basketball will be back, but having strength and conditioning equipment sent to the players is a good way for them to at least stay ready to a certain extent. It’s great that the team can experience some kind of togetherness in isolation through the voluntary sessions.

Thankfully, Brad Stevens’ Dad Brad sense of humor hasn’t gone away by staying home either:

Additionally, Brad Stevens mentioned that he’s been very supportive of Marcus Smart and added that he’s proud of Smart for speaking up. Smart is also “feeling good,” which is excellent news no matter how you look at it.

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