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Brad Stevens awarded NBA basketball executive of the year

Published April 30, 2024 at 12:18

Brad Stevens, the President of Basketball Operations for the Celtics since 2021, has clinched the 2023-24 NBA Basketball Executive of the Year award. This recognition marks a significant milestone in Stevens' tenure, solidifying his impact on the Celtics organization.

Stevens joins an exclusive club in Celtics history, becoming only the third individual from the franchise to earn this prestigious award since its inception in 1972-73. His name now stands alongside legends Danny Ainge and Red Auerbach, underlining his pivotal role in shaping the team's trajectory.

Following a disappointing loss in the Eastern Conference Finals last season, Stevens embarked on a transformative journey to revamp the Celtics' core. This overhaul included bold moves, such as trading Marcus Smart and acquiring Kristaps Porzingis and Jrue Holiday. These strategic acquisitions, coupled with the addition of championship-experienced coaches like Sam Cassell and Charles Lee, propelled the Celtics to their best regular season in franchise history.

Boston's dominance on both ends of the court, evidenced by their league-leading net and offensive ratings, showcased the effectiveness of Stevens' vision. Moreover, their significant lead in the Eastern Conference standings highlighted the impact of his calculated roster changes.

Stevens' bold decisions and meticulous planning have redefined the Celtics' trajectory, setting them on a path towards championship contention. In the last year, Stevens secured contract extensions for multiple Celtics players, including Jaylen Brown, Payton Pritchard, and Holiday.

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