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Celtics coach Brad Stevens praised by former players

ORLANDO — Brad Stevens made Gordon Hayward believe when the two were at Butler University, Stevens as the basketball coach, Hayward as his star forward.

“He was the first person to tell me he thought I could make it to the NBA,” said Hayward, now a member of the Utah Jazz, who are playing here in the summer league.

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