Report: Damon Stoudamire leaves Celtics for Georgia Tech HC appeared in the original NBC Sports Boston
the Boston Celtics They are said to be losing one of their top assistant coaches with 14 games remaining in their regular season.
Damon Stoudamire is finalizing a deal to become the next men’s basketball coach for Georgia Tech and has already informed the Celtics that he accepts the job, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Pete Thamel reported Monday.
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Stoudamire is in his second season with the Celtics after spending five seasons as head coach at the University of the Pacific. The former NBA point guard and 1996 rookie of the year has emerged as a valuable assistant to the head coach Joe Mazola This season, he even led the Celtics to a pair of victories as interim coach while Mazzola was recovering from an eye injury.
The Celtics have no immediate plans to fill Stoudamire’s role on the starting staff, at Adam Himmelsbach from The Boston Globe. Ben Sullivan is Boston’s chief assistant under Mazzola, as well as Aaron Miles, Tony Dobbins, and DJ McCully as well.
Stoudamire will replace Josh Pastner, who was fired by Georgia Tech on Friday after going 109-114 over seven seasons with the Yellow Jackets.