Former Toronto coach Sam Mitchell and former NBA player and Boston College coach Al Skinner have expressed interest in a Celtics assistant coaching position. There is speculation that Stevens will hire one or two NBA- experienced coaches for his staff.
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Here’s a name to keep in mind for a possible spot on Rivers’ bench next season: Al Skinner. The former Boston College coach was rumored to be in contention for a number of college jobs, but none came through for him. Sources indicate Rivers and Skinner have had preliminary talks. The Celtics coaching staff has been decreased by one with Tom Thibodeau’s move to Chicago. Rivers has talked to former Nets head coach Lawrence Frank as well.