Despite the absences of Irving and Gordon Hayward, Smart believes he’s also on a team more ready to handle the Cavaliers than past Celtics versions. “We’re better and better equipped to play the Cleveland Cavaliers this year, just from the fact that we have more bodies, more changeable guys that can play different positions, more guys that can have an impact at both ends of the floor,” he said.
May 22, 2018 | 11:04 pm EDT Update
Vincent Ellis: Also, it’s highly likely Dwane Casey will be a candidate for the coaching opening … as soon as they fill the president of basketball ops post. Time frame for president spot? Sometime around the first week of June.
May 22, 2018 | 8:39 pm EDT Update
Marc Stein: The Suns have brought former Knicks coach Mike Woodson to Phoenix to discuss joining new coach Igor Kokoskov’s staff as top assistant, league sources say. @Gambo987 said on his radio show today that the decision has already been made to hire Woodson