NBA rumors: Celtics assistant Jerome Allen to get consideration for Boston head coaching job

There are already several candidates for the Celtics head coaching vacancy. Another coach that will get consideration for the job? Celtics assistant coach Jerome Allen.

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Stevens and the Celtics hired Allen in 2015, viewing him as someone who could help push the organization forward. Allen has worked closely with many of the Celtics top players over the years, including Marcus Smart, Terry Rozier, Kyrie Irving, Jayson Tatum and Jaylen Brown. He was responsible for coordinating how the Celtics would attack their opponents’ defensive schemes. The Undefeated earlier reported that Allen was expected to get consideration for the job. A league source confirmed that, saying Allen is among a group of internal candidates who will speak with Stevens.
Tom Westerholm: Brad Stevens is asked about potentially coaching and being in the front office. Wyc Grousbeck interjects: "At the Celtics, that's two separate jobs."
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September 22, 2021 | 7:42 pm EDT Update