Scott Morrison Rumors
*One name that has emerged, Scott Morrison, has coached for the Canadian national team and served as the head coach of the Celtics’ G-League affiliate. Don’t be surprised if you hear more candidates with that type of background. As NBC Sports Washington reported, the Wizards are looking at candidates with international experience and that tracks with general manager Tommy Sheppard’s record as an executive. Experience in the international ranks or in the G-League could help separate some assistants from others, as they all aim to become NBA head coaches for the first time.
Fred Katz: Celtics assistant coach Scott Morrison interviewed with the Wizards for their open head coaching position, Morrison told @PeteYannopoulos. Morrison has been with the Celtics since 2017. was with their G League team, the Maine Red Claws, for the three seasons before that.
Stevens interviewed Celtics assistants Jay Larranaga, Scott Morrison and Jerome Allen and plans to broaden the search to include Milwaukee Bucks assistant coach Darvin Ham and Billups, a person with knowledge of the process told USA TODAY Sports. ESPN reported the Celtics wanted to interview Nets assistant Ime Udoka, Dallas assistant Jamahl Mosley and Bucks assistant Charles Lee. Coaching insiders indicate the Celtics will hire externally rather than promoting from within.
Brad Stevens stepped down as Celtics coach to replace Danny Ainge running the Celtics’ front office and spent the first several days of his coaching search interviewing members of his former coaching staff, including Jay Larranaga, Jerome Allen, Scott Morrison and Joe Mazzulla, sources said.
According to a league source, Celtics assistant coach Scott Morrison was the latest candidate to interview for Boston’s head coach position on Monday morning, joining a pair of coaches on Stevens staff that are receiving consideration.
Boston Celtics assistant coach Scott Morrison will interview for the team’s head coaching position, league sources told HoopsHype. Morrison, 43, has been on the bench with Brad Stevens, Boston’s new President of Basketball Operations, since 2017. Now, he’ll try to convince Stevens he’s the right man to fill his chair at the front of the bench.
Who will Stevens hire? He will interview internal candidates this week, sources told SI. There are strong options: Jay Larranaga has interviewed for head coaching jobs with other organizations, while Jerome Allen and Scott Morrison have head coaching experience. Stevens will also look outside the organization, with Nets assistant Ime Udoka expected to get a long look.