BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Celtics have hired Butler's Brad Stevens as head coach.
The team and the university made the announcement Wednesday afternoon.
Stevens has spent the last six years as the head coach of Butler, twice leading the Bulldogs to the NCAA championship game.
Stevens replaces Doc Rivers, who was traded to the Los Angeles Clippers.
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