Celtics Coach Brad Stevens Names Walter McCarty an Assistant

Celtics news release…

BOSTON
– The Boston Celtics announced today that they have added
Ron Adams, Micah Shrewsberry, and Walter McCarty to the team as
assistant coaches. Per team policy, terms of the deals were not
disclosed.  Adams, Shrewsberry and McCarty join Jamie Young and Jay
Larranaga on Head Coach Brad Stevens' coaching staff.

 

“I
am really excited about our assistant coaching staff that we have here
in Boston,” said Stevens. “In this group, we have successfully assembled
a passionate,
intelligent, hard-working, and humble staff with a diverse set of
experiences in coaching.  We are all eager to get to work with this
year's team, and take great pride in being a part of the Boston Celtics
organization.”

 

Adams
joins the Celtics after spending the last three seasons as an assistant
coach with the Chicago Bulls. He has also had assistant
coaching stints with Oklahoma City (2008-10), Chicago (2003-08),
Milwaukee (1998-2003), Philadelphia (1996-98) and San Antonio (1992-94).
Adams also has served as the player personnel scout for the Portland
Trail Blazers from 1996-98. Prior to the NBA, Adams
has coached at the collegiate level with his alma mater Fresno Pacific
University as well as Cal-Santa Barbara, Fresno State University and
Nevada-Las Vegas. He has also coached professional basketball in
Belgium, consulted and coached with the Canadian National
basketball program and two Japanese professional basketball clubs.

 

Shrewsberry
joins the Celtics after spending three seasons with Purdue University
as an assistant coach. He previously has experience
with Celtics Head Coach Brad Stevens at Butler University where he
served as Butler's Coordinator of Basketball Operations during the
2007-08 season and was an assistant coach on Stevens' staff from
2008-11.

 

McCarty
joins Stevens' staff after re-joining the Celtics prior to the 2012-13
season as a Community Relations Consultant. McCarty
was a member of Jim O'Brien's coaching staff with the Indiana Pacers
during the 2010-11 season. He also spent three seasons with the
University of Louisville as an assistant coach. McCarty played 10
seasons in the NBA with the New York Knicks, Boston Celtics,
Phoenix Suns and Los Angeles Clippers before he retired after the
2005-06 season.