After a successful run (166-49 overall record and two straight NCAA championship game appearancesas head coach of the Butler Bulldogs basketball team, Brad Stevens is taking his talents to the NBA. Earlier today, it was announced that Stevens will be taking over as head coach of the Boston Celtics"Our family is thrilled for the opportunity given to us by the leadership of the Boston Celtics, but it is emotional to leave a place that we have called home for the past 13 years," Stevens said.

While Celtics general manager Danny Ainge reassured people that the team wasn't tanking next season, this may be a rough season for the C's. So expect to see this type of reaction from Stevens plenty of times throughout the season when the teams is catching one loss after another. 

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[via ESPN]