Report: Boston Celtics interested in Frank Vogel, Terry Stotts as assistant coaching targets

The Boston Celtics reportedly have their eye on a pair of former NBA head coaches to help guide interim head coach Joe Mazzulla through a season in which the Celtics are hoping to contend for a title, according to recent reporting from Substack’s Marc Stein. In the wake of head coach Ime Udoka’s suspension, the team has been inquiring after potential additions to Boston’s bench.

Per Stein’s most recent newsletter, “the Celts are … interested in two of the top available former head coaches — Frank Vogel and Terry Stotts — but pessimistic about their chances of luring either to usher the unproven Mazzulla through this massive step up onto the big stage.”

After striking out with former Boston and current Los Angeles Clippers assistant coach Jay Larranaga, the Celtics may hope to land a high-profile assistant with head coaching experience.

But, at this time of the NBA calendar year, such candidates are typically difficult to find unemployed.

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