Who Will Be Next Boston Celtics Head Coach? Here’s The Odds



The NBA world was shocked on Wednesday morning with news that Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge would be stepping down while Brad Stevens would be leaving his head coaching gig for a job in the front office.

That led to the immediate speculation on who could potentially replace Stevens on the bench in Boston and a number of candidates immediately were tossed into the mix.

The trusty oddsmakers wasted no time in sharing their thoughts on who will get the gig, with Jay Larranaga, the current top assistant for the Celtics, penciled in as the favorite.

Los Angeles Lakers assistant Jason Kidd and Los Angeles Clippers assistant Chauncey Billups, two former NBA players, followed closely behind. Former Atlanta Hawks head coach Lloyd Pierce also appears to be an option.

Who else could be a candidate to replace Stevens?

A full look at the betting odds for the next Celtics head coach can be seen below, via SportsBetting.ag.

  • Jay Larranaga  3/1
  • Jason Kidd       5/1
  • Chauncey Billups         6/1
  • Lloyd Pierce    6/1
  • Sam Cassell     7/1
  • Ime Udoka      10/1
  • Kenny Atkinson           10/1
  • Alvin Gentry    12/1
  • Jarron Collins  12/1
  • Nate McMillan            12/1
  • Becky Hammon           14/1
  • Jeff Van Gundy            14/1
  • Mike D’Antoni 14/1
  • David Vanterpool        16/1
  • Mike Krzyzewski         33/1
  • Larry Bird        50/1
  • Rick Pitino       100/1

Who do you think will get the job? Sound off in the comments section below with your thoughts and predictions.

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