Brad Stevens handling expectations

Stevens handling expectations
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Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens is managing rising expectations at the franchise.

Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens has insisted that he is keeping expectations under control at the franchise.

The Celtics have won their last four consecutive games despite pre-season predictions that they would struggle.

When asked how he would deal with rising expectations, he told reporters; "The same way you handle the low ones. You just try to get better every day and do your job."

Stevens, who is in his first year as an NBA coach, was also keen to emphasise that his team must stay focused.

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