Wanted—Head Coach of the Boston Celtics. Must be prepared for indefinite rebuilding era. Must be able to develop young players. Must get along well with strong-headed point guards.
Then again, Danny Ainge, the Celtics president of basketball operations, said that he already has an idea of what the team wants as a replacement for Doc Rivers, who’s now in Clipperland.
“But coaches are like players,” Ainge added Monday. “Everybody’s looking for a Michael Jordan coach.”
Is one out there? Perhaps. But Ainge said there’s no rush, which means that nothing might be completed until later in the summer.
After 11 NBA teams hired coaches this offseason, just two vacancies remain: Boston and Philadelphia. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.