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Celtics coach Brad Stevens eager to get going with preseason

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WALTHAM — It’s the first NBA game of any sort for the league’s youngest head coach – who, by the way, was last found coaching at a small private school in Indianapolis.

Has Brad Stevens, formerly of Butler University, even picked out his suit yet for Monday’s preseason tilt at TD Garden between his Celtics and Toronto?

“I don’t know if I have,” Stevens said after practice Sunday. “I hope there’s one ironed.”

The 36-year-old Stevens, who turns 37 later this month, hasn’t been to the Garden much.

Stevens said he doesn’t have any grand goals for his youthful squad that is still learning a new system. It’s baby steps at this point.

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