Celtics players have raved about assistant coach Ron Adams since training camp, noting his basketball IQ and hands-on approach.
“Every player I’ve seen him work with, they’ve always got something to say about the little things that he’s talked to them about, or the little details that they can add to their game from him,” said forward Brandon Bass. “He’s been a great addition.”
Adams has also been a steady influence with head coach Brad Stevens. The two constantly chat during practice and on the bench during games, where they sit side by side.
“What I love about Ron is he understands the process, he understands the big picture, but he challenges you to be great every day,” Stevens said. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.