Despite the fact that the Celtics were one of the better teams in the East throughout the season, and despite the fact that they opened up the series in Boston, the Celtics were still 5 point UNDERDOGS to the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals. It didn't matter. The Celtics blew them out in Game 1.
With this just being another notch on his belt, Clay Travis thinks that Brad Stevens is officially the best coach in the NBA. Gregg Popovich may have the resume, but if you're going to take a coach to have over the next 5 years, you wouldn't pick anyone over Brad Stevens.