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Celtics hire Jay Larranaga as assistant coach

Posted by Gary Dzen, Boston.com Staff  August 21, 2012 01:16 PM

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The Celtics have hired Jay Larranaga as an assistant coach, sources tell Yahoo! Sports columnist Adrian Wojnarowski. The report was also confirmed by the Erie Times-News.

Larranaga had been head coach of the Erie BayHawks in the NBA Development League, leading the team to playoff appearances in both of his seasons as coach. He is the son of Jim Larranaga, head men's basketball coach at the University of Miami.

The 37-year-old Larranaga joins Celtics assistants Armond Hill, Kevin Eastman, Tyronn Lue, Mike Longabardi, and Jamie Young.

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