CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Former Boston Celtics video coordinator Brian Adams has been named an assistant coach with the Harvard men’s basketball team, head coach Tommy Amaker announced this week.
Adams, who spent the last five years with the Celtics, was a member of the organization when Boston won the NBA title in 2008. After serving as a video intern for the Celtics in 2005-06, Adams was promoted to video coordinator and spent four seasons in that capacity with the franchise.
With the Celtics, Adams was responsible for recording and editing all of the Celtics’ and upcoming opponents’ games, as well as providing scouting video used in pre and postgame viewings with the Celtics and the team’s coaching staff.
A native of Pine Plains, N.Y., Adams began his career as a basketball operations intern for the New York Knicks. He ran track & field and was the men’s basketball team manager as an undergraduate at Connecticut College, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology in 2006.