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Ainge Coaching Red Claws 

Tim Throckmorton

AUSTIN AINGE HAS BEEN NAMED THE FIRST HEAD COACH OF THE NBA DEVELOPMENT TEAM, MAINE RED CLAWS. THE 27-YEAR-OLD IS THE SON OF CELTICS TEAM PRESIDENT DANNY AINGE, BUT CERTAINLY HAS AN IMPRESSIVE RESUME ON HIS OWN…THE ANNOUNCEMENT WAS MADE TODAY IN PORTLAND. AINGE, WHO HAS SERVED AS A CELTICS SCOUT AND THE COACH OF THEIR SUMMER LEAGUE TEAM, RECEIVED ADVICE FROM HIS DAD AND OTHER NBA COACHES, ABOUT ‘HIS’ FIRST PRO COACHING GIG.