Walter McCarty rejoins Celtics as an assistant coachThe team says that former Celtics forward Walter McCarty will return as an assistant coach. Former Celtics forward Walter McCarty will rejoin the team as an assistant coach, a league source confirmed to the Globe Tuesday night. McCarty worked for the Celtics as a community relations consultant last season. Like Stevens, McCarty hails from Indiana. It includes Jay Larranaga and Jamie Young, who were with the staff last season; Ron Adams, Micah Shrewsberry and McCarty, all new hires. He averaged a career-best 9.6 points and 4.4 rebounds in his first season with the Celtics in 1997-98, but he was mostly a role player with the Celtics, known for his defense, occasional corner 3-pointers and overall hustle that endeared him to Celtics fans. Adams spent the last three seasons as an assistant with the Chicago Bulls.
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