Category Archives: Bulldogs

Pacers 2016 Pre-Draft Workouts: Kellen Dunham, Butler

Kellen Dunham, a local kid from Pendleton Heights High School, was in awe working out in downtown Indianapolis for his hometown Pacers Wednesday morning. He said he’s been working 22 years for this. Dunham specializes in shooting and that is valued more than ever in today’s game. He averaged 16.2 points and shot 42.9 percent…

Brad Stevens inks contract extension with Celtics

Nearly three years ago, on July 3, 2013, the NBA (and college) basketball world was surprised when the Boston Celtics announced that they had hired Brad Stevens away from Butler. Stevens, undoubtedly one of the best young coaches at the time, had taken the Bulldogs to back-to-back NCAA Title games and continued to build a program…

VIDEO: Gordon Hayward on his hair transformation

From a raggedy, just-woke-up look to GQ-esque. Gordon Hayward, the Brownsburg, Indiana and Butler product, is now into having stylish hair and putting product into it. There’s your everyday transformation, and then there’s Gordon. Not just the hair but the definition of his muscles. The change in hair was initially because of the urging of his wife, but…

Brownsburg’s own Gordon Hayward (and young family) featured in NBA’s #LeanIn spot

Brownsburg’s own Gordon Hayward, a forward for the Utah Jazz, is one of three NBA players featured in the NBA’s latest #LeanInTogether public awareness campaign. In the 30-second spot, Hayward and his young family — wife, Robyn, and infant daughter, Bernie — are shown on a couch in presumably their home. Also included in this year’s campaign: Chris…

Brad Stevens misses Celtics game to be with Andrew Smith

Brad Stevens was not at the Boston Celtics game in Chicago Thursday night. He was somewhere far, far more important. The former Butler men’s basketball coach was at the bedside of one of his former players, one of his friends. Andrew Smith, who is just 25 and was diagnosed with cancer two years ago, needs him. He needs…

VIDEO: Brad Stevens on Andrew Smith, RJ Hunter, and the Pacers’ spread offense

Brad Stevens was back in his home state for one of two visits with the Boston Celtics during the regular season. The Celtics conveniently back in town during March Madness, on March 15. “It is great to be back,” Stevens, now in his third season directing the Celtics, said after morning shootaround. “And it’s fun, because when I opened…

NBA players taking notice of Brad Stevens

It’s no secret that Brad Stevens has impressed as an NBA head coach in such a short amount of time. The Zionsville, Indiana native quietly moved on from Butler in 2013 to become the lead guy for the famed Boston Celtics. Despite not having a great roster to work with, he still manages to wow basketball fans with his out-of-timeout play calls,…

VIDEO: Brad Stevens on Butler, Chris Holtmann, and what he misses about the college game

Former Butler head coach Brad Stevens, who helped to guide the team to two consecutive NCAA Championship games (2010, 2011) made his second and final visit of the season back to Indiana — in his second second as the leader of the Boston Celtics. As always, it’s special to be home. How could it not…