Celtics hire former WNBA star and TV analyst Kara Lawson as an assistant coach

As first reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Boston Celtics have hired Lawson as an assistant coach. Lawson, a WNBA and Olympic champion, has been an NBA commentator for ESPN and an analyst for the Washington Wizards. Lawson will become the first woman to ever coach for the Celtics.