Celtics add international scout
The Boston Celtics announced today that the club has added Marco Crespi to the basketball operations staff as the teams Director of International Scouting.
Crespi’s basketball resume spans more than two decades and includes a number of head coaching and assistant positions for international teams. In 1990, under current Phoenix Suns Head Coach Mike D’Antoni, he spent four seasons with Philips Milan as an assistant coach. During that time, the team won an Italian Cup, an Italian title and the Korac Cup in 1993. A well-respected member of the international coaching community, Crespi was named Coach of the Year in 2001 for the Italian second division after leading Biella to a title. He also won a gold medal as an assistant coach for Italian NT during the 1999 European championships in Nantes. Crespi also serves in a similar capacity for the Suns.