Woj: Celtics seeking permission to talk to LAC assistant Jay Larranaga

With the shocking suspension of Ime Udoka and the subsequent promotion of Joe Mazzulla to the role of interim head coach, the Boston Celtics are rebuilding their coaching staff on the fly. The season tips off in just a few short weeks, and according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Boston could look to add a familiar face to the sideline before then.

Woj is reporting Boston is seeking permission from the Los Angeles Clippers to chat with former assistant Jay Larranaga about possibly joing the Celtics bench. Larranaga was with Boston for nine seasons before joining LA last year.

The 47-year old Larranaga first took a job with the Celtics in 2012. He was a top candidate to replace head coach Doc Rivers before the position was ultimately offered to Brad Stevens. For nearly the next decade, Larranaga turned down collegiate head coaching opportunities to remain a Celtics assistant.

Larranaga served as a top advisor to Brad Stevens for seven seasons. That experience helped him land a new assistant gig with the Los Angeles Clippers.

Now, perhaps, Larranaga will once against be serving Stevens in Boston as a trusted ally.

Listen to the “Celtics Lab” podcast on:

Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/3zBKQY6

Spotify: https://spoti.fi/3GfUPFi

Related

Boston's Al Horford cracks CBS Sports' top 10 NBA centers for the 2022-23 season

Kendrick Perkins isn't worried about the Boston Celtics this season

Woj: Celtics seeking permission to talk to LAC assistant Jay Larranaga

Boston's Derrick White has new dad jokes for the 2022-23 NBA season

Individual, team defense points of emphasis this season for Boston Celtics forward Sam Hauser

Celtics Lab 143: What we know (and what we don't) about the Ime Udoka situation

List

Every player in Boston Celtics history who wore No. 43

List

What are the Boston Celtics best and worst contracts heading into the 2022-23 NBA season?

List

Boston Celtics rated among top five most-winningest NBA teams of last five years

List

Boston Celtics release FULL 2022-23 preseason roster

Story originally appeared on Celtics Wire