Leitao expected to be next Red Claws coach

Posted by: MBR on Thu Jul 21st, 2011 6:47 am
NBA D-LEAGUE: Leitao expected to be next Red Claws coachBy Mike Lowe PORTLAND -- Dave Leitao, a Jim Calhoun disciple who has been the head coach at three NCAA Division I schools, is expected to be named the next coach of the Maine Red Claws at a press conference this morning.The 51-year-old Leitao, who has a 143-129 career record at Northeastern University, DePaul and Virginia, replaces Austin Ainge, who coached the Red Claws for their first two seasons before joining the parent Boston Celtics as director of player personnel.The Red Claws had no comment on Leitao's hiring. They will hold a press conference at 11 a.m. today at the Boys and Girls Club of Southern Maine on Cumberland Avenue in Portland to make the official announcement.for full storyhttp://www.kjonline.com/sports/leitao-e ... 07-20.html