The Indianapolis Star ran a feature piece over the weekend on Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens, as Stevens is the former Butler head coach and a Zionsville, Indiana native.

And included in the article is a highly unexpected factoid on Stevens.

Stevens, 40, revealed that he’s a huge fan of the video game “Ms. Pac-man”, and plays 10-15 games of the arcade classic every day:

He said his wife, who was in attendance along with his parents and children, bought him an old “pizza parlor machine” a few years ago, and he has been hooked ever since. 

“I play ‘Ms. Pac-Man’ for 10 to 15 games as a break between video,” Stevens said. “And then I go on my jog, and go about my daily routine, but I make sure to get my ‘Ms. Pac-Man’ game in at home every single day. 10-15 minutes (of video games) isn’t that bad, tell your parents you’re good.”

Stevens led the Celtics to a surprising 53-29 record and the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference in 2016-2017, after leading college hoops mid-major Butler to the national championship games in consecutive seasons (2010 and 2011). With the success Stevens is having, maybe more coaches should give Ms. Pac-Man a try.

[Indianapolis Star; Larry Brown Sports]

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