When will the Boston Celtics remove Joe Mazzulla’s interim tag?

It is hard enough to be the head coach of an NBA team without the distraction of an interim tag attached to your name in every article about how you are doing your job.

Add the fact the head coach, even if in title only, is still technically part of the organization and that a return to his post — however improbable — is theoretically possible.

That scenario is what Boston Celtics interim head coach Joe Mazzulla is dealing with.

That the Celtics are among the best teams in the NBA, given all he has on his plate, is even more impressive. That begs the question of when or if the Celtics’ front office will remove the interim tag from Mazzulla.

There are of course details of import to consider before taking such an action, and all of them were discussed on a recent episode of the CLNS Media “Celtics Beat” podcast.

Take a look at the clip embedded above to hear what host Adam Kaufman had to say in conversation with guest Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe.

Listen to the “Celtics Lab” podcast on:

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

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