The Boston Celtics have announced the hiring of Scott Morrison from Canada as their new Maine Red Claws coach. The C's NBA D-League team began play in Portland back in 2009.

Morrison becomes the fourth coach of the Red Claws. He replaces Mike Taylor who had been the Claws coach for the past two seasons.

Morrison has been coach at Lakehead University in Ontario since 2003. He also helped coach the Canadian Junior National team. Morrison is a native of Prince Edward Island.

He did some scouting for the Red Claws last season.

The Red Claws season opener is November 14th.