Doc Rivers

Doc Rivers says Bulls would be “nuts” to let Tom Thibodeau leave

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Tom Thibodeau is old school, hard-driving, a work-a-holic who is in to win now no matter who is on the roster. If Jimmy Butler has to play 60 minutes in a 3OT game, so be it. Wins are what matter. Those kinds of coaches, even when they have success, can wear on players and an [more]

Report: Donald Sterling almost blew up Bledsoe trade, Clippers summer

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Things are different around the Clippers organization now compared to even five years ago, let alone a decade. It’s not just the winning on the court, there is more professionalism around the entire organization. But they are still owned by Donald Sterling, the man who is the reason for the decades of futility. This summer [more]

Now what for Celtics? Maybe Garnett stays and Pierce is traded

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Doc Rivers is going to be coaching the Los Angeles Clippers next season. Which is strange to imagine, but it’s a reality. So where does that leave Boston — are Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett going to be back next season? Boston is starting its rebuilding process, but how much are they going to do [more]

Report: Doc Rivers to “no longer pursue” effort to become Clippers coach

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Looks like Doc Rivers will not be coaching the Los Angeles Clippers next season. The on-again-off-again negotiations between the Clippers and Celtics are off again, and Rivers wants off the roller coaster as Boston officials feel there is no deal to be made, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. After talks failed again on Friday, [more]

Celtics plan Doc Rivers press conference, call it off. What does that mean? Who knows.

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At this point, the Celtics might as well invite the Ringling Brothers into this process, because their talks with the Clippers are already a circus. Here is what we do know: • The Clippers still want to do a deal with Boston that would pass muster with the league, something where the Clippers send picks [more]