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Things have really gone sour for the Celtics and Doc Rivers and as things continue to move along it seems like Doc won't be able to come back.
Apparently, he's playing both sides in these negotiations.
Latest #Celtics-Clippers: Getting emotional, as it always does…. Celtics think Doc is playing both sides, advising Clips on who to offer.
— Mark Heisler (@MarkHeisler) June 18, 2013
This aligns with a report that says Doc was telling the Clippers not to send Eric Bledsoe because he wanted to coach him. Obviously playing both sides isn't the best look here, and probably the reason these talks hit a snag.
The Clippers have been basically unwilling to give anything up for both Doc Rivers and Kevin Garnett. They are apparently moving on to Byron Scott now. They are offering DeAndre Jordan (overpaid) and one first rounder (late and in a weak draft) for two franchise altering pieces. They won't budge at all.
The Celtics have already compromised considerably, agreein...
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I really didn’t want to write about Doc today, but it’s unavoidable. The Celtics’ immediate future basically hinges on his decision to stay or go. Doc and Danny will be meeting today to discuss Rivers’ future...
It appears Doc Rivers won’t be coaching the Clippers any time soon. According to Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Rivers isn't sure he'll be coaching the Celtics either. “Rivers is unsure about returning to the Boston Celtics as coach,” Wojnarowski reported, citing league sources. The Celtics, however, apparently still want Rivers back to fulfill the remaining three...
Doc Rivers has not ruled out taking time off from coaching for a return to his broadcasting career and returning afterward to coaching, according to a source.
"You guys (media) have been around Doc long enough to know that's always been something he's talked about," the source said. "So it shouldn't come as a surprise.
"And frankly, now is probably...
The Knicks had a very promising season, largely in part due to the fact that Mike Woodson led his team and helped them achieve a handful of different things that hadn't been achieved in years.An Atlantic Division title, fifty-plus wins, and a playoff series' victory were all among those many things.But even so, when the pressure was on in the postseason, the Knicks were supposed...
At this point it seems like a matter of when, not if, Doc Rivers departs Boston.
Despite talks between the Clippers and Celtics hitting an impasse over the weekend, it appears that talks to send Rivers and Kevin Garnett to Los Angeles in a multi-layered package deal are not totally dead after all. Now that it is clear the Clippers will not include point guard Eric Bledsoe in the...
Doc Rivers and Danny Ainge will meet on Wednesday to discuss the best way to move forward following the end of trade talks between the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Clippers.
Rivers was nearly allowed to coach the Clippers in a deal that would have involved Kevin Garnett.
Rivers is reportedly uneasy about returning to the Celtics amid a likely rebuild.
The Celtics were hoping to...
According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Clippers are just waiting on approval from ownership to sign off on a blockbuster trade with the Boston Celtics that would send head coach, Doc Rivers, and 18-year-veteran, Kevin Garnett, to Los Angeles in exchange for center, DeAndre Jordan, and two first-round draft picks.
After superstar Chris Paul injected his influence...
The Los Angeles Clippers are seeking approval from ownership to complete a deal for Doc Rivers and Kevin Garnett.
The hope is that Donald Sterling will approve the financial commitment and finalize the agreement on Thursday.
The Clippers will send DeAndre Jordan and two first round picks to the Celtics, according to sources.
Rivers is accepting the job assuming Chris Paul will re...
We updated you earlier on the progress of the reported trade talks between the Los Angeles Clippers and the Boston Celtics that centered around Doc Rivers and Kevin Garnett. Reportedly though, they have ended with no deal. Per ESPN: The teams have no plans to speak again, the sources said, and the Clippers are preparing to [...]
From Brad Turner of the LA Times:
The Clips-Celtics won't be getting deal done tonight for Doc, KG to LA. Sources said talks that resumed today resume tomorow morning.
— Brad Turner (@BA_Turner) June 20, 2013
By the way, Brian Shaw still having dinner with Clips owner Donald Sterling tonight about job that may go to Doc Rivers, sources. Weird!
— Brad Turner (@BA_Turner...
Doc Rivers stock in Boston is plummeting. Kevin Garnett's isn't far
behind. Paul Pierce's future is sadly not really in his own hands, and Danny
Ainge might be on the verge of making a deal that could be a fireable
While all this is happening, there is one
member of the Boston Celtics organization who's stock appears to by
slowly turning around. If...
The basketball world has been filled with news of a potential Celtics/Clippers trade over the past few days. Though he wouldn’t technically be part of the trade per NBA rules, the “center” of the trade rumors has been current Celtics Head Coach Doc Rivers. After firing Head Coach Vinny Del Negro, the Clippers are without a Head Coach and feel that Doc Rivers on the sideline...
Not here, KG. There...
I could easily say this was the most exciting podcast of all in which I have had the pleasure to participate this year. At the CelticsSpa office we were all anxiously having our phones ringing in frenzy and the sweat covered our foreheads on a very hot Monday evening.
You have read and heard about it for days: The Celtics and the Clippers were immersed in...
Celtics, Clippers still talking
The talk all weekend was about the potential goings on in the back halls at TD Garden. And it was not about the Stanley Cup Final making its way to Boston. There are proverbial moving boxes outside Doc Rivers' office if the team can get this thing figured out.
Catching you up in case you had your head buried in the sand, the Celtics...