Originally posted on TornBySports  |  Last updated 6/16/13
Currently in NBA news, the LA Clippers and Boston Celtics are having discussions about the Clippers acquiring the services of Doc Rivers, Kevin Garnett, and Paul Pierce. The Clippers are attempting to be an instant title contender right now, on paper, for 2014. But is blowing up a young, promising team the right answer for this team and what would it cost them? And how can the Utah Jazz benefit from this? For starters, Rivers would have to find a way out of his contract with the Celtics, three years left. And then he would have to sign an agreement with the Clippers. You have to assume that the out-clause payment would have to be paid by the Clippers and that they would have to give Rivers a contract worth leaving his current job for. On top of that, the contract that Rivers signed states that he cannot coach a team not named the Celtics until 2016. If he does, the team he signed with now owes the Boston Celtics compensation for signing Rivers. This could be something as simple as c...
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