Found June 17, 2013 on The Basketball Fan Spot:
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 would give them the best possible chance to retain Chris Paul via free agency. In the rumored deal, the Celtics would allow Rivers out of his current contract with the team in order to sign with the Clippers as part of an actual trade that would be centered around Kevin Garnett going to the Clippers. The two sides have been on and off in talks for days, with the Celtics first insisting on Eric Bledsoe being included in the deal, along with DeAndre Jordan and a 1st round pick, and then once that fell through insisting that the Clippers take on the salaries of Jason Terry and Courtney Lee in the deal. Now it doesn...
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