Found July 01, 2013 on Valley Bay News:
Vinny Del Negro being let go by the Los Angeles Clippers seemed to be the first step in keeping superstar point guard Chris Paul in a Clippers’ uniform. The Next step was to wrangle head coach Doc Rivers away from the Boston Celtics. Done, done and done.  Del Negro is gone, Rivers is the man in charge for the Clippers and Paul has agreed to a five-year $107 million contract to remain a clipper. None of the above was as easy and drama free as I made it sound though. First there’s Vinny, the coach who led the Clippers to a franchise-record 56 victories this past season was fired and there were rumblings that Clippers’ power forward Blake Griffin and Paul had something to do with that. Paul denies having anything to do with Del Negro’s release. The Clippers then moved on to there next project, finding a coach to replace Del Negro that would help Paul stay put in Los Angeles. Then there was Doc, after what seemed like ten years of back-and-forth, the Celtics let Rivers out of the three ...
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