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After Avery Johnson’s dismissal earlier this week (he was previously the Coach of the Month for October and November) there were questions raised about Doc Rivers job security. For a team that looked as good as this one did this summer, to say the Celtics haven’t lived up to expectations would be a sizable understatement. Danny Ainge isn’t looking to make a coaching change however:“Doc (Rivers) has proven his worth as a coach,” Danny Ainge, Boston’s President of Basketball Operations, told CSNNE.com. “There’s nobody I want more to coach my team, than Doc Rivers.”Ainge added, “One thing I’ve learned in this business is patience is a virtue. That’s one of the reasons why I love Doc. Because when things aren’t going well, there’s no one I want in my corner more. Anybody can put on a smiley face and come to work with energy and enthusiasm and passion when you’re winning. But it takes a special person to do it with an 18, 19-game losing streak with a bunch of young players and to s
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