Found May 29, 2012 on NESN.com:
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Doc Rivers is a pretty good coach, and quite a lot better than many NBA observers realize. When the conversation turns to the top three to five coaches in the NBA, the Celtics' head man seldom comes up, and that is fine. One of the best coaches to ever don a John Deere mesh-back hat, Jerry Sloan, coached for more than 21 seasons without ever getting a whiff of NBA Coach of the Year consideration. Rivers, who won the award in 1999-2000, at least has the edge on Mr. Bull in that regard. Plus, there was that championship in 2008,...
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