Whether you respect his decision to leave Boston or not, Doc Rivers gave us plenty of memories during his 9 year stint as head coach of the Celtics.
Let’s put aside any bad feelings and reflect on some of Doc’s most memorable moments during his tenure.
Honorable mention 2: Doc celebrates after Austin Rivers hits buzzer-beater
Austin’s three pointer propelled Duke past UNC in February 2012. While it had nothing to do with the Celtics, watching Doc celebrate his son’s epic moment is priceless. Hell, I’m proud when my kid makes a bucket in CYO.
Honorable mention 1: The hustle time-out call in Game 2 of the 2010 NBA Finals
Great instincts and hustle by Doc to save a possession for the Celtics during a critical juncture of the game. The Celtics went on to win the game, 103-94 and even the series.
5. His hard ass approach with Glen Davis
Doc had nothing but tough love for Glen Davis during Big Baby’s tenure in Boston. In the video above, Doc makes no secret of his disdain for Davis’ ...