Bill Simmons is a Boston Celtics fan and Doc Rivers is a successful coach who just left the Boston Celtics to coach the Los Angeles Clippers.
Tough break for the Celtics, eh? Oh well, you know? Seasons change, coaches move on, such is life, right?
In this case, no. This time, some feelings have been hurt, some names have been called and we've now entered the, "Can you guys just hash this out between the two of you?" phase of a tiff might have worked better as a scene on "Real Sports Guys of Boston," if such a thing existed.
Oh, and in addition to being a Celtics fan, Simmons is a member of the sports media. He works for ESPN. This is important.
"I would call him an idiot," Rivers told ESPN. "But I'm too classy for that."
Anyway, this all stems from Rivers' departure from the Celtics. Simmons asserted, via live TV during the draft, that Rivers quit on the team. Rivers asserted, via WEEI in Boston, that Simmons had been lobbying to have Rivers fired. Writing lett...