Originally written on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 11/19/14
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In a conference call with Boston media Wednesday, Clippers coach told CLNS Radio the story of how he went from being the Celtics coach next season to the new Clippers head coach and Senior VP of Basketball Operations. "[The emotional swing] was quick and it was strange," Rivers said. "I can tell you the whole timeline. I think my son, Spencer, played [an AAU game] at 10 a.m., so about 9:30, I was sitting in a parking lot in Gainesville, Ga., talking to Danny on the phone. I told him that my decision was that I needed to coach [and would return to Boston]. I hung up the phone and I turned the phone off, because that's what I do when I watch my kids play.  "Right after that first game, which [Spencer's team] won so they had to play again, I turned my phone on and [Rivers' agent] Lonnie [Cooper] had called me -- and my phone was on fire. And I'm thinking, 'Wow, what happened here? So I called Lonnie ... and he said, 'Have you talked to Danny?' I said, 'I haven't talked to anybody, I've...
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