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ESPN Boston's Chris Forsberg points out that Doc Rivers leads coaches in technical fouls: After picking up his eighth technical foul of the season Thursday night in Milwaukee, Doc Rivers not only topped the list of coaches' technicals, but owned a two-tech cushion on the rest of the field (heck, only seven other coaches have four or more technicals this season). Rivers has already paid $20,000 for those infractions, but it hasn't detoured his approach. "Last year I was on the bottom of the list, so I wanted to reach a goal this year and be on top of the list," quipped Rivers. "I don’t know. I’ve gotten some that I’ve earned ..." His voice trailed off slightly, allowing another question to arrive (and maybe save him from donating even more money to the league office). Asked if he felt like he was more vociferous in his complaints this season, Rivers swore he hasn't modified his technique. "I just think they are quicker this year," sa...

Celtics not likely to add another big, says Doc Rivers

On the second night of a back-to-back, against the lowly Charlotte Bobcats, during Boston’s fourth game in five days, Kevin Garnett played 34 minutes and Brandon Bass stayed on the court for 40. Greg Stiemsma, who began the season as Boston’s 15th man, earned 20 minutes off the bench, and no other Celtics big man played significant time, mostly because Doc Rivers trusts no...

Celtics coach Rivers wants Garnett to return next year

Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers has extended his invite to forward Kevin Garnett to return to the team this offseason when the veteran becomes a free agent.“Oh yeah, absolutely. We want him back,” Rivers told reporters. “I think it will come down to if he wants to play or not. But, you know, who knows? So many games and so many things can happen. Being around this as long...

Doc Rivers Confirms Austin Still Weighing Draft Options

Austin Rivers is projected as a lottery pick in this year's draft.

Report: Austin Rivers is turning pro

CBS Sports reports Austin Rivers is leaving Duke after one season: The 6-foot-3 freshman will sign with an agent and forgo his remaining eligibly, multiple sources told Rivers, the son of Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers, averaged 15.5 points, 3.4 rebounds and 2.1 assists this past season in Durham. Rivers, according to multiple NBA executives, is expected...

Report: Duke's Rivers to enter draft

Duke guard Austin Rivers is set to leave the Blue Devils after one season to enter the NBA Draft, CBS Sports reported Friday. The son of Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers will soon sign with an agent and is expected to be a lottery pick in the June 28 draft, according to the report. But the university said Friday that Rivers has not yet made a decision. "Austin Rivers is discussing...

Duke expects Rivers' NBA decision next week

Duke expects guard Austin Rivers to decide next week whether he will enter the NBA draft early. Team spokesman Matt Plizga said Friday that Rivers will discuss his future plans with his family this weekend, and an announcement on his future is expected next week. The son of Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers averaged a team-leading 15.5 points and was a unanimous selection as the...

Austin Rivers, Son of Coach Doc Rivers, To Enter 2012 NBA Draft

While speculation had run wild in recent days after Duke was eliminated from the NCAA March Madness Tournament, Duke University made things official today announcing that Freshman guard Austin Rivers will be leaving the school to enter the 2012 NBA draft. Rivers entered Duke as the nations #1 ranked high school player, and while at [...]

Austin Rivers to enter the 2012 NBA Draft

Austin Rivers met with his family and Duke officials, this weekend, regarding his future in college hoops. ABC Sports is reporting that the son of Boston Celtics head coach, Doc Rivers, will enter the draft this summer. From ABC News: Austin Rivers is leaving Duke after one season for the NBA draft. The freshman guard [...]

Austin Rivers Declares for NBA Draft After One Year at Duke, Plans to Hire Agent

Austin Rivers' days of playing in front of thousand's of Duke fans are over. The 19-year-old point guard announced on Monday his decision to leave the college ranks and join his father Doc Rivers in the NBA. Rivers expressed plenty of thanks and appreciation for his time with the Blue Devils, via his Twitter account. Austin Rivers excelled in hall of fame coach Mike Krzyzewski...

Austin Rivers reportedly to turn pro after just one season at Duke

  Austin Rivers, son of current Celtics coach Doc Rivers, is reportedly ready to leave Duke and turn pro. Per, Rivers will hire an agent, ending his college eligibility after just one season playing for Coach K. Rivers was one of the most highly recruited players coming into college in 2011. The shooting guard [...]

Austin Rivers surprises no one, heads to the NBA

Duke's leading scorer Austin Rivers is headed to the NBA.  A formal announcement will come next week at some point, but this should be no surprise to anyone. Let's check real quick, raise your hand if this surprises you.  You, with your hand up, put it down.  You knew this was happening before the season started, you knew it after Rivers knocked down the game-winner against...

Vote: Did Austin Rivers Make the Right Decision To Turn Pro?

For the second year in a row, the Duke men's basketball team has had a superstar declare his eligibility for the NBA draft after his freshman year. Last season, it was phenom Kyrie Irving who made the jump to the pros after one year, and he was drafted by the Cavaliers as the first overall pick. One year later, first-year shooting guard Austin Rivers finds himself in the same...

Video: Brandon Knight gets Gatorade bath

Usually, the Gatorade bath is normally reserved for NFL head coaches and Doc Rivers but during tonight's Pistons/Wizards affair, rookie Brandon Knight got his own version.Knight was attempting to track down a loose ball and dove into the Pistons bench area. Knight took out some Gatorade cups in the process and ended up getting all wet:

Report: Duke Guard Austin Rivers to Enter NBA Draft, Will Sign With Agent (Video)

By this time next season, Duke freshman Austin Rivers will be in the same league as his father, Celtics coach Doc Rivers. The 6-foot-3 guard will enter the 2012 NBA draft and sign with an agent, CBS Sports reported Friday. Rivers earned ACC Rookie of the Year honors after leading Duke to a second-place finish in the Atlantic Coast Conference, averaging 15.5 points, 3.4 rebounds and...

Duke's Rivers enters NBA draft early

Austin Rivers is leaving Duke after one season for the NBA draft. </inline The freshman guard announced his decision and plans to hire an agent on Monday after team officials said he spent the weekend discussing his future plans with his family at their home outside Orlando, Fla. ''Duke has prepared me for the challenges that are ahead both on and off the court,'...
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