Found June 15, 2013 on Celtics Life:
Bombshell from the Herald's Steve Bulpett, one of the foremost Doc insiders on the Celtics beat. Bulpett is saying that with clear interest on both sides, a deal is being discussed that would send Doc to the Clippers, with players being involved. From the article. With some clear mutual interest having been established, the situation has progressed to the point where the Celtics and Clippers are now engaging in talks involving Doc Rivers and players. Sources told the Herald today that, while there are still many moving parts in the process, there is now significant impetus from both sides to find common ground. Beyond finding agreement on players to be included, the likelihood that an agreement can be reached is hindered by the general collective bargaining rules regarding player trades, which can tend to make major moves a difficult needle to thread. The compensation for Rivers would, in a strict sense, be draft picks, but his imprint would be on the player transaction, ...
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