Originally written on CLNS Radio  |  Last updated 6/20/13
Doc Rivers and Kevin Garnett may be heading to L.A. after all. Yahoo! Sports reported Thursday morning that the Clippers are awaiting ownership approval to complete a deal with the Celtics that would send Rivers and Garnett to L.A. in exchange for DeAndre Jordan and two first round picks. On Tuesday the Clippers told Boston that asking price was too steep and withdrew from negotiations, but a push from free-agent-to-be Chris Paul has apparently caused a change of heart among Clippers management. According to the Yahoo! report, the Clippers have not received a firm commitment from Paul to re-sign based on the completion of the deal, but Paul communicated to the Clippers that the hiring of Rivers and acquisition of Garnett “would be essential to his re-signing as a free agent in July”, sources told Yahoo! Sports. For his part, Rivers is pursuing the job with the assumption that the All-Star point guard has decided to stay and play for him. "Doc is taking the job to coach Chris Paul, a...
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