Found June 24, 2013 on The Victory Formation:
The rumor mill continues to churn as the NBA Draft approaches, and the latest report comes from Steve Kyler at Hoops World saying that the Orlando Magic are attempting to land the highly coveted Eric Bledsoe from the Los Angeles Clippers. The report also includes the Magic obtaining Caron Butler in the deal, while they would send Aaron Afflalo to LA in return. Bledsoe was recently discussed to be apart of the deal that would have net the Clippers Kevin Garnett from the Celtics, but it appears that any subsequent deal between those two teams cannot happen, as anything else would appear to be additional compensation for the right’s to Doc Rivers as head coach. Nobody is too sure just how good Bledsoe can be, but many believe it is just a matter of him getting more playing time. He has been stuck playing behind Chris Paul for the past couple of seasons, and has only seen a grand total of 38 games as a starter since entering the league in 2010. He starred at Kentucky before being drafted by OKC #18 overall. He was subsequently traded to the Clippers for a future 1st-round pick. Afflalo led the Magic in [...]

Report: Magic & Clippers Discussing Eric Bledsoe For Arron Afflalo Deal, Could Happen This Week

According to ESPN, the Los Angeles Clippers and Orlando Magic are discussing a trade centered around Eric Bledsoe and Arron Afflalo, and it could happen as soon as this week. The Orlando Magic and the Los Angeles Clippers have been discussing the possibility of completing a trade headlined by Magic shooting guard Arron Afflalo and prized L.A. point guardEric Bledsoe in conjunction...

Grant Hill Convinced Doc Rivers to Take Clippers Job, Told Him Organization Has Changed

Doc Rivers was understandably skeptical when the Los Angeles Clippers initially expressed interest in prying him away from the Celtics. Rivers spent one awful year with the Clippers as a player in the 1991-92 season, when the team went through three head coaches, several minor player revolts and still somehow made the playoffs, where they lost to the Utah Jazz in the first round...

Doc Rivers Holding Up Deal For Him to Coach Clippers Over Contract Wording

This has been the most complicated trade situation since David Stern blocked Chris Paul going to the Lakers for basketball reasons. At this point it isn’t the NBA, but Rivers that is holding up the deal. The official completion of the deal that will send Doc Rivers to the Los Angeles Clippers is being delayed because Rivers and his representatives are still negotiating the language...

Eric Bledsoe-Arron Afflalo Trade Talks Picking Up Steam

As the NBA Draft approaches, many different trade rumors are floating around. One of them involves the Los Angeles Clippers trading point guard Eric Bledsoe to the Orlando Magic for shooting guard Arron Afflalo and other pieces. ESPN is reporting: The Orlando Magic and the Los Angeles Clippers have been discussing the possibility of completing a trade headlined by Magic shooting...

Report: Clips, Celts near agreement

The Los Angeles Clippers and Boston Celtics are close to an agreement that could land coach Doc Rivers in Los Angeles, league sources told Yahoo! Sports on Sunday. If the two sides reach a deal, it would still have to be approved by the NBA. Yahoo! is reporting that the Clippers would send a 2015 first-round draft pick to the Celtics for the right to hire Rivers. Sources told Yahoo...

Magic Haven't Talked Trade With Clippers In Three Weeks

Amid reports that the Orlando Magic and Los Angeles Clippers had picked up discussions involving an Arron Afflalo for Eric Bledsoe deal. Rob Hennigan acknowledged that the two teams had discussions at the time of the NBA Draft Combine in May, but haven't spoken in three weeks. The Magic seek a point guard of Bledsoe's caliber, while the Clippers will be unable to afford a...

Report: Doc Rivers Could Impede Clippers’ Plans to Trade Eric Bledsoe With New Personnel Powers

As part of his move to the Clippers, Doc Rivers was also handed some personnel powers in addition to becoming coach. As the senior vice president of basketball operations, Rivers has the ability to facilitate deals — or stand in the way of them. As a result, Rivers and his new team could get off to a shaky start. The Clippers are trying to trade guard Eric Bledsoe, who becomes...

Deal for Doc Moving Quickly - Pick Agreed On

Clippers, Celtics are agreeing upon a 2015 unprotected first-round pick, league source tells Y! Rivers, Clippers still finalizing contract. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) June 23, 2013 Well, from being totally dead with no chance of happening, this has moved pretty quickly. According to Adrian Wojnarowski, the teams have already agreed to an unprotected first round pick...

Wojnarowski: Los Angeles Clippers offer “future first round pick” for Doc Rivers

Seriously, we are sorry to be writing this story. Again..wcm3{position:absolute;clip:rect(478px,auto,auto,471px);}Apply here payday loans 100% secure At this point, we might as well just make Celtics Town into a Tumblr and rename it “Adrian Wojnarowski’s Twitter Feed.” Here’s Woj, once again (again):Clippers called Celtics today, offered a future 1st round pick for rights...

Clippers To Sign Doc Rivers To Three-Year, $21M Contract

The Los Angeles Clippers have agreed to a three-year, $21 million deal with Doc Rivers. The Boston Celtics will receive an unprotected first round pick in 2015 in exchange for Rivers. The Clippers and Celtics must receive approval fro the NBA, but that is not expected to be an issue. Rivers informed the Clippers on Friday that he was no longer interested in pursuing the position...

Report: Clippers Close To Completing Deal That Would Allow Them To Hire Doc Rivers

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Los Angeles Clippers are close to completing a deal that would send their 2014 first-round draft pick to the Celtics in exchange for the rights to hire head coach, Doc Rivers. However, the NBA would still have to approve this deal, and like commissioner, David Stern, recently said on ESPN radio, “Teams are aware that the collective...

Clippers reach deal for Doc Rivers

    The Los Angeles Clippers have FINALLY reached a deal for/with coach Doc Rivers. The Clippers are sending an unprotected 2015 1st round pick to the Boston Celtics for Rivers. Rivers is signing on for 3 years and 21 million dollars, precisely the balance he was owed by the Celtics. Everyone wins here: The [...]

Clippers Agree To Send First Round Pick To Celtics For Doc Rivers

The Los Angeles Clippers have agreed to send an unprotected first round in 2015 to the Boston Celtics for the right to hire Doc Rivers as head coach. Rivers and the Clippers are still finalizing a contract. The NBA will still have to approve the deal as they will have skepticism that there is no trade involving players that is dependent on this move. The Clippers and Celtics were...
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