DOC RIVERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Doc Rivers: Chris Paul ‘iffy’ to return Friday against Spurs

Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers says Chris Paul is “iffy” to make his return to the court for Friday’s game against the San Antonio Spurs.Paul has missed the Clippers’ last 14 games after undergoing surgery to repair a torn ligament in his left thumb. The point guard last played in a Jan. 16 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder. While Paul has been medically...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Rivers: Paul medically cleared to play, could return Thursday

Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul must have eaten some magic healing beans over the All-Star break.Speaking with the media on Wednesday, Clippers head coach Doc Rivers said that Paul has been medically cleared to play and could even make his return as soon as Thursday against the Golden State Warriors, per Jovan Buha of ESPN. The 31-year-old Paul has missed the last 13...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 storylines for the second half of the NBA season

Now that the All-Star Game is a thing of the past, NBA teams are looking forward to the unofficial start of the second half. It will begin with the trade deadline this week, which will surely impact how the playoff race plays out moving forward.But there’s a whole heck of a lot more to look at when checking in on the top storylines for the second half of the NBA season.Will the...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyronn Lue does funny Tom Thibodeau impression

Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue sure has the art of flattery nailed down to a T.Speaking with the media before the Cavs faced the Minnesota Timberwolves on Tuesday, Lue busted out a funny impression of Wolves head coach Tom Thibodeau's signature sandpaper voice. The dig is all in good fun though as Lue and Thibodeau used to be fellow assistants on the staff of another gravelly...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Emotional Doc Rivers on Paul Pierce's Last Game at the Garden

Doc Rivers' full postgame press conference following his final game at the TD Garden. Boston Celtics beat Los Angeles Clippers 107-102. Visit http://www.ziprecruiter.com/sportsfan to post to more than 200 job sites for FREE. Visit http://www.blueapron.com/gardenreport and for 3 free meals + free shipping. Get the CLNS Radio App on your mobile device! Click Here: www.clnsradio...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers on his son Austin being potential trade bait: “I Would Trade Anyone”

If you’ve ever worked in a family business, you know there’s always a very slim chance that your dad might end up letting you go. That would be incredibly awkward and weird for everyone, and it happens on a much bigger scale than just the usual family business; it might happen in the NBA. When Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers was asked about who would be potential...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Hotline Bling: Dion Waiters is relentless with the redial

As part of the new Collective Bargaining Agreement, NBA players now have a hotline to call to complain about the work of NBA refs. It's a place to vent about officials without drawing a technical or "accidentally" spitting out a mouthpiece. As always, these calls and answers are genuine and definitely not fictional inventions from this author. Remember, when that hotline blings,...
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January 24, 2017  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers: Blake Griffin close to 100 percent

All appears to be well for Blake Griffin.The Clippers big man is not yet ready to return to action, but according to coach Doc Rivers, it won’t be too long before he’s back in the lineup. Griffin underwent a routine arthroscopic procedure on his knee in December that was to keep him out for 4-6 weeks. That timetable would put him back on the court around the end of January, which...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers rips referee Ken Mauer for technical foul, ejection

Clippers head coach Doc Rivers ripped referee Ken Mauer for giving him what he felt was an unwarranted technical foul that led to an ejection. Rivers was ejected with under 20 seconds left in overtime of the Clippers’ loss to the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday night. The Clippers coach had a dispute with referee Lauren Holtkamp over a foul called on the Clippers following an inbounds...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers appears to rip Warriors for blowing out Clippers

Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers appeared to criticize the Golden State Warriors for playing Tuesday’s exhibition game as if it were a regular season match-up. "I thought we showed up to play an exhibition game, and they came to play a game" - Doc Rivers postgame — Dan Woike (@DanWoikeSports) October 5, 2016 Is it possible that instead of ripping the Warriors...
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October 05, 2016  |  Discuss
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