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DOC RIVERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Doc Rivers needs to do his homework before using Jamie Foxx to woo DeAndre Jordan

The beauty of playing in L.A. amongst many other things is getting to live in a society of stars—and getting to be one of them. Recently, Doc Rivers tried to exploit that advantage in his quest to retain free-agent-to-be DeAndre Jordan with the Clippers.From Milton Kent of the Washington Post:Good idea, Doc, especially since Foxx is a noted basketball fan who actually does a killer...
Via Fox Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Clippers coach Doc Rivers' mother dies in Illinois

LOS ANGELES (AP) The mother of Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers has died in Illinois. The Clippers say Bettye Rivers died Friday. The team didn't release a cause of death or Bettye Rivers' age. Clippers guard Austin Rivers, who is Doc's son and Bettye's grandson, posted a photo of the trio on his Instagram account. Austin Rivers wrote: ''We all loved you and will miss you....
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Ballmer explains why he likes Doc Rivers running the Clippers top to bottom

Doc Rivers' issues as an executive have raised questions about the efficiency of a coach running an entire NBA organization. Can a man really be both a coach and a President of Basketball Operations? Can he have time both to prepare for an upcoming opponent and watch the rest of the league well enough to understand who is and isn't worth acquiring? Can he be an expert coach while...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers gambles on himself with Lance Stephenson trade

Doc Rivers has taken some deserved criticism for the moves he's pushed within the Clippers organization over the past couple of years, but dealing for the perennially unhappy Lance Stephenson is in a different vein from the ones that failed in the past.By trading for Stephenson, Rivers is taking a gamble not just on the former Hornets guard, but on himself. Can he turn around Lance...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Rivers denies report of problems with CP3 and Jordan

Doc Rivers acknowledges that Chris Paul and DeAndre Jordan have problems at times like any other teammates, but he denies that the two had a falling out. The Clippers head coach did an interview with the Beast 980 in Los Angeles Thursday and denied a report saying that his point guard and center do not...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jamie Foxx does awesome Doc Rivers impression

Jamie Foxx was a guest on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on Tuesday night, and the acclaimed actor snuck in one of the best Doc Rivers impersonations you will ever hear. Foxx and Fallon were squaring off in a musical impressions game that Fallon likes to play, and they started talking about how hoarse...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Did Doc Rivers Take a Shot at Clippers Roster?

Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers is considered one of the most respected minds in the basketball world. He led the Boston Celtics to the championship back in 2007-2008, and has put up multiple 50-win seasons in Southern California since taking over that job two years ago. With championship aspirations in Los Angeles, the team fell well short of its goal this season, losing...
Via Sportsnaut
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers’ Speech To Clippers: Getting Heart Broken Is Worth It (Video)

Doc Rivers knows a thing or two about losing. The Los Angeles Clippers coach watched his team blow a 3-1 series lead against the Houston Rockets on Sunday, as the Clips exited the second round of the NBA playoffs after a 113-100 loss in Game 7. But Rivers didn’t want his players to get down on themselves. In fact, he told the Clippers in a touching postgame speech that heartbreak...
Via NESN.com
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers to Clippers at halftime: ‘Stop f—ing flopping’

The Los Angeles Clippers were outplayed from the opening tip in Game 7 of their series against the Houston Rockets on Sunday. Doc Rivers apparently felt that one of the reasons for that was his team’s emphasis on trying to draw fouls. Rivers, who defended his team against flopping accusations last season, had seen enough...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers Calls Out Quiet Rockets Crowd In Clippers’ Game 1 Win (Video)

Doc Rivers always speaks his mind, and sometimes, it costs him dearly. Monday night wasn’t one of those times. Rivers’ Los Angeles Clippers erased a first-half deficit to take the lead over the Houston Rockets in the second half, and that had the head coach feeling pretty good. So during a rather quiet lull in the action at Toyota Center, Rivers decided to have a little fun with...
Via NESN.com
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss
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