DOC RIVERS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Will next season’s Celtics be any closer to NBA Finals or is LeBron too big an obstacle?

The plan is sound and it might still bear fruit. The season will probably officially end for the Boston Celtics Thursday night. Realistically, it was over before the Eastern Conference Finals with the Cleveland Cavaliers started. Even the most hardcore, Larry Bird-jersey wearing Southie zealot had to know. LeBron James could have played with one arm in a sling. (It looked like he...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Glen Davis explains his side of feud with Doc Rivers

Glen “Big Baby” Davis spent much of his eight-year NBA career playing under Doc Rivers, but the relationship between the two soured toward the end of their time together. While there are many theories as to why, Davis says the falling out ultimately came down to one thing.Doc didn’t care that he was playing hurt.Davis signed with the Clippers in February 2014 after he was bought...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers trolls Paul Pierce with retirement gift

Kevin Garnett had a 2008 Boston Celtics reunion of sorts on the set of his “Area 21” for TNT Monday night, and it was capped off with an interview with that team’s coach, Doc Rivers.Of course, Doc didn’t come unprepared. He actually got in on the fun and playful vibe of the show by trolling his former player Paul Pierce with a funny retirement gift.Take a look: Yup, Doc really...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Where do the Los Angeles Clippers go from here?

“None are so old as those who have outlived enthusiasm.”- Henry David Thoreau In 2015, Clippers head coach Doc Rivers stated, “I’m a big believer that teams can get stale.” His team has officially become stale, having finished with 50-plus wins in each of the last five seasons without a single conference finals appearance to show for it. This year’s first round loss...
Via The Sports Quotient
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers: Clippers have been ‘reading our obituary for three months’

Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers had to face the music after his team’s 104-91 first-round loss in Game 7.The Clippers spent much of the second half trailing by double digits at home and weren’t competitive despite Rudy Gobert contributing just one point in 14 minutes due to foul trouble. After the team’s third home loss in four games of the series, Rivers took stock ahead...
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Clippers set new low bar for NBA playoff futility

We know it’s time for the Los Angeles Clippers to blow it all up. We’ve known this to be true for months now. But after watching the Clippers blow yet another playoff lead, this time to the Utah Jazz, we can confidently say this is a team in need of a brand new identity.Los Angeles had control of the series after three games, up 2-1. But as Clippers fans can tell you, that means...
Via Sportsnaut
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Doc Rivers will remain with the Clippers

After some quiet speculation that Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers might leave the team following the playoffs, it now looks like Rivers will play out the remaining two years of his contract in Southern California.“Rivers isn’t leaving the Clippers. He’s owed $22 million-plus over the next two years, and he has the confidence of Ballmer,” Yahoo Sports! Adrian Wojnarowski...
Via Sportsnaut
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Rivers goes off on reporter over 'dumbest thing I've ever heard'

The Los Angeles Clippers’ first playoff game this year ended as a 97-95 loss to the Utah Jazz thanks to a Joe Johnson buzzer-beater, and head coach Doc Rivers wasn’t happy about it. In his post-game press conference about Saturday’s loss, Rivers was asked about the circumstances that led to that Johnson shot, specifically about the Clippers’ Chris Paul making a game-tying...
Via The Comeback
April 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers shoots down rumors about Magic reunion

Doc Rivers, like many, has thus far fallen short of propelling the Los Angeles Clippers to the top of the NBA. But he’s not in any mood to discuss abandoning his current project, either.On Saturday night, Rivers made it clear that he still wants to continue coaching and has no designs on doing it anywhere besides Los Angeles.“Clippers head coach Doc Rivers shot down a question...
Via Sportsnaut
March 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Doc Rivers could eventually return to Orlando

Is Doc Rivers already looking at his next destination after his time with the Los Angeles Clippers comes to an end?According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, there is “persistent chatter” that Rivers and the Orlando Magic could reunite at some point in the future.It’s unclear at what point that might be, but Stein says it may be sooner than one might think. The struggling Clippers have...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 18, 2017  |  Discuss
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