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Doc Rivers says Clippers will likely offer DeAndre Jordan a max contract

The Los Angeles Clippers face an important offseason this summer, and the future of the franchise may rest in DeAndre Jordan's hands.Jordan will be an unrestricted free agent this offseason, where he'll be free to sign with any team he chooses. The Clippers do have an advantage in retaining Jordan, however, as they can offer him $109 million over five years as opposed to the $81...
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Jamie Foxx Does the Best Doc Rivers Impression

It’s been a few days since the LA Clippers massive collapse in Game 7 of the western conference semi-finals to the Rockets, but the jokes keep coming. Last night, the multi-talented Jamie Foxx was a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and the Oscar winning actor decided to share his best impression of Clippers head coach Doc Rivers. As you would expect, it was beyond...
Via Hooped Up
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jamie Foxx does funny Doc Rivers impression on Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

Since the Los Angeles Clippers have been eliminated from the 2015 playoffs, we’re not going to get to see much of head coach Doc Rivers on the sidelines. However, if you happened to tune into last night’s episode of “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon”, you got see Jamie Foxx’s amazing Doc Rivers impression. During a game of Wheel of Musical Impressions, Foxx did his tribute...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Jamie Foxx does Doc Rivers impression on ‘The Tonight Show’

Jimmy Fallon’s “Wheel of Musical Impressions” game on The Tonight Show is always good for a few laughs. But it can be even better when the guest goes off-script. On Tuesday night’s show, Jamie Foxx got a little bit hoarse toward the end of the game and took that opportunity to break out an impression of Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers. The Doc impression begins at the...
Via Awful Announcing
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Afternoon Delight: Jamie Foxx imitates Doc Rivers

Jamie Foxx did a pretty solid Doc Rivers impression last night on Jimmy Fallon. Check it out.While on the topic of Rivers, count me as someone that doesn't understand the vitriol that he's been getting from Celtics fans. He's the only coach we've had to lead us to a title in the past 30 years. Danny Ainge was going to tear down the team and Doc was not the right coach for a rebuild...
Via Celtics Life
3 days ago  |  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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jamie Foxx Does Awesome Doc Rivers Impression For Jimmy Fallon (Video)

Jamie Foxx might have a career as an NBA coach in his future. Sort of. The actor appeared on “The Tonight Show” with Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday night, and the two played a game of “Wheel of Musical Impressions,” where they had to sing random songs while impersonating popular singers. And after Fallon performed a rousing rendition of the “America’s Funniest Home Videos...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Letterman and Sports; Jamie Foxx does great Doc Rivers impression

It's all-Dave, all the time today as David Letterman hosts the "Late Show" for the final time this evening. Here's a look back at several athlete interviews, from Michael Jordan to Tom Brady to LeBron James, that Dave has done over the years. We also collected some of the best sports-related Top 10 Lists that Dave has done (make sure you watch Kevin Ware's offering). If you need...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Sneaky-Good Podcast – NBA Conference Finals: 5/19/15

John joins Ray to talk about the NBA Conference Finals, Clippers’ future, Doc Rivers, Kevin McHale and more. The post The Sneaky-Good Podcast – NBA Conference Finals: 5/19/15 appeared first on The Garbage Time.
Via The Garbage Time
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Doc & the Clippers: Great coach, suspect GM, cloudy future

Doc Rivers is persona non grata for some Celtics faithful for how he forced his way out of Boston once it was clear the team was headed for a rebuild. Despite the fact that it worked out quite well for the Celtics, and it ultimately getting a draft pick and the job opening to lure Brad Stevens out of college, there are more than a few around town that are enjoying spoonfuls of Schadenfreude...
Via Red's Army
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Clippers Fan Posts Hilarious "Missed Connection" Ad on Craigslist for Conference Finals

Doc Rivers couldn't believe what he was seeing Sunday. Every Los Angeles Clippers fan in attendance and most NBA fans watching on television couldn't believe what they were seeing either. The Rockets were going to (and did) win Game Seven and move on to play Golden State in the Western Conference Finals.A week ago everyone thought the Clippers were a shoe-in for the Finals, but it...
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Changes may be in order after Clippers' playoff collapse

LOS ANGELES (AP) The Clippers were on the verge of finally shedding the dubious reputation that has dogged them for decades only to lose in the second round of the playoffs for the third time in four years. Changes could be coming in the offseason to a team that will surely be haunted by its epic collapse for a long time. Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan were within...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Fatigue Catches up with the Clippers

The Los Angeles Clippers’ Game 7 loss to the Houston Rockets on Sunday, 113–100, will be remembered as a meltdown on the part of the Clippers. It will be remembered as a meltdown even though the Clippers’ three stars all gave fantastic statistical performances in the game: Chris Paul had 26 points, 10 assists, four steals; Blake Griffin had 27 points, 11 rebounds, six assists...
Via The Sports Post
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin McHale becomes only person to mount 3-1 series comeback as both coach and player

Kevin McHale and the Rockets took down Doc Rivers' Clippers yesterday to complete a historic comeback.Celtics legend and current head coach of the Rockets Kevin McHale added to his extensive list of accomplishments yesterday by capping off a 3-1 comeback against the Clippers. According to USA Today, the Rockets' effort marks only the ninth time in NBA history that a team down 3-1...
Via Celtics Life
5 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Same old story for Doc Rivers, Clippers

Yeah Doc, you have to win four games to win the series.In the history of the NBA playoffs, there have been just nine occasions where a team has blown a 3-1 series lead.  After the Clippers completed their choke against the Rockets yesterday, Doc Rivers has now coached two of those nine clubs (he also led the 2003 Magic squad with Tracy McGrady who said "It feels good to get in the...
Via Celtics Life
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Clippers Want To Re-Sign Austin Rivers

Doc Rivers appears to want the Los Angeles Clippers to re-sign Austin Rivers. Austin Rivers is a former lottery pick that had struggled in his first two and a half seasons in the NBA, but showed some glimpses of potential in the playoffs. "You've got to give (Paul) just some more support, you know?" Rivers told USA TODAY Sports. "I think bringing (his son) Austin (Rivers) here (in...
Via RealGM
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Rivers: DeAndre Jordan Loves Being A Clipper

DeAndre Jordan will be an unrestricted free agent this offseason and figures to draw considerable interest. "You can't take anything for granted, but DJ loves being a Clipper," Doc Rivers told Yahoo. "DJ loves being here. We have an amazing relationship." The Los Angeles Clippers will almost certainly need to offer Jordan a five-year, $100 million deal to retain him. Assuming Jordan...
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics Interviewing Top 10 Candidates, May Trade Up In Draft

The Boston Celtics’ playoff run might not have hurt their chances of continuing their rebuilding process during the upcoming draft. The C’s reportedly have interviewed players who are top 10 candidates in the 2015 NBA draft, including Duke product Justise Winslow and Kentucky center Willie Cauley-Stein, the Boston Herald’s Mark Murphy reported Thursday...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Playoffs: Road to the Ring Goes Through New York Knicks

Oh, the agony. After enduring the regular season from hell, long-suffering New York Knicks fans are incapable of seeking relief in the postseason.  Choosing to indulge in the delight of the most awesome NBA Playoff season in recent years comes with a healthy dose of trolling by former Knicks players who found success in a more hopeful place.  Night after night, it’s impossible...
Via All Sports Everything
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Hack-A-Howard is Ruining the Western Conference Semifinals Series

Former Boston Celtics Kevin McHale and Doc Rivers orchestrate a boring strategy of intentional fouls
Via CLNS Radio
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Clippers look to close out series in Game 5

After overcoming an injury to their floor leader and the Houston Rockets' hack-attack, the Los Angeles Clippers can conquer another obstacle with an historic road victory. As Chris Paul's hamstring continues to improve, the Clippers look to secure their first trip to the Western Conference Finals on Tuesday night against a Rockets team searching for answers at both ends of the floor...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Doc Rivers: This is not a family moment

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Doc Rivers spares no one on the Clippers, including son Austin. So when the young guard had the biggest game of his young career, it might have been heartwarming to everyone else, but it was just business to the only coach-father and son duo in NBA history. Austin Rivers scored 15 of his 25 points in the third quarter Friday night, helping the Los Angeles Clippers...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss
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