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Doc Rivers Not Worried About Job Possibly Being in Danger

Doc Rivers Not Worried About Job Possibly Being in Danger

After a scorching 4-0 start to the regular season, things quickly fell off of a cliff for the retooled Clippers as an injury ravaged roster struggled through a tougher portion of their schedule and lost nine straight games to fall to 5-11. While they have climbed out of that hole to an extent by winning [...]

November 30, 2017 Anou Enright Ryan Bawek 0

Clippers Coach Doc Rivers Says He’s Very High on Lakers Rookie Lonzo Ball Despite Slow Start

Clippers Coach Doc Rivers Says He’s Very High on Lakers Rookie Lonzo Ball Despite Slow Start

Lonzo Ball has a fan in head coach Doc Rivers. In advance of his team’s victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday, the Los Angeles Clippers’ head coach told reporters he has extremely high hopes for Hollywood’s headlining rookie, per Lakers.com’s Mike Trudell: Doc Rivers says he’s very high on @ZO2_: “He’s not (just) [...]

November 28, 2017 admin Blogs 1

After 9 Straight Losses, Is Los Angeles Clippers Head Coach Doc Rivers on the Hot Seat?

After 9 Straight Losses, Is Los Angeles Clippers Head Coach Doc Rivers on the Hot Seat?

Will head coach Doc Rivers be finishing the season with the Los Angeles Clippers? The question seemed a little ludicrous a few weeks ago. The Clippers were 4-0 and sporting one of the NBA’s best defenses. Since, then, though, they’ve lost 11 of 12 games, including their last nine. No team in the league is [...]

November 22, 2017 admin Rumors 0

Clippers Head Coach Doc Rivers Says Boston Celtics Are ‘Perfect Situation’ for Kyrie Irving

Clippers Head Coach Doc Rivers Says Boston Celtics Are ‘Perfect Situation’ for Kyrie Irving

Former Boston Celtics coach and current Los Angeles Clippers head honcho Doc Rivers is a fan of the Kyrie Irving trade. More specifically, he believes Boston is the ideal landing spot for the All-Star floor general. From the Boston Sports Journal’s Brian Robb (via HoopsHype): The Clippers head coach was back in town Wednesday to [...]

September 8, 2017 admin Blogs 0

Doc Rivers on Clippers Trading Chris Paul: ‘He Left Because He Wanted to Be with James Harden’

Doc Rivers on Clippers Trading Chris Paul: ‘He Left Because He Wanted to Be with James Harden’

Los Angeles Clippers coach and president Doc Rivers has some thoughts on the Chris Paul trade, and they amount to this: The point guard fled Hollywood to partner with James Harden. End of story. Here are his exact words, via the Los Angeles Times‘ Broderick Turner: If you detect some bitterness, you’re not alone. And [...]

June 29, 2017 admin Blogs 1

Seeing Kevin Durant Join Warriors Made Doc Rivers Uneasy ‘From a Competitive Standpoint’

Seeing Kevin Durant Join Warriors Made Doc Rivers Uneasy ‘From a Competitive Standpoint’

Los Angeles Clippers coach and president Doc Rivers supports Kevin Durant’s right to play for the Golden State Warriors. But that doesn’t mean he has to like the idea. Doc Rivers made this distinction while speaking about superteams on ESPN’s Mike & Mike (as relayed to us by the Sporting News’ Jordan Heck): “It is tough when you [...]

May 31, 2017 admin Blogs 0

Doc Rivers Expected to Stay with Los Angeles Clippers Beyond This Season No Matter What

Doc Rivers Expected to Stay with Los Angeles Clippers Beyond This Season No Matter What

If the Los Angeles Clippers fall to the Utah Jazz in the first round, it’s reasonable to expect the franchise to undergo some change. Those modifications just won’t be coming at the executive level. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical, Doc Rivers and company are going to stay put: If the Clippers can’t come [...]

April 26, 2017 admin Blogs 0

Doc Rivers Wants to Keep Los Angeles Clippers Together, But It’s Going to Be Expensive

Doc Rivers Wants to Keep Los Angeles Clippers Together, But It’s Going to Be Expensive

The Los Angeles Clippers, it would seem, are reaching a natural pivot point this summer. Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and J.J. Redick are all free agents. Throw in Luc Mbah a Moute, and four of their five starting-lineup members are ready to reach the open market. If they were going to move away from this [...]

April 19, 2017 admin Blogs 0

Clippers Coach Doc Rivers Says John Wall is Having an ‘MVPish’ Season

Clippers Coach Doc Rivers Says John Wall is Having an ‘MVPish’ Season

Before the Los Angeles Clippers took down the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night, Doc Rivers had some high praise for John Wall. He’s playing like an MVP candidate. Sort of. Per Candace Buckner of the Washington Post: Rivers is correct. On both fronts. John Wall has been absolutely sensational this year. He’s posting career-high numbers almost [...]

March 30, 2017 admin Blogs 0

Clippers Coach Doc Rivers Loves Dirk Nowitzki Because ‘He’s His Own Bird’

Clippers Coach Doc Rivers Loves Dirk Nowitzki Because ‘He’s His Own Bird’

Doc Rivers is probably okay that the Los Angeles Clippers lost to the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night. He loves Dirk Nowitzki that much. Fine, you got me. There’s no way he’s cool with the loss. It was a contentious game the Clippers needed. They’re now just one game up on the Oklahoma City Thunder [...]

March 24, 2017 admin Blogs 0