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Clippers Coach Doc Rivers Could be Reunited with Orlando Magic ‘Down the Road’

Clippers Coach Doc Rivers Could be Reunited with Orlando Magic ‘Down the Road’

Doc Rivers and the Orlando Magic, together again? It could happen. And soon. Or maybe not soon. Or at all. From ESPN.com’s Marc Stein: There has been persistent chatter for weeks on the NBA’s front-office grapevine that the Orlando Magic and Rivers will explore a reunion down the road. Now, you’re certainly not alone if [...]

March 20, 2017 admin Blogs 0

Doc Rivers: “It’s Tough for me to call a grown man ‘Boogie’

Doc Rivers: “It’s Tough for me to call a grown man ‘Boogie’

While I think Boogie is an apt and wonderful nickname for the supremely gifted, highly mercurial Demarcus Cousins, not everyone agrees. Los Angeles Clippers Head Coach Doc Rivers for instance, is not on the Boogie train one could say. When Rivers was asked about the Pelicans trade for Cousins on Saturday he seemed more interested [...]

February 27, 2017 Anou Enright Offbeat 0

Clippers Coach Doc Rivers Says Blake Griffin Will Make Return Tuesday vs. 76ers

Clippers Coach Doc Rivers Says Blake Griffin Will Make Return Tuesday vs. 76ers

A little more than a week after losing Chris Paul to left thumb surgery, the Los Angeles Clippers have gotten some good news. Blake Griffin is on his way back. Per ESPN.com’s Kevin Arnovitz: Griffin hasn’t played since Dec. 18 after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his right knee. His return comes not a moment too [...]

January 24, 2017 admin Blogs 0

Doc Rivers Isn’t Impressed by the Warriors

Doc Rivers Isn’t Impressed by the Warriors

The formerly and briefly great Warriors and Clippers rivalry of a few years ago has become increasingly one-sided as the Warriors won their seventh straight against the Clip show in Los Angeles Wednesday night with another shellacking 115-98. As you may have noticed between these two franchises with the heated playoff history, the on court [...]

December 9, 2016 Anou Enright Ryan Bawek 0

Doc Rivers Believes Ray Allen Could Still ‘Absolutely’ Play in NBA

Doc Rivers Believes Ray Allen Could Still ‘Absolutely’ Play in NBA

If Ray Allen ever does decide to come out of retirement, Doc Rivers believes he will make an impact somewhere. Why exactly? Because, well, he’s Ray Allen. From MassLive.com’s Jay King: “I think if Ray was in the right spot he may play. I think Ray wants to golf a lot too right now,” Rivers [...]

September 7, 2016 admin Blogs 0

Doc Rivers: Clippers Were Among Top 3 Finalists in Kevin Durant’s Free-Agency Sweepstakes

Doc Rivers: Clippers Were Among Top 3 Finalists in Kevin Durant’s Free-Agency Sweepstakes

Three cheers for consolation prizes! The Los Angeles Clippers were one of a handful of NBA teams that landed a face-to-face meeting with Kevin Durant in free agency—one of five others, to be exact: Boston Celtics, Golden State Warriors, Miami Heat, Oklahoma City Thunder and San Antonio Spurs. And while they ultimately left the contest [...]

July 29, 2016 admin Blogs 0

Doc Rivers Still Doesn’t Expect to Break Up Los Angeles Clippers’ Big 3

Doc Rivers Still Doesn’t Expect to Break Up Los Angeles Clippers’ Big 3

Los Angeles Clippers coach and president Doc Rivers has no plans to break up his team’s Big Three of Chris Paul, Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan. It almost happened last summer, when DeAndre Jordan first agreed to join the Dallas Mavericks. And there will be questions about the long-term sustainability of this core next summer, [...]

May 16, 2016 admin Blogs 0

Doc Rivers Will Not Break Up Clippers’ Core

Doc Rivers Will Not Break Up Clippers’ Core

The Clippers had championship aspirations this season, but the injury bug bit them in the worst way this season. And that’s too bad, because this was the best this core had ever looked, and that was even without Blake Griffin for much of the season. There have been talks for a few years that the [...]

May 2, 2016 Anou Enright Rumors 0

Doc Rivers Says Blake Griffin is ‘Very Close’ to Return

Doc Rivers Says Blake Griffin is ‘Very Close’ to Return

Blake Griffin is close to a return for the Los Angeles Clippers. And that could be a problem. Griffin hasn’t played since Christmas and is now rehabilitating a fractured right hand that he suffered when punching the Clippers’ assistant equipment manager. He will serve a four-game suspension once he’s healthy enough to play, which, according [...]

March 3, 2016 admin Blogs 0

Doc Rivers Thinks Stephen Curry Could Be a Top-5 Player of All Time

Doc Rivers Thinks Stephen Curry Could Be a Top-5 Player of All Time

Does Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers still think the Golden State Warriors are lucky? Insofar as employing Stephen Curry is lucky, yes. So, yes. ESPN.com picked the brains of Rivers, New York Knicks legend Walt Clyde Frazier, Milwaukee Bucks head coach Jason Kidd, Philadelphia 76ers head coach Brett Brown and Miami Heat big [...]

February 9, 2016 admin Blogs 0