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Doc Rivers Inks $40M Deal with Milwaukee Bucks as Head Coach

Doc Rivers Inks $40M Deal with Milwaukee Bucks as Head Coach

The Milwaukee Bucks have made the highly-respected Doc Rivers their permanent head coach, a decision that has basketball fans around talking. This decision, first reported by TNT Sports’ Chris Haynes, comes after the unexpected firing of Adrian Griffin, despite a strong season start. Shams Charania of The Athletic and Stadium has revealed that Rivers’ new [...]

April 4, 2024 admin Blogs 1

Doc Rivers Shoots Down Lakers Talk: “I Am Going Nowhere”

Doc Rivers Shoots Down Lakers Talk: “I Am Going Nowhere”

LA Clippers head coach Doc Rivers ended any speculation about him coaching elsewhere after the season, telling reporters he and team owner Steve Ballmer have agreed to a contract extension. Questions about Rivers’ future arose after a weekend report stated that Rivers had an “ardent ambition” to coach the Lakers. So when responding to a [...]

March 20, 2019 Anou Enright Blogs 0

Doc Rivers Calls a Timeout to Give Nowitzki Proper Farewell

Doc Rivers Calls a Timeout to Give Nowitzki Proper Farewell

With the Clippers holding a 121-112 lead over the Mavericks, Clippers coach Doc Rivers called a timeout with 9.4 seconds left on the clock, a move that left many confused and no one could have anticipated what happened next. Rivers walked over to the scorer’s table, picked up the microphone and gave an impromptu tribute [...]

February 26, 2019 Anou Enright Blogs 0

Clippers in Contract Extension Talks With Doc Rivers

Clippers in Contract Extension Talks With Doc Rivers

Doc Rivers has been coaching the Los Angeles Clippers since 2013 after a rare coach trade with the Boston Celtics for a 1st round pick, and was promoted to president of basketball operations in 2014. The Clippers have had a good amount of success under Rivers but are clearly in a transitional phase after trading [...]

May 7, 2018 Anou Enright Ryan Bawek 0

Chris Paul Told Clippers Owner Steve Ballmer That Doc Rivers Contributed to Him Leaving for Rockets

Chris Paul Told Clippers Owner Steve Ballmer That Doc Rivers Contributed to Him Leaving for Rockets

It turns out Doc Rivers is at least partially responsible for Chris Paul leaving the Los Angeles Clippers in favor of the Houston Rockets. Details surrounding the point guard’s exit continue to trickle out almost a year later. That’s how these things work. We’re given a partial picture, and oft-inflammatory interpretations, of a move at [...]

April 12, 2018 admin Blogs 0

Los Angeles Clippers Haven’t Talked Extension with Head Coach Doc Rivers

Los Angeles Clippers Haven’t Talked Extension with Head Coach Doc Rivers

Doc Rivers-to-the-New York Knicks conspiracy theorists and enthusiasts rejoice: The Los Angeles Clippers are not trying to extend their head honcho. Yet. ESPN.com’s Kevin Arnovitz penned an interesting profile on Rivers and the Clippers just after they were eliminated from playoff contention for the first time since 2012. Within it, he reports on Doc’s future [...]

April 11, 2018 admin Rumors 0

Knicks ‘May Target’ Doc Rivers, Mark Jackson as Jeff Hornacek Replacements Over Offseason

Knicks ‘May Target’ Doc Rivers, Mark Jackson as Jeff Hornacek Replacements Over Offseason

The closer we get to the offseason, the less likely it seems that Jeff Hornacek will return as head coach of the New York Knicks next season. In fact, they may already have a replacement or two in mind: Mark Jackson and Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers. Here’s the skinny, replete with some [...]

March 28, 2018 admin Rumors 0

Doc Rivers Could, Maybe, Possibly, Consider Coaching Knicks If They Fire Jeff Hornacek

Doc Rivers Could, Maybe, Possibly, Consider Coaching Knicks If They Fire Jeff Hornacek

Plenty of people are wondering whether the New York Knicks will bring back Jeff Hornacek, who has one year left on his contract, for next season. Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers might, maybe, possibly, potentially be one of them. From the New York Post‘s Marc Berman: It would be an easier sell for Clippers [...]

February 28, 2018 admin Blogs 0

Bruce Bowen: Duncan Would’ve Joined Magic in 2000 if Doc Rivers Allowed Family on Flights

Bruce Bowen: Duncan Would’ve Joined Magic in 2000 if Doc Rivers Allowed Family on Flights

For those who don’t remember or are unaware, there was once a time when Tim Duncan was an actual free agent that visited other teams. I know, crazy right? In the summer of 2000, Duncan was one of a trio of highly sought after free agents on the market, the other two being Tracy McGrady [...]

December 22, 2017 Anou Enright Ryan Bawek 0

Doc Rivers’ Job with Los Angeles Clippers ‘Likely Safe’ for the Rest of 2017-18

Doc Rivers’ Job with Los Angeles Clippers ‘Likely Safe’ for the Rest of 2017-18

No coaching seat in the NBA seems hotter than the one on which Doc Rivers is sitting. Not only are the Los Angeles Clippers 4-14 over their past 18 games, but the team stripped Rivers of his official front-office powers over the summer, turning instead to Lawrence Frank as vice president of basketball operations and [...]

December 6, 2017 admin Rumors 0