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  • 2018-19 LA Clippers roster: Doc Rivers coach profile

    2018-19 LA Clippers roster: Doc Rivers coach profile

    With the NBA releasing the schedule for the upcoming season, LA Clippers fans can begin to look forward to what should be a promising year at Staples Center.  One of the faces for the new-look Clippers will now be head coach Doc Rivers, who enters his sixth season at the helm. Rivers, who won an NBA...
  • LA Clippers add assistant coach

    LA Clippers add assistant coach

    In order to replace assistant coach Mike Woodson, the LA Clippers have announced that they have added Rex Kalamian to head coach Doc Rivers’ staff. Kalamian, who began his coaching career with the Clippers, will take over the team’s defensive duties. He had been serving as an assistant coach with...
  • LA Clippers sign coach Doc Rivers to contract extension

    LA Clippers sign coach Doc Rivers to contract extension

    Heading into the 2018 offseason, one of the biggest questions around the LA Clippers surrounded the status of head coach Doc Rivers. That has been remedied, though, as the organization has inked Rivers to a contract extension to remain in LA. Although the Clippers have not experienced their ultimate...
  • Top 5 LA Clippers coaches in history

    Top 5 LA Clippers coaches in history

    The LA Clippers have experienced the highs and lows since making the move to Los Angeles. Some terrific players have made their way through the program, and along the way they played for some top coaching talent. Current head coach Doc Rivers has often stated that the 2017-18 season, despite all the...
  • Doc Rivers continues to lead LA Clippers despite injuries

    Doc Rivers continues to lead LA Clippers despite injuries

    The LA Clippers’ injuries continued to mount over the weekend, as Blake Griffin, Austin Rivers and Milos Teodosic all missed time due to injury. In addition, Danilo Gallinari remains absent with a left glute injury. Teodosic re-aggravated his plantar fascia injury while Griffin was forced out of a...
  • Los Angeles Clippers coaching preview: Doc Rivers finds himself in new territory

    Los Angeles Clippers coaching preview: Doc Rivers finds himself in new territory

    Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers will experience something new in 2017-18: he will only act as coach. Rivers had been serving the Clippers as president of basketball operations, a role that is now occupied by former NBA head coach Lawrence Frank. Rivers will continue to have a say in the...
  • Milos Teodosic emerges as vital piece for Los Angeles Clippers

    Milos Teodosic emerges as vital piece for Los Angeles Clippers

    Milos Teodosic has yet to play a regular season NBA game, but his presence on the Los Angeles Clippers will likely decide how far this team goes in the Western Conference. The international sensation comes to the United States with a stellar reputation as a gifted offensive playmaker. At 30 years...
  • Los Angeles Clippers face important preseason

    Los Angeles Clippers face important preseason

    While the preseason might not serve much of a purpose for most NBA teams, it will have significant value for the Los Angeles Clippers. As the team moves on from starting point guard Chris Paul, head coach Doc Rivers will need to find a balance in his new-look backcourt. In the past, Rivers could...
  • Los Angeles Clippers continue to overhaul front office

    Los Angeles Clippers continue to overhaul front office

    With Doc Rivers no longer calling the shots in the Los Angeles Clippers’ front office, the organization has moved swiftly to replace him. The Clippers have tabbed three executives to work in the front office, all of whom will report to Lawrence Frank, who is the team’s executive vice president of...
  • Clippers’ guard rotation provides flexibility

    Clippers’ guard rotation provides flexibility

    While the Los Angeles Clippers are undoubtedly worse off without Chris Paul, they have assembled a worthy backcourt that will give head coach Doc Rivers plenty of options. The guard rotation will definitely look different, though. The Clippers have essentially built a four-man group that can play...
  • Doc Rivers will continue to serve as the head coach of the Los Angeles Clippers.

    Doc Rivers' demotion could signal hot seat

    The Los Angeles Clippers have stripped head coach Doc Rivers of his role as president of basketball operations. While owner Steve Ballmer can say that the jobs are too big for one man to possess–and he may be right–one wonders if Rivers is entering the back nine of his tenure with Los Angeles. While...
  • Los Angeles Clippers’ Danilo Gallinari suffers hand injury

    Los Angeles Clippers’ Danilo Gallinari suffers hand injury

    There is something about the Los Angeles Clippers and broken hands. More than a year after power forward Blake Griffin injured his hand in a fight with a member of the Clippers’ equipment staff, high-priced free agent Danilo Gallinari has suffered a similar injury–in a similar fashion. The injury...
  • Doc Rivers earned a late ejection for his tirade in Brooklyn.

    NBA finds excitement and unpredictability in regular season

    While the NBA playoffs provide some of the greatest theater in sports, the arduous regular season can often times promote complacency. On Tuesday night, three of the league’s top four ranked teams fell to opponents with records under .500. The San Antonio Spurs, Los Angeles Clippers, and Cleveland...
  • Doc Rivers compared the Brooklyn Nets to his Orlando Magic team from 1999-2000.

    Doc Rivers praises Nets’ direction

    Doc Rivers is coaching arguably the NBA’s best team right now, but he offered up some praise for what is seemingly a team on the rise. Prior to the Los Angeles Clippers’ 127-95 win over the Brooklyn Nets, the Los Angeles head coach – whose team is now 10-1 – likened the Nets to his old Orlando Magic...
  • Paul Pierce could join another future Hall of Famer, Kobe Bryant (R), in retirement.

    Could Paul Pierce be thinking about retirement?

    A Hall of Fame playing career could be coming to an end. Paul Pierce rose to prominence and won an NBA title with the Boston Celtics, but he has spent the last three years bouncing around the league with the Brooklyn Nets, Washington Wizards, and Los Angeles Clippers. Clippers head coach Doc Rivers...
  • Doc Rivers calls DeAndre Jordan, Chris Paul rift rumors untrue

    Doc Rivers calls DeAndre Jordan, Chris Paul rift rumors untrue

    CBS Sports reported on Saturday that, according to Clippers head coach Doc Rivers, the rumored DeAndre Jordan-Chris Paul feud is not true. “I can put this to rest,” Rivers told The Beast 980. “They get along great. Clearly, like everybody, they don't get along all the time, and they don't get along...
  • Doc Rivers uses son Austin Rivers' grades as motivational tactic before Game 6

    Doc Rivers uses son Austin Rivers' grades as motivational tactic before Game 6

    Fox Sports reported on Friday that Clippers head coach Doc Rivers used an analogy from one of his son Austin Rivers’ report cards on his team as a motivational tactic on Thursday prior to Game 6 of the Western Conference semifinals. “I said 'sometimes as a parent when your kid comes home with a 'C...
  • Doc Rivers says Game 6 'extremely important' for Clippers

    Doc Rivers says Game 6 'extremely important' for Clippers

    The Los Angeles Clippers and Houston Rockets are back in Los Angeles for Game 6 of the Western Conference semifinals tonight at Staples Center. “Game 6 is extremely important,” Clippers head coach Doc Rivers said on Wednesday. Rivers was critical of his team’s Game 5 effort in Houston on Tuesday...
  • Doc Rivers points to Clippers' lack of desperation as cause for Game 5 loss

    Doc Rivers points to Clippers' lack of desperation as cause for Game 5 loss

    Houston pushed the Western Conference semifinals to a sixth game with a 124-103 win over the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday, and Clippers head coach Doc Rivers thinks he knows why. “They [the Rockets] played like they were a desperate team,” Rivers said following the game. “And we didn’t play very...
  • Doc Rivers scolds Houston home crowd, Clippers steal Game 1 minus Chris Paul

    Doc Rivers scolds Houston home crowd, Clippers steal Game 1 minus Chris Paul

    Clippers head coach Doc Rivers has had his share of stressful moments this postseason, but on Monday night in Houston, he decided to have a little fun with the home town crowd at the Toyota Center in Houston. During the third quarter of his team’s 117-101 Game 1 win, Rivers good naturedly scolded...
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