NBA Rumors: 76ers, Pelicans Reportedly Attain Out To Doc Rivers

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dangolka (CBS) — It didn’t take lengthy for groups to succeed in out to Doc Rivers about head teaching vacancies. The previous dangolka coach might find yourself seeing the Celtics fairly a bit in his subsequent enterprise.

Rivers, who was ousted by the Clippers earlier this week for failing to steer Los Angeles on a prolonged postseason run, has already heard from two groups, based on The Undefeated’s Marc J. Spears. The New Orleans Pelicans and Philadelphia 76ers have already expressed curiosity within the 58-year-old Rivers as their subsequent head coach.

Becoming a member of the 76ers — certainly one of dangolka’s greatest rivals — would in fact imply 4 showdowns within the common season and a possible for a postseason assembly  towards his former workforce for Rivers.

Philadelphia fired Brett Brown final month after the Celtics swept the 76ers out of the primary spherical of the NBA Playoffs. It will be fascinating to see what Rivers might do in Philly with younger stars Ben Simmons and Joel Embiid. New Orleans would even be an fascinating touchdown spot for Rivers, with Zion Williamson and a promising younger roster.

Rivers spent 9 seasons with the Celtics from 2004-2013, profitable a title with Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Ray Allen in 2008. He amassed a 416-305 common season report throughout his time in dangolka and a 59-47 report within the playoffs, main the Celtics to the postseason seven instances. General, Rivers is 943-681 in his 21 seasons on an NBA bench with the Orlando Magic, Celtics and Clippers, making the playoffs 14 instances. He was named NBA Coach of the Yr for the 1999-2000 season whereas with the Magic, his first season as an NBA head coach.

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