TAG: Doc Rivers

NBA / Aug 27, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Doc Rivers Agrees To New Five-Year, $50 Million Contract With Clippers

Doc Rivers, Steve Ballmer

Apparently $21 million over three years wasn’t enough for Doc Rivers. Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer thought so, too. Rivers has agreed to a five-year contract worth in excess of $10 million annually to remain with the Clippers through the 2018-2019 season, reports say. Read More »

NBA / Jul 22, 2014 / 10:00 pm

Report: Rivers Would Leave Clippers Next Season If Sterling Is Still Owner

Doc Rivers

There’s a laundry list of despicable reasons why embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has no place in the NBA. Clippers CEO Dick Parsons testified in court today, offering yet another case of why the franchise must be officially wrested from Sterling’s hands: Doc Rivers would likely resign if he remains as team owner. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 1, 2014 / 2:50 am

Report: Clippers, Others Call Paul Pierce

Paul Pierce

It didn’t seem right to watch Paul Pierce walk to the bench last season and not see Doc Rivers there beside him. According to a report by ESPN’s Marc Stein, Rivers and the Los Angeles Clippers didn’t think so, either. Read More »

Latest News / May 15, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Paul Pierce Is Interested In Signing With Clippers

Paul Pierce

You never expect it. You never expect to see the day your idols grow old. Old and slow, and stubborn and forgotten. The pull-up jumpers start falling short. The legs start giving out. Paul Pierce isn’t the same player he once was. That player wouldn’t have asked to guard LeBron and then proceed to get lit up for 49 points. But the Truth still has something left, and he says he intends to play for another year or two. Read More »

NBA, Video / May 14, 2014 / 11:25 am

Rewatch The Final 1:08 Of OKC’s Incredible Game 5 Comeback

Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook

Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook (Alonzo Adams/USA TODAY Sports)

Hopefully no one turned off the OKC/Clippers game last night. I nearly did. Sent a text to my boys saying the series was over. Had my hand on the remote. Channel guide up. But for some reason, I didn’t act. Thank the basketball gods for that one. If you did miss the finish, here’s your chance to see the final 68 seconds of game time. Up seven with under 50 seconds to play, the Clippers somehow chocked it all away. Read More »

GIFs, NBA, Smack / May 14, 2014 / 10:30 am

Video: Doc Rivers Says Clippers “Got Robbed” By Refs In Game 5

Doc Rivers

It might have been the craziest finish of the playoffs so far, which is saying something after the first round. The Thunder came back from a 13-point deficit with three minutes to play and a seven-point deficit with 43 seconds to play to snatch a 105-104 regulation win over a Clippers team that’s still in shock. Clippers Coach Doc Rivers blamed his team, but was more furious after the game with the refs, saying, “we were robbed.” Read More »

NBA, Smack / May 4, 2014 / 8:15 pm

Warriors & Clippers Clash Off The Court Following Game 7

Blake Griffin, Harrison Barnes

After the Clippers ended a brutal week by defeating the Warriors in Game 7 late Saturday night, 126-121, their battle raged outside the locker-rooms, too. A heated verbal altercation broke out in the tunnel that connects the Clippers and Warriors locker-room with multiple players and coaches getting involved before police had to intervene. Read More »

Latest News / May 2, 2014 / 10:15 am

Report: Donald Sterling Combating Cancer

Donald Sterling

According to the New York Post, banned for life Clippers owner Donald Sterling has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. The 80-year-old owner has become a national disgrace when leaked audio recorded him making racist comments to his then-girlfriend. The recording led to his lifetime ban and promise from commissioner Adam Silver he’d attempt to force Sterling into selling his team. Read More »

NBA, Smack / Apr 29, 2014 / 10:40 pm

ESPN Broadcaster Says “His Owner” In Reference To Doc Rivers

Doc Rivers

Doc Rivers sat down for a pre-game press conference before tonight’s Game 5 at Staples Center. It came after the historic lifetime ban Adam Silver handed down on Clippers owner Donald Sterling. While reporting on the event, an ESPN broadcaster used an unfortunate bit of phrasing in lieu of recent events. Read More »

NBA, Smack / Apr 29, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Despite Lifetime Ban, Donald Sterling Says The Clippers Are “Not For Sale”

Donald Sterling

When Adam Silver made the smart decision to ban Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life after an investigation revealed Sterling was in fact the voice behind the disgusting remarks about black people in a leaked audio file last weekend, he reiterated how strongly he’ll petition the league’s board of governors to force Sterling into selling the team. The only problem? Donald Sterling doesn’t appear willing to let go. Read More »