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Friday, November 21, 2014

Articles tagged: Doc Rivers

Doc Rivers gets emotional discussing Pat Summitt’s retirement (Video)

Pat Summitt announced on Wednesday that she would be retiring as head coach of Tennessee’s women’s basketball team because of early-onset dementia. Summitt took over at Tennessee in 1974 and won eight championships over 38 years. Her impact was widespread, and her retirement even caused Celtics coach Doc Rivers to break down during his press…Read More

Doc Rivers disgusted with Celtics’ effort in loss ‘it was a joke’

Doc Rivers was furious after the Celtics blew an 11-point halftime lead and lost to the Bulls 93-86 in Chicago Thursday. Rivers said the Bulls were tougher than Boston, and he called the loss the team’s worst of the season. “I’m just so pissed at the way we played,” Rivers said, frustrated after the loss….Read More

Doc Rivers and Kevin Garnett Say Celtics Are Rajon Rondo’s Team

Breaking news: the Celtics look old. Actually, they don’t just look old — they are old. Keep in mind that this is a team that no longer cares about proving itself in the regular season. For the past few years, Boston has coasted through the regular season and picked up the tempo come playoff time….Read More

Kevin Garnett: I Need to Drug Test Our Coach

The Boston Celtics swept the New York Knicks in the first round of the playoffs and coach Doc Rivers was acting pretty giddy afterwards. It was an uncomfortable sight for Kevin Garnett who joked to Lisa Salters afterwards that maybe a drug test was needed. Check out this hilarious video clip courtesy of Ben Golliver:…Read More

Doc Rivers Next in Line to Coach Miami Heat Big Three?

Doc Rivers has been the beneficiary of unmatched talent over the past few years, and it’s probably resulted in people thinking he’s a much better coach than he actually is.  That’s not to take anything away from Doc.  He’s the ultimate motivator and the definition of a player’s coach.  He’s a rare specimen in that…Read More

Doc Rivers Knocked Shaq Down a Few Pegs Before He Signed

Shaquille O’Neal may have an ego that’s as big as his 325-pound frame and he may think more highly of his career than Jim Rome does, but he obviously appreciates a coach who is willing to be a straight shooter.  According to Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe, Shaq was given an opporunity to meet…Read More

Doc Rivers is Staying: What it Means

Less than 24 hours after Paul Pierce‘s agent announced he would opt out of the final year of his contract with the Boston Celtics, word is surfacing that head coach Doc Rivers will return to the team and, at the very least, finish out his current contract.  For those of you who are interested in…Read More

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