Clippers Let Nate Robinson Go, Doc Rivers Still Throwing Poop At Walls

Doc Rivers Is The Worst Kind Of Internet Commenter

Doc Rivers has made a very public case that DeAndre Jordan should be the NBA's Defensive Player of the Year this season. It seems absurd that the Defensive Player of the Year could be on the league's 15th-ranked defense, especially since the Clippers have plus defenders Chris Paul, JJ Redick, and Matt Barnes in the… » 3/13/15 3:30pm 3/13/15 3:30pm

For Some Reason, Doc Rivers Thinks Austin Rivers Is The Solution

Basically everyone agrees that the Los Angeles Clippers's biggest weakness is wing defense. To reach it the NBA Finals, the Clippers will have to make it through players like Kevin Durant, James Harden, Klay Thompson, and Kawhi Leonard—and that's just in the Western Conference. To stop these wing scorers they will… » 1/15/15 10:50pm 1/15/15 10:50pm

Doc Rivers On Out-Of-Bounds Call: "We Got Robbed"

Clippers head coach Doc Rivers is not happy about a call referees appeared to get wrong even after replay that allowed for a bonkers Oklahoma City Thunder comeback, saying he's "pissed" and that the replay situation was "a bunch of crap." » 5/14/14 12:58am 5/14/14 12:58am

Doc Rivers Seems To Think His Team Is Fucked, And He Might Be Right

Since early Saturday morning, when the world became reacquainted with the vitriolic racism of Donald Sterling, it's been just a firehose of news. Player reactions, commissioner reactions, responses, denials, and more bits of vitriolic racism have all been featured here and elsewhere. But Doc Rivers, looking weary and… » 4/27/14 8:27pm 4/27/14 8:27pm

Donald Sterling Is Still Doing What He Can To Sink The Clippers

Clipper fans, here is a sobering reminder that despite the fact that your team is better than it has ever been and is poised to supplant the Lakers as the toast of L.A., you are still rooting for a franchise that is owned by a racist shitbag who will always be this close to ruining everything. » 10/29/13 10:20am 10/29/13 10:20am

Rivers: "I Would Like To Call (Simmons) An Idiot"; Simmons Fires Back

On one hand, Bill Simmons' metastasis into a Stage V Pundit is more grave than previously observed, and Doc Rivers is passive-aggressively taking shots on ESPN. On the other, whoa, is this a gripping minute of television. » 6/28/13 12:05am 6/28/13 12:05am

Report: Clippers And Celtics Finally Agree On Deal For Doc Rivers

According to Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Clippers and Celtics have agreed in principle on a deal that will send Doc Rivers to Los Angeles. Wojnarowski is also reporting that Rivers has agreed to a three-year, $21 million contract with LA. » 6/23/13 6:52pm 6/23/13 6:52pm

Flimsy Report: Rajon Rondo Swore At Doc Rivers, Almost Fought Him

Considering all the missing details in this anecdote from Sheridan Hoops, this story regarding Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo and head coach Doc Rivers should be taken with a shaker of salt. » 6/22/13 1:30pm 6/22/13 1:30pm

Doc Rivers Isn't Going To The Clippers. Now What?

Those Celtics-Clippers trade talks involving Doc Rivers, Kevin Garnett, DeAndre Jordan and others look to be dead. This is routine for the players involved, but it's uncommon ground for a coach. Are Rivers and the team on awkward terms? » 6/18/13 10:55pm 6/18/13 10:55pm

The Jovial, Bleak, Affectionate Bully That Was Rick Majerus Simply…

Today, a week after his death, many of Rick Majerus' friends, former players and colleagues gathered to wish the basketball coach farewell from this mortal coil. Del Harris and George Karl were reportedly there, as was Glenn Rivers, whose nickname Majerus pinned on him years ago when he saw the young man wearing a… » 12/08/12 10:20pm 12/08/12 10:20pm

Did Ray Allen Change His Phone Number Or Just Dodge The Celtics' Calls?

Maybe you missed this because you were following any of the 300 more important NBA storylines, but the ballad of Ray Allen's cell phone has been one of the dumber and more fascinating subplots of the early NBA season. Let's recap. » 11/06/12 9:50am 11/06/12 9:50am

Doc Rivers Says Ray Allen Refused To Return The Celtics' Calls During…

Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Now it's time for the Celtics' side of the story. » 10/29/12 5:30pm 10/29/12 5:30pm

Danny Ainge And Doc Rivers Maybe Kind Of Possibly A Little Bit Regret…

Danny Ainge and Doc Rivers present a clinic in saying a lot without saying much at all. Here's Ainge, on WEEI's The Big Show today, making an argument about a legitimate argument that one could make that he most certainly is not making: » 5/16/11 6:30pm 5/16/11 6:30pm

This Celtics Lowlight Is The Most B-Team Clip Ever

See Von Wafer swoop down the lane. See Von Wafer miss on a wide-open dunk. See Von Wafer believe that he has made the dunk. See Von Wafer face the crowd in celebration. See Von Wafer turn and collide with his teammate, who has collected his offensive board. See Von Wafer make his teammate, Jermaine O'Neal,… » 4/12/11 11:10am 4/12/11 11:10am

Steelers Fans Need To Learn That No Parking Means No Parking

Because no one reads the newspaper, and SportsCenter's anchors are too perky for this early in the morning, Deadspin combs the best of the broadsheets and internets to bring you everything you need to know to start your day. » 6/22/10 7:15am 6/22/10 7:15am

Patrick Ewing Predicts Magic Will Win Game 7

But Doc Rivers knows better: "Oh that's great. We feel great about that. I've been on those Knicks teams where he had some predictions." [Green Street] » 5/17/09 12:39pm 5/17/09 12:39pm

Doc Rivers Is Now Living The High Life


Doc Rivers must be on top of the world right now. Not only are his Celtics — perhaps in spite of him — in the NBA Finals, but he's feeling secure enough to start buying property ... in Las Vegas, of all places. » 6/02/08 4:00pm 6/02/08 4:00pm