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Doc Rivers Biography
Doc Rivers was born October 13, 1961 and is a former basketballplayer and the current head coach of the NBA's Los Angeles Clippers. Rivers was knownfor his defense while playing in the NBA. His skills as floor general and pointguard helped him transition into a coach following his playing career.
Rivers was drafted in the second round (31st overal]) of the 1983 NBA Draft bythe Atlanta Hawks. He graduated from Marquette while completing course work asan NBA player. He spent the next seven seasons as a starter in Atlanta,assisting star Dominique Wilkins as the team found great regular-seasonsuccess. He averaged a double-double for the 1986-87 season with 12.8 pointsand 10.0 assists per game. Rivers later spent one year as a starter for the LosAngeles Clippers and two more for the New York Knicks , before finishing hiscareer as a bench player for the San Antonio Spurs.
After spending a year working as a commentator for the NBA on ABC (calling the2004 Finals with Al Michaels), he took over the Boston Celtics coachingposition in 2004. During his first years with the Celtics, he was criticized bymany in the media for his coaching style, most vociferously by ESPN's BillSimmons, who in 2006 publicly called for Rivers to be fired in his columns.
As a result of the Celtics' 109-93 victory over the New York Knicks on January 21, 2008, Rivers, as the coach of the team with the best winning percentage in the Eastern Conference, earned the honor to coach the East for the 2008 NBA All-Star Game in New Orleans. On June 17, 2008, Riverswon his first NBA Championship as a head coach
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