Posts Tagged ‘rivers’

Coaches Doc Rivers and Jim Boylen ejected in Clippers’ 128-121 victory over Bulls

Whatever bad words Clippers coach Doc Rivers exchanged with Chicago Bulls coach Jim Boylen were more than enough to have referee Jason Phillips eject both of them from the game late in the third quarter. Rivers looked at the referees in disbelief as he walked off the Staples Center court with 1:14..

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Chargers sign Tyrod Taylor to back up quarterback Philip Rivers

The Chargers agreed to terms Wednesday with a player they hope never sees significant snaps in 2019. Quarterback Tyrod Taylor was added on a two-year contract to back up Philip Rivers , who hasn’t missed a start since taking over in 2006. The team also officially lost wide receiver Tyrell Williams ..

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Clippers continue postseason push with ‘another playoff game’ in Sacramento on Friday

Securing one of the eight playoff seeds in the uber-tough Western Conference will be challenging for the Clippers.

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Clippers continue postseason push with ‘another playoff game’ in Sacramento on Friday

Securing one of the eight playoff seeds in the uber-tough Western Conference will be challenging for the Clippers. Coach Doc Rivers keeps reminding his team that’s how it should be

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New-look Clippers benefit from early trade deadline

Many Clippers spent their All-Star break chasing the sun, decamping for tropical beaches in the Caribbean or the Pacific. Forward Danilo Gallinari, as is his custom, didn’t watch a second of NBA action during his Bahamas vacation. Basketball wasn’t far from the mind of coach Doc Rivers, however…

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Clippers left smarting after loss to Raptors in quick back-to-back games

Kawhi Leonard scored 18 points while Serge Ibaka contributed 16 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Toronto Raptors to a 121-103 victory over the Clippers on Sunday at Scotiabank Arena. Before the game, Clippers coach Doc Rivers bemoaned the tight turnaround his team faced from a 5 p.m. start Saturday..

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Doc Rivers’ coaching career started in an unexpected place, and got off to an icy start

The unofficial start to Doc Rivers’ coaching career began ominously on an icy day in Grand Rapids, Mich., 20 years ago this winter. Rivers had arrived to observe the coaching staff of the Grand Rapids Hoops of the Continental Basketball Association, but before he ever got to the arena to learn..

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LeBron James returns from injury to lead Lakers to overtime victory over Clippers

The Clippers had just finished practice Wednesday afternoon when the news began to trickle in, from texts and tweets. The Lakers had ruled LeBron James out for the teams’ intra-city matchup the following day. Doc Rivers’ first reaction was skepticism.

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Clippers’ Tobias Harris among snubs as NBA names All-Star reserves

The 13th man, the least important player on the bench for every NBA game, the last man to dress, was the most important man on Doc Rivers’ mind Thursday night. “The whole All-Star thing, a lot of times, I don’t know, I could care less,” Rivers said. But for one game, the 13th man doesn’t dress..

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Clippers are hoping defensive letdown against Hawks was an aberration, not a trend

The Clippers’ recent defensive turnaround was so pronounced that coach Doc Rivers wasn’t ready to accept Monday’s defeat to Atlanta as anything other than a sign of lackluster effort. “I’m not going to overreact,” he said of the 123-118 loss to the Atlanta Hawks .

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