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The Daily Clipper – Doc Hollywood Edition

Sorry, just could not help myself! Expectations are high, but based on yesterday’s news conference, if there was one guy that can deliver those expectations, it is Rivers!

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It’s a stupendous time to be a Clippers fan! The hoop world was buzzing about the introduction of Doc Rivers as the Clippers head coach. Check out the many links about this and other news/stories relating to our Clippers:

Doc Rivers News:

Doc Rivers liked what he saw in the Clippers -
Talented roster is the key reason why coach left Boston to come to Los Angeles. Getting Chris Paul to re-sign is key.

Doc Rivers is the last, biggest piece in Clippers' puzzle -
Highly successful new coach is the man who can take the Clippers to the ultimate heights in the NBA.

Randolph on Doc: Clippers got 'heck of a lot better' | Comcast SportsNet -

Danny Ainge addresses Doc Rivers's departure -Celtics blog - Boston Globe basketball news
Celtics general manager Danny Ainge officially announced the departure of his coach of nine years Tuesday, reflecting on the tenure of Doc Rivers and answering questions about the future of the franchise.

celtics - Did Rajon Rondo drive Doc Rivers out of town? - WEEI | Mike Salk
Doc Rivers is leaving town and a great era is ending. The Celtics are starting over and the blame game is just beginning.

Clippers trade for Doc Rivers: Heavy is the crown on Chris Paul's head -
Chris Paul has effectively taken over the franchise of the Clippers now that the coach he wanted, Doc Rivers, has been acquired through trade. Is that a good thing?

Doc Rivers is abandoning the Celtics and that shouldn't be OK -
Doc Rivers signed a five-year, $35 million contract in 2011 to coach the Celtics. He's only fulfilling two of those years as he's jetting to the Los Angeles to sign up with a contender. How is this OK?

Doc Rivers: ‘Great run’ over | Boston Herald

Doc Rivers: ‘Great run’ over Heart just not in it for C’s rebuild Thursday, June 27, 2013 PrintEmail Comments (0) By: Mark Murphy Doc Rivers was on the bench March 18 when a loud segment of Garden fans began roasting Ray Allen during his second return as a member of the Miami Heat.

Doc Rivers introduced as head coach of Los Angeles Clippers - ESPN Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Clippers took a giant leap toward becoming a serious championship contender Wednesday when they announced Doc Rivers as their new coach and senior vice president of basketball operations.

Doc Rivers will have a different task with the Los Angeles Clippers - ESPN Los Angeles

With the Clippers, Doc Rivers will have a very different role than he had with the Celtics.

Alvin Gentry becomes Los Angeles Clippers associate head coach

Alvin Gentry becomes Los Angeles Clippers associate head coach,

BOSTON Sports Teams, Scores, Stats, News, Standings, Rumors - ESPN Boston
Didn't See It Coming Danny Ainge was stunned by Doc's exit and said no decisions have been made on KG and Pierce.

Boston Celtics fans still waiting to hear Doc Rivers' explanation - ESPN Boston
Doc Rivers' goodbye will hopefully shed some light on what's next for Boston.

Doc Rivers says 'it was just time' to leave Boston Celtics - ESPN Boston
Doc Rivers says 'it was just time' to leave a city that won him over.

Six Degrees of the Doc Rivers Trade - The Triangle Blog - Grantland
There are two fairly recent precedents for what happened between the Clippers and Celtics and Doc Rivers over the past 10 days.


Rookie Prospect Report: Mega Mock Draft (Part 2)
25. Los Angeles Clippers select SG Reggie Bullock, (North Carolina). This is a schematic pick for the Clips. With Doc Rivers now running the show in L.A., the Clippers need to fill out a roster that has the fingerprints of the former Celtics' coach all over it. That means the first step in the right direction for the Clips will be drafting a shooter.

Rookie Prospect Report: Mega Mock Draft (Part 1)

Who’s Contending For No. 25? (Part 4)

The Draft is almost upon us and that means studying up on all the amateurs you haven’t been paying attention to for years. But ClipperBlog is here to help. Leading up to Thursday’s Draft, we will be looking at the group of draftees that have worked out for the Clippers (in no particular order). Here is the fourth installment:

Clips will likely look to add wing depth in draft - Los Angeles Clippers Blog - ESPN Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Clippers are no stranger to the NBA Draft. Over the last few decades, their annual lottery appearance had become a tradition. But they

2013 NBA Draft big board: SB Nation's ranking of prospects -

Jonathan Tjarks gives his ranking of the top prospects in the 2013 NBA Draft. His rankings deviate from the norm and they will be periodically updated as we get closer to the June 27 draft.



2013 NBA Draft Diary | HOOPSWORLD | Basketball News & NBA Rumors

Clippers Weighing All Options at No. 25 June 25, 2013 The Los Angeles Clippers have completed their deal with the Boston Celtics for head coach Doc Rivers, and they held onto their 2013 first-round pick (No. 25 overall).

Clippers related:

Former Wildcat Eric Bledsoe hoping he can stay with Clippers | The Courier-Journal |
With reports flying for weeks that he could be traded, Los Angeles Clippers guard Eric Bledsoe says he's a fan of new coach Doc Rivers and remains focused on trying to be great for his current NBA team.

1992 Los Angeles riots -- Chaos, hope and hoops for Lakers and Clippers - ESPN Los Angeles

Great piece by Arash...who knew!!?