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Author Topic: Doc Rivers let go by Clippers  (Read 1409 times)

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Doc Rivers let go by Clippers
« on: September 28, 2020, 04:17:44 PM »
Marquette should call him.
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Re: Doc Rivers let go by Clippers
« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2020, 04:21:32 PM »
I mean, you can't blow a 3-1 series lead in a single elimination tournament right?
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Re: Doc Rivers let go by Clippers
« Reply #2 on: September 28, 2020, 04:41:41 PM »
If Marquette fails to hire him, it shows they aren’t committed to basketball
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Re: Doc Rivers let go by Clippers
« Reply #3 on: September 28, 2020, 05:21:07 PM »
Marquette should call him.
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Hell yeah!
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Re: Doc Rivers let go by Clippers
« Reply #4 on: September 28, 2020, 05:26:36 PM »
Too bad Doc isn’t on the BOT anymore. This could have been the easiest hire yet. He could have back channeled with himself.

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Re: Doc Rivers let go by Clippers
« Reply #5 on: September 28, 2020, 05:32:36 PM »
Too bad Doc isn’t on the BOT anymore. This could have been the easiest hire yet. He could have back channeled with himself.

Nah, 4D chess from Doc.
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Re: Doc Rivers let go by Clippers
« Reply #6 on: September 28, 2020, 05:32:49 PM »
Thoughts if Bucks should rid themselves of Bud and call Doc?

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Re: Doc Rivers let go by Clippers
« Reply #7 on: September 28, 2020, 05:41:51 PM »
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New Orleans Pelicans and Philadelphia 76ers have already reached out to former Clippers head coach Doc Rivers in regards to their head coach openings, sources told @TheUndefeated.

Doc would do well in Philly, but not sure he would want to deal with the potential drama there. I'd be surprised if he'd be interested in a not-ready-for-prime-time team like New Orleans, but maybe.

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Re: Doc Rivers let go by Clippers
« Reply #8 on: September 28, 2020, 05:43:41 PM »
I'd be shocked if Doc had any interest in recruiting

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Re: Doc Rivers let go by Clippers
« Reply #9 on: September 28, 2020, 05:43:46 PM »
Thoughts if Bucks should rid themselves of Bud and call Doc?

Giannis apparently is a big fan of Doc.
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Re: Doc Rivers let go by Clippers
« Reply #10 on: September 28, 2020, 05:45:54 PM »
Too bad Doc isn’t on the BOT anymore. This could have been the easiest hire yet. He could have back channeled with himself.

There’s a lot of people here that are experts at this. 

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Re: Doc Rivers let go by Clippers
« Reply #11 on: September 28, 2020, 06:11:05 PM »
If Marquette fails to hire him, it shows they aren’t committed to basketball

Or it could show he's not interested?

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Re: Doc Rivers let go by Clippers
« Reply #12 on: September 28, 2020, 06:13:33 PM »
Thoughts if Bucks should rid themselves of Bud and call Doc?

Is he better?
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Re: Doc Rivers let go by Clippers
« Reply #13 on: September 28, 2020, 06:36:29 PM »
Thoughts if Bucks should rid themselves of Bud and call Doc?


He could buy Budenholzer's Beach Dr. crib that's for sale for $3.8 mil., hey?
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Re: Doc Rivers let go by Clippers
« Reply #14 on: September 28, 2020, 10:23:27 PM »
If Marquette fails to hire him, it shows they aren’t committed to basketball

If Marquette as much as gives him a courtesy call Wojo may quit in a huff, our entire team may transfer and our recruits will surely decommit.

If we risk offending him we’ll never recover. After all, common sense tells us our third best coach (out of three) over the last 20 years is irreplaceable.

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Re: Doc Rivers let go by Clippers
« Reply #15 on: September 28, 2020, 10:26:46 PM »
If Marquette as much as gives him a courtesy call Wojo may quit in a huff, our entire team may transfer and our recruits will surely decommit.

If we risk offending him we’ll never recover. After all, common sense tells us our third best coach (out of three) over the last 20 years is irreplaceable.

“Common sense.”

It cracks me up that people who think MU should give Billy Donovan and Doc Rivers a call are talking about common sense.

Appreciate the laugh. Again.
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Re: Doc Rivers let go by Clippers
« Reply #16 on: September 28, 2020, 10:48:15 PM »
“Common sense.”

It cracks me up that people who think MU should give Billy Donovan and Doc Rivers a call are talking about common sense.

Appreciate the laugh. Again.


Thanks, Wades. Glad you found my sarcasm amusing since that was the point. All too often humor goes over people’s heads here.


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Re: Doc Rivers let go by Clippers
« Reply #18 on: September 29, 2020, 09:54:40 AM »
I'd be shocked if Doc had any interest in recruiting
Yeah, I don't like the former NBA guys for that reason.  Love Doc, but college hoops coaching is probably not for him.
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Re: Doc Rivers let go by Clippers
« Reply #19 on: September 29, 2020, 10:36:24 AM »
Honest question, how many coaches are there that got their first head coaching job at the NBA level and then became a college coach? Any successful ones? I can think of a few college coaches who went to the NBA, failed, and then came back (Calipari, Pitino, Hoiberg). But off the top of my head I can't think of any that started in the pros and then went to college.
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Re: Doc Rivers let go by Clippers
« Reply #20 on: September 29, 2020, 10:40:21 AM »
Honest question, how many coaches are there that got their first head coaching job at the NBA level and then became a college coach? Any successful ones? I can think of a few college coaches who went to the NBA, failed, and then came back (Calipari, Pitino, Hoiberg). But off the top of my head I can't think of any that started in the pros and then went to college.

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Re: Doc Rivers let go by Clippers
« Reply #21 on: September 29, 2020, 10:42:50 AM »
Honest question, how many coaches are there that got their first head coaching job at the NBA level and then became a college coach? Any successful ones? I can think of a few college coaches who went to the NBA, failed, and then came back (Calipari, Pitino, Hoiberg). But off the top of my head I can't think of any that started in the pros and then went to college.

Isaiah Thomas, though he was wildly unsuccessful.

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Re: Doc Rivers let go by Clippers
« Reply #22 on: September 29, 2020, 10:51:45 AM »
Honest question, how many coaches are there that got their first head coaching job at the NBA level and then became a college coach? Any successful ones? I can think of a few college coaches who went to the NBA, failed, and then came back (Calipari, Pitino, Hoiberg). But off the top of my head I can't think of any that started in the pros and then went to college.


Avery Johnson
Mark Dunleavy, Sr.
Eddie Jordan
Larry Brown
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Re: Doc Rivers let go by Clippers
« Reply #23 on: September 29, 2020, 11:26:13 AM »
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Isaiah Thomas, though he was wildly unsuccessful.


Avery Johnson
Mark Dunleavy, Sr.
Eddie Jordan
Larry Brown

Thanks for the responses, I knew there was some.

Looking at this list, besides Larry Brown going the Nuggets to UCLA in 1979, all these coaches took multiple years off after being fired from a losing NBA team (IIRC Dunleavy technically stepped down) before taking a college position. The jury is still out on Mussleman, but the other five failed pretty spectacularly at the college level. I guess you could say Larry Brown was successful at SMU if you don't mind postseason bans and lost scholarships.

So, Doc doesn't match the profile of other coaches who went from the NBA to college...and even if he did, it's likely he takes some time off from coaching before making that move.
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Re: Doc Rivers let go by Clippers
« Reply #24 on: September 29, 2020, 11:47:36 AM »
Larry Brown won the NCAA tourney with Danny Manning at Kansas
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