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Doc Rivers Is the Clippers New Head Coach, Hopefully
The Clippers will send the Celtics a first-round pick to compensate for the Celtics releasing Rivers from his contract. Meanwhile the Clippers and Rivers agreed to a three-year, $21 million contract.
The league will need to approve the deal. Earlier in the week, the NBA vetoed a deal that included forward Kevin Garnett going to the Clippers.