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I never thought I would coach more games than I played. Like ever. Not by a long shot. I told someone that I am so old that I didn’t even know that I have coached 20 seasons. It’s awesome. I didn’t know I was going to ever coach. And to coach 20 straight years, I […]

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#RememberWhensdays, Doc Rivers, Dwane Casey, Gregg Popovich, Martin Luther King Jr., MLK Day, NBA, Stan Van Gundy, Steve Kerr -

San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich was a basketball player at the Air Force Academy on April 4, 1968, the day civil rights movement leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee. Toronto Raptors coach Dwane Casey was attending an all-black school in a racially segregated small town in Kentucky. Detroit Pistons […]

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Austin Rivers, Blake Griffin, Doc Rivers, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA, Shaun Livingston -

PLAYA DEL RAY, California — After the injury-riddled Los Angeles Clippers lost NBA All-Star Blake Griffin to another injury, teammate Austin Rivers is paying attention to the talk about the so-called curse that has dogged the tough-luck franchise. “They have been saying that for years,” Rivers said before practice on Wednesday. “I remember them saying […]

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Citi Open, Doc Rivers, Hank Aaron, Justin Gatlin, MLB, NBA, Sean Rodriguez, Sloane Stephens, Usain Bolt, What Had Happened Was, Women's Tennis Association -

GAME. BLOUSES. Usain Bolt did not win the 100-meter dash at the world championships. You read that sentence right: Bolt didn’t take gold in a track event. The eight-time Olympic gold medalist (9.95 seconds) was not only usurped by American Justin Gatlin (9.92), but he was also beaten by Gatlin’s countryman Christian Coleman (9.94) and […]

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Chris Paul, Doc Rivers, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA -

Doc Rivers talked to The Undefeated before our exclusive interview with former Clippers guard Chris Paul. LAS VEGAS — Doc Rivers sat on a stage at a news conference alongside newcomer Danilo Gallinari last weekend and made a proclamation after being asked if his Los Angeles Clippers were going to take a step back without […]

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Chris Paul, Commentary, Doc Rivers, NBA, New York Knicks, Phil Jackson -

Phil Jackson didn’t just lose a power struggle at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday; he lost the culture war won by the modern NBA player. It’s fitting the news of Jackson’s firing in New York was trumped before noon Wednesday by the blockbuster trade between the Houston Rockets and Los Angeles Clippers — a trade […]

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Boston Celtics, Doc Rivers, Glen Davis, Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce, Rajon Rondo, Ray Allen, What Had Happened Was -

GAME. BLOUSES. They say time heals all wounds, but it’s been almost five years since Ray Allen bolted from the Boston Celtics for South Beach, and we still haven’t heard the end of it. No, it’s not the media taking someone’s quote out of context. Instead, it’s actual members of the 2008 Boston Celtics championship […]

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2017 NBA Playoffs, Boston Celtics, Doc Rivers, Kevin Garnett, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA, Paul Pierce, Ray Allen, Retirement, Utah Jazz -

As a smiling Paul Pierce walked off the NBA hardwood for the last time, he said farewell to the fans by making peace signs with his raised hands while they chanted, “The Truth” and “We Love You, Paul.” The future Hall of Famer completed his NBA career by scoring six points in 22 minutes for […]

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Boston Celtics, Doc Rivers, Miami Heat, NBA, Paul Pierce -

Farewell to Ray Allen, the most interesting man in the NBA. The league veteran announced his retirement on Tuesday in an open “letter to my younger self” on The Players’ Tribune. But he will surely be remembered for way more than what he did on the court. “I would consider Ray ‘The Barack Obama of […]

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2016 Presidential Election, Doc Rivers, Donald Trump, Kendall Marshall, News, Sexual Assault -

When Donald Trump tried to defend his lewd comments about women as "locker room talk," athletes quickly spoke out to say it wasn't locker room talk at all.

The post Pro athletes say Trump’s lewd comments are not ‘locker room talk’ appeared first on theGrio.

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@AP, Chris Paul, Doc Rivers, Female Ref, Lauren Holtkamp, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA, NBA Refs, NBPA, News, Sports, Technical Foul -

NEW YORK (AP) — The head of the National Basketball Referees Association is defending official Lauren Holtkamp after "personal and unprofessional comments" by Clippers guard Chris Paul...

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Austin Rivers, Blake Griffin, Chris Paul, Doc Rivers, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA, Sports -

Blacks are hardly ever in a position on professional sports teams to use their influence […]

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Doc Rivers, Donald Sterling, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA, Sports, Steve Ballmer -

New Los Angeles Clippers owner Steve Ballmer’s first big move happened Wednesday when the team […]

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Chris Paul, Doc Rivers, Donald Sterling, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA, Sports, Steve Ballmer -

Donald Sterling, disgraced and stripped of his NBA franchise after recorded racist remarks were released […]

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Chris Paul, Doc Rivers, Donald Sterling, Los Angeles Clippers, NBA, shelly sterling, Sports -

Donald Sterling, for all his defiance, still lost his team. A judge has ruled that […]

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adam silver, Doc Rivers, Donald Sterling, los angels clippers, NBA, shelly sterling, Sports -

Donald Sterling is as stubborn as he is inappropriate, vowing now not only to not […]

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Doc Rivers, Donald Sterling, ESPN, John Anderson, Lifetime Ban, News, SportsCenter, Team Owner, Video -

VIDEO - ESPN anchor John Anderson was anchoring SportsCenter Tuesday following Adam Silver's announcement the league was banning Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life...

The post ESPN anchor makes reference to Donald Sterling ‘owning’ Doc Rivers appeared first on theGrio.

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Boston Celtics, Clippers New Coach, David Stern, Doc Rivers, Doc Rivers Clippers, NBA, News, Sports -

BOSTON (AP) — Doc Rivers will be the next coach of the Los Angeles Clippers if the NBA approves the rare but not unprecedented trade of an active coach, a Boston Celtics official told The Associated Press on Sunday night...

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