Take Two for June 24, 2013

Clippers and Celtics reportedly reach Doc Rivers deal

New York Knicks v Boston Celtics - Game Four

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BOSTON, MA - APRIL 28: Head coach Doc Rivers of the Boston Celtics yells to his team during Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs against the New York Knicks on April 28, 2013 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.

The L.A. Clippers had arguably the best season in their history after winning the Pacific Division and sweeping the Lakers, both franchise firsts. While they were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs by the Memphis Grizzlies, the Clippers did show signs they are a team on the rise. 

Last night, the Clippers took another step in the right direction after reportedly agreeing in principle to a deal with the Boston Celtics for their head coach Doc Rivers. The deal is pending league approval.

Here for more on what this means for the Clippers and their profile in L.A. is ESPNLA columnist Arash Markazi.


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