Doc Rivers is out as Clippers Head Coach after the team had a quick exit from NBA playoffs. The 58-year-old had been coaching the Los Angeles Clippers since 2013. After adding Paul George and Kawhi Leonard in the last game, the team was all set to win the NBA title.
The Clippers were leading at 3-1 against the Denver Nuggets, but they lost at the Western Conference Semi-finals. Soon, they were out from the playoffs and it started turmoil among the members of the team. Moreover, PG supposedly expanded the issues among the teammates.
Doc Rivers is out as Clippers head coach
Doc Rivers lost his job for the obvious reasons and took to Twitter to share a farewell post. He thanked the Clipper Nation for letting him coach for the last seven years and also to help him make it a winning franchise. He said when he took this job up, his only aim was to make the team win. Rivers wanted to bring the championship cup to the organization.
Doc Rivers said that he did accomplish many of his goals, but he couldn’t see all of them come true. He acknowledged the disappointment of the season but said the team is worth a lot more.
— doc rivers (@DocRivers) September 28, 2020
Finally, he thanked all the players, staff, and coaches to help him get this far. He then thanked the fans who have supported them all through. Rivers is grateful for what he has experienced through coaching the team.
Rivers with a record of is 943-681 as head coach, had won a game with Boston Celtics back in 2008. For now, if the man wants, he can land a few spots as a coach for the next season. Moreover, Philadelphia 76ers and Houston Rockets don’t have a coach right now. Let’s see what is in store for the Rivers ahead.