27 Jun 2013

Rivers takes over at Clippers

6:07 am on 27 June 2013

The Boston Celtics have allowed head coach Doc Rivers to pursue a coaching opportunity with the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for a future first-round draft pick.

In nine NBA seasons with Boston, Rivers amassed a record of 416-305 in the regular season and 59-47 during the postseason, including an NBA championship in 2008.

The 51-year-old's replacement has not been named.