Doc Rivers

FILE - In this June 15, 2009, file photo, Richard Parsons, then Chairman of Citigroup, speaks at Time Warner's headquarters in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

CEO testifies Rivers to quit Clippers if Sterling stays

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers testified Tuesday that coach Doc Rivers told him he will quit if Donald Sterling remains the owner of the team. CEO Richard Parsons […]

07/22/2014

Washington guard C.J. Wilcox (23) slaps hands with fans following Washington's 82-75 victory over Southern California in an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, March 8, 2014, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Joe Nicholson)

Clippers select C.J. Wilcox in 2014 NBA Draft

The Los Angeles Clippers selected University of Washington guard C.J. Wilcox with the 28th overall pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, held this evening at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Wilcox, 23, was […]

06/27/2014

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver answers questions during a news conference before Game 4 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series between the Memphis Grizzlies and the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday, April 26, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Silver: Sterling matter won’t slow Clippers’ moves

MIAMI (AP) — The NBA draft is in less than two weeks, free agency officially starts in less than three weeks, and the Los Angeles Clippers could still have some rocky moments ahead regarding their ownership situation. […]

06/16/2014

Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers comments on Jamal Crawford winning the 2013-14 NBA Sixth Man of the Year, at the Los Angeles Clippers Training Center in Los Angeles Thursday, May 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Clippers restructure basketball operations department

The Los Angeles Clippers today announced a restructuring of the team’s basketball operations department. Doc Rivers, formerly Senior Vice President of Basketball Operations and Head Coach, will take on the title of President of Basketball […]

06/16/2014

The Los Angeles Clippers players including Blake Griffin, second from left, put their heads down during the second half in Game 6 of the NBA Western Conference semi-finals against the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday, May 15, 2014, in Los Angeles. The Thunder won 104-98. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

LA Clippers look to a future without Sterling

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers hadn’t even digested the final loss of their tumultuous season before they had to consider the growing possibility that owner Donald Sterling won’t leave the club quietly. […]

05/16/2014

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) drives against Los Angeles Clippers guard Chris Paul (3) in the fourth quarter of Game 5 of the Western Conference semifinal NBA basketball playoff series in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, May 13, 2014. Oklahoma City won 105-104. (AP Photo)

Thunder rally in final minute to stun Clippers

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook finished off Oklahoma City’s stunning comeback. Clippers coach Doc Rivers believes he should never have had the chance. Westbrook scored 38 points and made three free throws with 6.4 […]

05/14/2014

Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers speaks during a news conference before Game 5 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series between the Clippers and the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo)

Clippers coach meets with angry employees

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clippers coach Doc Rivers said employees on the team’s business side considered not working for the franchise after owner Donald Sterling’s racist comments were exposed a week ago. Rivers met with […]

05/02/2014

April 4, 2010 - Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling courtside during game between the New York Knicks and the Clippers in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Danny Moloshok)

Racist views exile Sterling from the NBA

Donald Sterling is being exiled for racist views shared in private. America cherishes its freedom of thought and speech. But Sterling’s comments were so nakedly bigoted that demands intensified for the Los Angeles Clippers owner to […]

04/30/2014

Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers, right, answers questions during a pregame news conference before Game 4 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Golden State Warriors on Sunday, April 27, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Rivers declines chance to speak with Sterling

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers said he declined a chance to speak with owner Donald Sterling, who is alleged to have made racist comments in a recorded conversation. “I was […]

04/29/2014

Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers, right, answers questions during a pregame news conference before Game 4 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Golden State Warriors on Sunday, April 27, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Statement from Clippers Head Coach Doc Rivers

Los Angeles Clippers Head Coach and Senior Vice President of Basketball Operations Doc Rivers issued the following statement today on behalf of the organization: “I would like to reiterate how disappointed I am in the […]

04/28/2014

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver answers questions during a news conference before Game 4 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series between the Memphis Grizzlies and the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday, April 26, 2014, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

NBA announcement coming on Sterling amid fallout

Outrage over racist comments purportedly made by embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling hit a crescendo Monday, with corporations pulling their sponsorship deals with the team and coach Doc Rivers saying he believes “a […]

04/28/2014

Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers yells out instructions as his team plays the Golden State Warriors during the first half in Game 3 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series, Thursday, April 24, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Rivers declines chance to speak with Sterling

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers says he declined a chance to speak with owner Donald Sterling, who is alleged to have made racist comments in a recorded conversation. Says Rivers: […]

04/28/2014

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