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Doc Rivers called Los Angeles home 21 years ago
Doc Rivers called Los Angeles home 21 years ago

With the Clippers and Celtics returning to the negotiating table Monday to discuss a trade that would send Doc Rivers back out West, some of you may not be aware of Rivers' previous tenure in Los Angeles. Before joining the coaching ranks, the longtime NBA point guard was best known for his playing days with the Atlanta Hawks, and little known for his one season with the Clippers in 1991-92. But it was a good one. Rivers averaged 10.9 points and 3.9 assists for the Clippers, starting 25 games in the franchise’s first winning season since moving to L.A. from San Diego in 1984. The 45-37 Clippers also finished ahead of the Showtime-less Lakers for the first time ever as three...

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