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Doc Rivers Out as Coach of Clippers

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The Clippers have parted ways with their long-time coach after a disappointing second-round collapse.

Denver Nuggets v Los Angeles Clippers - Game Seven Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images

ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that the Los Angeles Clippers have fired head coach Doc Rivers:

The move comes after the Clippers gave up a 3-1 series lead to the Denver Nuggets earlier this month.

Rivers released a statement, also reported by Woj:

Where does that leave Los Angeles? Woj offers some potential replacements:

Rivers has a 943-681 overall coaching record, including a 356-208 record in Los Angeles. He guided the Boston Celtics to the 2008 Championship, and is also the only coach to have lost three separate playoff series after having been up 3-1 (2003, 2015, 2020).