Now that the Donald Sterling era is over in Clippers Nation, it’s time to get back to business. Today, Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers has agreed to terms on a five year extension that will be worth nearly $50 million dollars. During the 2013-14 NBA season, Doc Rivers led the Clippers to their best record in history (57-25) along with winning their second straight Pacific Division title. Rivers new deal will keep him in LA until the end of the 2018-19 season.
Clippers owner Steve Ballmer had this to say about the extension for Doc Rivers. “This is an important day for this organization. I am excited to work with Doc for a long time as we build a championship culture that will deliver results both on and off the court. Not only is Doc one of the best coaches and executives in the game, but he continually embodies the hard core, committed and resilient character and winning culture that the Clippers represent. It was one of my top priorities to ensure that he was firmly in place as the long-term leader of this team.”
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