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  1. Thibs: Clippers' situation 'disappointing'

    Nick Friedell

    WASHINGTON -- Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau called the Donald Sterling situation 'disappointing', but is happy and proud that his close friend Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers is the man in charge of the basketball side of the organization. ...

    Blog | April 27, 2014
  2. Opening Tip: Butler's shooting woes continue

    Nick Friedell

    CHICAGO -- Jimmy Butler sat quietly in the chair in front of his locker stall late Friday night. It wasn't tough to figure what was weighing so heavily on his mind. Over his last six games, he is just 25-for-83 from the field -- including a 3-for-15 ...

    Blog | January 25, 2014
  3. Chicago Bulls would be 'nuts' to let Tom Thibodeau go, Doc Rivers...

    Nick Friedell

    Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers believes his good friend Tom Thibodeau will be coaching the Chicago Bulls next season. He also believes the Bulls would be "nuts" to let Thibodeau go.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2014
  4. Popovich has theory for PG injuries

    Nick Friedell

    SAN ANTONIO -- Gregg Popovich can now relate to Tom Thibodeau and Doc Rivers, coaches who have lost their star point guards for significant time because of injury, a trend the San Antonio Spurs coach believes might be a reflection of today's NBA game...

    Blog | March 06, 2013
  5. Noah states his All-Star case again

    Nick Friedell

    CHICAGO -- Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers has been a Joakim Noah fan for years so it's easier for him to acknowledge what the NBA is learning this season. Noah has developed into one of the best centers in the league. Playing almost 40 minute...

    Blog | December 18, 2012
  6. Doc: Bulls used to playing without Rose

    Nick Friedell

    CHICAGO -- Doc Rivers understands what a big blow it was for Tom Thibodeau to lose Derrick Rose. "It would be like not having (Rajon) Rondo," Rivers said after the Celtics' shootaround Monday morning. That doesn't mean Rivers believes the Bul...

    Blog | November 12, 2012
  7. Celts' Rivers thinks Rose will fully recover

    Nick Friedell

    MIAMI -- Doc Rivers doesn't sound too concerned about his old buddy Tom Thibodeau. The Celtics' head coach smiled broadly when the subject of his friend and former assistant came up after his team's film session Tuesday afternoon. Despite the Bu...

    Blog | May 29, 2012
  8. Rivers sees some Belichick in Thibs

    Nick Friedell

    BOSTON -- Doc Rivers and Tom Thibodeau are very different in the way they handle the media. Thibodeau, the man who grinded his way to a head coaching job after two decades as an NBA assistant (including three on Rivers' staff in Boston), isn't alwa...

    Blog | February 12, 2012
  9. Perk-less Celtics lacking muscle

    Nick Friedell

    CHICAGO -- Most casual observers, myself and Doc Rivers included, believed that no matter what happened during Thursday night's Celtics-Bulls game, it wouldn't change much at all. The Celtics didn't care where they were going to play in the playoffs ...

    Blog | April 08, 2011
  10. Doc endorses Rose as NBA MVP

    Nick Friedell

    CHICAGO -- Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers was by his son's side Tuesday afternoon as Austin Rivers received an award as the nation's top high school player, but the coach wouldn't accompany his son to a game Tuesday evening. Read the entire story...

    Blog | March 15, 2011
  11. Rivers a fan of Joakim Noah's intensity

    Nick Friedell

    BOSTON -- Long before the rest of the NBA took notice of Joakim Noah's potential, Celtics coach Doc Rivers saw how good he could be. "I loved him because I had more background than most," Rivers said Friday night before the Bulls/Celtics game. "I ...

    Blog | December 03, 2010
  12. Rivers: Coaching Bulls 'ridiculous'

    Nick Friedell

    ORLANDO, Fla. -- For all the conspiracy theorists who thought Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers may head back to his hometown to coach the Chicago Bulls next season -- think again. The Proviso East alum chuckled when asked about the latest roun...

    Blog | May 18, 2010
  13. Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers said talk of LeBron James' free a...

    Nick Friedell

    Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers said talk of LeBron James' free agency hasn't overshadowed the playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2010
  14. Garnett to face Bulls in limited minutes

    Nick Friedell

    Boston Celtics center Kevin Garnett will face the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday. Celtics coach Doc Rivers said Garnett will play limited minutes and be monitored. The Bulls have a half game lead for the last playoff spot in the East over Toronto, wh...

    Blog | April 13, 2010
  15. Defending Del Negro

    Nick Friedell

    [+] EnlargeRon Hoskins/Getty ImagesCeltics coach Doc Rivers defended Bulls coach Vinny Del Negro.Vinny Del Negro has a big fan in Doc Rivers. The Boston Celtics head coach, a former teammate of Del Negro's, came out in support of his friend befo...

    Blog | December 12, 2009
  16. Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers defends Chicago Bulls coach Vinny...

    Nick Friedell

    Doc Rivers says Vinny Del Negro deserves more time.

    Blog | Conversation | December 12, 2009