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  1. Pressey family on opposite sides of rivalry

    Chris Forsberg

    New Los Angeles Lakers coach Byron Scott formally filled out his staff on Tuesday, bringing former Boston Celtics assistant Paul Pressey on board as an assistant. Pressey, who served on Doc Rivers' staff in Boston, has worked with Scott during his...

    Blog | September 17, 2014
  2. Nah, Humbug: Doc OK with X-Mas game

    Chris Forsberg

    On the same day Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson sounded off on the NBA's beefed-up Christmas schedule, Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers expressed similar thoughts on the amount of games, but still dubbed it an honor to play on one of the league'...

    Blog | December 22, 2010
  3. Unlike Phil Jackson, Doc Rivers says Christmas game an honor

    Chris Forsberg

    While Phil Jackson thinks that the NBA shouldn't play on Christmas, Doc Rivers said it's an honor to be chosen.

    Story | Conversation | December 22, 2010
  4. Offday notes: Keeping the band together

    Chris Forsberg

    Celtics coach Doc Rivers meets with the press Friday afternoon.A collection of news and notes after Celtics coach Doc Rivers and Lakers coach Phil Jackson met with the media Friday afternoon at the TD Garden: The rundown (a quick look at offday he...

    Blog | June 11, 2010
  5. Pierce & PJax planned this long ago

    Chris Forsberg

    Noah Graham/NBAE/Getty ImagesCeltics captain Paul Pierce made Finals plans long before the 2009-10 season started.After the Los Angeles Lakers finished off the Phoenix Suns in Game 6 of the Western Conference finals Saturday evening, Lakers coach Phi...

    Blog | May 30, 2010
  6. Re-emerging Ray Allen is clearly relieved to stay with Boston Cel...

    Chris Forsberg

    Re-emerging Ray Allen is clearly relieved to stay with the Celtics.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2010
  7. Pregame: Different look to rivalry

    Chris Forsberg

    LOS ANGELES -- With the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers entering Friday's game with the worst combined winning percentage in matchup history, Celtics first-year head coach Brad Stevens was asked if the two teams' struggles -- along with all the...

    Blog | February 21, 2014
  8. Rondo named 15th captain of Celtics

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo was announced as the 15th captain in Celtics history during lineup introductions before Friday's game against the Los Angeles Lakers. Celtics first-year coach Brad Stevens said before the season...

    Blog | January 17, 2014
  9. Pregame: Rondo's back

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens confirmed that there have been no unforeseen setbacks and Rajon Rondo will indeed make his 2013-14 season debut on Friday night against the Los Angeles Lakers, just shy of one year after tearing his ACL. ...

    Blog | January 17, 2014
  10. Pregame: Rivalry, cupcakes, snowstorms

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Don't tell Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers that Thursday's game against the rival Los Angeles Lakers has lost any of its luster because of the two teams' struggles over the first half of the season. "They still wear that same color. And ...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  11. Banking on consistency?

    Chris Forsberg

    AP Photo/Jae C. HongThe Celtics are still desperately searching for consistency in the 2012-13 campaign.After edging the then-juggernaut Los Angeles Lakers in a mid-February matchup back in 2010, Celtics coach Doc Rivers famously demanded $100 from e...

    Blog | December 28, 2012
  12. Pregame: Rivers reacts to Brown's dismissal

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- The Los Angeles Lakers' dismissal of coach Mike Brown on Friday after only five regular-season games resonated all the way to the other coast as Boston's Doc Rivers and Philadelphia's Doug Collins expressed dismay over the quick hook for a ...

    Blog | November 09, 2012
  13. Postgame: Help Wanted -- Big Men

    Chris Forsberg

    Gary A. Vasquez/US PresswireThe Celtics were left clawing at Andrew Bynum, trying to slow the Lakers' big man.LOS ANGELES -- Celtics coach Doc Rivers didn't try to sugarcoat it while addressing his team before Sunday's game against the Los Angeles La...

    Blog | March 11, 2012
  14. Rivers' therapy: Duke-ing it out

    Chris Forsberg

    AP Photo/Jim R. BoundsAustin Rivers hits the winning 3-pointer vs. UNC.BOSTON -- While Thursday's loss to the rival Los Angeles Lakers was hardly an enjoyable experience for Celtics coach Doc Rivers, he was absolutely glowing before the game after wa...

    Blog | February 10, 2012
  15. From one rivalry to another

    Chris Forsberg

    Duke-North Carolina one night; Celtics-Lakers the next. Yes, it's rivalry week for Celtics coach Doc Rivers. But he started it on the right foot while watching son, Austin, hit the winning 3-pointer to lift the Blue Devils on Wednesday night in Chape...

    Blog | February 09, 2012
  16. Rivers, Allen likely to return

    Chris Forsberg

    MIAMI -- Eleven months ago, there was pain and uncertainty. The Boston Celtics had just lost Game 7 of the NBA Finals to the Los Angeles Lakers and no one seemed certain about what the future held for coach Doc Rivers and Boston's Big Three. This ...

    Blog | May 11, 2011