The Clippers and Boston Celtics are closing in on a deal to bring Coach Doc Rivers to L.A., according to league officials who were not authorized to speak publicly on the situation. The Clippers had been willing to offer the Celtics a 2015 first-round

Celtics coach Doc Rivers reportedly tried to fight point guard Rajon Rondo after Rondo cursed at him during a meeting. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images). Doc Rivers's “intense dislike” for Rajon Rondo is the primary reason the coach wants to leave the

The Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Clippers are close to completing a deal that will release Doc Rivers from the final three years of his contract to take over as the coach of the Clippers, in exchange for an unprotected 2015 first-round pick, a league

LOS ANGELES — They did a lot of negotiating and wrangling, but on Sunday the Clippers and Boston Celtics reached an agreement in principle on a deal for Coach Doc Rivers to come to L.A., according to NBA executives 

The Celtics have agreed to a deal to send Doc Rivers to Los Angeles, and could replace Rivers with president of basketball operations Danny Ainge.