Category: Doc Rivers

Doc Rivers Claims he Has No Issue with Officiating, Hopes Celtics Can Channel Emotions in Game 3

Friday, April 26th, 2013

The Boston Celtics will look to flip the script this weekend in their home arena for games three and four of their series with the New York Knicks. Tonight, the first Celtics' home game will be played in Boston since the bombings, and the home squad should be energized. Doc Rivers ...

Doc Rivers on Boston Marathon Tragedy: “This may affect us, but I’m hoping this affects us in a positive way.”

Friday, April 19th, 2013

This past Monday, Doc Rivers had finished up practice and was planning on heading to the Boston Marathon to see the finish. Luckily he didn't get there in time before the two explosions went off at the Boston Marathon. Rivers explains his accounts of the tragic day in Boston and his ...

Doc Rivers Defends Resting Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce, Believes Celtics Will be Great in the Playoffs

Tuesday, March 5th, 2013

The NBA trade deadline passed last week and in Boston the core group was still intact. Kevin Garnett was never going to Los Angeles. Doc Rivers was never in doubt. Boston isn't going away anytime soon despite their team age. The Celtics are 31-27, currently seventh place in the Eastern Conference. ...

Doc Rivers: “We are Playing Awful Right Now. I Think we have More Talent than our Record.”

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

The Boston Celtics currently stand at 20-21, which is good for eighth place in the Eastern Conference standings. Boston is on a four-game losing streak. Doc Rivers still hasn't found his team yet, but expected some struggles based on the changes the Celtics made in the offseason. The Celtics take on ...

Paul Pierce Believes the Celtics are in the Building Phase, Claims Rajon Rondo has Learned From His Suspension

Friday, December 7th, 2012

Last week here at SRI we revisited the Kevin Garnett/Kris Humphries altercation. Celtics head coach Doc Rivers believed his team was too soft. Paul Pierce contends his coach was trying to motivate the team. Either way, Boston sits at 10-8 heading into Thursday night's action looking to play more consistent basketball. ...

Kevin Garnett on Kris Humphries: “Dude’s Always Been Known to be Out of Control.”

Friday, November 30th, 2012

The talk of the NBA this week was the fight that went down between the Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics. Right now Boston looks like a different basketball team at 8-7 heading into Thursday night's action. Brooklyn came into their arena and pushed the Celtics around Wednesday night. First, Kris Humphries ...

Doc Rivers Isn’t Panicking Despite Boston’s Rough Start

Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

It hasn't been the most ideal start for the Boston Celtics. Doc Rivers' club just finished a stretch in which the Celtics played seven games in 10 days and four games in five days. Going into Wednesday night's action, Boston stands at 6-5, fourth in the Atlantic Division of the ...

Doc Rivers Says He Tried to Call Ray Allen During Free Agency, But Allen Never Picked Up

Monday, October 29th, 2012

While many of the same pieces are still in place for Boston that helped give the Miami Heat all they could handle in the playoffs a season ago, the Big Three or Boston Three Party or whatever they were called has been broken up. Ray Allen is in Miami now ...

Doc Rivers on Ray Allen: “We don’t want him to leave and we don’t think he will leave”

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

The Celtics were up three games to two against the Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals. They were on their own home court and could taste a return trip to the NBA Finals. Instead, thanks to incredible performances by LeBron James, Miami wouldn’t allow it to happen and Boston was shoved ...

Boston Celtics President Danny Ainge: “The Team Overachieved”

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

Boston Celtics president Danny Ainge has declared that his team overachieved this season. The team went 39-27 in the lockout shortened year, finished fourth in the Eastern Conference and advanced to Game 7 of the Conference Finals. It's not that Ainge didn't believe his initial roster could do that, but ...