Chris Haynes: Doc Rivers will be back next year coaching the Clippers

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Re: Chris Haynes: Doc Rivers will be back next year coaching the Clippers 

Post#101 » by Hornet Mania » Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:12 pm

Doc has always been a little overrated but that 4th quarter meltdown is on the superstar duo as much as anyone.
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Re: Chris Haynes: Doc Rivers will be back next year coaching the Clippers 

Post#102 » by VDT » Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:14 pm

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VDT wrote:Lol at people blaming the coach.

It is hard to establish a system with no playmakers and with your main stars being an iso player (Kawhi) and a glorified 3+D guy (George). Just like it was hard to build a system around an iso guy (Durant) and a low bb iq playmaker (Westbrook). Just like Stevens couldnt build a good system with Kyrie. Just like the Nets will also run into the same issue if they dont get someone to run the offense. Just like the Sixers got swept because they have no perimeter guy to playmake. Its not the coach but the roster construction.

Doc had the Point God on his team for 4 years and still failed in the playoffs every year.


Well they didnt have a scorer back then. You need both. Prime Paul+ Kawhi+ good roleplayers would have been enough.
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Re: Chris Haynes: Doc Rivers will be back next year coaching the Clippers 

Post#103 » by Pablo Escobar » Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:22 pm

Kawhi has won his titles and finals mvps. Seems like he went to Cali to smoke weed, bang chicks and enjoy the weather. If winning was important, and high iq was important, he wouldn't have left the Spurs or Toronto.
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Re: Chris Haynes: Doc Rivers will be back next year coaching the Clippers 

Post#104 » by GoCeltics123 » Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:25 pm

kombayn wrote:Smh. I get the feeling everyone is coming back with no real adjustments. I think Pat Beverly and Lou Williams will be on the block though. I would also get a sign-and-trade for Trez made. Do your best to reload draft picks for a few years. I still don't know why the Clippers took those contracts deals too, they could end up completely gutted. Though with the New Arena and ideally a total rebrand, the team will be extremely attractive.

If you guys are trading Lou I hope Danny Ainge is calling because we're going to trade some of our picks this year and he's a great fit for a bench that has little scoring punch.

He offered a late first for Bertans this year and tried to get Lou a few years ago at the deadline.
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Re: Chris Haynes: Doc Rivers will be back next year coaching the Clippers 

Post#105 » by aguiar95 » Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:31 pm

ClipsFanSince98 wrote:Kawhi is a much worse GM than Lebron apparently. This is going to be brutal. Likely means Kawhi's last prime years wasted in the Clippers curse.

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Re: Chris Haynes: Doc Rivers will be back next year coaching the Clippers 

Post#106 » by Jedi32 » Wed Sep 16, 2020 10:35 pm

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Raps in 4 wrote:
They had 3 veteran all-stars and were playing during a transitional era without any other super teams to get in their way. Anyone would have won with that roster.

You have no proof that Dantoni would have won. Doc did win and that's the difference.


Larry Coker won a national title at Miami. Winning a title as a coach doesn't automatically mean that you are good. Doc and Larry Coker both suck. There is no way that 08 Boston squad should have gotten pushed to 7 games in the first round by Atlanta and pushed to 7 in the 2nd round by Cleveland. That's such garbage coaching.

I didn't know they docked points off coaching for going 7 games with a team in its first year together. :crazy:
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Re: Chris Haynes: Doc Rivers will be back next year coaching the Clippers 

Post#107 » by Air Apparent » Thu Sep 17, 2020 8:56 am

rivers shouldnt have a job, but also, players have to own up to being horrible, that wasnt an xs and o issue, those guys were playing scared lmao
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Re: Chris Haynes: Doc Rivers will be back next year coaching the Clippers 

Post#108 » by RoLo » Mon Sep 28, 2020 10:27 pm

Chris Haynes just trash as usual. when we gonna cancel this dude
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Re: Chris Haynes: Doc Rivers will be back next year coaching the Clippers 

Post#109 » by Zeno » Mon Sep 28, 2020 10:30 pm

RoLo wrote:Chris Haynes just trash as usual. when we gonna cancel this dude

I'm sure that is what he was told at the time. It probably became obvious to the Clippers that they need to make the change after their exit interviews and evaluation of what happened.
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Re: Chris Haynes: Doc Rivers will be back next year coaching the Clippers 

Post#110 » by Tor_Raps » Mon Sep 28, 2020 10:45 pm

Don't think Haynes was wrong here. If the clippers wanted to fire him, they would have done so after they lost. Clearly this took a lot of things to come to this decision.
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Re: Chris Haynes: Doc Rivers will be back next year coaching the Clippers 

Post#111 » by TheNewEra » Mon Sep 28, 2020 10:45 pm

So glad things changed
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Re: Chris Haynes: Doc Rivers will be back next year coaching the Clippers 

Post#112 » by GuyverX » Mon Sep 28, 2020 10:48 pm

Tor_Raps wrote:Don't think Haynes was wrong here. If the clippers wanted to fire him, they would have done so after they lost. Clearly this took a lot of things to come to this decision.


Not sure about the logic on that. They didn't have to fire him after they lost or even today or tomorrow. As long as it happens. If you're going to be a legit reporter, have sources or a quote ready.
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Re: Chris Haynes: Doc Rivers will be back next year coaching the Clippers 

Post#113 » by narmerguy » Mon Sep 28, 2020 11:43 pm

This feels incredibly relevant:

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Re: Chris Haynes: Doc Rivers will be back next year coaching the Clippers 

Post#114 » by Spicy P » Yesterday 12:14 am

This is the same moron who reported that Kawhi was refusing to report to Toronto and would sit out the season.
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Re: Chris Haynes: Doc Rivers will be back next year coaching the Clippers 

Post#115 » by Down3223 » Yesterday 3:33 am

RoLo wrote:Chris Haynes just trash as usual. when we gonna cancel this dude




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Re: Chris Haynes: Doc Rivers will be back next year coaching the Clippers 

Post#116 » by IgorK » Yesterday 3:38 am

tl;dr version of this thread:

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Re: Chris Haynes: Doc Rivers will be back next year coaching the Clippers 

Post#117 » by illuminati666 » Yesterday 3:43 am

IgorK wrote:tl;dr version of this thread:

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nailed it lmaoo
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Re: Chris Haynes: Doc Rivers will be back next year coaching the Clippers 

Post#118 » by Lalouie » Yesterday 3:53 am

well i guess kawhi liked winning more
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Re: Chris Haynes: Doc Rivers will be back next year coaching the Clippers 

Post#119 » by Lalouie » Yesterday 3:57 am

narmerguy wrote:This feels incredibly relevant:



where's the part where doc starts to cry
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Re: Chris Haynes: Doc Rivers will be back next year coaching the Clippers 

Post#120 » by Impuniti » Yesterday 4:05 am

Haynes is such an idiot.

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