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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue gestures during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons, in Detroit. Tyronn Lue has agreed in principle to become the next coach of the Los Angeles Clippers. Final terms were still being worked on, according to the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, because no contract had been signed. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

Clippers confirm hiring of Tyronn Lue as coach

Oct. 20, 2020 7:57 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday confirmed their hiring of Tyronn Lue to replace Doc Rivers as coach. Lue spent last season as an assistant on Rivers’ staff. Rivers coached the Clippers for the last seven seasons and is now guiding the Philadelphia 76ers. The team will...

Brown quits as coach of Australian men's team for Olympics

Oct. 13, 2020 9:03 AM EDT

SYDNEY (AP) — Former Philadelphia 76ers coach Brett Brown won’t be guiding the Boomers at the Tokyo Olympics after informing Basketball Australia he can no longer commit to the job. “The uncertainties around the direction of my professional future unfortunately mean that I cannot commit to...

Miami Heat's Jimmy Butler (22) looks to pass against Los Angeles Lakers' Danny Green (14) and Alex Caruso (4) during the first half in Game 6 of basketball's NBA Finals Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Butler loses last game in the bubble after memorable run

Oct. 11, 2020 11:21 PM EDT

Jimmy Butler finally has to take his business elsewhere. There will be no more coffee customers with the bubble closing down, though he kept it open far longer than expected with some of the most inspired NBA Finals play seen in years. Butler carried the Miami Heat all the way to Game 6 against the favored Los...

FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2020, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers looks on during the second quarter of the team's NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets in Denver. The Philadelphia 76ers introduced Rivers as their head coach on Monday, Oct. 5, 2020. Rivers takes over as the 25th head coach in 76ers history after a seven-season run as head coach of the Clippers. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)

Rivers runs through it? 76ers count on championship with Doc

Oct. 5, 2020 4:21 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz got backhanded compliments from NBC's Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth on Sunday night for supposedly not knowing the 76ers had hired Doc Rivers as their coach. Eagles coach Doug Pederson, who knows how to win a championship in Philly,...

ARCHIVO.- El domingo 13 de septiembre de 2020, El coach de los Clippers de Los Ángeles, Doc Rivers, da instrucciones durante un partido de las semifinales de la Conferencia Oeste de la NBA ante los Nuggets de Denver, en Lake Buena Vista, Florida. El 3 de octubre del 2020 los Sixers de Filadelfia esperan que Rivers los ayude a ganar su primer título desde 1983. (AP Foto/Mark J. Terrill)

House Call: 76ers expect Doc Rivers to lead on, off court

Oct. 3, 2020 1:01 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Doc Rivers used his voice as one of five Black coaches in the NBA to make some of his strongest statements condemning racial injustice. With playoff games postponed in the NBA bubble as teams grappled with how to deal with issues far more grave than basketball, it was Rivers who...

ARCHIVO.- El domingo 13 de septiembre de 2020, El coach de los Clippers de Los Ángeles, Doc Rivers, da instrucciones durante un partido de las semifinales de la Conferencia Oeste de la NBA ante los Nuggets de Denver, en Lake Buena Vista, Florida. El 1 de octubre del 2020 los Sixers de Filadelfia llegan a un acuerdo para que Rivers se convierta en su nuevo entrenador. (AP Foto/Mark J. Terrill)

Doc is in: 76ers expect Rivers to lead them to NBA title

Oct. 2, 2020 2:53 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Doc Rivers takes over a team tasked not with leading a Process-type rebuild or massaging the egos of two talented — yet frustrating — All-Stars. He's in Philadelphia to bring accountability to an oft-apathetic roster — and win big. Rivers brings his NBA championship...

FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2020, file photo, Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers watches during the second quarter of the team's NBA basketball game against the Denver Nuggets in Denver. The Philadelphia 76ers have reached an agreement with Rivers to become their new coach. Rivers reached a deal Thursday to become the latest coach to try to lead the Sixers to their first NBA championship since 1983, a person with direct knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press. The person spoke to the AP on Thursday on condition of anonymity because the Sixers had not formally announced the move. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey, File)

AP source: 76ers set to hire Rivers as new coach

Oct. 1, 2020 11:46 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — There's a new Doc in Philadelphia — one charged with reviving a 76ers organization that fell far short of NBA championship expectations. The 76ers reached an agreement Thursday with Doc Rivers to become the latest coach to try and lead the Sixers to their first NBA championship...

Los Angeles Lakers' Anthony Davis (3) bumps shoulders with LeBron James while celebrating after a dunk against the Miami Heat during the second half of Game 1 of basketball's NBA Finals Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Secret to Lakers' superstar pairing? No jealousy, James says

Oct. 1, 2020 6:30 PM EDT

LeBron James believes the secret to the success of his partnership with Anthony Davis goes far beyond talent. “We're not jealous of each other,” James said Thursday. “I think that’s the best thing.” The Lakers are three wins from a championship in their first season with the...

AP source: Philadelphia 76ers have reached an agreement with Doc Rivers to become their coach

Oct. 1, 2020 5:54 PM EDT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — AP source: Philadelphia 76ers have reached an agreement with Doc Rivers to become their coach.

The Durst Organization chosen for waterfront redevelopment

Sep. 9, 2020 9:42 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Durst Organization of New York has been selected for a redevelopment project at Penn’s Landing where the Philadelphia 76ers had earlier proposed a new basketball arena. The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation said Wednesday that Durst was the unanimous selection among...