Sunday, May 15, 2011

Rivers Will Remain with Boston Celtics


The elimination
of the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference semifinals is no impediment to the veteran coach Doc Rivers to reach agreement with the team to continue five more years in office.

Rivers, who had advance that it planned to continue at least another season with the Celtics, agreed Friday to a contract extension for five years to complete the cycle with the Big Three veterans and start the process of rebuilding the team.


The announcement of the agreement and the continuation of Rivers was released by general manager Danny Ainge, who had anticipated the continuing belief in the current coach of the Celtics front.

The current Eastern Conference champions were eliminated in the semifinals against the Miami Heat 4-1 in the best of seven series.

Nothing more be deleted, and Rivers said his feeling was to continue at the helm, but it would be that both parties would decide about his future after the current contract is valid until the end of next June.

"I think Doc is the best coach in the league. So it's great for us, " Ainge said today in team sports. "I would not have another person as a coach that was not Doc. "


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