Tiger Fight September 29 According to reports from ESPN reporters, the source revealed that Clippers coach Doug Rivers will leave the Clippers and will no longer serve as the team's head coach.
According to sources, Rivers chose to leave with two years left on the current contract. For the Clippers, whose goal is to win in the present, it will be extremely challenging to find new coaches at this time. The hottest candidates in the current coaching market are Clippers assistant coach Tyronn Lue and former Rockets/Knicks head coach Jeff Van Gundy.
In the regular season this season, the Clippers scored 49 wins and 23 losses, ranking second in the West. In the semifinals of the playoffs, the Clippers were reversed with a 3-1 lead over the Nuggets and missed the Western Conference Finals.
Rivers became the head coach of the Clippers in 2013. He has coached the Magic and Celtics before. In 2008, the Celtics won the championship. This year’s playoff loss was also the third time in his coaching career that Rivers’ 3-1 lead was reversed. The previous two were the Magic 3-4 Pistons in the first round of the 2003 playoffs and the Clippers 3-4 Rockets in the 2015 Western Conference semifinals. . The Clippers have never made it to the conference finals since their predecessor was built in 1970. At the same time, the Clippers have won 0 wins and 8 losses in games where they can enter the conference finals by winning the game.
里弗斯（Rivers）在2013年成为快船队的主教练。他之前曾执教魔术和凯尔特人队。 2008年，凯尔特人队夺得冠军。今年的季后赛失利也是里弗斯（Rivers）3-1领先被倒转的第三次。前两个分别是2003年季后赛第一轮的魔术3-4活塞和2015年西部半决赛的快船3-4火箭。 。自从他们的前身建于1970年以来，快船从未进入过总决赛。与此同时，快船在比赛中赢得了0胜8负，他们可以通过赢得比赛进入决赛。
According to the source on September 17, 2020, reporter Chris Haynes reported that Doug Rivers will continue to coach the Clippers next season.
Doug Rivers himself updated his Twitter, announcing that he would leave the Clippers and thanked the team.