A few hours before this WojBomb dropped and details surrounding the Celtics-Clippers trade deal came pouring in, Bill Simmons went on WEEI for the debut of Celtics Summer Cooler show with Sean Grande and Cedric Maxwell to discuss the burgeoning rumors.
In the interview, Simmons said that whether or not Doc Rivers was allowed to go to the Clippers in exchange for compensation, he thought Rivers had coached his last game for the Boston Celtics. Since Rivers has a non-compete clause in his contract, Simmons suggested Rivers would be happy to return to the broadcasting booth.
Even though talks have reportedly stalled for the time being, because the trade details became public, both teams may have gone too far to turn back without making this deal. Read more »