Sources told ESPN on Thursday that Doc Rivers has reached an agreement with the Philadelphia 76ers to become their next head coach.
After a rapid courtship and negotiation, Doc Rivers has reached agreement on a deal to become the next coach of the Philadelphia 76ers, sources tell ESPN.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) October 1, 2020
Rivers’ deal with the 76ers comes just three days after departing with the Los Angeles Clippers. In seven seasons with the Clippers, LA went 356-208, winning 63.1% of their regular-season games. That was the fifth-best record in the NBA and the best by any team without appearing in a conference finals.
He returns to the Atlantic Division where he had won an NBA title as the head coach of the Boston Celtics in 2009.