Philadelphia 76ers to discuss coaching job with Doc Rivers


Philadelphia 76ers possession — together with Josh Harris and David Blitzer — will meet with Doc Rivers in Philadelphia on Wednesday night time at the franchise’s head-coaching job, resources advised ESPN.

Rivers talked previous Wednesday in a digital consultation with basic supervisor Elton Brand. Brand may even attend the assembly with Rivers and the 76ers possession.

Other most sensible applicants — together with Mike D’Antoni and Ty Lue — additionally met with Brand and possession, and the Sixers had been in a position to come to a decision between the ones two till Rivers become to be had, a supply advised ESPN.

For the Sixers now, the focal point is on Rivers and D’Antoni, a supply advised ESPN. A choice is anticipated this week.

Rivers and the LA Clippers parted tactics Monday after his 7th season as trainer ended with their unexpected ouster from the NBA playoffs via the Denver Nuggets within the Western Conference semifinals. Sources stated Rivers had two years left on his contract.

Lue, a Clippers assistant, is in a powerful place to get the head-coaching job in Los Angeles, however the workforce will behavior a seek, a supply advised ESPN.

Lue is well-regarded and has lots of the {qualifications} the Clippers are in search of: he has gained a championship; he has been to a couple of NBA Finals; and he understands the pressures of the job, having coached LeBron James in Cleveland.

Lue may be anticipated to meet with the New Orleans Pelicans about their head-coaching emptiness, resources advised ESPN.


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