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Clippers give Doc Rivers new contract that runs through 2019
Clippers give Doc Rivers new contract that runs through 2019

Steve Ballmer got his team. Now he’s locked up his coach. Two weeks after acquiring the Clippers, the team's new owner gave president of basketball operations and Coach Doc Rivers a new contract that will run through the 2018-19 season. Terms of the deal were not immediately available. Rivers had two years and $14 million left on the contract he brought with him from the Boston Celtics last summer, but the terms of that deal were changed as part of the new agreement. [Updated at noon: Yahoo! Sports is reporting that Rivers' contract will pay him more than $50 million over five years.] “This is an important day for this organization,” Ballmer said in a...

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