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Rivers, Clippers agree to extension
(L-R) Doc Rivers and Steve Ballmer
Doc Rivers led the Clippers to a franchise-best 57-25 record and a
second straight Pacific Division title in his first season with the club.
Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers has agreed to a contract extension through the 2018-19 season, the team announced Wednesday.

Rivers led the Clippers to a franchise-best 57-25 record and a second straight Pacific Division title in his first season with the club. His future with the Clippers had become uncertain in the wake of the scandal involving former owner Donald Sterling.

Sterling received a lifetime ban from the NBA for racist remarks and the team was sold to Steve Ballmer.

"This is an important day for this organization," Ballmer said in a statement. "I am excited to work with Doc for a long time as we build a championship culture that will deliver results both on and off the court.  Full Story

No one wins thanks to Taylor
By Jim Brighters, NBA Editor
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Does Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor sound like an immensely bitter, jilted ex-spouse who took the low road, or a truth-teller, unafraid to shed light on a situation no one wants to believe?

Like most things, the truth lies somewhere in the middle.

Taylor spoke about Love after the 25-year-old was sent in the third-biggest blockbuster of the summer...  Full Story