Beijing time on October 2, according to US media reports, Doc Rivers has reached an agreement with the Philadelphia 76ers, he will become the new coach of the 76ers.
Three days ago, Rivers had just parted ways with the Clippers, and the 76ers who were looking for a coach quickly contacted Rivers.
Earlier this week, 76ers general manager Elton Brand took the initiative to contact Rivers and his agent and expressed the 76ers’ interest in Rivers. Immediately afterwards, Rivers went to Philadelphia to meet Brand and 76ers boss Harris and David Britzer.
The negotiations between Rivers and the 76ers were very quick and smooth. Today, Rivers has agreed to become the new coach of the 76ers, and the two sides have reached a multi-year contract.
The 76ers were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs this year, and they subsequently fired coach Brett Brown. The 76ers general manager Brand insisted on building a team around Embiid and Simmons, and will strengthen the lineup during this offseason.
Doc Rivers is obviously interested in the 76ers lineup and this team, which made him immediately go to Philadelphia to meet with the 76ers after just ending his coaching career with the Clippers, and finally finalized an agreement.