Chris Bosh Shares Throwback Video Of LeBron James, Chris Paul, And Dwight Howard Eating Burgers At A Gas Station Before Their Flight For The 2008 Olympics: "Recorded On My Flip Phone. A Classic."

Daryl Morey Says Doc Rivers Will Be Back With 76ers For 2022-23 Season

The Los Angeles Lakers are currently looking for a head coach, and one name who has continuously come up in their search has been Doc Rivers.

Rivers is currently the head coach of the Philadelphia 76ers, of course, but there were some reports that the Lakers would have interest in him if he was let go.

Once the 76ers were officially eliminated from the postseason on Thursday night, the rumors linking him to L.A. immediately began to pick up steam.

It appears that’s all they were though, rumors, as 76ers president of basketball operations Daryl Morey confirmed on Friday morning that Rivers will be returning next season, via Tim Bontemps of ESPN:

Even though the 76ers had a disappointing exit from the postseason, this doesn’t come as a huge surprise considering Rivers still has three years remaining on his contract and they still would’ve had to pay him that if they parted ways.

So it looks like Philadelphia will keep Rivers for at least one more year hoping they can stay healthy and finally make a run.

For the Lakers, they now have to shift their focus elsewhere in their coaching search. They have interviewed for requested to interview a number of candidates including Mark Jackson, Terry Stotts, Darvin Ham, Adrian Griffin, Charles Lee and Kenny Atkinson.

The Lakers are not expected to be in any sort of rush to find a replacement for Frank Vogel though, so there still will likely be more candidates to come.

Have you subscribed to our YouTube channel? It’s the best way to watch player interviews, exclusive coverage from events, participate in live shows, and more!

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.