Obama to supporters: I'm a 4th-quarter guy

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 11 (UPI) -- President Obama, in Florida Tuesday night for some campaigning after getting blocked by the Senate on his jobs bill, declared he's "a fourth-quarter player."

Boston's Rivers has throat surgery

BOSTON, May 17 (UPI) -- Boston Celtics Coach Doc Rivers has undergone throat surgery to remove a benign polyp, the club said Tuesday.
Celtics, Rivers unveil contract extension

Celtics, Rivers unveil contract extension

BOSTON, May 16 (UPI) -- The Boston Celtics said Monday they have extended the contract of head Coach Doc Rivers for five years.

NBA: Phoenix 88, Boston 71

PHOENIX, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Marcin Gortat had 19 points and 17 rebounds Friday to lead the Phoenix Suns past Boston 88-71 in a game spiced by six technical fouls.
Rivers, Popovich receive NBA weekly honors

Rivers, Popovich receive NBA weekly honors

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- The NBA gave a tip of the hat to Boston's Doc Rivers and San Antonio's Gregg Popovich Wednesday for their coaching prowess.
Rivers returning as Boston Celtics coach

Rivers returning as Boston Celtics coach

BOSTON, June 30 (UPI) -- Boston Celtics Head Coach Doc Rivers said Wednesday he's coming back for another year of coaching the NBA Eastern Conference champs.

NBA fines Boston coach $25,000

NEW YORK, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- The NBA announced Wednesday Boston Celtics Coach Doc Rivers had been fined $25,000 for his actions surrounding his ejection from a game Jan. 11.
NBA fines three coaches

NBA fines three coaches

NEW YORK, April 29 (UPI) -- The NBA has fined three coaches -- Rick Adelman, Nate McMillan and Doc Rivers -- $25,000 each for publicly criticizing referees during the playoffs.
Celtics' Garnett could miss NBA playoffs

Celtics' Garnett could miss NBA playoffs

BOSTON, April 16 (UPI) -- Injured Boston Celtics star Kevin Garnett may miss the NBA playoffs, Coach Doc Rivers said Thursday.

NBA fines Celtics Coach Doc Rivers

BOSTON, Feb. 8 (UPI) -- The NBA has fined Boston Celtics Coach Doc Rivers $15,000 for verbally abusing officials Thursday during a 110-109 overtime loss to the Los Angeles Lakers.
Celtics extend Rivers' contract

Celtics extend Rivers' contract

BOSTON, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- Doc Rivers, who coached Boston to the NBA championship last season, has agreed to a two-year contract extension with the Celtics, the team said Wednesday.
Byron Scott is NBA coach of the year

Byron Scott is NBA coach of the year

NEW YORK, April 29 (UPI) -- New Orleans Coach Byron Scott was voted the NBA's coach of the year after leading the Hornets to a record in wins and the team's first division title.
Garnett out of NBA All-Star Game

Garnett out of NBA All-Star Game

BOSTON, Feb. 10 (UPI) -- Detroit Pistons forward Rasheed Wallace will replace Boston's Kevin Garnett at next week's NBA All-Star Game in New Orleans.

Szczerbiak undergoes ankle surgery

BOSTON, March 8 (UPI) -- Forward Wally Szczerbiak of the Boston Celtics Thursday underwent successful surgery on his left ankle, and is done for the season.

Pierce has infected elbow drained

BOSTON, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Boston Celtics swingman Paul Pierce has had his left elbow drained of fluids.
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Doc Rivers
Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers looks on as his team plays the Dallas Mavericks at the TD Banknorth Garden in Boston on January 9, 2006. (UPI Photo/Katie McMahon)

As player:

As coach:

Glenn Anton "Doc" Rivers (born October 13, 1961 in Chicago, Illinois), is a former professional basketball player and the current head coach of the NBA's Boston Celtics. Rivers was known for his defense while playing in the NBA. His skills as floor general and point guard helped him transition into a coach following his playing career.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Doc Rivers."
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