FACTOID # 28: Austin, Texas has more people than Alaska.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
   
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Doc Rivers

Glenn Anton "Doc" Rivers (born October 13, 1961 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American former professional basketball player from Marquette University who played point guard in the National Basketball Association notably for the Atlanta Hawks, Los Angeles Clippers, New York Knicks, and San Antonio Spurs. After retiring from the league, he became a coach and is currently head coach of the 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. October 13 is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... Nickname: The Windy City, The Second City, Chi Town, City of the Big Shoulders, The 312, The City that Works, Second City (reference to when Chicago was second in population and prestige to New York). ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... Marquette University is a private, coeducational, Jesuit, Roman Catholic university located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in the United States of America. ... Point Guard (PG), also known as the ball-handler, is one of the five traditional positions of a basketball team. ... The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the worlds premier mens basketball league. ... The Atlanta Hawks are an American professional basketball team based in Atlanta, Georgia. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... It has been suggested that San Antonio Gunslingers (ABA) be merged into this article or section. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Point Guard (PG), also known as the ball-handler, is one of the five traditional positions of a basketball team. ...


Rivers took over the Boston coaching position in 2004 after spending a year working at the American Broadcasting Company as a commentator for The NBA on ABC. Prior to his stint with the Celtics, he coached the Orlando Magic for more than four NBA seasons. Rivers won the Coach of the Year award during his stint with the Magic. 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) operates television and radio networks in the United States and is also shown on basic cable in Canada. ... The NBA on ABC is the de facto name for a weekly presentation of National Basketball Association games on the American Broadcasting Company television network in the United States. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the worlds premier mens basketball league. ... The person recognized as the NBA Coach of the Year receives the Red Auerbach Trophy. ...


His son Jeremiah Rivers is currently a freshman guard at Georgetown University. Jeremiah Rivers is a freshman point guard for the Georgetown Hoyas mens basketball team. ... Georgetown University, incorporated as the The President and Directors of the College of Georgetown, is a private university in the United States, located in Georgetown, a historic neighborhood of Washington, D.C. With roots extending back to March 25, 1634 and founded in its current form on January 23, 1789...

Preceded by
Chuck Daly
Orlando Magic Head Coach
1999–2003
Succeeded by
Johnny Davis
Preceded by
John Carroll
Boston Celtics Head Coach
2004–
Succeeded by
N/A
Current Head Coaches of the National Basketball Association
Eastern Conference
Atlantic Division Central Division Southeast Division
Doc Rivers (Boston Celtics) Scott Skiles (Chicago Bulls) Mike Woodson (Atlanta Hawks)
Lawrence Frank (New Jersey Nets) Mike Brown (Cleveland Cavaliers) Bernie Bickerstaff (Charlotte Bobcats)
Isiah Thomas (New York Knicks) Flip Saunders (Detroit Pistons) Pat Riley (Miami Heat)
Maurice Cheeks (Philadelphia 76ers) Rick Carlisle (Indiana Pacers) Brian Hill (Orlando Magic)
Sam Mitchell (Toronto Raptors) Larry Krystkowiak (Milwaukee Bucks) Eddie Jordan (Washington Wizards)
Western Conference
Northwest Division Pacific Division Southwest Division
George Karl (Denver Nuggets) Don Nelson (Golden State Warriors) Avery Johnson (Dallas Mavericks)
Randy Wittman (Minnesota Timberwolves) Mike Dunleavy (LA Clippers) Jeff Van Gundy (Houston Rockets)
Nate McMillan (Portland Trail Blazers) Phil Jackson (LA Lakers) Tony Barone (Memphis Grizzlies)
Bob Hill (Seattle SuperSonics) Mike D'Antoni (Phoenix Suns) Byron Scott (New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets)
Jerry Sloan (Utah Jazz) Eric Musselman (Sacramento) Gregg Popovich (San Antonio Spurs)

Chuck Daly Charles Jerome Chuck Daly (born July 20, 1930 in St. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Johnny Reginald Davis (born October 21, 1955 in Detroit, Michigan) is a former basketball player and coach in the NBA. He played in the league with four teams in ten years, winning an NBA championship in his rookie season with the Portland Trail Blazers. ... John Carroll is a former basketball head coach for the NBAs Boston Celtics. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the worlds premier mens basketball league. ... The Eastern Conference of the National Basketball Association is made up of fifteen teams, and organized in three divisions of five teams each. ... The Atlantic Division is a division in the Eastern Conference of the NBA. The current divisions have been active since the start of the 04-05 season. ... The Central Division is a division in the Eastern Conference of the NBA. The current divisions have been active since the start of the 04-05 season. ... The Southeast Division is a division in the Eastern Conference of the NBA. The current divisions have been active since the start of the 04-05 season. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Scott Allen Skiles (born March 5, 1964 in LaPorte, Indiana) is a former professional basketball player and current head coach. ... The Chicago Bulls are a professional basketball team based in Chicago, Illinois. ... Michael Dean Woodson (born March 24, 1958 in Indianapolis, Indiana) is a former NBA player and current head coach of the Atlanta Hawks. ... The Atlanta Hawks are an American professional basketball team based in Atlanta, Georgia. ... Lawrence Frank (born August 23, 1970 in New York City) is a coach in the NBA. He currently is the head coach of the New Jersey Nets, and is currently the youngest head coach in the NBA, being slightly younger than Mike Brown of the Cleveland Cavaliers. ... The New Jersey Nets are a professional basketball team based in East Rutherford, New Jersey. ... Michael (Mike) Brown (born March 5, 1970) is a basketball coach in the National Basketball Association. ... The Cleveland Cavaliers (also known as the Cavs) are a professional basketball team based in Cleveland, Ohio. ... Bernie Bickerstaff (born November 2, 1944 in Benham, Kentucky) is the current Head Coach and General Manager of the Charlotte Bobcats. ... The Charlotte Bobcats are a professional basketball team based in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. They play in the Southeast Division, created because of the teams entry, of the Eastern Conference in the National Basketball Association. ... Isiah Lord Thomas III () (born April 30, 1961, in Chicago, Illinois) is a retired American professional basketball player in the NBA, and is currently the head coach and president of basketball operations for the NBAs New York Knicks. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Flip Saunders Ronald Flip Saunders (born February 23, 1955 in Cleveland, Ohio, United States) is head coach of the NBAs Detroit Pistons and one of the most successful coaches in the history of the Continental Basketball Association. ... The Detroit Pistons are a National Basketball Association (NBA) team based in the Detroit metropolitan area. ... Pat Riley reacts to a call during a game. ... The Miami Heat are a professional basketball team based in Miami, Florida, United States. ... Maurice Edward Cheeks (born September 8, 1956 in Chicago, Illinois) is the current head coach of the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association, having been hired on May 23, 2005. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Richard Preston Carlisle (pronounced KAHR-lye-uhl) (born October 27, 1959 in Ogdensburg, New York) is a former basketball player and current coach of the NBAs Indiana Pacers. ... The Indiana Pacers are a professional basketball team that plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... Brian Hill (b. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Samuel E. Mitchell, Jr. ... The Toronto Raptors are a professional basketball team based in Toronto, Ontario, owned by Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment Ltd. ... Larry Brett Krystkowiak (born September 23, 1964 in Missoula, Montana) is an American former professional basketball player who was selected by the Chicago Bulls in the 2nd round (28th overall pick) in the 1986 NBA Draft. ... The Milwaukee Bucks are a professional basketball team based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. ... Eddie Jordan - NBA head basketball coach of the Washington Wizards - courtesy of Mitchell Layton/NBAE/Getty Images Edward Montgomery Eddie Jordan (born January 29, 1955 in Washington, D.C.) is the current head coach of the Washington Wizards of the NBA. // Collegiate and pro career Jordan attended Rutgers University in... The Washington Wizards is a professional basketball team based in Washington, D.C.. They play in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... The Western Conference of the National Basketball Association is made up of fifteen teams, and organized in three divisions of five teams each. ... The Northwest Division is a division in the Western Conference of the NBA. The division was newly created at the start of the 04-05 season. ... The Pacific Division is a division in the Western Conference of the NBA. The current divisions have been active since the start of the 04-05 season. ... The Southwest Division is a division in the Western Conference of the NBA. The current divisions have been active since the start of the 04-05 season. ... George Matthew Karl (born May 12, 1951 in Penn Hills, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American former National Basketball Association (NBA) and American Basketball Association (ABA) player and current head coach of the Denver Nuggets. ... The Denver Nuggets are a professional basketball team based in Denver, Colorado. ... Donald Arvid Nelson (born May 15, 1940 in Muskegon, Michigan) is a NBA head coach. ... The Golden State Warriors are a professional basketball team based in Oakland, California, United States. ... Halo series of games, see Sergeant Major A.J. Johnson. ... The Dallas Mavericks (also known as the Mavs) are an NBA basketball team based in Dallas, Texas. ... Randy Scott Wittman (born October 28, 1959 in Indianapolis, Indiana) is a former professional basketball player and coach. ... The Minnesota Timberwolves are a professional basketball team based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. ... Mike Dunleavy Sr. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Jeff Van Gundy (born January 19, 1962 in Hemet, California) is a basketball head coach in the National Basketball Association since 1996. ... The Houston Rockets are a professional basketball team based in Houston, Texas. ... Nathaniel Nate McMillan (born August 3, 1964 in Raleigh, North Carolina) is a former professional basketball player and current head coach of the Portland Trail Blazers. ... The Portland Trail Blazers are a professional basketball team based in Portland, Oregon. ... Philip Douglas Phil Jackson (born September 17, 1945 in Deer Lodge, Montana) is the current coach of the Los Angeles Lakers, an American professional basketball team. ... Lakers logo 1966-1991 The Los Angeles Lakers are a professional basketball team, based in Los Angeles, California, which plays in the National Basketball Association. ... Tony Barone, a native of Chicago, is the current head coach of the Memphis Grizzlies of the National Basketball Association. ... The Memphis Grizzlies are a professional basketball team based in Memphis, Tennessee. ... Robert W. Hill is a basketball coach in the National Basketball Association. ... The Seattle SuperSonics (or simply Sonics) are an American professional basketball team based in Seattle, Washington. ... Mike DAntoni. ... The Phoenix Suns are a professional basketball team, based in Phoenix, Arizona. ... Byron Anton Scott (born March 28, 1961 in Ogden, Utah) is a former NBA player and current NBA head coach. ... The New Orleans Hornets (temporarily the New Orleans Hornets) are a professional basketball team based in New Orleans, Louisiana. ... Jerry Sloan as a coach of the Utah Jazz Gerald Eugene Sloan (born March 28, 1942 in McLeansboro, Illinois), better known as Jerry Sloan, is an National Basketball Association coach. ... The Utah Jazz are a professional basketball team based in Salt Lake City, Utah. ... Eric P. Musselman (born November 19, 1964 in Ashland, Ohio) is the head coach of the Sacramento Kings. ... The Sacramento Kings are a professional basketball team which is based in Sacramento, California. ... Gregg Popovich (Popović/Поповић in Serbian (born January 28, 1949 in East Chicago, Indiana) is the head coach of the NBAs San Antonio Spurs. ... It has been suggested that San Antonio Gunslingers (ABA) be merged into this article or section. ...

External links

  • databaseBasketball.com: Doc Rivers (as coach)
  • databaseBasketball.com: Doc Rivers (as player)
v  d  e
Orlando Magic Head Coaches

GuokasHillAdubatoDalyRiversDavisJentHill This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Matthew George Matt Guokas (born February 25, 1944 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is a former pro basketball player and coach. ... Brian Hill (b. ... Richie Adubato is a former basketball coach in the National Basketball Association. ... Chuck Daly Charles Jerome Chuck Daly (born July 20, 1930 in St. ... Johnny Reginald Davis (born October 21, 1955 in Detroit, Michigan) is a former basketball player and coach in the NBA. He played in the league with four teams in ten years, winning an NBA championship in his rookie season with the Portland Trail Blazers. ... Chris Jent (born January 11, 1970 in Orange, California) is a former professional basketball player and coach in the NBA. He grew up in Sparta, New Jersey and played college basketball for the Ohio State Buckeyes, leaving in 1992 after three seasons. ... There have been several people named Brian Hill: Brian Hill, an NBA basketball coach Brian Hill, a chef and contestant on the reality television program Top Chef Brian Hill, Media technology specialist at Claremont Mckenna College in Claremont, CA Brian Hill, Tall Guy in Oregon Brian Hill, Director of Public...

v  d  e
Boston Celtics Head Coaches

RussellJulianAuerbachRussellHeinsohnSandersCowensFitchJonesRodgersFordCarrPitinoO'BrienCarrollRivers This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... John Honey Russell (born May 31, 1902 in Brooklyn, New York, died November 15, 1973) was an American basketball player and coach. ... Alvin F. Doggie Julian (b. ... Arnold Jacob Red Auerbach (September 20, 1917 – October 28, 2006) was an American coach and executive for the Boston Celtics in the National Basketball Association. ... William Felton Bill Russell (born February 12, 1934) is a retired American professional basketball player who played center for the Boston Celtics of the NBA. A five-time winner of the NBA Most Valuable Player Award and a twelve-time All-Star, the 6 ft 9 in Russell was the... Tom Heinsohn (August 26, 1934- ) is a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame as a player on the Boston Celtics basketball team. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Dave Cowens David William Cowens (born October 25, 1948 in Newport, Kentucky) is a former professional basketball player and NBA Head Coach. ... Bill Fitch (born 1935) is an NBA coach who has been successful in making teams playoff contenders throughout his coaching career. ... K. C. Jones (born May 25, 1932 in Taylor, Texas) is a former professional basketball player and coach. ... Jimmy Rodgers is a former basketball coach. ... Christopher Joseph Ford (born January 11, 1949 in Atlantic City, New Jersey) is a former professional basketball player and head coach. ... Michael Leon (M.L.) Carr (born January 9, 1959 in Wallace, North Carolina) is a former basketball player in the National Basketball Association and American Basketball Association, and former head coach and General Manager of the Boston Celtics. ... Rick Pitino (born September 18, 1952) is the head basketball coach at the University of Louisville. ... Jim OBrien (born February 11, 1952 in Philadelphia, PA) is best known as a professional basketball coach. ... John Carroll is a former basketball head coach for the NBAs Boston Celtics. ...


  Results from FactBites:
 
Doc Rivers - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (204 words)
Glenn Anton "Doc" Rivers (born October 13, 1961 in Chicago, Illinois) is a former pro basketball player from Marquette University who played point guard in the NBA notably for the Atlanta Hawks, Los Angeles Clippers, New York Knicks, and San Antonio Spurs.
Rivers took over the Boston coaching position in 2004 after spending a year working as a commentator for ABC.
Rivers won the Coach of the Year award during his stint with the Magic.
SignOnSanDiego.com > Sports -- Celtics hire Doc Rivers as coach (708 words)
Rivers was hired to replace interim coach John Carroll, who was let go a day after the Celtics were swept from the first round of the playoffs by the Indiana Pacers.
Rivers played 13 seasons for the Hawks, Clippers, Knicks and Spurs, starring on the 1986 Atlanta team that the Celtics beat in the second round on their way to their last NBA title.
Rivers went 171-168 in five seasons with Orlando before he was fired in November when the Magic opened the season with one win and 10 consecutive losses.
  More results at FactBites »

 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m