Add the Philadelphia 76ers to the lists of nba teams in search of a head basketball coach.
The Sixers have shown Doc Rivers the door, per reporting from Adrian Wojnarowski.
Rivers compiled a 154-82 record in his three seasons in the City of Brotherly Love but after two unceremonious post season exits, Sixers brass decided a change needed to be made.
Sixers President of Basketball Operations Daryl Morey in a released statement, in part, that the Sixers were “grateful for all he did in his three seasons here” and “certain changes were necessary to further our goals of winning a championship.
The knock on Rivers is a record when the team needs a win the most. He has lost 10 Game 7s, five consecutive including the 112-88 donkey-kicking the team suffered at the hands of the Celtics in this year’s Eastern Conference Semifinals.
In his 24 seasons in the lead chair, Rivers has a record of 1097-763 and won the NBA championship in 2008 with the Boston Celtics.
In an offseason that was already somewhat murky regarding h future of James Harden, the Sixets now must also find a head coach.