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Lawrence Frank, Vinny Del Negro could take Doc's spot

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02:22 PM ET 06.17 | As the Clippers and Celtics try to hammer out a deal that would send Kevin Garnett and Doc Rivers to Los Angeles, the rumor mill has already gotten churning regarding Rivers' replacement. The Boston head coaching opening would be widely coveted if Rivers left, and there are a number of names on the market. Ironically, former Clippers head coach Vinny Del Negro is reportedly one candidate, making for the potential of a coaching swap between Los Angeles and Boston. Former Detroit Pistons coach Lawrence Frank is another possibility. Frank spent time on Rivers' bench a few years back but struggled to develop young players in Detroit. That led to Frank being fired after this past season.

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June 17, 2013  03:25 PM ET

Swapping coaches?!?!?!

June 17, 2013  05:54 PM ET

If Doc leaves they should go after Phil Jackson!

June 17, 2013  07:18 PM ET

The Clippers better be right about CP3, because losing Bledsoe will prove to be a major mistake...

June 17, 2013  10:19 PM ET
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The Clippers better be right about CP3, because losing Bledsoe will prove to be a major mistake...

anyone except VDN please.

June 17, 2013  10:58 PM ET
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anyone except VDN please.

from espn, they r not losing e Bledsoe regardless, of course its espn reporting it

June 17, 2013  11:32 PM ET

Kevin McHale?

June 18, 2013  05:08 AM ET
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what is the frackin fascination with frank.....has anyone actually seen his record ?he had kidd in his prime and those net teams went BACKWARDSand once kidd left? I believe he hasn't won more than 35 games EVER in a season

This! +1

What is this fascination with retread coaches that haven't won anything? All the while (my pick) Jerry Sloan can't even get a call.

X^/ { smh }

June 18, 2013  08:41 AM ET

Not Lawrence Frank. No way!

 
June 19, 2013  01:47 PM ET

Really Lawrence Frank?
Did Jerry Sloan say No?

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