Doc Rivers should still see himself again on the sidelines, however not as a head coach.
In accordance to Chad Finn of The Boston Globe, loads of talks counsel that Rivers and Doris Burke might be part of Mike Breen on ESPN’s prime broadcast crew for the upcoming 2023-24 NBA season, although he clarified that nothing is imminent for now.
Rivers stays unemployed after the Philadelphia 76ers determined to chop their ties with him after three seasons of partnership following the membership’s seven-game meltdown towards the Boston Celtics within the Convention Semifinals this earlier fall. Amid constant common season success in these three years, Rivers failed to steer Philly within the East Finals — a stage that the franchise has but to grab because the 2000-01 season.
In a cost-cutting transfer, ESPN notably launched Jeff Van Gundy who served as a long-time analyst apart from Breen.
Rivers bought important expertise of calling NBA video games as he joined the community as a part of the “NBA on ABC ” protection final 2003-04 season. He additionally managed to get paired with play-by-play commentator Al Michaels in the course of the protection of the 2004 Finals earlier than becoming a member of the Celtics as their latest coach a 12 months after.
Burke began working for ESPN in 1991. Identified for breaking broadcast limitations for ladies, she held a number of positions for the community and now at present serves as an analyst for NBA video games.