The 76ers are transferring on from Doc Rivers.

Philadelphia fired the top coach on Tuesday, in accordance with a number of experiences, after the workforce was embarrassed within the second half of a 112-88 Sport 7 loss to the Celtics on Sunday within the second spherical of the 2023 NBA playoffs.

Rivers, 61, reached the second spherical in every of his three seasons because the 76ers’ head coach, however misplaced all three collection.

Based on ESPN, the 76ers will take a look at just lately fired Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer, Sam Cassell, Mike D’Antoni, Nick Nurse, Frank Vogel and just-fired Suns coach Monty Williams as a part of their teaching search.

Doc Rivers was fired by the 76ers on Might 16, 2023.
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On Sunday, after a Tobias Harris 3-pointer tied the sport at 55 apiece 23 seconds into the third quarter, the Celtics went on a 28-3 run to fully blow the sport open and put the Sixers in an insurmountable gap.

After the sport, Rivers was requested if he anticipated to stay the workforce’s coach subsequent season.

“Yeah, I believe I obtained two years left,” Rivers stated Sunday. “Nobody is protected in our enterprise and I get that.”

Doc Rivers during the 76ers' Game 7 loss to the Celtics.
Doc Rivers in the course of the 76ers’ Sport 7 loss to the Celtics.

James Harden, whose future is up within the air as he holds a $35.6 million participant possibility for subsequent season, gave a tepid response after Sunday’s loss when requested about his relationship with Rivers.

“Uh, our relationship is OK,” stated Harden, who ESPN experiences is concerned with a possible return to the Rockets.

The third-seeded 76ers, who had the third-best document within the NBA at 54-28 with Joel Embiid successful the MVP award, swept the Nets within the first spherical and had a 3-2 lead over the Celtics.

However Philadelphia managed simply 86 factors in a nine-point residence loss in Sport 6 earlier than the Sport 7 blowout.

Rivers, who has a 6-10 document in Sport 7s, had a 154-82 regular-season document with the 76ers.

After successful an NBA championship with the Celtics in 2008, Rivers has not gotten previous the second spherical of the playoffs in seven seasons with the Clippers and three with the 76ers.