Doc Rivers Wiki, Biography, Age, Wife, Daughter, Son, Net Worth & More

Doc Rivers Wiki: Doc Rivers is an American professional basketball coach and former player. He is currently the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Former NBA player Jim Brewer is his uncle.

Doc Rivers’s Early Life and Family Background

Doc Rivers was born on 13th October 1961 in Chicago, USA to  Betty Rivers and Grady Rivers. He has one sibling named  Grady Rivers Jr.

Doc Rivers‘s Educational Qualification

Doc Rivers completed his high schooling in Proviso East, Maywood, Illinois, and attended Marquette University from 1980 to 1983.

Doc Rivers‘s Physical Traits

Doc Rivers is 6’4″(193 cm) high and his weight is around 95 kgs.

Doc Rivers‘s Career Details

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Doc started his career in basketball by playing for his university for three seasons after which, he was drafted in 1983 by the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association.

He played as Point Guard from 1983 to 1996. He then became his coaching career for the National Basketball Association as the head coach of Orlando Magic for which Rivers was titled the NBA Coach of the Year for 2000.

Rivers also coached the Boston Celtics, the Los Angeles Clippers, and the Philadelphia 76ers.

As player:
1983–1991 Atlanta Hawks
1991–1992 Los Angeles Clippers
1992–1994 New York Knicks
1994–1996 San Antonio Spurs
As coach:
1999–2003 Orlando Magic
2004–2013 Boston Celtics
2013–2020 Los Angeles Clippers
2020–present Philadelphia 76ers


Doc Rivers‘s Awards and Recognition

Doc received several awards and titles during his playing career and as a coach.

As player:

  • NBA All-Star (1988)
  • J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award (1990)
  • Basketball Male Athlete of the Year, USA(1982)
  • No. 31 retired by Marquette Golden Eagles
  • Mr. Basketball USA (1980)
  • First-team Parade All-American (1980)
  • McDonald’s All-American (1980)

As coach:

  • NBA champion (2008)
  • NBA Coach of the Year (2000)
  • 3× NBA All-Star Game head coach (2008, 2011, 2021)
  • Top 15 Coaches in NBA History

Doc Rivers‘s Personal Life

Rivers met his wife Kristin on a blind date after which they got married in 1986. The couple has five children named Austin Rivers, Callie Rivers, Jeremiah Rivers, Spencer Rivers, and one daughter.

Their sons also played basketball for their university and high school. Their daughter played volleyball and is married to NBA player Seth Curry.

Doc Rivers‘s Social Media Accounts 

Rivers is active on social media platforms such as Instagram. Facebook, and Twitter.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. What NBA teams does Doc Rivers play for?

Ans. Doc Rivers is played for San Antonio Spurs(1995 – 1996, 1994 – 1995), New York Knicks(1994 – 1995, 1992 – 1994), Los Angeles Clippers(1991 – 1992), and Atlanta Hawks(1983 – 1991).

Q2. Is Doc Rivers still coaching in the NBA?

Ans. No, due to his unsatisfactory performance, Doc Rivers was fired on Sept. 28, 2020.

Q3. How many championships did Doc Rivers coach?

Ans. Doc Rivers coached  NBA champion (2008) NBA Coach of the Year (2000) 3× NBA All-Star Game head coach (2008, 2011, 2021)

Q4. What is Doc Rivers’s Net worth?

Ans. Doc Rivers’s net worth is around $60 million.

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