Beijing September 29, Doc Rivers announced that he would no longer serve as the Clippers head coach, and then team owner Steve Ballmer issued an official statement, expressing gratitude to Rivers for his 7 years of contribution.
北京，9月29日，里弗斯（Doc Rivers）宣布不再担任快船队主教练，随后球队老板史蒂夫·鲍尔默（Steve Ballmer）发表正式声明，对里弗斯7年的贡献表示感谢。
Ballmer wrote in the statement: "Rivers has always been a good coach for the Clippers, an extraordinary ambassador, and the backbone of the team during the turbulent times. He has led the team to win many games and helped the ball. The team has laid a solid foundation."
"I am grateful for Rivers' contributions to the Clippers and the city of Los Angeles. At the same time, I am very confident in our management and players. We will find the right new coach to lead us forward and help us achieve the ultimate goal. We will start the search and interview of the new coach as soon as possible."