The news is not shocking, but with the NBA, sometimes you never know. ESPN L.A. is reporting that the NBA has approved of the Clippers acquisition of head coach Doc Rivers from the Celtics in exchange for a 2015 first round pick.
The NBA has approved the Clippers' acquisition of Doc Rivers in a deal with the Boston Celtics. http://t.co/P3MoSFoOVS
— Arash Markazi (@ArashMarkazi) June 24, 2013
Rivers will sign a deal with the Clippers for three years and $21 million.
As we reported earlier, any deal involving the Clippers and Celtics for Kevin Garnett would not be approved.