|Celebrated Name:||Doc Rivers|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Glenn Anton|
|Age:||58 years old|
|Birth Date:||October 13, 1961|
|Birth Place:||Chicago, Illinois|
|Height:||6 ft 4 in|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Kristen Anton (m 1986)|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Four: Austin Rivers, Callie Rivers, Jeremiah Rivers, and Spencer Rivers)|
|Is Doc Rivers Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||US basketball coach and retired player|
|Net Worth in 2020:||$50 Million|
|Last Updated:||April 2020|
Glenn Anton, also popularly called “Doc” Rivers, is a US basketball coach who is now a retired player and a head coach for the LA Clippers of the NBA. He is known for his remarkable defense and presently serves as an NBA point guard. He has the honor to be a 1988 NBA All-Star and received the J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award in 1990.
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Early Life & Biography
“Doc” Rivers was born in Chicago, Illinois, US, and raised in Maywood, Proviso Township. His father is Grady, and his mother is Betty Rivers. He has a younger sibling named “Grady Rivers Jr.” He is the fourth person of the family to have made a successful sportsman career. His uncle “Jim Brewer” and his two cousin brothers as “Ken Singleton” and “Byron Irvin” have also played for the ‘NBA’ and have been a Major League baseball player.
He used to spend a lot of time at the ‘Chicago Stadium’ playing Basketball, and watching his favorite players.
He attended high school at ‘Proviso East,’ Maywood, and later went to a college located at ‘Marquette’ and earned his degree in political science in 1985. As he always used to wear an old Doctor J T-shirt in honor of ‘NBA’ legendary player Julius Erving, the assistant coach of ‘Marquette University named Rick Majerus started calling him “Dr. Docs.”
Rivers is married to Kristen, and they have four children. All his children are fond of playing sports. Their eldest son, “Jeremiah” plays basketball for Indiana University and Georgetown University. He has also played in the D-League of NBA for the Maine Red Claws. River’s daughter named Callie also plays volleyball for Florida University. She is married to a famous NBA player named Seth Curry. The younger son of River, “Austin,” plays basketball for the Houston Rockets, and his youngest son, named Spencer plays as a guard for UC Irvine, and Winter Park High School.
Rivers is a cousin of retired NBA guard named “Byron Irvin” and retired MLB outfielder named “Ken Singleton.”
After performing a personality test by his coach Celtics, he was found to have an attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Rivers is a member of a non-profit organization, “National Advisory Board for Positive Coaching Alliance,” that assists young athletes and their trainers.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on October 13 1961, Doc Rivers is 58 years old as of today’s date 6th April 2020. His height is 6 ft 4 inches tall, and his weight is 84 kg.
Doc Rivers began his basketball career in 1983 when he was selected by the ‘NBA’ and the ‘Atlanta Hawks.’ He served at the position of the point guard. He had played a total of eight seasons with the ‘Atlanta Hawks.’
Later, he got an opportunity to play for the ‘LA Clippers’ for one year. At the time when he ended his playing career in 1996, he was associated with the team ‘San Antonio Spurs.’
In 1999, he started as a basketball coach and trained the team ‘Orlando Magic’ for over four ‘NBA’ seasons. By leading his team to a close playoff berth, he received the ‘Coach of the Year ‘award just after the first year of his service.
Doc has also worked as a sports reporter for the ‘NBA’ on ‘ABC’ channel and served for one year. Later he became the head coach of the ‘Boston Celtics.’
Started coached the Clippers as a head coach in 2013, he is now promoted to the title of the President of Basket Operations till the year 2017. The contract was extended in 2018
Awards & Achievements
Doc River is known to be one of the leading basketball players in America. He has been a part of his national basketball team and represented his country in the 1982 ‘FIBA World Championship.’ For his remarkable performance in the match, his team won the silver medal.
Rivers became a 1988 NBA All-Star, and in 1990 he was awarded the J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award.
He started as a trainer in 1999 with the Orlando Magic and earned the title ”Coach of the Year” after his first season.
Due to the best winning percentage of his team, Doc was selected to train the ‘East’ for the ‘NBA All-Star Game’ in 2008 in New Orleans. It has been a matter of great honor for any basketball coach to get this remarkable opportunity.
Doc was appointed on the post of President of basketball operations with the ‘Clippers’ till 2017.
Net Worth & Salary of Doc Rivers in 2020
Doc Rivers has served a large period in the sports industry and has gained a lot of reputation and money. He has played numerous championships in his career. He is presently associated with the Clippers and draws an annual salary of $10 million. Looking at his endeavors, his net worth is computed to be around $50 million as of April 2020.
He has been serving as a basketball coach since 1999. He took the post of the head coach of the LA Clippers in 2013. After getting 57 wins in the first season, he was promoted to the post of President of Basketball Operations. Later in 2014, he came into a five-year contract for $50 million with The Clippers till 2017. With the agreement of committee members, the contract was extended further by a few years. He is serving at the post to date.
Rivers has played on the men’s national team in America. He was awarded a silver medal for his commendable performance in FIBA World Championship in 1982 in Colombia.
In 2008, the Celtics won the NBA Championship, the first of Rivers’ career.
Doc Rivers has made a remarkable contribution in the field of basketball as a player and as a coach. Though he had attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, he did not let it come in the way of his dreams. He conquered his disability and became a successful NBA Basketball player.