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Doc Rivers Named 2014 Coach Of The Year For Los Angeles Region:

Los Angeles Clippers Coach Doc Rivers was named on Monday as the 2014 Coach of the Year for the Los Angeles region by the Los Angeles Sports Council.

After coaching the Clippers to a team-record 57 victories in the 2013-14 regular season, Rivers guided the team to a seven-game victory over the Golden State Warriors in the first round of the playoffs in the midst of the release of recorded conversations between then-owner Donald Sterling and companion V. Stiviano, where Sterling criticized Stiviano for having her picture taken with black people and told her not to bring them to Clippers games.

Rivers will be honored during the 10th annual LA Sports Awards March 15 at The Beverly Hilton.

The Los Angeles Sports Council announced last week that Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim outfielder Mike Trout were the region’s 2014 Sportsmen of the Year; figure skater Gracie Gold was the Sportswoman of the Year and Los Angeles Kings President and General Manager Dean Lombardi as the Sports Executive of the Year.

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