Doc Rivers’s future still unclear after drama-filled week

BOSTON, MA - MAY 3: Doc Rivers of the Boston Celtics argues a call by an official in the second half during Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs on May 3, 2013 at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)
Doc Rivers could end up coaching the Clippers, or go back to TV.Jim Rogash/Getty Images

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The Bruins are in the Stanley Cup Final. A Patriots tight end is being investigated in connection to a murder. The Red Sox are in first place in the American League East.

And still, the Celtics stole a sizable chunk of the local spotlight this past week as their gripping reality show starring Doc Rivers and the Los Angeles Clippers played out.

For now, Rivers is back at his Winter Park, Fla., home, deliberating his future.

A decision is expected soon, possibly as early as Monday, when Rivers is expected to return to Boston.

There’s still a chance that the Clippers could meet the Celtics’ asking price of a first-round pick, which could lead to the Celtics releasing Rivers from his contract.

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