Celtics' uncertainty deeper than Doc

No matter why Rivers won't commit, his departure would change everything

Updated: June 12, 2013, 8:04 PM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- In what appears to be a standoff to prevent a drastic roster overhaul, Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers seemingly has pushed all of his chips to the center of the table and challenged president of basketball operations Danny Ainge to call his bluff.

What happens next could leave the Celtics looking radically different moving forward.

For much of the past five weeks, Boston fans have been able to dismiss the idea of Rivers walking away as overhyped speculation. ...

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