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Rivers won't coach this season

Tired of rumors swirling over his impending dismissal, Doc Rivers gave the Magic an ultimatum.

Updated: November 19, 2003, 12:00 PM ET
By David Aldridge | Special to ESPN.com

Fired Orlando Magic coach Doc Rivers asked team management Monday to either fire him or leave him alone.

"If you're going to judge me on 10 games after all that I have done for four years, getting the team to the playoffs and overachieving, [bleep] or get off the pot," Rivers told ESPN on Tuesday morning.

Rivers said he likely won't coach this season, though he had received a call on Tuesday from a team that was interested in talking to him about its position. It is expected that Rivers, ...

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