Doc Rivers

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Glenn Anton "Doc" Rivers (born October 13, 1961) is an American professional basketball coach and former player who is the head coach for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played as a point guard in the NBA and was known for his defense, a trait that has carried over into his coaching. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Doc Rivers has received more than 3,793,210 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Doc Rivers is the 126th most popular basketball player (up from 129th in 2019), the 6,476th most popular biography from United States (up from 7,023rd in 2019) and the 84th most popular American Basketball Player.

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  • 30

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  • 4.12

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Among basketball players, Doc Rivers ranks 126 out of 1,264Before him are Chuck Cooper, K. C. Jones, Dwyane Wade, Ron Harper, Donald Piper, and Walt Bellamy. After him are Dean Smith, Jo Jo White, Bill Laimbeer, Spud Webb, Chris Mullin, and Jaak Lipso.

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Among people born in 1961, Doc Rivers ranks 198Before him are Brian Orser, Steven Moffat, Lawrence Lessig, Randy Jackson, Juan Carlos Osorio, and Rune Bratseth. After him are Māris Kučinskis, Carlos Vives, John Stockwell, Anders Järryd, Yordanka Donkova, and Aaron Sorkin.

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Among people born in United States, Doc Rivers ranks 6,476 out of 15,968Before him are Gerry Goffin (1939), Bill Holland (1874), Mae Jemison (1956), Walt Bellamy (1939), Megyn Kelly (1970), and Richard Thomas (1951). After him are Charlotte Stewart (1941), Evan Stone (1964), Carmen Zapata (1927), Jimmy Fallon (1974), Estelle Taylor (1894), and Richard Kind (1956).


Among basketball players born in United States, Doc Rivers ranks 84Before him are Chuck Cooper (1926), K. C. Jones (1932), Dwyane Wade (1982), Ron Harper (1964), Donald Piper (1911), and Walt Bellamy (1939). After him are Dean Smith (1931), Jo Jo White (1946), Bill Laimbeer (1957), Spud Webb (1963), Chris Mullin (1963), and Chet Walker (1940).