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Dan Shaughnessy

Doc Rivers second only to Red Auerbach

Coach quickly becoming the one of greatest in Celtics history

MIAMI - There is Red . . . and then there is Doc.

Doc Rivers is moving up the ranks toward becoming the second-greatest coach in the history of the Celtics, and this is his finest job in eight years on the Boston bench.

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