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Doc Rivers will be back with Celtics next year

CHICAGO — While the core of the Celtics team that won one NBA championship and came within a win of another may dissipate this summer, the leader will return.

At the NBA draft combine Thursday afternoon, Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge made if official, telling the Globe that Doc Rivers will return for a 10th season as head coach after some speculation he was considering stepping down.

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