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Celtics’ price for Doc Rivers rejected by Clippers

The initial price set by the Celtics to allow Doc Rivers to escape his contract to coach the Los Angeles Clippers and also, quite possibly, Kevin Garnett, was rejected by the Clippers, a league source told the Globe Saturday night.

Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge asked for center DeAndre Jordan, guard Eric Bledsoe, and two draft picks. The Clippers considered it too steep and the teams appeared to reach a stalemate as talks continued into the night.

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