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Report: Doc Rivers interested in adding Roy Rogers to Sixers coaching staff

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Assistant number two incoming?

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New Sixers head coach Doc Rivers is reportedly taking another step to fill out his first staff in Philadelphia.

Per the Philadelphia Inquirer’s Keith Pompey:

Roy Rogers would be the second addition to Rivers’ staff, following reports last week that former Memphis Grizzlies and Sacramento Kings head coach Dave Joerger is set to join Doc’s bench.

As for Rogers, some quick bullet-points:

For more info on Rogers’ background, check out this profile done on him by the NBA Coaches Association in 2018:

With Joerger and Rogers (reported) in tow, Sixers fans will likely continue to focus on Sam Cassell. The former player has been interviewing for head coaching jobs of late, but if he’s not to land one of the remaining opportunities, the prevailing thought is that Cassell will come with Doc from L.A. to Philly.