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Rumor? (Ainge To Phoenix)

Noooooooooooooooooooo!  Say it ain't so.

Update: As pointed out in the comments, this might be more speculation (or one sided interest) than rumor.

Phil Jackson, Doc Rivers must decide future in coming weeks - Ian Thomsen - SI.com

They've known all season that coach Doc Rivers may not return -- my hunch is he won't be back -- but now comes a potential curveball from Phoenix. Doesn't it make sense for the Suns to make a run at Celtics general manager Danny Ainge? His family was living happily in Phoenix before his 2003 move to Boston, and Ainge has done everything the Celtics could ask while winning a 17th championship and reaching the Finals twice in three years. With GM Steve Kerr and his lead assistant, David Griffin, announcing this week their decision to leave Phoenix, owner Robert Sarver will be looking for a new administration. People in the league expect Ainge to be at the top of his list now that the Celtics' season is done. Ainge played for the Suns and then coached them for three seasons through 1999, and he would provide the franchise with a successful link to its traditions of winning with up-tempo play. Ainge is one of the top GMs in the league, with a longstanding record of finding talent in the draft, as well as showing no fear in making big trades. He remains under contract with Boston, so if Sarver is interested, he will have to go through the Celtics' ownership group led by Wyc Grousbeck.

Keep him Wyc.  I can understand Doc moving on for family, but I don't want to lose Danny too.

The article linked above also has some good insights into Doc's pending decision.

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