Rivers Deal Cements Chris Paul Re-Signing?

A person with knowledge of the deal confirmed to USA TODAY Sports that the Celtics agreed to let (Doc) Rivers out of his current contract and join the Clippers in exchange for an unprotected 2015 first-round draft pick. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the deal has not been announced.

The deal is expected to cement the future of point guard and free-agent-to-be Chris Paul with the Clippers, as he was consulted on this process as it unfolded.

Source: Sam Amick of USA TODAY Sports