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Ainge wants Rivers to take his time

Updated: June 23, 2010, 6:09 PM ET
By Andy Katz | ESPN.com

Boston Celtics director of basketball operations Danny Ainge told ESPN.com Wednesday that he wants coach Doc Rivers to spend more time on his decision whether to return next season.

Ainge said Rivers is still down after Boston's Game 7 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA Finals last Thursday and that he didn't want Rivers to make an emotional decision.

Rivers was in Waltham, Mass., with Ainge on Wednesday for a draft workout.

"I don't want him to make a decision ...

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