Los Angeles Clippers assistant coach Kevin Eastman retires

LOS ANGELES (AP) Los Angeles Clippers assistant coach Kevin Eastman is retiring.

The Clippers announced Eastman's decision Monday.

Eastman was an assistant to Doc Rivers for two seasons. He also served as the Clippers' vice president of basketball operations during the 2014-15 season.

The 61-year-old veteran basketball mind spent eight seasons on Rivers' staff with the Boston Celtics, winning a championship ring in 2008.

Eastman was a collegiate head coach at Washington State, UNC Wilmington and NAIA Belmont Abbey before moving to the NBA.

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