Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame Honors Glenn "Doc" Rivers

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Doc Rivers (right) and former Marquette head coach Hank Raymonds.

Former Marquette guard and current Boston Celtics head coach Glenn "Doc" Rivers will be inducted  with the 2011 class to the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Sept. 21 at the Hawthorne Race Course in Cicero, Ill. 

Rivers was a Chicagoland standout at Proviso East High School before starring at Marquette University and in the NBA. Rivers was drafted after his junior season in 1983 by the Atlanta Hawks and played 13 seasons in the NBA. He coached the Orlando Magic where he received the 1999-2000 NBA Coach of the Year award before becoming the head coach of the Boston Celtics. Rivers led the Celtics to the 2008 NBA title. 

Click here for more information on the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame.

The 15th annual induction also includes University of Connecticut head men's basketball coach Jim Calhoun, Chicago Blackhawks legend Bobby Hull, and Pro Football Hall of Famers Barry Sanders and Rocky Bleier.

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