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Report: Celtics Doc Rivers To Have Throat Surgery

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Celtics Head Coach Doc Rivers.

Celtics Head Coach Doc Rivers.

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BOSTON (CBS) – Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers is set to have throat surgery on Tuesday, The Boston Herald reports.

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The surgery will be to remove a non-cancerous growth from Rivers’ throat. Back in October, the Celtics coach had tests to determine if lesions on his throat were cancerous. The tests came back negative.

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The Herald is reporting Doc will not be able to talk for two weeks.

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