Vincent Poirier calls out Doc Rivers for not displaying professionalism after Sixers traded him away

Vincent Poirier calls out Doc Rivers for not displaying professionalism after Sixers traded him away

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Dec 31, 2020; Orlando, Florida, USA; Orlando Magic heart Khem Birch (24) battles for the rebound with Philadelphia 76ers guard Isaiah Joe (7) and heart Vincent Poirier (17) through the fourth quarter at Amway Center. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

Vincent Poirier was one of many commerce items the Philadelphia 76ers concerned within the deal to carry George Hill to the staff. The Sixers gave up second-round picks, Tony Bradley, Terrance Ferguson and Vincent Poirier in a multi-team commerce.

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The heart from France bought waived by the Knicks after the deadline together with Ferguson. Poirier expressed his disappointment with the Sixers’ head coach Doc Rivers conduct after the commerce was finalized.

(through  Le Parisien, as transcribed by Eurohoops)

“The coach didn’t even send me a message although I know he sent others. I’m not asking him to give me compliments but just a message to wish me good luck. We are not commodities, we are still human beings.

It’s a minimum of sending a message, to say that the situation was complicated, but thank you for your professionalism. A bogus thing, even if he doesn’t really mean it.”

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Poirier didn’t discover his place within the league throughout his two-year stint wit the Boston Celtics and the Philadelphia 76ers. He performed simply 130 minutes for the Celtics in his first NBA season, and was launched through the offseason.

He was signed by the Sixers for the minimal having an excellent smaller function in Doc Rivers’ rotation taking part in simply 39 minutes for Philadelphia.

Prior to his NBA journey, Poirier had an awesome season with EuroLeague facet Baskonia averaging 11.9 factors and eight.3 rebounds within the competitors through the 2017-18 season marketing campaign.

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