The Bruins are in the Stanley Cup Final. A Patriots tight end is being investigated in connection to a murder. The Red Sox are in first place in the American League East.
And still, the Celtics stole a sizable chunk of the local spotlight this past week as their gripping reality show starring Doc Rivers and the Los Angeles Clippers played out.
For now, Rivers is back at his Winter Park, Fla., home, deliberating his future.
A decision is expected soon, possibly as early as Monday, when Rivers is expected to return to Boston.
There’s still a chance that the Clippers could meet the Celtics’ asking price of a first-round pick, which could lead to the Celtics releasing Rivers from his contract. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
Gary Washburn of the Globe staff contributed to this report. Baxter Holmes can be reached at email@example.com.