The Philadelphia 76ers dismissed coach Doc Rivers after three seasons on Tuesday, the team announced.

The Sixers were eliminated in the Eastern Conference semifinals, losing Game 7 to the Boston Celtics.

Potential candidates for the coaching position include Mike Budenholzer, Sam Cassell, Mike D'Antoni, Nick Nurse

Rivers delivered a 154-82 (.653) record in his three seasons, including 54 victories in 2022-23 -- the franchise's most since 2000-01.

After having the chance to reflect upon our season, The team aims to make changes to further their goal of competing for a championship.

Philadelphia is now among the teams with head-coach openings, along with the Milwaukee, Phoenix, Toronto, and Detroit.

Rivers, who delivered his 16th straight winning season as a head coach, lost for the 10th time in a Game 7, including five in a row.

76ers face offseason challenges: finding new coach to replace Rivers and navigating Harden's free agency.

Harden's relationship with Rivers is "OK," and his decision on whether to opt out of his contract will impact the team's.

If Harden leaves, Philadelphia will have the midlevel exception to supplement the roster but won't have cap space to directly replace him.