Found October 24, 2013 on Full Scale Sports:
Recently, new Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers decided to cover the Lakers championship banners. Rivers, who won an NBA championship with the Boston Celtics brings a winning attitude to the Clippers franchise who has struggled and play the role of the redheaded step-child to the Lakers and their 16 championships. While covering the […]

Magic Johnson: Clippers have every right to cover up Lakers' banners

Magic Johnson is about as pro-Lakers as they come, and even he says that the Clippers/Doc Rivers have the right to cover the Los Angeles Lakers’ banners that hang from the rafter of Staples Center when the Clippers are the home team. Laker Nation: Doc Rivers has a right to cover up the @Lakers 16 NBA Championship Banners. — Earvin Magic Johnson (@MagicJohnson) October 25, 2013...

Doc Rivers Has A Man Crush On Utah’s Gordon Hayward

There’s a lot to love about Gordon Hayward’s game. He’s always a threat for a triple double because of his play making ability, relentless effort on the glass and he can shoot the rock. I love Hayward’s game so much to the point where I’m proclaiming him as a future all-star but there’s one person who loves him more than me. RT @ArashMarkazi: RT @jovanbuha Doc Rivers...

Doc Rivers admits he has a 'man crush' on Jazz's Gordon Hayward

Before Wednesday's preseason game between the Clippers and the Jazz, Doc Rivers had some very very flattering words for Gordon Hayward. That would be the Gordon Hayward that just signed a nice extension with the Jazz. He not only has a nice bit of change to add to his pocket, but also a little crush he might need to avoid. Doc Rivers admitted he has a bit of a "man crush...

Doc Rivers Covers Up Lakers Title Banners

New Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers is doing everything he can to give his new team an edge. Rivers has been mostly criticized for his move from the Boston Celtics after he lead the team to the 2008 NBA Championship. Rivers was clearly not going to stick around to become part of a rebuilding project in Boston. Ray Allen was working on his second strait ring with the Heat...

Doc Rivers backs Paul Pierce & Kevin Garnett in war of words with LeBron James

The day before an October 18th Heat vs Nets preseason contest, LeBron criticized Pierce and KG for "leaving" Boston.  The following night the two of them each responded in their own ways.  Now for the second time in a week, Doc Rivers has put himself in the good graces of Celtics fans by coming to the defense of his former players.  During Wednesday evening's Dan...

Clippers continue fine-tuning as opener nears

LOS ANGELES There was an obvious sense of relief for the Clippers on Wednesday night at Staples Center. Not that they came from behind to beat the Utah Jazz 103-99. It was that the game represented their second to last contest before the end of the preseason. "Amen," coach Doc Rivers said. The Clippers are ready, or as ready as a team can be before beginning the long...

Doc Rivers thinks defenders need adult diapers when defending Blake Griffin

Los Angeles Clippers power forward Blake Griffin his his admirers and his detractors. Some turn their nose at his iffy, at times solid basketball skill set while others applaud his freakish athletic ability. Love or hate his game, Griffin brings with him the thunder – a rim rocking, crowd rising game that is instant highlight material. That’s something many have found out...

Scout: Rivers Has DeAndre Jordan More Engaged, Verbal On Defense

DeAndre Jordan has always been a highly talented defensive player, but sometimes lacked focus and fundamentals. With Doc Rivers joining the Los Angeles Clippers as head coach, an impact has already been made upon Jordan. “He’s more engaged than ever before,” said a scout. “He’s constantly talking on defense, and that’s new."

Doc Rivers defends Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett against LeBron James criticism

LeBron James created somewhat of a preseason trash talking war last week when he basically accused Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett of being hypocrites. Garnett and Pierce were both open in expressing their disappointment with Ray Allen when he chose to sign with the Miami Heat, and LeBron felt that KG and Pierce did the […]

Watch: Draymond Green carrying on the MSU tradition

There was a time when Michigan State basketball coach Tom Izzo referred to Draymond Green running a fastbreak as ‘Tragic Johnson.’ It was a mocking nickname that was originally given to Michigan State alum Magic Johnson, after a terrible 1984…Read more →

Doc Rivers Defends Garnett, Pierce After LeBron Called Them Out For Being Hypocrites

LeBron James recently called out Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce for leaving a rebuilding Boston team for a contending team after giving Ray Allen a hard time when he did the same thing last summer. Garnett already fired back, telling LeBron to “worry about Miami” and now Doc Rivers is coming to the defense of Garnett and Pierce, noting that their situation was “completely different...

Redick moves into Clippers’ starting lineup

J.J. Redick finally shook off that bruised thigh and was in the Clippers’ starting lineup against Utah on Wednesday night. Coach Doc Rivers has talked about Redick’s presence in the offense describing how his movement and work off of screens can be its own offense. Rivers wasn’t looking for much more from Redick’s debut. “Just what he gives us” Rivers said. “He...

How much is the Reds franchise worth?

Make no mistake about it, folks. Owning a professional sports franchise is big business.Just ask the previous owners of the Los Angeles Dodgers, who sold to a new ownership group that included former NBA great Magic Johnson, for a whopping $2.15 billion last year.The price tag on the Dodgers was monumental in more ways than one. Not only did the sale rock Major League Baseball, and...
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