Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 10/19/13
Since leaving the Celtics for LA, Doc Rivers has said a lot of things that haven't sat well with Boston fans (examples A, B, and C for starters).  But now it appears he's finally doing something we'll enjoy: Per order of coach Rivers, during his team's home games at the Staples Center this season the Lakers championship banners (and retired numbers) that hang from the rafters will be covered up with giant posters of Clippers players.  Here's what Rivers had to say on the subject, via the LA Times: "Well, I didn't look at it as the banner thing. I just look at it as putting our guys up. Listen, I think this is our arena when we play, so I just thought it would be good that we show our guys. No disrespect to them. But when we play, it's the Clippers' arena as far as I know." Not for one second do I believe Doc's explanation; this is clearly a shot at the Lakers, and part of his and his club's "there's a new sheriff in town" mentality.  But you know what?  Good for them.  Go ahead and disrespect
PLAYERS: Doc Rivers
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