Originally posted on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 4/16/13
Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers had just left the Prudential Center tunnel on Monday when 2 bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Rivers lives only a few blocks from where the tragedy took place, and discussed the event earlier according to a report from Celtic’s Hub, an ESPN affiliate. Rivers was on his way to watch the end of the race, like many Bostonian’s do on Patriot’s Day. “It was just horrible. Living right there, it was an awful day. A sad day. I always go down after practice and watch, I’ve done it every year we are in town, since I live a couple blocks from the finish line. I was on my way actually. I had just gotten out of the Prudential tunnel when the bomb exploded. It’s just awful. It takes the joy out of sports, that’s what sports is supposed to bring is joy, and it took all of the joy out of the event and the day. It was a long day for everyone.” Expect similar stories from those in sports to come out as the days go by. It’s just something that is so incredibly jarring, and it impacts [...]
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