Bailey sent out a tweet last week critical of Rivers' work as the Clippers' president of basketball operations, prompting some strong responses from Jeremiah Rivers.
“@clipperdarrell My Pops Been A Part Of Something Special, You Haven’t, Let It Take It [sic] Course. #Banner1,” Jeremiah Rivers tweeted Monday, referring to his father's
Jeremiah Rivers, who played at Georgetown and Indiana before playing professionally in Serbia and in the
"My Pops Been President For Half A Season, And You've Determined a Verdict huh? Like Some Judge With His Gavel…" Rivers tweeted. "No Offense Clipper Darrell, But You Don't Know [ ...]. Oh, And Your Misinformed."
Doc Rivers has been in charge of the Clippers' personnel decisions since he arrived in the summer of 2013 -- one of the reasons he willingly left the storied Celtics to come to a franchise without a trip to the Western Conference finals.
Bailey, known for wearing half-red, half-blue suits and shouting "Let's go Clippers, let's go!" during games at Staples Center, had tweeted a link to a picture of Doc Rivers along with the message "My name is Doc Rivers and I Dont know what I am doing being the President of Basketball Operations."
Jeremiah Rivers strongly disagreed.