"I can put this to rest: They get along great," Rivers told the radio show, via Arash Markazi of ESPN. "Clearly, like everybody, they don't get along all the time, and they don't get along with me all the time, either, by the way.
"I don't see that as an issue. I think all three, and I'm including Blake [Griffin] in this as well, understand how important the other guy is to them. Meaning, they all three need each other to win, and I think all three get that and all three know that and all three want to do it together. To me, that's the most important thing."
After the Clippers' second-round collapse, there was bound to be some discord among the team -- or at least rumors of discord. The Clippers had a 3-1 series lead over the
"I don't say this often, and I don't want to disrespect Houston at all, but when you actually feel like you were the better team or you had a chance to clearly close it out yourself, it makes it a lot tougher," Rivers said.
"Other than Game 7 of the
Even though the Clippers have never advanced past the second-round of the playoffs despite having Paul, Jordan and Griffin for four seasons, Rivers has said that he doesn't want to make changes to the nucleus of the team.
Rivers pointed out that Jordan and Griffin are only 26, and that
"We're right on schedule," Rivers said.