"It doesn't mean anything," Clippers point guard
He has a point. Memphis traded
The Mavericks certainly got better in theory by acquiring the four-time All-Star point guard from the
The betting website Bovada lowered the Mavericks'
"They were a contender in the West before the trade," Clippers Coach
The Clippers will find out how different the Mavericks are when the teams meet Jan. 10 at Staples Center.
"You always have to wait and see, but Rondo's figured it out, man," Clippers shooting guard
Rondo wasn't the only player on the move in the West. The
Rivers said he expected a flurry of moves to unfold in the wake of the Rondo trade.
"Once the first deal happened, it loosens up everybody," Rivers said. "They all have their hands on that lever, and now they're pulling it."
Does Rivers, the president of basketball operations who has long been seeking an upgrade at small forward, have his hand on the lever?
"No, I don't have a lever," Rivers said. "Not yet."
Rivers has formulated a plan if he wants to rest DeAndre Jordan during a compacted portion of the schedule and the center protests because he holds the NBA's longest active consecutive games streak, which stands at 266.
"I would play him," Rivers said. "For a minute."
The Clippers' game against the
CLIPPERS VS. BUCKS
When: 7:30 PST Saturday
Where: Staples Center.
On the air: TV: Prime Ticket; Radio: 980, 1330.
Record vs. Bucks: 0-1.
Update: Milwaukee rookie forward