There wasn't an emotional father-and-son moment for Doc and
Actually, there wasn't really a moment at all.
"I literally have not had a conversation with him from a father and son point of view,"
That would be DeAndre Jordan and
Austin Rivers said he realized where he fell in the pressure pecking order heading into his playoff debut.
"I don't have a tremendous amount of pressure on myself," he said. "For what reason? We have our leader, Chris. You ask how much pressure I have, you go talk to him."
Rivers said he wasn't around his father much during his two
"Nah," Rivers said. "I was like in eighth grade, man."
His time of year
If it's time for the
The shooting guard on Sunday extended his streak of appearing in the playoffs in every professional season. He's been nine times now, with three different teams.
He conceded he should have been left out two years ago, when he spent most of the season with a crummy
"I got traded at the deadline to Milwaukee, and we won 37 games and made the playoffs, so there was an asterisk next to that season," Redick said. "But other than that, I feel like I've been on good teams."
Redick advanced to the Finals with the Magic in 2009 and the Eastern Conference finals in 2010, but both of those might be trumped by a deep playoff run with a Clippers franchise that has never made it past the second round.
The "E:60" newsmagazine episode detailing Paul's tribute to a young fan's late mother in November, when the Clippers point guard wrote her initials on his shoes for a game against the
Paul wrote L.E.G. on his shoes in honor of Lisa Elaine Gallagher, who died in September from an aggressive form of brain cancer. Her son, Jack, had placed one of his CP3 brand shoes on her grave.
Jack's father said he gave his teenage son permission to stay up and watch the Clippers' playoff opener Sunday even though the game started after 10:30 p.m. local time in their hometown of Erie, Pa.
"Jack is the only eighth-grader in America who has a 1 a.m. curfew on school nights when the Clippers are in the playoffs," Michael Gallagher said.