Raveling, who also coached at Washington State and Iowa and was a commentator for Fox Sports Net, was on the podium with
Raveling still has the original copy of the speech.
"He basically just went to go see the speech, and they said, 'Hey, kid, want to do security?'" Rivers said of Raveling.
Rivers said he speaks to his players every year about King and black history.
"When we've really made it as a country, it'll be called American history, in my opinion," Rivers said.
The Clippers, who beat the
"It's big," Chris Paul said. "A lot of us look at making it to the
Blake Griffin added that King was an inspiration to him because of the way he fought for equal rights.