Doc Rivers is in a powerful position.
He is the coach of the Clippers and the president of basketball operations, giving Rivers the final say on who plays on the court and who is hired in personnel matters.
So as the man in charge of both jobs, Rivers was asked about his views on evaluating a team when he has dual roles.
“I guess as an executive you always look at the long-term project,” Rivers said before the Clippers practiced Tuesday. “But as an executive, you’re looking at winning too. As a coach, you’re looking at the long term process. But you’re probably looking more at the now.
“But it’s not...