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Clippers' Coach Doc Rivers on how to handle Matt Barnes' slump
Clippers' Coach Doc Rivers on how to handle Matt Barnes' slump

Clippers small forward Matt Barnes is going through a big shooting slump. In the team's eight exhibition games, he shot six for 44 (13.6%) from the field. From beyond the three-point line, Barnes shot one for 24 (4.2%). When Clippers Coach Doc Rivers was asked how he's planning to approach Barnes, he said it's a delicate issue. "Some guys come in your office and you have a talk with them," Rivers said. "And some guys, it's like a pitcher that's having a no-hitter -- you stay away from them. With Matt, it's probably somewhere in the middle of those two. Rivers, who coached the Boston Celtics to a championship in 2008, said that as the...

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