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Clippers' Austin Rivers is excited his postseason includes playoffs

Clippers' Austin Rivers is excited his postseason includes playoffs

Austin Rivers has repeated the same ritual at the end of each regular season — cleaning out his locker. The point guard has never made the playoffs in his brief NBA career, leaving him with several summer alternatives. He's gone home to see family in Los Angeles and Orlando, Fla. Last year, he went to Houston to train with former NBA player and coach John Lucas and watch the playoffs. They can seem to last forever for someone on the outside enviously looking in. "It seems like it's very long," Rivers said, "so it's tough." Becoming a Clipper via a midseason trade has eased Rivers' burden. He's going to the playoffs next week and,...

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