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The team's the thing for Clippers Coach Doc Rivers
The team's the thing for Clippers Coach Doc Rivers

Doc Rivers said the Clippers have come a long way in the selflessness department since his first meeting with Chris Paul, when the new coach told his perennial All-Star point guard that he "wasn't anything." Rivers said Wednesday that Paul embellished the wording allegedly used in that exchange, but the point remained: The Clippers needed to get over themselves to win a championship. They are getting closer, according to Rivers. 'We have had some growth, there's no doubt about that, as a team over the last year and a half or two years," Rivers said before the Clippers played the San Antonio Spurs in Game 2 of their first-round series at Staples Center. ...

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