Nate McMillan

Rest assured, Rivers will continue to sit players

Rest assured, Rivers will continue to sit players

The schedule made it look like it might be a good time to rest a Clippers starter. The advanced metrics indicated everyone should be available to play.

Clippers Coach Doc Rivers went with the more contemporary gauge of his players’ fatigue levels Sunday night at Staples Center, deciding not to hold anyone out against the Indiana Pacers even though his team was coming off a six-game trip and concluding a stretch of 21 games in 36 days.

“Everybody’s good,” Rivers said before the game.

The Clippers’ use of biometrics for the first time this season has led them to rest players even on days when they said they felt fine because...

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