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Doc Rivers on Clippers watching Kings' banner night: 'We tasted it'
Doc Rivers on Clippers watching Kings' banner night: 'We tasted it'

Doc Rivers got a suite at Staples Center on Wednesday for the Clippers to watch the Kings raise their Stanley Cup championship banner. He wanted the players to visualize that it was they who had just won a title. Apparently it worked. "We tasted it," Rivers said. Rivers got the championship visualization idea from a former coach of his, Pat Riley. He said that when he was a player, Riley made him and his New York Knicks teammates visualize the trophy. "It had an impact on you," Rivers said. Before the banner was raised, the Kings showed a video of the players enjoying the Stanley Cup, taking it on various adventures with them around the world. Rivers said that...

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