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Clippers can't wait to get Blake Griffin back

Clippers can't wait to get Blake Griffin back

Some softer story lines embraced the Clippers here one day after they learned their wait for Blake Griffin's return would get a bit longer.

Paul Pierce joked Wednesday that Doc Rivers' rate of hair loss had accelerated since he left Boston, and Rivers praised seemingly every nook of his former city. Celtics fans showered their former coach and the NBA Finals most valuable player who might be playing his last game at TD Garden with massive ovations during pregame introductions.

Of course, Griffin never strayed completely from the Clippers' minds.

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