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The impact of Martin Luther King Jr. is a talking point for Doc Rivers and the Clippers

The impact of Martin Luther King Jr. is a talking point for Doc Rivers and the Clippers

Doc Rivers has seen to it that his role with the Clippers is more than just coach of the team.

On Martin Luther King Day, Rivers again made sure to impart his wisdom to his players about the importance of the civil rights icon.

The Clippers defeated the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday night at Staples Center in one of TNT’s nationally televised games on MLK Day.

“There’s no way you can explain to any group of people the impact of Martin Luther King in a two-minute pregame speech. I can tell you that,” Rivers said. “We talk about stuff all the time.

“And for the young...

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