Doc Rivers and Paul Pierce celebrated their birthdays in Shanghai on Tuesday by reviving an NBA tradition.
Clippers rookie Branden Dawson sang to them on the roof of their team hotel.
"That was great from Branden," Rivers said with a chuckle during a phone conversation with The Times. "Well, it was as good as it was going to be from Branden."
Rivers turned 54 and Pierce 38, ages that tend to prompt old-man jokes in professional sports.
"I told him, 'Combined, we're 92 years old,'" Rivers said of Pierce.
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