Back in Boston for a community event, Doc Rivers looked both back at his Celtics career and ahead to Los Angeles -- and, of course, there was talk about point guards. Turning his attention to his new team, Rivers touched on his new point guard, Chris Paul. "I see a lot similarities between he and Isiah Thomas," Rivers said. "I've already reached out to Isiah. With his ball-handling skills, he's as close to Isiah as we've had in the game." With training camp right around the corner, Rivers already has set his goal for the upcoming season. "Chris Paul and Blake Griffin, the first thing I asked them, I said, you know what bugged me? I watched the Finals, and you guys were on more than the game. You're on every commercial. We need to get off the commercials and onto the floor."
That kind of straight talk is exactly why the Clippers needed a switch from the more timid Vinny