Doc Rivers Gets Defensive When Asked About His History Of Choking
Doc Rivers has a long history of blowing leads, whether it be over the course of just one game or in a series as a whole. For instance, he blew significant leads as the head coach in Orlando, Los Angeles, and now, Philadelphia. Needless to say, his track record isn’t very good right now, and it is on the verge of being blown wide open as the Raptors are looking to become the first team in NBA history to overcome an 0-3 deficit in the playoffs.
The “choker” label has become so synonymous with Rivers that now, journalists have no choice but to ask him about it. Today, Rivers was doing a presser when the topic of blowing leads came up. As you can see down below, Rivers actually got very defensive about the question, which led to a long answer that saw the head coach throw his former teams and players under the bus.