Some have wondered why we didn't see more of Tony Allen when Ben Gordon was dropping 42 points on us. Doc has an answer:
"One thing I learned as a coach," Rivers said, "a guy scores, you don't scrap everybody that's got you there. The last time I checked, Ray Allen has played all year and we led the league in field goal percentage defensively. Because a team has had two good games - and Gordon's had one - we don't want to panic and start changing our whole team. That doesn't mean Tony [Allen] won't play. But taking Ray off the floor [in Game 2] would have been the answer - but we would have lost that game because we wouldn't have had Ray's shot."