Funny how Doc's jokes seem funnier this year now that we're winning. (Globe)
As far as Rivers is concerned, Sam Cassell doesn't exist. When asked what he thought of the Clippers point guard (who will be in town tomorrow night), Rivers replied, "He's been hurt, right? Livingston." The response was clever, considering the rumor mill has been cranking out scenarios, including the Clippers buying out Cassell and the 14-year veteran possibly landing in Boston.