Doc Rivers had to be held back by players and assistant coaches after he was ejected in the first of two overtimes during the team’s 127-122 loss to the Brooklyn Nets on Tuesday.With 18.6 seconds left in the first overtime and the Clippers trailing 117-115, Rivers walked past midcourt, almost to the Nets’ bench, to argue a foul called by official Lauren Holtkamp.
Rivers was whistled for a technical foul and then handed a second technical and an automatic ejection by lead official Ken Mauer, which set Rivers off. “I thought it was an awful tech,” Rivers said after the Clippers lost for a third straight time on the road.
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Report: Avery Bradley Out with Sports Hernia
LA Clippers guard Avery Bradley has a sports hernia and won’t play Thursday against the Golden State Warriors, head coach Doc Rivers said.
Bradley will be evaluated by doctors, Rivers told reporters.
The Detroit Pistons traded Bradley in January as part of the Blake Griffin trade.
Bradley is averaging 14.3 points and two assists per game this season.