Despite the casualties, Doc Rivers trusts his Clippers


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Despite the casualties, Doc Rivers trusts his Clippers

Without Montrezl Harrell and Lou Williams, and with Patrick Beverley in doubt, the Angelenos open the return of the NBA with their rival of the city, the Lakers.

The trainers of Los Angeles Clippers, Doc RiversHe believes his team is more than capable of dealing with the casualties he will have this Thursday in the NBA comeback, when his team faces none other than the LeBron James Lakers.

The NBA has been suspended since March due to the coronavirus pandemic, but the 2019-20 season will resume on Thursday. With the presence of stars Kawhi Leonard and Paul George, the Clippers will be without Lou Williams and Montrezl Harrell in the duel to be played at the Walt Disney World Resort.

Patrick Beverley, Landry Shamet and Ivica Zubac have also interrupted training due to justified family emergencies or COVID-19 problems, although it is not ruled out that they are available for the game.

As the Clippers (44-20), seconds behind the Lakers in the West, prepare to resume their bet on the championship, Rivers spoke about the team’s losses. “We have put together a deep roster for that,” Rivers said Wednesday. “Now when you have five or six kills at a time, that’s asking too much on any campus.”

However, the coach was confident that he could get his entire team back for the most important moment: “By the time the Playoffs start we will not have as many kills, but we will have perhaps two or three key players, and that is asking a lot. That does not stop us from believing that we are going to win every game. We have great confidence, “he concluded.

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