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Doc Rivers drew up winning combo

Updated: April 18, 2011, 8:46 AM ET
By Chris Forsberg | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Some artists dabble in chalk, others in paints. As the Picasso of the dry erase board, Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers is partial to marker, his fingers often covered with green and blue smears at the end of a night at the bench easel.

The success rate of Rivers' plays coming out of timeouts is so astoundingly high, one can't help but wonder if the Celtics are tempted to use all of theirs early on, simply to allow Rivers to draw up more plays in the first half. And while the ...

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