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Doc focused on title, not rivalry

Updated: October 3, 2013, 9:59 PM ET
By Arash Markazi | ESPNLosAngeles.com

SAN DIEGO -- Doc Rivers is trying to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to their first NBA title this season, but the team's new coach understands that no matter what happens, Los Angeles is a Lakers town.

"It always will be," Rivers said.

So how do the Clippers go about changing that?

"We're not going to try," Rivers said. "We're just going to fight for our fans. We don't want to take away the Lakers' fans. They're great. They have forged their own history. We're going ...

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