Rivers on Amaechi's coming out: 'So what?'
BOSTON -- Sure, Doc Rivers heard whispers about John Amaechi's sexuality when they were both in Orlando. But here's what the former Magic coach knew for sure: Amaechi was a good scorer, a decent rebounder, a little bit of a defensive liability and "a fantastic kid."
"He's better than a good kid; he's a fantastic kid," Rivers said Wednesday night after learning that Amaechi acknowledged he is gay. "John Amaechi, when I was coaching him, was a great kid. He did as much charity work as anybody ...
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