Rivers can right the ship

Doc has a championship at his fingertips in his new role as L.A. Clippers coach

Updated: October 3, 2013, 2:55 PM ET
By Scoop Jackson | ESPN.com

I believe in coaches. I believe in coaching matchups. I believe that coaches in the NBA are just as important as (almost) any player on the court and that coaching to a large degree is the main reason certain teams go deep into the playoffs every year. I believe a great coach can put any team into the championship conversation.

That said ...

Now I would be "white jacket" certifiable if I took this space to say that I believe because Doc Rivers is now the coach of the L.A. ...

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