NBA insider reveals the LA Clippers quit on Doc Rivers and Paul George

Doc Rivers is the only coach to blow three 3-1 leads and this time around his team lost confidence in his coaching decisions. It's being reported by Shams Charania of The Athletic, the players were left scratching their heads with some of Rivers in-game tactics and rotations.

Several players had underwhelming postseason performances. Head coach Doc Rivers had several strategic decisions that left players scratching their heads, such as the decision not to ride a bigger lineup against Nikola Jokic, choosing rotations that did not prioritize more minutes for JaMychal Green and various defensive adjustments. The team also never came together in terms of chemistry or camaraderie inside the bubble. These are all things Rivers and the Clippers will sift through for the entire offseason and into an unknown start date to next season.

Not only did the team lose faith in their coach, by all accounts, once their season was complete, Paul George spoke in the locker room and it turns out most of the players didn't care for it. Charania also reported:

In the postgame locker room Tuesday night, George was preaching to teammates to remain committed, for all the players to return to the team this offseason and stay ready to make another run. It was met by some eye rolls and bewilderment, sources said, because George did not back up his words with action in the series and the team has multiple free agents with decisions to make.

These just hit different now....


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