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Doc makes house call, Red Claws produce a win

Postby Tom Nolette » Mon Mar 04, 2013 6:42 am

Doc makes house call, Red Claws produce a win
With Celtics Coach Doc Rivers in attendance, Maine completes a weekend sweep of Erie.
By Kevin Thomas

PORTLAND - Chris Wright jokingly pestered Jeremiah Rivers hours before the Maine Red Claws' game Sunday afternoon.

"I would keep asking, 'Hey, is your dad coming?'" Wright said, smiling.

Jeremiah's father is Boston Celtics Coach Doc Rivers. And the rumor that he would be in Portland to watch the Red Claws on Sunday turned out to be true.

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Re: Doc makes house call, Red Claws produce a win

Postby Tom Nolette » Fri Mar 08, 2013 7:17 am

Red Claws' Jeremiah Rivers: The product of parenting
The 6-foot-5 guard has been blessed, but learned to make his own way because of Doc and Kristen Rivers' values.

By Kevin Thomas

PORTLAND - As trainer Jessica Kendall adjusted the tape on Jeremiah Rivers' left ankle, he looked away, his face tightening, the pain obvious.

Maine Red Claws Coach Mike Taylor approached Rivers, telling his player that he should sit out most of the day's practice. But it was up to Rivers.

Rivers practiced. He ran the drills, competed in scrimmages and kept on going.

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