Essay Los Angeles Clippers and Clippers Coach Doc

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Before leaving the game, Redick was 1-of-2 from the field for two points. He spent four minutes on the court before exiting.
On the season, Redick is averaging 16.4 points a game and boasts a player efficiency rating of 18.2, both of which are career highs. He's been the Clippers' most consistent threat from three-point range, shooting 36.8 percent, which is one of the lowest percentages of his career.
Still Redick remains a key player for Los Angeles. He helps to spread the floor, which opens up the paint for DeAndre Jordan and Blake Griffin and allows Chris Paul more space to drive to the basket.
He's already missed significant time this year, following a fracture in his right hand and tear of his ulnar collateral ligament.LOS ANGELES -- The Clippers may not be Los Angeles’ team quite yet, but judging from recent television ratings and national headlines, they may have become America’s team during these playoffs.

The Clippers’ 126-121 win over the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night drew 6.0 million viewers, which was TNT’s most-viewed NBA first-round telecast since the Los Angeles Lakers played the Denver Nuggets in 2012. The high ratings are expected to continue next week when the Clippers take on the Oklahoma City Thunder in the Western Conference semifinals.

“I don’t know about the whole 'America’s Team' and all that stuff,” Clippers coach Doc Rivers said. “I guarantee you when we get to Oklahoma, we will not be 'America’s Team,' I can guarantee you that.”

In the wake of racist comments made by Clippers owner Donald Sterling being made public on TMZ late Friday night, the Clippers have become the most watched team in the country.

Last Sunday’s Game 4, which was the Clippers first game after the controversy, drew 6.5 million viewers on…