PBT Extra: Don’t blame Doc Rivers for Blazers’ McCollum error


At the end of the day, Portland Trail Blazers’ coach Terry Stotts treated the official lineup for Wednesday night’s game against the Clippers like you and I treat the Apple User Agreement — he agreed without looking.

C.J. McCollum wasn’t on the active roster as he was supposed to be.

The League went to Doc Rivers and, basically, asked if it would be okay if McCollum played anyway.

Rivers said “no.” That was fully within his rights and people who are blaming him miss the point — he’s not there to win a sportsmanship award. I cover that with Jenna Corrado in this latest PBT Extra.