Doc Rivers on forgiving Blake Griffin: ‘We built Richard Nixon a library’

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Doc Rivers spoke with reporters before Friday night’s Clippers-Lakers game about the recent incident between Blake Griffin and a Clippers equipment manager, which resulted in Griffin breaking his hand. Above all else, Rivers stressed how awful Griffin feels about the whole thing:

Rivers went further with his defense of Griffin:

That’s a little bit of hyperbole to equate Griffin with Nixon, but Doc is right that this incident should not define Blake or his character forever.