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It has been a roller coaster-like season for the Boston Celtics, especially for their head coach Doc Rivers. To start 2013, the Celtics seemed to have turned it around, winning six straight games after losing four in a row. Now, they have lost three straight, unable to escape the label of being a .500 team (well below expectations).
Couple that with rumors of a big roster shake-up and stressful showdown and loss to his son Austin Rivers and the New Orleans Hornets that ended the team’s longest winning streak in the past couple years. The stress level for Doc has to be through the roof.
After Sunday’s loss to a bad Detroit Piston team, his frustration couldn’t be held in. Doc took no questions, deciding to send a message to his team through his words during the post game press conference: