Doc Rivers said he never wanted the Los Angeles Clippers to trade DeAndre Jordan to the Boston Celtics for Kevin Garnett last June when the two teams were working on a deal for the head coach.
Derek Fisher, who was traded to the Houston Rockets from the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday, was not with the Rockets Saturday for their game against the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center.
The Clippers shine in what could be the beginning of a rivalry with the Thunder.
The NBA released the first returns of the NBA All-Star balloting Thursday and four of the five starters for the Western Conference are from Los Angeles.
Lakers show a narrow focus as Celtics reserves do a number on them.