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Doc and Austin Rivers: Like father, like son when arguing with the refs (Video)

Los Angeles Clippers’ Doc Rivers and his son Austin regularly complain to referees, but they took it to a new level on Wednesday night.

The Los Angeles Clippers are the Association’s biggest crybabies, and they take the personality of head coach Doc Rivers. The best example is his son Austin Rivers. Austin has five technicals this season, and he’s been ejected twice.

The most humorous example was on Wednesday night when the Clippers were blown out at home by the Houston Rockets. In typical Clippers fashion, the Rivers family decided to take it out on the officials by huffing and puffing about a call that didn’t go their way.

This wasn’t Doc’s first embarrassing referee related moment this season. The incident in November against the Nets when he actually needed to be held back from attacking a ref was hilarious.

The Clippers will never be taken seriously while they playing this way. Last season, they were first in technical fouls with 84.

With injuries to Chris Paul (a frequent whiner) they’ve managed to stay at sixth in 2016-17. Despite Paul’s absence being a clear indicator of what a problem he ca be, it all starts with the man in charge.

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Chip Murphy

I’m ESNY’s Executive Editor for EliteSportsNY.com.
I cover the New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets.
Email: chip.murphy@elitesportsny.com

Chip Murphy covers the NBA for Elite Sports NY. You can find him on Twitter @ChipperMurphy.