“That’s a blow, a huge blow for us,” Rivers said. “When something like this happens, we’ll find someone that’s already in our locker room that’s going to play terrific, and I have no idea who it is.”
When asked about the team’s chances of returning to the NBA Finals, Rivers was defiant.
“Well, you can write the obituary, I’m not,” he said. “You can go ahead. But I’m not. We won [Sunday], and so the way I look at it is, we’re going to stay in there.”