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Visit to Doc was right medicine

Blunt assessment of his role from Rivers persuaded Shaq

By Gary Washburn
Globe Staff / August 11, 2010

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WALTHAM — Doc Rivers has turned into Dr. Phil. The Celtics coach revives careers. He soothes and coddles players with unruly reputations and he uses brutal honesty with others to eliminate any delusions of grandeur. (Full article: 854 words)

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