Doc Rivers Says He’d ‘Prefer’ Lance Stephenson Come Off the Bench for Clippers

by September 27, 2015

Chris Paul, JJ Redick, Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan are definitely starting for the Clippers this season, that much is for sure. But who will be the fifth starter? Paul Pierce? Wes Johnson? Lance Stephenson?

Head coach Doc Rivers has yet to make a firm decision on who starts at small forward, but it sounds like he’dΒ “prefer” to keep Stephenson in a bench role, to ignite the second unit.

From Dan Woike of theΒ Orange County Register: