Doc Rivers plans to move Nate Robinson off the ball. Marquis Daniels, once he recovers from illness, will handle more ball handling duties. (Boston Globe)
“I wanted Nate to play more,’’ Rivers said. “I thought Nate struggled a little bit. But you can see him getting even more comfortable. Our plan for Marquis to handle the ball more kind of went out the window when [trainer] Eddie [Lacerte] before the game told me he wasn’t feeling well. So we put the ball back in Nate’s hands. That was not our intention.’’
I wrote a piece about the switcheroo for CelticsBlog. Read it here.