Rivers, Paul Search for Bliss - and Titles

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Marriages aren't easy in this town. They begin with good intentions, the picture of bliss, until they eventually crumble and collapse from the weight of steep and unrealistic expectations. It's hard to keep it together when both sides want perfection but can't quite find the formula to make that happen.

What, then, are we to make of the latest Hollywood happy couple, Doc Rivers and Chris Paul? Will this one be any different?

Never before, at least in Clippers history, has a franchise player and coach seemed made for each other like this. Paul is the point guard with gargantuan talent who only comes up short in size and championships. Rivers is a popular "players-coach" with a knack for ...

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