- Green Street - http://greenstreet.weei.com -
Doc Rivers on Kendrick Perkins: ‘You can’t put a number on identity or perception’
Posted By Mike Petraglia On November 23, 2012 @ 8:22 pm In General | 10 Comments
When asked initially about Kendrick Perkins before Friday’s game, Doc Rivers said he wasn’t focused on the big man’s return to Boston.
“He’s tough,” Rivers said. “He’s good. He’s a good defender. I’m looking at their whole team. I haven’t thought about the one guy more than the sentimental stuff.”
Then Rivers articulated exactly what it is that the 7-foot center brings to any team he’s on. Call it the “scowl” factor.
“Perk has never had big stats,” Rivers said. “That’s not why you have Perk on your team. You can’t put a number on identity or perception. There is a number but I don’t know what it is but Perk gives the team that.”
Article printed from Green Street: http://greenstreet.weei.com
URL to article: http://greenstreet.weei.com/sports/boston/basketball/celtics/2012/11/23/doc-rivers-on-kendrick-perkins-you-cant-put-a-number-on-identity-or-perception/
URLs in this post:
 > Doc Rivers on Kendrick Perkins: ‘You can’t put a number on identity or perception’" data-url="http://greenstreet.weei.com/sports/boston/basketball/celtics/2012/11/23/doc-rivers-on-kendrick-perkins-you-cant-put-a-number-on-identity-or-perception/">Tweet: http://twitter.com/share
 : #disqus_thread
Copyright © 2009 WEEI.com. All rights reserved.