Saturday , Oct , 25 , 2008 C.Y. Ellis

Doc Rivers Predicts Another Championship for Boston Celtics

Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers is picking his team to repeat as NBA champions and hoist their 18th championship banner, according to the Boston Herald.

In a survey of the NBA’s general managers conducted by, 46 percent of those responding picked the Los Angeles Lakers to win the championship this season. Just 19 percent picked the Celtics to repeat.

But Rivers wasn’t concerned about that, according to the report.

"Oh, I don’t care one way or the other," Rivers said of the survey, according to the report. "We pick us. We picked us last year, too.