Rivers Downplays Eric Bledsoe Trade Rumors
The most common belief is that the Clippers would like to use Bledsoe as a trade piece to acquire a shooting guard, which is the most pressing need for the team.
Rivers, however, tried to put the brakes on trade talks.
“I keep hearing all these rumors about us and the trades,” Rivers said. “I like this team — now. So I don’t know if we need to do anything. We want to add to the team. We don’t want to take away from the team. That’s the way I’m looking at it so far.
“It’s a young team that needs growth. I don’t know if it’s a young team that needs change. Obviously we’re going to look around. But I like the team the way it is and I just think we need to keep adding to it.”