Rivers expected at Majerus funeral

Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers was expected to trek to Milwaukee this morning to attend the funeral of former Marquette coach Rick Majerus. Rivers is expected to be back with the team in time to coach Saturday's rematch with the Philadelphia 76ers at TD Garden.

Majerus famously assigned Rivers his “Doc” nickname after the high-school hoopster wore a Julius Erving T-shirt to a Marquette summer camp.

Marquette Magazine caught up with Rivers as he reflected on Majerus' impact on his career and the bond the two shared after his college days:


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