Boston Celtics Players Doc Rivers Needs to Coach the Most

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Boston Celtics Players Doc Rivers Needs to Coach the Most
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An underwhelming 9-8 start is not what Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers had in mind for the beginning of the 2012-13 season. Despite their early struggles, Coach Rivers understands the Boston media market—that is, he knows better than to openly criticize his players. 

However, some players must be to blame for the Celtics' woes. And Coach Rivers surely isn't so guarded with his players behind closed doors. 

The team has looked slow, out of sync, out of shape and unprepared too often throughout its opening 17 games. 

In order for the Celtics to get things rolling, Doc is going to have do some butt-kicking in practice. 

The following five Celtics should be his primary focus.

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