Watch Doc Rivers clown a reporter for his Zoom background


The Sixers nearly blew a 29-point lead against the Rockets on Wednesday night, barely holding on for a 118-113 win, so you might've expected head coach Doc Rivers to be light on the jokes during his post-game press conference.

Think again.

Late in his Zoom conference call with reporters after the win, Jackson Frank - a basketball reporter who writes for UPROXX, FanSided, and Liberty Ballers - was called on to ask Rivers a question, but was interrupted halfway through by Rivers:

Dang! Doc Rivers from the top rope!

And here's a look at Frank's background, for reference:

I've seen worse Zoom backgrounds, Doc! It's a global pandemic. We're all doing our best out here, my man. I'm often sitting on the couch while I watch Sixers games for work. We're all living a makeshift lifestyle right now.

Frank, who earlier this year earned a compliment from Rivers on a t-shirt, took it all in stride and jumped in on the joke:

This whole interaction is so good and silly and fun.

Here's hoping Rivers has plenty of reasons to keep ripping off jokes as the Sixers try to maintain their No. 1 spot in the East.

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