Austin Rivers RUMORS & NEWS

  • Report: Rivers to decline option, become free agent

    The Score "Los Angeles Clippers backup point guard Austin Rivers has chosen not to exercise his player option for the upcoming season and will become a free agent, ESPN's Marc J. Spears reports. Rivers had a $3.3-million option for next season, but is likely to command a higher annual salary with the cap..." June 01

  • Austin Rivers Pumped About 'Ninja Turtles' Cameo ... Gunning For 'Space Jam 2'

    TMZ "When in L.A. ... you get in the movies -- just like Clippers star Austin Rivers, who locked up a pretty sweet cameo in the new 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' movie! We spoke with Austin -- who's still recovering from that gnarly eye injury he suffered earlier in the NBA playoff -- and he told..." May 21

  • Austin Rivers receives 11 stitches after elbow to face

    The Score "Players on the Los Angeles Clippers are dropping like flies at the worst possible time. Already without the services of stars Chris Paul and Blake Griffin, the Clippers lost Austin Rivers - the guard who had replaced CP3 in the starting lineup - just minutes into the opening quarter of Game 6..." April 30

  • Doc and Austin Rivers Have a Sad, Distant Father-Son Relationship

    Complex "The Los Angeles Clippers are struggling on many fronts. Blake Griffin and Chris Paul are out for the rest of the playoffs. LA trails the Portland Trailblazers 3-2 when at one point it looked like the Clippers, who led this series 2-0, could give the depleted Warriors a run for their money in..." April 28

  • Austin Rivers’ Brother Spencer Challenged an ESPN Analyst to a Fight on Twitter

    Complex "Last fall, Doc Rivers’ son—and Austin Rivers’ brother—Spencer made headlines after his dad told reporters about the role that he played in DeAndre Jordan deciding to return to the Clippers after initially agreeing to a deal with the Mavericks during free agency. Today, he’s making headlines..." March 16

  • Austin Rivers: Clippers move ball better without Blake Griffin

    Larry Brown Sports "Austin Rivers does not believe the Los Angeles Clippers are better without Blake Griffin, but he does think the team moves the ball better without the big man. Rivers joined “Steve Gorman Sports” on FOX Sports Radio Friday and talked about playing without Griffin, who is out healing from a..." March 05

  • Austin Rivers ready to Return

    NBA.com "Clippers guard Austin Rivers is preparing to return to action Wednesday night against the Thunder after missing 10 games with a fractured left hand. Rivers said he feels ready to go after shooting for the past week, and by not rushing back to play Monday, the additional couple days off helped..." March 02

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    Ben Bolch @latbbolch

    Austin Rivers says he wants to come back for Thunder game on Wednesday.

  • Clippers G Austin Rivers out 4-6 weeks with broken hand

    CBS Sports "Report: Clippers G Austin Rivers out 4-6 weeks with broken hand By James Herbert | NBA writer February 6, 2016 11:11 pm ET The Los Angeles Clippers have had bad luck when it comes to hands lately. According to ESPN's Brian Windhorst, guard Austin Rivers will likely be out for 4-6 weeks with..." February 07

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    Ben Bolch @latbbolch

    Austin Rivers is out tonight.

  • Clippers replace Josh Smith with Austin Rivers on Staples Center banner

    Larry Brown Sports "The Los Angeles Clippers are trying their hardest to forget Josh Smith as if he were Sarah Marshall. The first step? Cleansing Staples Center of any and all Smoove likenesses. Friday night’s “home” game against the Lakers brought along with it a noticeably different sight up in the rafters: a..." January 30

  • Austin Rivers on Clippers hate: 'People feel like our team complains'

    CBS Sports "Back in October, Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins directly said he hates the Los Angeles Clippers. Six months earlier, Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green called them cocky and arrogant. This season, Clippers guard Chris Paul said he doesn't care whether other people liked him...." January 20

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