Austin Rivers RUMORS & NEWS

  • Austin Rivers backtracks from Tweet saying he's better than Olympic prospects

    Sporting News "Austin Rivers says he let his confidence get the best of him when he tweeted Friday that he was "straight up better" than a lot of the players who played in the USA Basketball Showcase game Thursday night in Las Vegas. The game featured a half-dozen players with Olympic aspirations, including..." August 15

  • Austin Rivers thinks he is "better than a lot of dudes" who played in Team USA Showcase

    Clips Nation "According to Austin Rivers, he is "Straight up better than a lot of those dudes playing last night". You have got to love his confidence, although many players might feel disrespected. The Team USA showcase was a bit talent deprived, with many of the top players sitting the game out, which..." August 14

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Free agent Austin Rivers has agreed on a deal to return to the Los Angeles Clippers, league source tells Yahoo Sports

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    Shams Charania @ShamsCharania

    Free agent Austin Rivers has engaged in strong discussions to re-sign with the Los Angeles Clippers, sources tell RealGM. Negotiating terms.

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Return to Clippers certainly not ruled out, but Austin Rivers says as we move into Day 2 that he'll indeed sample the field in free agency

  • Austin Rivers -- I Wanna Be a Clipper Next Year ... We'll Talk $$$ Later

    TMZ "Good news for Clippers fans ... Austin Rivers says he wants to STAY in Lob City next season -- even if other teams come at him with GIANT contracts. After Rivers tore up the Staples Center on Friday, the coach's son hit up Craig's in West Hollywood for a celebratory meal with his girlfriend..." May 12

  • Austin Rivers helps save Clippers' season, brings tears to his father's eyes

    Yahoo! Sports "When Doc Rivers walked into the locker room, the scene stopped him. Chris Paul called on the Clippers to congratulate the young guard responsible for saving the season and present him the game ball. Everyone clapped. Everyone let out a long, loud cheer for Austin Rivers. "For a moment, for a..." April 27

  • Kevin Garnett, Austin Rivers clash

    ESPN Los Angeles "Although Doc Rivers and Kevin Garnett showered each other with praise before Monday's game between the Clippers and Timberwolves, Austin Rivers wasn't as complimentary late in the fourth quarter, when both players received double technicals for jawing at each other. With 3:23 left in the game..." March 03

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    David Aldridge @daldridgetnt

    Three-way trade between LAC, BOS, PHX near, w/Austin Rivers to Clips, Reggie Bullock to Suns, Shavlik Randolph to Cs, per source.

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    Shams Charania @ShamsCharania

    Boston has informed Austin Rivers that trade sending him to father Doc Rivers' Clippers will formalize today, league source tells RealGM.

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    nakia hogan @nakiahogan

    Demps said he is looking forward to see Russ Smith and Austin Rivers in training camp. He said he has been hearing good things about Rivers

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    New Orleans is shopping forward Ryan Anderson and guard Austin Rivers, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

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    Brian Windhorst @WindhorstESPN

    More dominos will fall in Asik-to-Pelicans deal. N.O. may move Austin Rivers to create cap space. One option: dad Doc owns trade exception

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    nakia hogan @nakiahogan

    While Austin Rivers will play tonight for the #Pelicans, Eric Gordon (knee tendinitis) and Brian Roberts (knee bruise) are still day-to-day.

  • Austin Rivers ready to step in for injured Tyreke Evans, bringing similar attributes to the floor

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "For the last six weeks, New Orleans Pelicans second-year guard Austin Rivers has patiently bided his time, knowing in his mind the eventuality that became reality this week would one day transpire. Pelicans swingman Tyreke Evans will be sidelined up to two weeks with a sprained left ankle, the..." December 11

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    Bourbon Street Shots @BourbonStShots

    Austin Rivers says he played point guard all practice long.

  • Pelicans guard Austin Rivers expects to make bigger impact this season

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "As the New Orleans Pelicans prepare to open training camp Oct. 1 guard Austin Rivers is already brimming with confidence. Rivers said he has worked intensely to improve his overall game since July when he led the Pelicans' summer league team with a 18.2 scoring average. Although the Pelicans..." September 17

  • Pelicans guard Austin Rivers is back doing basketball work after breaking his hand in March

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Three months after fracturing his right hand that abruptly ended his season, New Orleans Pelicans guard Austin Rivers is back doing basketball work. Pelicans Coach Monty Williams said Thursday that Rivers’ cast has been removed and though he’s working, he’s being monitored. ``He looks really..." June 06

  • Should Pelicans' Austin Rivers work exclusively at point guard this summer to prepare for next season?

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "In his rookie season, New Orleans Pelicans' Austin Rivers split time at both guard positions and it appeared to slow his progress for the first three months of the season. Although he got most of his work at shooting guard because starter Eric Gordon missed the first 29 games with a knee injury,..." May 14

  • Hornets rookie guard Austin Rivers breaks bone in right hand against Lakers

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Hornets rookie guard Austin Rivers suffered a fracture of the fourth metacarpal bone in his right hand against the Los Angeles Lakers interrupting one of the best games he's played this season and likely ending his season. The Hornets announced after the game he is expected to miss..." March 07

  • Hornets rookie guard Austin Rivers finally showing signs of improvement with All-Star break approaching

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "After struggling through most of the season, New Orleans Hornets rookie guard Austin Rivers finally appears to be emerging as a more reliable contributor off the bench. In 34 minutes Monday night against the Detroit Pistons, he committed just one turnover. In Sunday’s 102-89 loss to the Toronto..." February 12

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