Austin Rivers RUMORS & NEWS

  • Austin Rivers, still shocked by Blake Griffin trade, is ready to return from injury

    Los Angeles Times "As the night began to fade and the reality of Blake Griffin having been traded to the Detroit Pistons by the Clippers set in and the uncertainty about the future of DeAndre Jordan and Lou Williams continued to swirl, Austin Rivers at least was able to provide some insight on his health. Rivers..." February 01

  • Rivers: Maybe I got a chance because Doc is my dad, but I know my swagger keeps me from succumbing to negativity

    Pro Basketball Talk "Austin Rivers was the No. 10 pick out of Duke in 2012, and he struggled mightily his first few years in the NBA. His gaffes are so jolting, his teammates mock them. Yet, Rivers still carries himself as if he’s a star. Chris Paul reportedly despised Doc Rivers over the Clippers coach’s..." January 18

  • Sources: Rockets shocked Clippers' Blake Griffin and Austin Rivers escaped disciplinary action

    ESPN "The Houston Rockets are shocked and disappointed that Blake Griffin and Austin Rivers avoided any disciplinary action as a result of the events during and after the Clippers' contentious win Monday night in Los Angeles, team sources told ESPN. Rockets forwards Trevor Ariza and Gerald Green were..." January 18

  • Austin Rivers reportedly cleared air with Trevor Ariza, has yet to with Chris Paul

    Larry Brown Sports "Cooler heads finally appear to be prevailing (at least to some extent) amidst the hostilities between the LA Clippers and the Houston Rockets. Ramona Shelburne of ESPN reported on Wednesday that Clippers guard Austin Rivers and Rockets forward Trevor Ariza spoke to each other shortly after..." January 18

  • Matt Barnes Calls Austin Rivers Arrogant, Says NBA Referees Are 'Terrible

    Bleacher Report "Retired NBA forward Matt Barnes sounded off Tuesday on a number of different subjects, including former Los Angeles Clippers teammate Austin Rivers and NBA officiating. Appearing on Mad Dog Sports Radio, Barnes was less than complimentary of Rivers "Austin kinda rubs people the wrong way,"..." January 17

  • Austin Rivers hopes to return in about a week

    Clutch Points "The LA Clippers have been without guard Austin Rivers for about two-and-a-half weeks now as he recovers from a right ankle injury suffered against the Los Angeles Lakers at the end of December. He was initially ruled day-to-day following what looked like a possibly severe Achilles injury, and told..." January 16

  • Police called after Harden, CP3 others storm Clippers locker room to confront Blake Griffin, Austin Rivers

    New York Daily News "The bad blood between these two teams is no longer restricted to the basketball court. Police were called to diffuse a situation after several Rockets players stormed the Clippers locker room to confront Blake Griffin and Austin Rivers, according to multiple reports. James Harden, Chris..." January 16

  • Injured Austin Rivers sits out again for Clippers, who are uncertain when he'll return

    Los Angeles Times "Austin Rivers sat out a second consecutive game because of a right Achilles tendon injury and when he’ll return is uncertain. In fact, Clippers coach Doc Rivers said Tuesday that the point guard would have the injury checked out again to determine his status. When asked if his son was..." January 04

  • Clippers’ Austin Rivers details scary feeling, pain immediately following Achilles injury

    Clutch Points "The LA Clippers had an injury scare on Friday night when they took on the Los Angeles Lakers. Guard Austin Rivers exited the game midway through the third quarter with what looked like a potentially serious Achilles injury. He was not available for comment after the game, but left the locker room..." January 01

  • Austin Rivers day-to-day with Achilles strain

    Yardbarker "The Los Angeles Clippers got relatively good news on Austin Rivers Saturday. Rivers left Friday’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers with an Achilles injury, but a Saturday MRI came back negative, and the strain is only expected to keep him out on a day-to-day basis, according to Yahoo..." December 30

  • Austin Rivers suffers right Achilles strain vs. Lakers, will have MRI Saturday

    Clutch Points "The LA Clippers have been playing stellar basketball of late considering the amount of injuries they’ve had, and on Friday night, they were hoping to start a run that would help put them in good position for a playoff spot. Forward Blake Griffin returned from a strained MCL four weeks earlier than..." December 30

  • Lou Williams, Danilo Gallinari out, Austin Rivers will play vs. Spurs

    Clutch Points "The L.A. Clippers will have Austin Rivers back in the lineup against the San Antonio Spurs after a two-game absence. However, leading scorer Lou Williams will miss out due to a left foot sprain. Meanwhile, forwards Danilo Gallinari and Wes Johnson are also out, per Clutch Points’ Tomer..." December 18

  • Austin Rivers to miss Clippers’ next game with concussion

    Larry Brown Sports "Austin Rivers will miss the Los Angeles Clippers’ next game after suffering a concussion on Wednesday night against the Orlando Magic. Rivers was elbowed in the side of the head by Jonathan Simmons just before halftime and left the game. The Clippers later announced he would not be returning to..." December 14

  • NBA fines Clippers' Austin Rivers $25,000 for inappropriate language toward a fan

    CBS Sports "Nothing has been going well for the Clippers lately. After losing Blake Griffin for two months to an MCL sprain on Monday night, the Clips got blown out at home by the Utah Jazz in their next game on Thursday night to drop to 8-12 on the season. Now, Austin Rivers has been fined $25,000 for a..." December 02

  • Austin Rivers tells courtside fans to ‘shut the f*** up’

    Clutch Points "It has been a trying 2017-18 NBA season for the L.A. Clippers thus far. Following their disastrous nine-game losing streak, the Clippers managed to win three straight before falling back into the loss column with their 126-107 defeat at the hands of the Utah Jazz. It is evident that their..." December 01

  • Doc Blames Lonzo for Blake Griffin Injury But Appears To Be Wrong

    SI "Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin went down with a knee injury in the fourth quarter of the 120–115 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Monday night. Griffin was still being evaluated on Tuesday to determine the extent of his injury. Clippers head coach Doc Rivers pointed the finger at..." November 28