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Duke guard Austin Rivers is set to leave the Blue Devils after one
season to enter the NBA Draft, CBS Sports reported Friday.
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Decisions are hard but even harder when it seems someone else is making the decisions for you. CBS Sports reported earlier today that Duke freshman Austin Rivers had decided to forgo his remaining eligibility, sign with an agent and enter the NBA Draft. Since that report, Duke and family members of Rivers have apparently said those reports are all premature and that no decision...
Duke guard Austin Rivers has decided to take his game to the NBA.
Austin Rivers is off to the NBA according to sources close to the shooting guard, freshman sensation from Duke. Zero people should be shocked by this announcement. The top high school recruit in the country was pretty much a lock to bolt for the NBA if he had even a decent season (He was first team All ACC so yeah, I’d say he did that).
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UPDATE (3/22 11:51 AM ET): According to @RealJayWilliams, Mason Plumlee will test the NBA waters.
With the season over the Duke coaching staff is looking to add some additional talent to the incoming recruiting class but a few decisions may be holding things up.
If this season proved anything, the Blue Devils need some more athleticism and a quality on-ball defender.
Duke expects guard Austin Rivers to decide next week whether he will enter the NBA draft early.
Team spokesman Matt Plizga said Friday that Rivers will discuss his future plans with his family this weekend, and an announcement on his future is expected next week.
The son of Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers averaged a team-leading 15.5 points and was a unanimous selection as the...
Duke guard Austin Rivers is set to leave the Blue Devils after one season to enter the NBA Draft, CBS Sports reported Friday.
The son of Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers will soon sign with an agent and is expected to be a lottery pick in the June 28 draft, according to the report.
But the university said Friday that Rivers has not yet made a decision.
"Austin Rivers is discussing...
Freshman Austin Rivers, Duke's leading scorer this season, will forgo his final three years of college eligibility, sign with an agent and enter the NBA draft, CBSSports.com reported Friday. The son of Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers averaged 15.5 points per game and was the lone Duke guard consistently able to get to the rim off the dribble.
Early draft projections...
CBS Sports reports Austin Rivers is leaving Duke after one season:
The 6-foot-3 freshman will sign with an agent and forgo his remaining eligibly, multiple sources told CBSSports.com.
Rivers, the son of Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers, averaged 15.5 points, 3.4 rebounds and 2.1 assists this past season in Durham.
Rivers, according to multiple NBA executives, is expected...
Duke's leading scorer Austin Rivers is headed to the NBA. A formal announcement will come next week at some point, but this should be no surprise to anyone.
Let's check real quick, raise your hand if this surprises you. You, with your hand up, put it down. You knew this was happening before the season started, you knew it after Rivers knocked down the game-winner against...
For the second year in a row, the Duke men's basketball team has had a superstar declare his eligibility for the NBA draft after his freshman year. Last season, it was phenom Kyrie Irving who made the jump to the pros after one year, and he was drafted by the Cavaliers as the first overall pick. One year later, first-year shooting guard Austin Rivers finds himself in the same...
Austin Rivers, son of current Celtics coach Doc Rivers, is reportedly ready to leave Duke and turn pro. Per CBSSports.com, Rivers will hire an agent, ending his college eligibility after just one season playing for Coach K. Rivers was one of the most highly recruited players coming into college in 2011. The shooting guard [...]
By this time next season, Duke freshman Austin Rivers will be in the same league as his father, Celtics coach Doc Rivers. The 6-foot-3 guard will enter the 2012 NBA draft and sign with an agent, CBS Sports reported Friday. Rivers earned ACC Rookie of the Year honors after leading Duke to a second-place finish in the Atlantic Coast Conference, averaging 15.5 points, 3.4 rebounds and...
Austin Rivers is leaving Duke after one season for the NBA draft.
</inline The freshman guard announced his decision and plans to hire an agent on Monday after team officials said he spent the weekend discussing his future plans with his family at their home outside Orlando, Fla.
''Duke has prepared me for the challenges that are ahead both on and off the court,'...