Originally written on Sports-Glory  |  Last updated 5/4/15

The New Orleans Pelicans have been very active in trade talks, and agreed to acquire big man Omer Asik from the Houston Rockets last night. According to a report from Brian Windhorst of ESPN, the Pelicans are now looking to trade guard Austin Rivers to relieve some cap space. Rivers has been a very inconsistent player through his first two seasons with the Pelicans, but he does have quite a bit of potential to become an above average bench piece. 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 — Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) June 26, 2014 As the article states, the Los Angeles Clippers could be an option if Doc Rivers decides that his son would be a good move. They don’t necessarily need another combo guard, but then again the Rivers connection could be all it takes. There are plenty of other teams that could use some back-court help, and it likely wouldn’t be too expensive to acquire Rivers either. Rivers played in 69 regular season games last year with the Pelicans, starting in just four of those appearances. He 

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