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Austin Rivers airballs free throw in Pelicans-Mavericks game

Austin Rivers hasn’t had a sparkling NBA career thus far. Recently, he pulled Blake Griffin’s shorts down during the Pelicans’ game against the Clippers. Rivers continue to have his woes as he airballs this free throw: And this happened on national TV. Poor Austin. Although Rivers is a career .607 free throw shooter so this might happen again. Yikes. *** Austin Rivers pic...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rivers 'impressed with crowd' at Lakers game

Doc Rivers attended Sunday's Lakers game at Staples Center. Actually, he went to watch his son - Austin Rivers - play against the Lakers. Rivers and the Pelicans were in town, and one day earlier, the Clippers beat New Orleans, 120-100. That day, Rivers was a coach. On Sunday, Rivers was a dad watching his son. And the Clippers coach didn't get a hard time from fans, either. "Fans...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans need more from Austin Rivers to become playoff contender

Austin Rivers does not lack for confidence. When you're the son of an All-Star point guard and championship coach, recruited by Coach K and taken 10th in the NBA Draft as a one-and-done, confidence is usually the least of your concerns. And so it is with Rivers, even as his transition to the pros has been less than smooth. The New Orleans Pelicans' 22-year-old combo guard is quietly...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Lakers’ Ronnie Price Forearms Pelicans’ Austin Rivers In Face (Video)

Call Doc. Better yet, call an actual doctor. Ronnie Price was ejected from Wednesday’s Los Angeles Lakers-New Orleans Pelicans game for forearming Austin Rivers in the face. Rivers, son of Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers, remained in the game but probably saw a few stars. The officials slapped Price will a flagrant foul two, hence the ejection. The forearm, while...
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans' G Austin Rivers is 'leaving no food on the table, trying to eat it all'

The young New Orleans Pelicans are learning to grow up at a promising pace when it comes to chasing down their dream of making the playoffs this season. In the first 3 contests this year, New Orleans suffered from a dismal performance at the free throw line and a struggle to rev its offensive attack against the grinding Grizzlies in Memphis. Tuesday night at the end of a back...
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November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans Still View Austin Rivers As An Asset

With Austin Rivers showing improvement in his second NBA season, the New Orleans Pelicans still consider him a valuable asset, according to sources. It apparently turned out to be a deciding factor on why they didn't trade him, despite listening to offers. At one point it looked like Rivers would need to be included in the Pelicans' deal for Omer Asik due to salary cap restraints...
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September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Celtics interested in trading for Austin Rivers?

Remember back in 2012 when many were hoping that the Celtics would draft Austin Rivers? We even had an article on Celtics Life titled "Is Austin Rivers destined to be a Celtic?"It's two years later, and while Rivers was drafted by New Orleans, it's still possible that he ends up in green and white. His father, Doc Rivers, is no longer the coach of the Celtics, but according to some...
Via Celtics Life
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans' Austin Rivers; Thunder's Nick Collision Ejected for "Fighting Fouls"

Monday night's entertaining matchup between the playoff bound Oklahoma City Thunder and the struggling New Orleans Pelicans provided more fireworks than anyone would have predicted. The show was highlighted by a chippy encounter between the Thunder's big man Nick Collison and the Pelicans point guard Austin Rivers that started with a few shoves and ended with ejections after players...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Worst no-call ever on Austin Rivers’ buzzer beater attempt (VIDEO)

YouTube Pelicans guard Austin Rivers threw up a desperation three to tie the Pelicans-Mavericks game Saturday night and was the victim of the worst no-call ever, unless you’re from Buffalo because then it’s the Brett Hull foot-in-the-crease in the 1999 Stanley Cup. With the Mavs up 110-107, Rivers found himself in a precarious position to the point where he had to heave up a...
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January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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