AUSTIN RIVERS RUMORS

WATCH: Both Rivers get ejected from Clippers game

Neither Doc nor Austin Rivers were around for the end of Friday’s game between the Rockets and Clippers. After driving to the basket and missing a layup during the second quarter, Austin’s momentum carried him toward the official and he made contact, which was apparently deemed intentional by the official because he assessed two technical fouls to the younger Rivers. That, of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Austin Rivers to decline option, become free agent

“Sorry, dad, but business is business.” We imagine the conversation between Austin Rivers and his father will go something like that when the Clippers guard informs the team of his decision to decline his player option to become a free agent. According to ESPN’s Marc J. Spears, that’s exactly what Austin is doing. Clippers guard Austin Rivers has decided not to exercise...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Austin Rivers was the real Game 6 MVP despite Clippers loss

“Here’s my knock on Rivers. He thinks he’s Kobe. He’s not. He doesn’t have the length, the height, nor the athletic ability… [Damian] Lillard is a willing passer. Rivers isn’t and will never be… I just don’t see Rivers ever being anywhere near as unselfish or efficient. I think Rivers will be shocked at the athleticism and length at his position.” These were...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
May 02, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Austin Rivers bloody after nasty elbow to head

Austin Rivers was down with a nasty cut around his eye after taking an inadvertent elbow to the head during Game 6 of the Clippers’ series with the Trail Blazers on Friday night. Rivers was going after a rebound when Al Farouq-Aminu caught him with an elbow around the eye: Rivers received a total of 11 stitches for cuts above and below his eye. According to ESPN’s Lisa Salters...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Rivers: I’m ‘better than a lot of those dudes’ on Team USA

By Darryn Albert As he looks to play a key role off the bench for a loaded Los Angeles Clippers team next season, one thing guard Austin Rivers cannot be lacking is confidence. Well, it certainly looks like he’s all checked out in that respect. After watching Thursday night’s Team USA scrimmage, Rivers puffed out his chest on social media Friday morning declaring himself to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Clippers: Austin Rivers finding his rhythm

Looking back on the Los Angeles Clippers’ win against the Sacramento Kings last Saturday, February 21, it is easy to focus on the play of JJ Redick, Jamal Crawford, or DeMarcus Cousins. JJ Redick had 20+-point game and the Clippers are 13-5 when Redick scores more than 20. But the real star of the night was Austin Rivers who had game and career high 28 points, coming off the bench...
Via isportsweb.com
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics will send Austin Rivers to LAC for second-round pick

We hardly knew ya, Austin.According to Steve Bulpett of the Boston Herald, the Celtics to LAC deal is very close and will net Boston yet another draft pick:Celts will send Austin Rivers to Clippers, but have to wait to clear roster space for two expiring contracts.— Steve Bulpett (@SteveBHoop) January 14, 2015Celtics will also get a second-round pick whenever the Austin Rivers...
Via Celtics Life
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: C's getting Austin Rivers in Jeff Green trade

By Zack Cox Another member of the Rivers family reportedly is set to join the Boston Celtics. The Celtics, Memphis Grizzlies and New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to terms on a three-team trade centering around Celtics small forward Jeff Green, league sources told ESPN’s Marc Stein on Saturday. As part of the deal, Boston reportedly would receive swingman Tayshaun Prince and...
Via NESN.com
January 10, 2015  |  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...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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