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Austin Rivers ‘Man On A Mission’ Episode 1

In episode one of “Man On A Mission” New Orleans Pelicans guard Austin Rivers continues to put in the work necessary for him to reach the next level before the upcoming season begins. The post Austin Rivers ‘Man On A Mission’ Episode 1 appeared first on Hooped Up.
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29 days ago  |  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

Austin Rivers’ Handles Are In Fine Form

The New Orleans Pelicans should be getting the Austin Rivers they have ever had when the season begins. Dude has been putting in work this summer, especially on the ball handling side of things. The post Austin Rivers’ Handles Are In Fine Form appeared first on Hooped Up.
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September 04, 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...
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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans expected to trade Austin Rivers

The New Orleans Pelicans have suffered a rash of injuries lately that will likely force their hand on the trade market. Adrian Wojnarowski reported on Tuesday that the team has already been in active trade talks with other teams in the NBA and we now know some names to expect involved in deadline deals out of New Orleans. According to Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders, the Pelicans...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Pelicans' Austin Rivers Cast Coming Off Monday

New Orleans Pelicans', no longer Hornets', Austin Rivers is expected to have his cast removed on Monday. Rivers broke his hand during a game against the Los Angeles Lakers on March 6th. In doing so, he says he will be ready for the team's player development program, as reported by Darrell Williams of The Advocate.“I plan to hit the ground running,” he said. “I’ll...
Via NBA Injury News
April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

New Orleans Hornets: Austin Rivers Finally Showing Improvement

  About a third of the way through the NBA season, an ESPN advanced statistics analyst, said that New Orleans Hornets’ rookie, Austin Rivers was having the worst season in NBA history and at the time he may have been right. However, over the last month he has shown steady improvement. What was most alarming, was his field goal percentages, which were laughably awful, but recently...
Via HoopStuff
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Hornets Injury News: Austin Rivers Able to Practice Yesterday

Austin Rivers is not having much luck with his ankle.  He sprained his right ankle twice in a week - the most recent time coming on Friday.  However, despite the sore ankle, he was able to practice Sunday which is a good sign for his availability for New Orleans' season-opener. According to John Reid of the New Orleans Times-Picaynne, Rivers should be able to go for the opener...
Via NBA Injury News
October 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Rivers leaves Hornets' game with sprained ankle

New Orleans Hornets rookie Austin Rivers has left Monday night's game against the Dallas Mavericks with a sprained right ankle. Rivers, the 10th overall selection in the 2012 draft, was on the ground clutching his right leg after missing a layup with 3:21 left in the second quarter. The rookie from Duke did not put any pressure on his right leg as he was helped to the locker...
Via AP on Fox
October 22, 2012  |  Discuss
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