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Kevin Durant says Anthony Davis is a future MVP

Kevin Durant won the NBA’s Most Valuable Player award last season, and is expected to be one of the candidates for the foreseeable future. It’s not too strange to hear an MVP talk about other players that could win the award in the future, but Durant believes that one player in particular will win the award without a doubt. That player would be New Orleans Pelicans big man Anthony...
Via Sports-Glory
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pelicans Shopping Eric Gordon, Austin Rivers

The New Orleans Pelicans have made Eric Gordon and Austin Rivers available in trade discussions, according to Steve Kyler of Basketball Insiders. Gordon, 25, averaged 15.4 points, 3.3 assists and 2.6 rebounds per game last season. He previously signed an offer sheet with the Phoenix Suns, but the Pelicans matched it.... The post Pelicans Shopping Eric Gordon, Austin Rivers appeared...
Via Hoops-Nation
27 days ago  |  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

Report: Pelicans looking to trade Austin Rivers

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...
Via Sports-Glory
June 26, 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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