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Austin Rivers
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Team: Los AngelesHeight: 6-4 Born: 8/1/1992
Position: GWeight: 200 Birthplace: Santa Monica, California
College: DukeDraft: 1st Round 10th pick by Hornets (2012)


Latest News
May 9 9:26 PM PT10:26 PM MT11:26 PM CT12:26 AM ET4:26 GMT12:26 9:26 PM MST11:26 PM EST8:26 UAE06:260:26 ET11:26 PM CT3:26 - Rivers made his critics eat their words Friday.
Analysis: Rivers scored a playoff career-high 25 on 10-of-13 shooting. Critics have mentioned the fact that father Doc Rivers coaches the Clippers but they have to eat their words after this masterful effort by the younger Rivers, who was born in nearby Santa Monica. Game 4 is Sunday at Staples Center.
Apr. 15 11:01 PM PT12:01 AM MT1:01 AM CT2:01 AM ET6:01 GMT14:01 11:01 PM MST1:01 AM EST10:01 UAE08:012:01 ET1:01 AM CT5:01 - Rivers did not play Tuesday due to a sinus infection.
Analysis: Rivers should be fine for the postseason.
Mar. 25 8:06 PM PT9:06 PM MT10:06 PM CT11:06 PM ET3:06 GMT11:06 8:06 PM MST10:06 PM EST7:06 UAE (+1)04:0623:06 ET9:06 PM CT2:06 - Rivers scored 21 points in Wednesday's win over New York in just 19 minutes off the bench.
Analysis: Rivers was 9 of 10 from the field and 2 of 2 from the foul line, marking the best shooting night of his career.
Feb. 20 10:41 PM PT11:41 PM MT12:41 AM CT1:41 AM ET6:41 GMT14:41 11:41 PM MST1:41 AM EST10:41 UAE07:411:41 ET12:41 AM CT4:41 - Rivers returned Saturday for his dad's team and had a career-high 28 points.
Analysis: Rivers, who missed Thursday's win over San Antonio due to a sore left foot, scored 15 fourth-quarter points - many against the 'defense' of pint-sized Kings rookie David Stockton.
Jan. 15 1:30 PM PT2:30 PM MT3:30 PM CT4:30 PM ET21:30 GMT5:30 2:30 PM MST4:30 PM EST1:30 UAE (+1)22:3016:30 ET3:30 PM CT19:30 - A person familiar with the deal says Austin Rivers is coming to the Los Angeles Clippers, where the guard will play under his father and team coach Doc Rivers.
Analysis: The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday because the team has not announced the trade, which also involves the Celtics and Suns. It is expected to be finalized later in the day. The Celtics acquired Rivers on Monday as part of the three-way deal Boston struck last weekend with Memphis and New Orleans to send Jeff Green to the Grizzlies.
Jan. 12 8:04 AM PT9:04 AM MT10:04 AM CT11:04 AM ET16:04 GMT0:04 9:04 AM MST11:04 AM EST20:04 UAE17:0411:04 ET10:04 AM CT14:04 - The NBA has approved a five-player trade between the Memphis Grizzlies, Boston Celtics and New Orleans Pelicans, with Rivers going to Boston.
Analysis: Rivers was averaging 6.8 points in 35 games with the Pelicans.
Jan. 10 7:13 PM PT8:13 PM MT9:13 PM CT10:13 PM ET3:13 GMT11:13 8:13 PM MST10:13 PM EST7:13 UAE (+1)04:1322:13 ET9:13 PM CT1:13 - A person familiar with the situation says the Memphis Grizzlies, Boston Celtics and New Orleans Pelicans have agreed on a five-player trade that would send forward Jeff Green from Boston to Memphis.
Analysis: Tayshaun Prince would go from Memphis to Boston and Quincy Pondexter from Memphis to New Orleans. The trade also would send Austin Rivers, the 10th overall pick in 2012, from New Orleans to Boston, and 2014 second-round pick Russ Smith from New Orleans to Memphis. Memphis also will send a protected first-round draft choice to Boston and a second-rounder to New Orleans.
Nov. 15 10:14 PM PT11:14 PM MT12:14 AM CT1:14 AM ET6:14 GMT14:14 11:14 PM MST1:14 AM EST10:14 UAE07:141:14 ET12:14 AM CT4:14 - Rivers had a season-high 17 points while making eight of nine shots in a 139-91 rout of Minnesota on Friday night. New Orleans' point total, 56 made field goals, 66.7 percent shooting and 48-point margin of victory all set new franchise records for a game. The Pelicans' 15 made 3-pointers tied a franchise high.
Analysis: Rivers averaged 7.1 points in his first seven games this season while shooting 50.0 percent (19 of 38).

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