Austin Rivers RUMORS & NEWS

  • Clippers sort of resent Austin Rivers’ favored status

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Clippers faced a potential crisis this summer. They had already agreed to re-sign Austin Rivers to a three-year contract worth more than $35 million, and Jamal Crawford was threatening to leave. Losing the then-36-year-old Crawford would’ve been costly, but it wouldn’t have been..." March 24

  • Austin Rivers On LeBron's Kids: I Got Crap for Famous Dad Too ... Didn't Faze Me!

    TMZ "LaVar Ball could be right in his analysis of LeBron James' kids -- 'cause Austin Rivers says he's been "getting s**t" for being Doc Rivers' son since he was 6 ... but it never fazed him. We got Austin leaving Catch in L.A. where he APPLAUDED James for clapping back at LaVar -- who recently said..." March 23

  • Doc Rivers: I’d trade my son, if Clippers-Knicks talks went there

    New York Post "Clippers coach and general manager Doc Rivers removed one potential obstacle to his team trading for Carmelo Anthony, saying he would deal his son, Austin Rivers, if he had to. Rivers likely would be the centerpiece of an Anthony trade. Knicks president Phil Jackson, GM Steve Mills and coach..." January 28

  • Austin Rivers likely included if Clippers trade for Carmelo Anthony

    Larry Brown Sports "The potential arrival of Carmelo Anthony in Los Angeles is likely to come at the expense of the Rivers family. According to Dan Woike of the Orange County Register, guard Austin Rivers, who is the son of head coach Doc Rivers and whom the New York Knicks pursued in free agency last summer, will..." January 27

  • Clippers violate NBA’s concussion policy, play Austin Rivers with concussion

    Pro Basketball Talk "The nasty truth about concussions: Player suspected of suffering a concussion often pass a medical evaluation shortly after whatever caused the suspicion. How do you treat those players? If they have a concussion, re-inserting them into the game would be dangerous. If they don’t have a..." December 13

  • Austin Rivers placed in concussion protocol

    Los Angeles Times "Clippers guard Austin Rivers suffered a mild concussion during the team’s 133-105 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans Saturday night at Staples Center. That now means that Rivers will enter the NBA’s concussion protocol. ADVERTISING Rivers was hurt late in the third quarter when Pelicans..." December 11

  • Clippers might play Austin Rivers at small forward to increase versatility

    Orange County Register "It seemed unthinkable when the Clippers acquired Austin Rivers that they eventually would consider him an option to start games at small forward. It was a position he had never played, one where he would be undersized and out-muscled. But after something of a breakout season in 2015-16, when..." October 09