Austin Rivers RUMORS & NEWS

  • Kevin Garnett, Austin Rivers clash

    ESPN Los Angeles "Although Doc Rivers and Kevin Garnett showered each other with praise before Monday's game between the Clippers and Timberwolves, Austin Rivers wasn't as complimentary late in the fourth quarter, when both players received double technicals for jawing at each other. With 3:23 left in the game..." March 03

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    David Aldridge @daldridgetnt

    Three-way trade between LAC, BOS, PHX near, w/Austin Rivers to Clips, Reggie Bullock to Suns, Shavlik Randolph to Cs, per source.

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    Shams Charania @ShamsCharania

    Boston has informed Austin Rivers that trade sending him to father Doc Rivers' Clippers will formalize today, league source tells RealGM.

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    nakia hogan @nakiahogan

    Demps said he is looking forward to see Russ Smith and Austin Rivers in training camp. He said he has been hearing good things about Rivers

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    New Orleans is shopping forward Ryan Anderson and guard Austin Rivers, league sources tell Yahoo Sports.

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    Brian Windhorst @WindhorstESPN

    More dominos will fall in Asik-to-Pelicans deal. N.O. may move Austin Rivers to create cap space. One option: dad Doc owns trade exception

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    nakia hogan @nakiahogan

    While Austin Rivers will play tonight for the #Pelicans, Eric Gordon (knee tendinitis) and Brian Roberts (knee bruise) are still day-to-day.

  • Austin Rivers ready to step in for injured Tyreke Evans, bringing similar attributes to the floor

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "For the last six weeks, New Orleans Pelicans second-year guard Austin Rivers has patiently bided his time, knowing in his mind the eventuality that became reality this week would one day transpire. Pelicans swingman Tyreke Evans will be sidelined up to two weeks with a sprained left ankle, the..." December 11

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    Bourbon Street Shots @BourbonStShots

    Austin Rivers says he played point guard all practice long.

  • Pelicans guard Austin Rivers expects to make bigger impact this season

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "As the New Orleans Pelicans prepare to open training camp Oct. 1 guard Austin Rivers is already brimming with confidence. Rivers said he has worked intensely to improve his overall game since July when he led the Pelicans' summer league team with a 18.2 scoring average. Although the Pelicans..." September 17

  • Pelicans guard Austin Rivers is back doing basketball work after breaking his hand in March

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Three months after fracturing his right hand that abruptly ended his season, New Orleans Pelicans guard Austin Rivers is back doing basketball work. Pelicans Coach Monty Williams said Thursday that Rivers’ cast has been removed and though he’s working, he’s being monitored. ``He looks really..." June 06

  • Should Pelicans' Austin Rivers work exclusively at point guard this summer to prepare for next season?

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "In his rookie season, New Orleans Pelicans' Austin Rivers split time at both guard positions and it appeared to slow his progress for the first three months of the season. Although he got most of his work at shooting guard because starter Eric Gordon missed the first 29 games with a knee injury,..." May 14

  • Hornets rookie guard Austin Rivers breaks bone in right hand against Lakers

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Hornets rookie guard Austin Rivers suffered a fracture of the fourth metacarpal bone in his right hand against the Los Angeles Lakers interrupting one of the best games he's played this season and likely ending his season. The Hornets announced after the game he is expected to miss..." March 07

  • Hornets rookie guard Austin Rivers finally showing signs of improvement with All-Star break approaching

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "After struggling through most of the season, New Orleans Hornets rookie guard Austin Rivers finally appears to be emerging as a more reliable contributor off the bench. In 34 minutes Monday night against the Detroit Pistons, he committed just one turnover. In Sunday’s 102-89 loss to the Toronto..." February 12