While Austin Rivers will play tonight for the #Pelicans, Eric Gordon (knee tendinitis) and Brian Roberts (knee bruise) are still day-to-day.
Fansided "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..." February 05
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
Austin Rivers says he played point guard all practice long.
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
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
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
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
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