Austin Rivers RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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