Austin Rivers

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Austin

Rivers

2016 - 17 MPGFG%3P%FT%PPGRPGAPGBPG
SEASON 26.5 44.6 39.5 72.3 11.3 1.9 2.6 0.2
CAREER STATS 21.9 41.5 34.5 65 8 1.9 2.1 0.2

HEIGHT

6 ft4 in

/ 1.93m

WEIGHT

200 lbs

/ 90.7kg

LATEST VIDEOS

20170123 Handle of the Night

Austin Rivers shows off his handles in the corner to lose his defender on the baseline and finish with the finger roll.

20170123 LAC ATL recap go90

Austin Rivers scores 27 points and Jamal Crawford chips in 19 points for the Clippers to beat the Hawks, 115-105.

0021600667 LAC ATL recap

Austin Rivers scores a game high 27 points with six assists, Jamal Crawford adds 19 off the bench as the LA Clippers defeat the Atlanta Hawks on Monday Night.

0021600667 LAC ATL rivers hl

Austin Rivers scores a game high 27 points with six assists in the Clippers win over the Hawks.

0021600667 LAC ATL redick three 2nd

Austin Rivers dishes it out to J.J. Redick who buries a deep triple.

0021600667 LAC ATL rivers finish 1st

From the baseline, Austin Rivers crosses Thabo Sefolosha and finishes with the nice layup.

20170121 LAC DEN recap go90

Behind 19 points and 10 rebounds from Nikola Jokic, the Nuggets take down the Clippers, 123-98.

0021600658 lac den recap

Nikola Jokic scores 19 points as the Nuggets defeat the Clippers, 123-98.

20170119 top 10

Check out all the top plays from Thursday's NBA action.

20170119 MIN LAC recap go90

Behind a 37 point performance by Karl Anthony-Towns, the Timberwolves come out on top in a close one against the Clippers, 104-101.

0021600640 min lac recap

Karl-Anthony Towns has a monster game with 37 points and 12 boards, including the go-ahead jumper to give the Timberwolves the win over the Clippers on the road.

20170119 handle of the night

Austin Rivers drives to the basket and breaks ankles and he drops in the floater.

0021600640 min lac rivers layup 2nd

Austin Rivers makes his defender fall with the nice crossover and finishes with the layup.

20170116 okc lac recap go90

Marreese Speights scores 23 points in a big victory for the Clippers over the Thunder, 120-98.

0021600621 OKC LAC recap

DeAndre Jordan records a double-double with 19 points and 15 boards, Marreese Speights comes off the bench and records a double-double of his own with 23 points and 10 boards as the Clippers top the Thunder at home.

0021600601 lal lac recap

DeAndre Jordan scores 24 points and grabs 21 rebounds to lead the Clippers past the Lakers, 113-97.

0021600601 vo lac deandre oop q3

Austin Rivers throws the oop to DeAndre Jordan and Jordan throws it down.

0021600584_LAC_REDICK_3PT_QT4

J.J. Redick makes the block on defense then sticks the 3-pointer on offense.

best_handles_010117_010717

Check out the top 25 best crossovers, handle plays, dribbles, spin moves, and ball fakes of the week, featuring Kyrie Irving, Stephen Curry, James Harden, Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant, John Wall, Kemba Walker, Jamal Crawford, DeMarcus Cousins, Isaiah Thomas, Tony Parker, Brandon Jennings, Victor Oladipo, Reggie Jackson, Goran Dragic, Jeff Teague, Austin Rivers, Brandon Ingram, Kris Dunn, Avery Bradley, Ty Lawson, Michael Carter-Williams, and Nikola Jokic.

20170106 LAC SAC recap go90

Austin Rivers has 24 points as the Clippers get by the Kings, 106-98.


PLAYER BIO

Professional History

2014-15 (New Orleans - Clippers):
• Appeared in 76 games (five starts) for the Pelicans and Clippers, averaging 7.0 points, 2.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 20.6 minutes.
• Appeared in 41 games (two starts) for the Clippers, averaging 7.1 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 19.3 minutes.
• Appeared in 35 games (three starts) for New Orleans, averaging 6.8 points, 1.9 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 22.2 minutes.
• Scored 10+ points nine times and 20+ points three times for Los Angeles.
• Scored 10+ points seven times and 20+ points one time on the season for New Orleans.
• 3/25/15 at New York, led the team in scoring with 21 points along with three assists and two steals in 19:27 minutes.
• 3/9/15 vs. Minnesota, led bench in scoring with 13 points in addition to tying a season-high in assists with six and registered four rebounds and two steals in 21:38 minutes.
• 2/21/15 vs. Sacramento, recorded new career highs in points (28), field goals made (11) and tied a career-high in three-point field goals made (5).
• PLAYOFFS: Appeared in 14 games (two starts), averaging 8.4 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 17.9 minutes.
• 5/8/15 vs. Houston, tallied 25 points in 23:16 minutes off the bench in Game 3 of the Western Conference Semifinals, becoming one of three players since 1990 (G. Dragic & M. Ginobili) to score 25+ points in less than 24 minutes in a postseason game.

2013-14 (New Orleans):
• Appeared in 69 games (four starts), averaging 7.7 points, 2.3 assists and 1.9 rebounds in 19.4 minutes.
• Scored in double-figures 26 times as one of the Pelicans’ key bench players.
• 4/12/14 at Houston, scored a season-high 20 points on a career-high 24 field goal attempts and grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds to notch the first double-double of his career.
• 4/11/14 at Oklahoma City, played a season high 40 minutes in his first start of the year.
• Posted 12 DNP-CD’s and one DND on 3/26/14 vs. Clippers due to illness.

2012-13 (New Orleans):
• Averaged 6.2 points, 2.1 assists and 1.8 rebounds per game in 61 games played during his rookie season (26 starts).
• Led the team in points twice and assists once.
• 12/14/12 vs. Minnesota, made a career-high nine field goals and five three-pointers in recording a career-high 27 points.
• 11/14/12 at Houston, recorded double-digits for the first time on the season with 10 points, while adding three rebounds, two assists and one steal.
• Missed the final 20 games of the season due to a fractured right hand.

COLLEGE (Duke University 2011-12):
• Appeared in 34 games (33 starts) in one season for Duke, averaging 15.5 points, 3.4 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 33.2 minutes per game.
• Averaged a team-high 15.5 points to join Johnny Dawkins (1983) and Bill Sapp (1945) as the only freshmen to lead Duke in scoring.
• Became just the seventh freshman in ACC history to collect First Team All-Conference recognition.
• In the Duke freshman record books, ranks in the top five in seven categories: points (527, 3rd); points per game (15.5, 3rd); free throws (121, 1st) and attempts (184, 1st), three-pointers (58,5th), double figure scoring games (30,t-3rd) and 20-point games (eight, t-5th).
• A First Team All-ACC selection and NABC Third Team All-American.
• Scored 20+ points eight times.
• Recorded double-digit points in 30 of 34 games.
• Finished with 19 points, four rebounds and one assist in first round NCAA Tournament loss to Lehigh.
• Posted a season-high 29 points and hit game winning three-pointer to top No. 5 UNC, 85-84, on the road.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:
• Worked with participants in the Clippers Mentorship Assist Zone during the 2014-15 season.

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:
• Four-year letter winner at Winter Park High School under head coach David Bailey. • Led the team to a 109-18 record in his career and finished second in Central Florida high school history with 2,957 points.
• Led Winter Park High to a 28-5 record with averages of 29.2 points, 6.1 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 2.0 steals as a senior.
• Earned National Player of the Year honors by Naismith, Morgan Wootten, Parade, USA Today and MaxPreps.
• Named 2011 Gatorade Florida Player of the Year.
• Played in the 2011 McDonald’s All-America game, leading the West with 14 points.

Traditional Season Stats

SeasonGPMINFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTTOVSTLBLKPFDD2TD3PTS+/-
Season2016 43GP 1139MIN 179FGM 401FGA 44.6FG% 623PM 1573PA 39.53P% 68FTM 94FTA 72.3FT% 12OREB 71DREB 83REB 110AST 56TOV 32STL 7BLK 100PF 0DD2 0TD3 488PTS -39+/-

Career Snapshot

Advanced Player Stats
YearTeamGPGSMINPTSFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%OREBDREBREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
2016LAC4315113948817940144.66215739.5689472.312718311032756100-39
2015LAC677146359322651643.86218533.57911668.1221081309948961137-163
2014LAC41279129111727442.7258130.9325558.2156984683073581-231
2014NOP3537712398622238.7145028537174.6125668871873065-141
2013NOP694133853019247440.5369936.411017363.62610312916045977134-14
2012NOP6126141737714539037.2288632.65910854.6169310912726974122-158

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