LA Clippers guard Austin Rivers out with ankle injury

Official release

Jan 4, 2018 8:30 PM ET

L.A. Clippers guard Austin Rivers, who injured his right Achilles in the Clippers’ win over the Los Angeles Lakers on December 29, recently underwent further testing and has been diagnosed with a posterior right ankle impingement. Rivers will continue treatment and will be re-evaluated in two weeks.

Rivers, 25, has appeared in 32 games this season, averaging career-highs in points (15.8), assists (3.6), steals (1.25), three-point percentage (40.5%) and minutes (32.7).

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