Austin Rivers Knows Everyone Thinks He's An Annoying Scrub Getting By Because Of His Dad

Even though Austin Rivers didn’t play against the Rockets earlier this week, his very presence helped spark the Rockets’ furtive voyage to the Clippers locker room to cause a commotion and not actually fight. This is because, as Bill Simmons said on Zach Lowe’s podcast, Rivers would not stop talking shit to the…

Report: Rockets "Shocked And Disappointed" The Clippers Weren't Punished For Making Them Mad

The Rockets’ Trevor Ariza and Gerald Green each got two-game suspensions handed down on Wednesday for their roles in the now almost-mythic “secret passageway” confrontation in which they allegedly tried to storm the Clippers’ locker room after a loss. The team, however, is reportedly “shocked and disappointed,” that…

Oh God The Knicks Are Going To Screw This Melo Shit Up So Completely, I Can't Wait

The Los Angeles Clippers are wounded—literally!—and in trouble. Chris Paul’s out for at least five more weeks with an injured thumb; Blake Griffin only just returned from a knee injury that kept him out of 18 games. They’ve lost three of four, and to some real dogs: the Wolves, Nuggets, and 76ers. The Warriors, Spurs,…

Austin Rivers On Relationship With His Father: "We Know Each Other As Strictly Basketball"

When Doc Rivers and the Los Angeles Clippers traded for Austin Rivers in 2015, he became the first son to play for his father in the NBA. The natural assumption was that Doc favoring his child, but when asked about playing for his father, Austin said that his bond with Doc isn’t as close as people think—it’s purely…

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