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…

Doc Rivers Goes Off On Reporter After Game 1 Loss: "That's The Dumbest Thing I've Ever Heard"

After the Clippers lost to the Jazz on a Joe Johnson buzzer-beater, a reporter tried asking Doc Rivers about his end-of-game strategy. When asked if he should have tried running the clock down to take the last shot, Rivers did not waste time letting the reporter know that he thought the question was dumb, so dumb,…

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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