Austin Rivers, Knicks Conform to One-Yr Deal
The New York Knicks have agreed to a one-year take care of free agent guard Austin Rivers, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN studies. The transfer places the 28-year-old beneath the brilliant lights of Madison Sq. Backyard.
Rivers averaged 8.Eight factors per sport with the Houston Rockets final season however is simply two years faraway from placing up 15.1 factors per sport in a Los Angeles Clippers jersey.
Rivers will be a part of a backcourt that already contains the likes of Elfrid Payton and Dennis Smith Jr. Whereas Rivers does man the purpose guard place as they do, he’s equally comfy spending time on the wings.
Rivers’ dad, head coach Doc Rivers, performed two and a half season with the Knicks from 1992 to 1994.