Austin Rivers scored 18 points with two rebounds, five assists, two steals, one block and three 3-pointers in 37 minutes against the Hawks on Wednesday.
Advice: The bad news is he made just 1-of-4 from the line in this win. Before tonight, he’s been pretty bad this year and entered tonight as one of just four players to play at least 20 minutes per game while shooting under 37 percent from the field and under 65 percent from the line (Ball, Stephenson and Cunningham). The good news is his usage rate holds up even when he’s next to Lou Williams and he should be getting minutes the rest of the way. He's going to be brutal for percentages, but he has enough value to hold as a trade chip at least.
Austin Rivers scored 18 points Wednesday, going 7 of 12 from the field, as the Los Angeles Clippers topped the Atlanta Hawks 116-103. Rivers grabbed two rebounds and dished out five assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +13 in his 36:31 on the floor. He added one block and two steals. Rivers went 3 of 5 from 3-point range.
Austin Rivers scored two points Monday on 1-of-9 shooting as the Los Angeles Clippers fell to the New York Knicks 107-85. Rivers pulled down one rebound and had five assists, tallying a plus-minus of -21 in his 31:59 of playing time. He added one steal.
Austin Rivers hit just 1-of-9 shots for two points, five assists, one rebound and one steal in 32 minutes vs. the Knicks on Monday.
Advice: He continues to have the green light on offense despite shooting 37.2 percent from the field prior to this nightmare. Rivers' value has been trending in the wrong direction, but he'll continue to see a healthy dose of minutes with Danilo Gallinari (hip) out another 7-10 days.
Austin Rivers finished with nine points, four rebounds and three assists across 34 minutes in Saturday's 102-87 loss in Charlotte.
Advice: Rivers hit just 3-of-14 from the floor, including 1-of-6 from behind the arc, as his shooting woes continue. He's now just 19-of-63 (30.2 percent) across the past four outings. He trolled his ankle in practice last week and perhaps he is still dealing with the after effects of that injury. He remains a low-end option in fantasy despite his current starting status.
Austin Rivers scored nine points Saturday, going 3 of 14 from the field, as the Los Angeles Clippers lost to the Charlotte Hornets 102-87. Rivers pulled down four rebounds and dished out three assists, tallying a plus-minus of -16 in his 34:07 of playing time. He tacked on one steal. Rivers went 1 of 6 from 3-point range.
Austin Rivers scored 16 points Friday, going 6 of 18 from the field, as the Los Angeles Clippers lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers 118-113 in overtime. Rivers grabbed one rebound and had six assists, tallying a plus-minus of +6 in his 34:53 on the floor. Rivers went 2 of 10 from behind the arc.
Austin Rivers scored 11 points Monday on 3-of-13 shooting as the Los Angeles Clippers fell to the Philadelphia 76ers 109-105. Rivers grabbed three rebounds and had two assists, tallying a plus-minus of -2 in his 36:57 on the floor. He tacked on two steals. Rivers went 2 of 6 from 3-point range.
Advice: With occasional performances like this, Rivers continues to be a headache for fantasy owners. Though he's 14 of 27 on 3-point tries while averaging 17.8 points over his last four games, the inconsistent guard is shooting 38.8 percent overall during the Clippers' six-game losing streak. The one positive is that's getting plenty of opportunities to shoot with the Clips during with a slew of injuries.