HoopsHype Austin Rivers rumors


January 16, 2015 Updates
January 15, 2015 Updates

The Clippers' efforts to acquire guard Austin Rivers from the Celtics appeared to be progressing, with one league source saying a trade could be completed Thursday. The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to publicly discuss player movement, said the trade probably would involve some combination of Clippers guard Jordan Farmar and/or forwards Chris Douglas-Roberts and Reggie Bullock. Los Angeles Times

A. Sherrod Blakely: Ainge says there's a chance Austin Rivers could be in a #Celtics uniform, adding that his status should be worked out in a couple of days. Twitter @SherrodbCSN

January 14, 2015 Updates

The Clippers were also hoping to land Rivers, the son of Clippers Coach Doc Rivers who was recently traded from the New Orleans Pelicans to the Boston Celtics, and were believed to be engaging the Phoenix Suns, among other teams, in talks to take on the $1.8 million in salary the Clippers would need to unload to complete such a trade. Los Angeles Times

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