HoopsHype Austin Rivers Buzz Meter

by HoopsHype - Updated: October 24, 2014 | 11:34 PM

Jason Calmes

Why Dell Demps Should Pick Up Austin Rivers’ Option bit.ly/1tyxRQ9 #Pelicans #fb

Zach Lowe

Wrote about the Pelicans' tough decision on Austin Rivers fourth-year options here: grantland.com/the-triangle/t…

Eric Pincus

Anthony Davis option taken - no word yet on Austin Rivers @BBallInsiders New Orleans Pelicans Team Salary basketballinsiders.com/new-orleans-pe…

Eric Pincus

Noteworthy - Pelicans picked up their option on Anthony Davis - nothing yet on Austin Rivers - but deadline hasn't hit yet @BBallInsiders

John Reid

Pelicans pick up fourth-year option on Anthony Davis' contract, but not Austin Rivers' s.nola.com/4EGGVEj via @nolanews

John Reid

Quick story on Pelicans picking up option on Anthony Davis' contract, but not for Austin Rivers.

Sean Highkin

Yup. #FutureLaker RT @crabdribbles: That means Austin Rivers is an unrestricted free agent after this season, right?

Sean Highkin

Would Austin Rivers have been a first-round pick if he had a different last name?

Demian Belmonte

Los #Pelicans ejercien la opción de contrato del cuarto año de Anthony Davis. Sin embargo, declinan hacerlo con Austin Rivers.

John Reid

Pelicans pick up fourth year option on Anthony Davis'contract but not Austin Rivers

Jimmy Smith

#Pelicans will pick up fourth-year option on @Anthony Davis but will NOT pick up the option on @Austin Rivers sources say.

John Reid

Austin Rivers first guard off the bench tonight.

John Reid

Coach Monty Williams plans to have separate roles for guards Jimmer Fredette, Austin Rivers s.nola.com/y317ZeS via @nolanews

Jorge Castillo

Up 6 w/18 secs left, Austin Rivers fouls Rasual Butler shooting a 3. Because preseason basketball.

Nakia Hogan

That was a terrible foul by Austin Rivers. Fouling a 3-point shooter with 18 seconds left.

John Reid

Austin Rivers has played 16 minutes tonight, 2-of-5 from field for 6 points with two assists.

Nakia Hogan

As much as it appears Jimmer Fredette has beaten out Austin Rivers for backup guard spot, I'm not sure Monty Williams agrees.

Nakia Hogan

Austin Rivers first sub for Pelicans. He checks in for Gordon, who has 2 fouls.

John Reid

Still think Pelicans guard Austin Rivers must play more under control. Has forced things too much in traffic.

Nakia Hogan

Pelicans now have Tyreke Evans on the court playing what should be considered SF. Jrue Holiday & Austin Rivers at guard spots.

Steve Kyler

Austin Rivers ability to get to the basket, combined with Anthony Davis' ability to finish his misses at the rim is epic offense.

John Reid

Jimmer Fredette and Austin Rivers paired together.Fredette playing off the ball for now.

John Reid

Austin Rivers has to finish around the rim better, especially when he beats the defender. Had that problem last season.

John Reid

Austin Rivers just made nice drive to the basket, but missed layup. But A.Davis got the tip-in.

John Reid

Pelicans' Austin Rivers first guard off bench. He's paired in the backcourt with Jrue Holiday.

Jim Eichenhofer

Austin Rivers: "Jimmer can shoot. Ryan can shoot. Luke can shoot. Darius can shoot. I'm surrounded by shooters. It opens everything up."

John Reid

Interesting lineup - Eric Gordon, Austin Rivers and Russ Smith paired together in the backcourt.

John Reid

Pelicans' Austin Rivers still a little too erratic when he plays point guard.

John Reid

Pelicans guard Austin Rivers is scoreless after nine minutes.

John Reid

Austin Rivers first guard off the bench to replace PG Jrue Holiday with 5:56 remaining in 1Q.

Nakia Hogan

Pelicans PG Jrue Holiday just picked up his third foul of the game with 5:56 to play in 1Q. Austin Rivers enters game in Holiday's place.

John Reid

When Austin Rivers was asked if he plays similar to Jimmer Fredette: "No No, not at all.I think he’s a totally different player than I am.''

John Reid

Pelicans coach Monty Williams said after Sunday's practice that Jimmer Fredette is a better range shooter than Austin Rivers.

John Reid

Austin Rivers' preference is to play at one guard spot, not both s.nola.com/qDNm5uQ via @nolanews

David 'Dubi' Pick

Austin Rivers can't stay in front of 38-year-old Jason Williams: youtu.be/4dlIJpHYCZk

John Reid

Austin Rivers holding his ankle but he stays in game.

John Reid

Austin Rivers and Jrue Holiday paired together in the backcourt.

John Reid

Not a good night shooting for Austin Rivers - 1-of-7 from the field for 4 pts.

John Reid

Jimmer Fredette starts Monday's game missing three of first four shots. Austin Rivers missed first two attempts.

Jason Walker

So the Pelicans put Austin Rivers and Jimmer Fredette in the game at the same time -- results have been predictable

Ira Winderman

... and then schooled for a foul by Austin Rivers.

John Reid

Jimmer Fredette still playing point guard with Austin Rivers at shooting guard.

John Reid

Interesting lineup - Jimmer Fredette and Austin Rivers paired together in backcourt.Rivers playing off the ball.

John Reid

New Orleans Pelicans guards Eric Gordon and Austin Rivers are pushing each other in camp s.nola.com/mfusg2N via @nolanews

Nakia Hogan

Pelicans coach Monty Williams said he wants to play Austin Rivers more off the ball this season to take advantage of his scoring ability.

Nakia Hogan

Pelicans G Austin Rivers said they had most physical practice of camp. He and Eric Gordon really got after it.

Zach Lowe

Predicting the toughest 4th-year option cases, including the polarizing Austin Rivers and two Blazer bigs: grantland.com/the-triangle/t…

John Reid

Austin Rivers says Anthony Davis is a superstar who is going to make all of their jobs easy.

Jimmy Smith

#Pelicans Austin Rivers says he feels no personal pressure to perform well this year.

John Reid

Austin Rivers says Omer Asik is a big addition, but undervalued around the league