Saturday , October 23 2021

Houston Rockets make it official, sign guard free agent Austin Rivers


HOUSTON – The Houston Rockets signed with free agent guard Austin Rivers.

Rivers appeared in 29 games with two games for the Washington Wizards this season before being traded for the Phoenix Suns on December 17 and being released the next day.

The 26-year-old was the 10th overall pick in the 2012 draft of New Orleans. He appeared in 437 games with 132 starts and averaged 9.3 points, 2.4 assists and 2.1 rebounds per game in his career.

Rivers was with the Clippers from 2015 until it was negotiated in June for Washington. He had his best season last year when he averaged 15.1 points with four assists and 2.4 rebounds per game for Los Angeles.

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