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Austin Rivers opts out

Discussion in 'Houston Rockets: Game Action & Roster Moves' started by GreatOne1978, Nov 19, 2020.

  1. GreatOne1978

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    the great 2020-21 season continues
     
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    No surprise

    despite rivers playing well for us at times , last season he was not as good as I expected.

    I’m glad we can go back to hating him now
     
  4. HoustonCRT

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    I think most of us expected this last summer when he re-signed here.
     
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    Not surprising. He has no idea what’s going on with the team. It’s not going to be easy bringing in players who have already gotten money.
     
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  6. AroundTheWorld

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    Joining his dad again?
     
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    "You chased your waterfalls, but it's time to come home son." -Doc
     
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    I wish you the best in Philly bro
     
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    He’s on his way to Philly I bet. Morey and Daddy connection.
     
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    Good, his shot isn’t reliable enough.
     
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    Trade Tucker and Gordon
     
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    Is anyone actually sad about this news? He played liked garbage for us especially in a spread 5 offense. Good bye and good riddance.
     
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    He was a helpful player overall at his salary but was atrocious in the playoffs this year.
     
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    Everyone always talks about Doc this and Doc that, but Austin has said many times they don't have a relationship. Doc wasn't part of his life growing up and Austin makes that known.
     
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    No surprise, I guess.

    Good luck, Austin!
     
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    Rivers had said earlier that he was going to and I guess he wasn't kidding. Austin could play very well, but in spurts, not consistently. To be fair, his minutes weren't consistent, either. Rivers took less than he could likely have gotten elsewhere to play for Houston, so I wish him luck. The guy played hard for us.
     
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    Some of ya'll saying Philly but he said before he doesn't have a close relationship with his dad.. and the Warriors just had a pretty big opening for minutes at the guard spot.
     
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    Later on, bum headass.
     
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    No Harden or Russ you would have thought Rivers would jump at the chance of possibly starting this season
     
  20. GreatOne1978

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    what do you mean. With the Klay injury this changes things. Those guys might change their mind and stay
     

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