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Austin Rivers returning to LA Clippers

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by batkins, Jul 2, 2016.

  1. batkins

    batkins Contributing Member

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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Free agent guard Austin Rivers has agreed to a deal to return to the Los Angeles Clippers, league sources tell <a href="https://twitter.com/TheVertical">@TheVertical</a>.</p>&mdash; Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) <a href="https://twitter.com/WojVerticalNBA/status/749391468222148608">July 2, 2016</a></blockquote>
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Per source Austin Rivers has agreed to a 3-year deal with the Clippers</p>&mdash; Dan Woike (@DanWoikeSports) <a href="https://twitter.com/DanWoikeSports/status/749391513595973633">July 2, 2016</a></blockquote>
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    Surprise surprise.
     
  2. Carl Herrera

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    How does the $ impact the Durant chase?
     
  3. pippendagimp

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    daddy paying out early on the trust fund
     
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  4. scolandry1

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    That's the best decision for his family.
     
  5. CantGoLeft

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    Key signing! KD to LAC ASAP.

    Dude needs to move out of his Daddy's house.

    But seriously great chance to continue learning from CP3.
     
  6. Outlier

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    So they have no more money for KD right?
     
  7. LosPollosHermanos

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    lol serious nepotism.
     
  8. hvic

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    Lol he can't get rid of his son
     
  9. J.R.

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    3 years, 35 million
     
  10. batkins

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    Doc cashing in.
     
  11. Amiga

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    Relative to recent signing, not bad
     
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    He probably got a player option in 2 years like his other contract and theyll just ride this carousel all over again.
     
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  14. HayesIsBack

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    Clippers hostage to the Rivers family. Austin is not worth $8m/yr, even with the cap increase. And I'm not sure whether Doc is worth his huge package either.
     
  15. J.R.

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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Austin Rivers said he had a meeting with the Knicks and interest from POR and HOU. Said money was the same pretty much across the board</p>&mdash; Dan Woike (@DanWoikeSports) <a href="https://twitter.com/DanWoikeSports/status/749741992645521409">July 3, 2016</a></blockquote>
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  16. steddinotayto

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    I hope interest started and stopped at canvassing the free agent list. If there was a legitimate offer from Houston, then Morey and Les have, in fact, completely lost their minds.

    Maybe this is a signal that Jopat will finally get to rub out the big one and the Rockets end up with a PG comparable to Rivers in Rubio.
     

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