Austin Rivers Stats
- Height / Weight
- 75 / 200 lbs.
- Date of Birth (Age)
- 8/1/1992 (29)
Austin Rivers Last 10 Games
Austin Rivers News
Denver Nuggets guard Austin Rivers (illness) is questionable for Game 1 against Portland. The veteran is currently dealing with a non-COVID-related sickness and is in danger of joining PJ Dozier (hip) and Will Barton (hamstring) on the sidelines on Saturday night. If Rivers can't go, look for Facundo Campazzo, Monte Morris, and Shaquille Harrison to handle the bulk of the duties in the backcourt.
Denver Nuggets point/shooting guard Austin Rivers is expected to sign a deal that keeps him with the franchise through the remainder of the current season. Having impressed during a 10-day contract, Rivers has proven to be valuable backcourt depth for a roster figuring out how to navigate without Jamal Murray (knee) in the mix. Despite having averaged 24.1 minutes per contest off the bench, Rivers has not scored in double figures in any of his five games, shooting 34.5 percent from the field overall, all of which does not make him an immediate fantasy commodity in any format. For those targeting the Nuggets' new-look backcourt, Monte Morris and Facundo Campazzo remain more appealing options.
New York Knicks guard Austin Rivers (personal) will be available to play Monday against the Brooklyn Nets. Rivers has not played since February 13th due to the birth of his child, but should make his return on Monday. Derrick Rose (health and safety protocols) has already been ruled out while Elfrid Payton (hamstring) is doubtful to play, which should lead to a role for Rivers. His return would also take away minutes from Immanuel Quickley who has been playing very well lately.
New York Knicks point/shooting guard Austin Rivers (illness) is all set for a return to action Thursday against Sacramento with the team not listing him on its injury report. Rivers has played a combined five minutes of game action since Feb. 7, but with Elfrid Payton (hamstring) tagged as doubtful to play, Rivers could see a bump in usage right away. The odd man out in a massively crowded New York backcourt, Rivers' quickest path to fantasy relevance would be a deal to a new organization. For the time being, Rivers' appeal stems entirely as an upside DFS play, which he'll be Thursday versus a Kings unit that has posted the league's worst defensive efficiency this season.