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|Apr. 14 5:14 PM PT6:14 PM MT7:14 PM CT8:14 PM ET0:14 GMT8:14 5:14 PM MST7:14 PM EST4:14 UAE (+1)02:1420:14 ET7:14 PM CT23:14 - Thunder forward Nick Collison and Rivers were ejected following a brief scuffle in the second quarter of Monday night's game between Oklahoma City and New Orleans.
Analysis: Rivers appeared perturbed about the way he was held up during a prolonged screen set by Collison while on Oklahoma City's offensive end. Rivers shoved his way out of the screen and soon after started jawing with Collison as the two followed the play down court to the Pelicans' offensive end. They bumped again in the paint, igniting a brief shoving match with 7:56 remaining in the first half.
|Mar. 28 3:35 PM PT4:35 PM MT5:35 PM CT6:35 PM ET22:35 GMT6:35 3:35 PM MST5:35 PM EST2:35 UAE (+1)23:3518:35 ET4:35 PM CT21:35 - New Orleans coach Monty Williams said Friday that guard Austin Rivers is ready to return.
Analysis: Rivers missed Wednesday night's victory over the Los Angeles Clippers with an upper respiratory infection.
|Mar. 26 2:54 PM PT3:54 PM MT4:54 PM CT5:54 PM ET21:54 GMT5:54 2:54 PM MST4:54 PM EST1:54 UAE (+1)22:5417:54 ET3:54 PM CT20:54 - The Pelicans say guards Eric Gordon, Brian Roberts and Rivers have all been ruled out for Wednesday night's game against the Los Angeles Clippers.
Analysis: Rivers has an upper respiratory infection. Rivers' absence means he'll miss a chance to play against the team coach by his father, Doc Rivers.
|Oct. 16 1:26 PM PT2:26 PM MT3:26 PM CT4:26 PM ET20:26 GMT4:26 1:26 PM MST3:26 PM EST0:26 UAE (+1)22:2616:26 ET3:26 PM CT19:26 - The New Orleans Pelicans have exercised third-year options on the contracts of 2012 first-round draft choices Anthony Davis and Austin Rivers.
Analysis: Rivers was the 10th overall pick in the draft. He averaged 6.2 points, 2.1 assists and 1.8 rebounds, but saw his rookie campaign cut short by a hand injury in early March, during a game in which he'd scored 10 first-half points against the Los Angeles Lakers.