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drake20
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re: Austin Rivers FG% watch...

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Did people really expect Austin Rivers to come in and light it up in the NBA in his first 2-3 games? Shit, Aminu was a #8 pick 2 years ago and is finally showing something.


i think you're exaggerating here...no one expects superstar rivers to be on the court.

...but wanting to see glimpses or some bright spots isn't crazy. He's a top 10 pick, and he has played badly.

again, plenty of time for improvement, but so far, he has been disappointing.


drake20
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re: Austin Rivers FG% watch...
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Rivers also had 3 steals, 3 Rebounds, 2 assists and a block. He did a few things tonight beyond scoring. He played some reasonably good D tonight from what I saw. He D'd up on Rip a good bit and did well.



ya, that is very good to see. the guy is willing to work and get better. I think he can get himself to where he needs to be.

...but the Hornets drafted him to score.


Fleur de Diable
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Aug 2010
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re: Austin Rivers FG% watch...
Drake you didn't watch this game. There were flashes today that gave me encouragement.


JayJay2
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re: Austin Rivers FG% watch...
Yeah, exactly.


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Fleur de Diable
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re: Austin Rivers FG% watch...
They actually drafted him to move him to point guard. At least, thats what they've been saying.


drake20
New Orleans Saints Fan
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Member since Oct 2005
11007 posts

re: Austin Rivers FG% watch...
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They actually drafted him to move him to point guard. At least, thats what they've been saying.


maybe...even so, it was to become a westbrook type PG.

he's supposed to be a scorer, regardless of position. if the hornets drafted him to be a pass first PG, then i don't know what to say.

i'm not against rivers. just talking. he has been disappointing, no matter how you spin it. i've seen him enough to comment.

if he had bright rebound/assists tonight that i missed.


Fleur de Diable
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re: Austin Rivers FG% watch...
Not just a rebound/assist, but he had the most complete game of his young career. Honestly when you put him up agains the other scorers who cam out in this draft, the only one setting the world on fire is lillard, I think you're upset because you aren't seeing what you want to see.

For me, all i want to see is him continue to give the effort he has given so far and improve his decision making. Which i feel he has done with each game.


Fleur de Diable
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re: Austin Rivers FG% watch...
BTW are you gonna watch the replay.


drake20
New Orleans Saints Fan
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re: Austin Rivers FG% watch...
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I think you're upset because you aren't seeing what you want to see.



well ya, sounds reasonable.

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For me, all i want to see is him continue to give the effort he has given so far and improve his decision making. Which i feel he has done with each game.


for me, i'm getting nervous...don't know what's up with Gordon. if he's out and rivers can be a legit scorer, maybe this organization won't be extremely fricked.

if he's a bust, and gordon is out....frickED.




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drake20
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re: Austin Rivers FG% watch...
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BTW are you gonna watch the replay.


and hells yes....what time? forgot they did that


Fleur de Diable
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
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re: Austin Rivers FG% watch...
its on right now


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corndeaux
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re: Austin Rivers FG% watch...
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I was never a big proponent of drafting him, but he's trying hard and trying to do other things until he develops an offensive game. 


This. He is improving but he is a project at this point. Monty's player development track record has me optimistic on his future


THRILLHO
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Member since Apr 2006
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re: Austin Rivers FG% watch...
Austin Rivers's impressive 2 of 7 from the floor raised his FG% for the season. He is now 7 of 32, and his FG% can now purchase alcohol at 21.8%. AIM HIGH AND REACH FOR THE STARS, AUSTIN!


Mystery
USA Fan
Member since Jan 2009
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re: Austin Rivers FG% watch...
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Austin Rivers's impressive 2 of 7 from the floor raised his FG% for the season. He is now 7 of 32, and his FG% can now purchase alcohol at 21.8%. AIM HIGH AND REACH FOR THE STARS, AUSTIN!




LOL LOL

2.09 PER


saintsfan92612
New Orleans Saints Fan
a pretty good city
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re: Austin Rivers FG% watch...
...are you AlejandroInMinnesota by any chance?

Seeing that you created the account in 2009 but just started posting this year...


Jester
LSU Fan
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Member since Feb 2006
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re: Austin Rivers FG% watch...
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...are you AlejandroInMinnesota by any chance?


Souljah alter!


JayJay2
West Virginia Fan
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re: Austin Rivers FG% watch...
Its a shame people create alters. It really speaks volumes about their life.


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Mystery
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Member since Jan 2009
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re: Austin Rivers FG% watch...
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...are you AlejandroInMinnesota by any chance?

Seeing that you created the account in 2009 but just started posting this year...



Nope.


THRILLHO
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
New Orleans, LA
Member since Apr 2006
38136 posts
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re: Austin Rivers FG% watch...
After shooting a sizzling 7 of 16 combined from the floor in the last 2 games, Rivers didn't record a single made shot from the field in 22 minutes, going 0 for 2. Rivers is now 14 of 50 on the season for 28%.


eyeran
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
New Orleans
Member since Dec 2007
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re: Austin Rivers FG% watch...
Does he have any Duke eligibility left?


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