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THRILLHO
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Austin Rivers FG% watch...


now 1 of 13 on the season, a sizzling 7% that would make even James Posey blush.






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macatak911
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Macintosh504
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re: Austin Rivers FG% watch...


he was like that in th summeand preseason. He is clearly not ready or capable.





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Hedonismbot
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re: Austin Rivers FG% watch...


but he hustles for loose balls!





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JayJay2
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Lol wow. Y'all dudes funny.





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TotesMcGotes
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He's definitely capable. It'll take some time, probably another offseason, but he'll be fine. When he gets stronger he'll be a much better finisher.





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Rev1897
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re: Austin Rivers FG% watch...


He is not very good at basketball. clearly. Good thing we didn't pass on Royce White, Jeremy Lamb, Tony Wroten, Andrew Nicholson, Perry Jones III, etc.





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St Augustine
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I just want to see the guy handle the ball for more than 3 seconds without thinking he's about to turn it over. I know he's young and small but his play has literally been some of the worst I have seen in the NBA in a while.





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Hazelnut
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I really dont know what his deal is. I thought he was a shooter in college? Did he just forget how to do it in the pros?





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JayJay2
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Good thing you aren't that smart.





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JayJay2
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Idk, first game he took some shots, this game, I barely saw him shoot. It'll come, in due time.





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Hedonismbot
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re: Austin Rivers FG% watch...


He needs to learn to pass the ball when attacking the basket.





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TotesMcGotes
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re: Austin Rivers FG% watch...


quote:

JayJay2

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Good thing you aren't smart


That's rich.






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TotesMcGotes
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re: Austin Rivers FG% watch...


He had a couple of really nice passes on drives tonight.





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Lester Earl
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Rivers has me disappoint





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Hedonismbot
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re: Austin Rivers FG% watch...


He's only a rookie. It was expected that he'd struggle a bit at first. He's played good defense and he'll get better on offense with time.


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TotesMcGotes
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re: Austin Rivers FG% watch...


Don't get me wrong, he's been pretty awful. I just think he'll be pretty solid down the line.





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corndeaux
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I really dont know what his deal is. I thought he was a shooter in college?


Not sure if serious






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drake20
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re: Austin Rivers FG% watch...


It is bad. Settin himself up for a huge year two jump.





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Fearthehat0307
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re: Austin Rivers FG% watch...


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It is bad. Settin himself up for a huge year two jump.
he wants the most improved player award. this is one way to get it






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