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Would it be a disappointment for Rivers to become as good as his father



In case you didnt know, Doc played his best years as a 1 and a 2 guard with the Hawks with NBA greats Dominique Wilkins and Spudd Webb.

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They are roughly the same size, and play the same position







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danman6336
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re: Would it be a disappointment for Rivers to become as good as his father


He had some 14/10/5 kind of years in his career

I would be pretty much shocked if Austin ever gets anywhere close to doing that






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Lester Earl
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re: Would it be a disappointment for Rivers to become as good as his father


his dad was a 45% shooter in his prime, if you were to tell me Austin gets to that point, then we'd have a pretty damn good player





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MrPappagiorgio
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re: Would it be a disappointment for Rivers to become as good as his father


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Would it be a disappointment for Rivers to become as good as his father


a disappointment?

Have you seen Austin Rivers play NBA basketball?






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1ranter1
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re: Would it be a disappointment for Rivers to become as good as his father


Austin Rivers is one of the worst players in the NBA

Doc scored double digits 8 straight years. Once average 10 assist a game for a season. Shot over 45% his first 7 seasons in the NBA. Over 42% his frst 11 seasons.

Yeah that would be a major disappointment



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c on z
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re: Would it be a disappointment for Rivers to become as good as his father


Awesome thread.





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re: Would it be a disappointment for Rivers to become as good as his father


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tigerforever7
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re: Would it be a disappointment for Rivers to become as good as his father


Are you saying because Doc's so much cooler and you'd rather him have the River's legacy? Doc could ball man, Austen's gonna be pushing for a roster spot in 3 years





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mattz1122
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re: Would it be a disappointment for Rivers to become as good as his father


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Shot over 45% his first 7 seasons in the NBA. Over 42% his frst 11 seasons.



About league average now. Below league average in the '80s.






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JabarkusRussell
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re: Would it be a disappointment for Rivers to become as good as his father


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Austen's gonna be pushing for a roster spot in 3 years


Stop. People said the same thing about JR Smith. The league is too watered down with crap players thanks to expansion for this to happen. If Tyrus Thomas is still in the league, Austin will be for years to come.






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The Future
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re: Would it be a disappointment for Rivers to become as good as his father


Jr has a lot more natural talent than rivers. He's just a head case





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THRILLHO
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re: Would it be a disappointment for Rivers to become as good as his father


AR shooting 47% since Feb 1 (15 games), 46% from 3. Not filling up the stat sheets or anything, but he's been playing efficiently with good defense. It's a small sample size, but so was his horrible start.





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DBeaux225
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re: Would it be a disappointment for Rivers to become as good as his father


Hell no I wouldn't be disappointed if Austin was as good as his dad. Doc was a solid player. Did you ever watch Doc Rivers play?





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realtalk
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re: Would it be a disappointment for Rivers to become as good as his father


So what should I do with my CP3 blow up doll?





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