While covering the Las Vegas Summer League, CSNNE's Jessica Camerato caught up with New Orleans Pelicans second year guard Austin Rivers, who's averaging 19.5 points, 5.5 rebounds, and 3 assists through two games. Rivers had this to say about his father's departure from Boston:
Austin Rivers on Doc: "It was so tough for him to leave (the Celtics). It made him teary-eyed when he was talking about it with the family."
— Jessica Camerato (@JCameratoNBA) July 15, 2013
Regardless of whether or not you think Doc did the Celtics wrong, it should come as no surprise that it was a very difficult and emotional decision for him to make. Austin's comments are also a lot less inflammatory than what his big brother Jeremiah had to say in defense of their dad.
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Mark Vandeusen 7/15/2013 11:51:00 AM Tweet