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Denver Nuggets Western Northwest
 
Austin Rivers • #25 • G
Status:On roster
Ht/Wt:6'4", 200 lbs.
Born:Aug 1, 1992 (29 yrs) in Santa Monica, CA
From:Duke
Experience:9 years
Drafted:Drafted by New Orleans in 2012 (1/10).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2021.
Movements & Injuries
2022
1/18/2022 Missed 2 games (illness).
1/15/2022 Illness, day-to-day.
2021
12/17/2021 Missed 8 games (health and safety protocols).
12/01/2021 Health and Safety Protocols, day-to-day.
8/31/2021 Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Denver Nuggets to a multi-year contract.
8/02/2021 Declared free agent.
4/30/2021 Signed by the Denver Nuggets for the remainder of the season.
4/20/2021 Signed by the Denver Nuggets to a 10-day contract.
3/28/2021 Missed 8 games (personal reasons).
3/28/2021 Waived by the Oklahoma City Thunder.
3/25/2021 Acquired from the New York Knicks
3/10/2021 Personal reasons, day-to-day.
2/24/2021 Missed 2 games (illness).
2/21/2021 Illness, day-to-day.
1/24/2021 Missed 2 games (sore right achilles).
1/21/2021 Sore right Achilles, day-to-day.
2020
12/31/2020 Missed 4 games (right groin).
12/22/2020 Right groin, day-to-day.
11/27/2020 Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Houston Rockets to a three-year contract.
11/27/2020 Acquired from the Houston Rockets
11/19/2020 Declined to exercise his contract option with the Houston Rockets for the 2020-21 season.
1/22/2020 Missed 2 games (sprained right thumb).
1/17/2020 Sprained right thumb, day-to-day.
2019
12/13/2019 Missed 2 games (flu).
12/09/2019 Flu, day-to-day.
7/17/2019 Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Houston Rockets to a two-year contract.
4/30/2019 Missed the last playoff game (illness).
4/28/2019 Illness, day-to-day.
2/21/2019 Missed 1 game (sore right elbow).
2/12/2019 Sore right elbow, day-to-day.
2018
12/24/2018 Signed as a free agent by the Houston Rockets.
12/18/2018 Waived by the Phoenix Suns.
12/17/2018 Acquired from the Washington Wizards
6/26/2018 Acquired from the Los Angeles Clippers
6/21/2018 Exercised his contract option with the Los Angeles Clippers for the 2018-19 season.
4/11/2018 Missed 1 game (sore right elbow).
4/09/2018 Sore right elbow, day-to-day.
2/09/2018 Missed 18 games (right heel injury).
1/04/2018 Right heel injury, sidelined indefinitely.
2017
12/30/2017 Strained right Achilles tendon, day-to-day.
12/18/2017 Missed 2 games (concussion).
12/15/2017 Concussion, day-to-day.
12/02/2017 Fined $25,000 by the NBA.
4/24/2017 Missed the last 6 regular season and first 4 playoff games (strained left hamstring).
3/30/2017 Strained left hamstring, sidelined indefinitely.
1/11/2017 Missed 1 game (illness).
1/08/2017 Illness, day-to-day.
2016
12/14/2016 Missed 1 game (concussion).
12/11/2016 Concussion, day-to-day.
7/08/2016 Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Los Angeles Clippers to a three-year contract.
6/30/2016 Declined to exercise his contract option with the Los Angeles Clippers for the 2016-17 season.
4/10/2016 Missed 2 games (ankle injury).
4/06/2016 Ankle injury, day-to-day.
3/02/2016 Missed 10 games (broken left hand).
2/05/2016 Broken left hand, sidelined indefinitely.
2015
12/28/2015 Missed 3 games (ankle injury).
12/21/2015 Ankle injury, day-to-day.
10/29/2015 Fined $25,000 by the NBA.
7/13/2015 Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Los Angeles Clippers to a two-year contract.
2/21/2015 Missed 1 game (left ankle injury).
2/19/2015 Left ankle injury, day-to-day.
1/15/2015 Acquired from the Boston Celtics.
1/12/2015 Acquired from the New Orleans Pelicans.
2014
10/27/2014 New Orleans Pelicans declined their contract option for the 2015-16 season.
3/28/2014 Missed 1 game (illness).
3/26/2014 Illness, day-to-day.
2013
10/16/2013 New Orleans Pelicans exercised their contract option for the 2014-15 season.
4/17/2013 Missed the last 20 regular season games (right hand surgery).
3/09/2013 Right hand surgery, remainder of the regular season.
2012
11/09/2012 Missed 1 game (finger injury).
11/07/2012 Finger injury, day-to-day.
7/24/2012 Signed by the New Orleans Hornets to a three-year contract.
6/22/2012 Drafted by the New Orleans Pelicans in the 1st round (10th overall) in 2012.
Career Transactions
2015
1/15/2015 Boston Celtics acquired Chris Douglas-Roberts and a 2017 second-round draft pick from the Los Angeles Clippers, and Shavlik Randolph and a trade exception from the Phoenix Suns. Boston Celtics traded Austin Rivers to the Los Angeles Clippers. Los Angeles Clippers traded Reggie Bullock to the Phoenix Suns.
1/12/2015 Memphis Grizzlies acquired Jeff Green from the Boston Celtics and Russ Smith from the New Orleans Pelicans. Memphis Grizzlies traded Tayshaun Prince and a protected future first-round draft pick to the Boston Celtics and traded Quincy Pondexter and a 2015 second-round draft pick to the New Orleans Pelicans. New Orleans Pelicans traded Austin Rivers to the Boston Celtics. Memphis Grizzlies also acquired a trade exception.
2012
6/28/2012 Drafted by the New Orleans Hornets in the 1st round (10th overall) in 2012.
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