NBA shooting guard who was selected 10th overall by the New Orleans Hornets in the 2012 NBA Draft after playing one season of college basketball at Duke University. He spent just over two years with New Orleans before he was traded to the Boston Celtics and then to the Los Angeles Clippers to play for his father, Doc Rivers.He helped Duke University end North Carolina's 31-game home winning streak in 2012.He and Anthony Davis were both first round picks of the New Orleans Hornets in 2012.BEFORE FAME
He earned the Naismith Prep Player of the Year and Florida Mr. Basketball his senior year at Winter Park High School.PERSONAL LIFE
He was raised with two siblings and his father Doc Rivers is a former NBA player who became a very successful coach of such teams as the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Clippers.FUN FACTS
Basketball Player Austin Rivers were born on Saturday, in a leap year, birthstone is Peridot, the seaon was Summer in the Chinese year of Monkey, it is 206 days until Austin Rivers next birthday.