For example the moment the knicks acquired rose shooting guard austin rivers took a backseat.
Jim reed attorney austin. New york ny november 27 2020 the new york knicks announced today that the team has acquired guard austin rivers in a sign and trade and the draft rights to guard sergio llull and forwards. Austin rivers had an explosive fourth quarter to seal the knicks fifth win of the season on wednesday night and his performance and postgame comments had us feeling that the. A team official told berman that rivers was at madison square garden but was getting treatment for a sore ankle. 8 trade for derrick rose completely cutting rivers out of the rotation the backup guard said hes heard rumors about.
A team official told berman that. Austin rivers illness ruled out for knicks sunday night new york knicks guard austin rivers will not play sunday in the teams game against the minnesota timberwolves. Knicks guard austin rivers arrived as a veteran team leader who was set to close games as a backup. 4 2021 in.
Austin rivers explains his disappointment with not being in the knicks rotation after new york traded for derrick rose. Coach tom thibodeaus advice to rivers was to just stay. Since february 9 rivers has only made two. Austin rivers understands his time in new york could be over.
He wasnt listed on the. On wednesday in his first remarks since the derrick rose trade rivers sounded like a man about. The end of austin rivers stay with the knicks could be close after he wasnt on the bench for saturdays game suggests marc berman of the new york post. Both have been influential in the teams recent success but other players have been left in the dust as a result of these moves.