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Austin Rivers has strong game against his former team amid cool reception
Austin Rivers has strong game against his former team amid cool reception

Austin Rivers figured there wouldn't be a tribute video. Teams don't normally produce such things for backup point guards who leave after 2 1/2 unremarkable seasons. But the reception the newest Clipper received Friday night when he entered the game against his former team might have made him wonder whether he played here at all. There was no introduction from the New Orleans Pelicans announcer inside the Smoothie King Center and no audible reaction from fans until a few booed Rivers late in the first quarter when he made a layup. Rivers went on to compile another strong game amid an otherwise unhappy homecoming, finishing with 10 points on four-for-eight shooting to go...

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