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Austin Rivers sees opportunity in playing for Clippers, and his dad
Austin Rivers sees opportunity in playing for Clippers, and his dad

Austin Rivers said it wasn't the idea of playing for his father, Clippers Coach Doc Rivers, that intrigued him most about coming to Los Angeles. It was the chance to be a part of a "playoff-caliber championship team" such as the Clippers that sold Austin on joining Doc to become the first son in NBA history to play for his father in an NBA game. Austin, a combo guard, was acquired from the Boston Celtics on Thursday in a three-team trade that sent Reggie Bullock to Phoenix and Chris Douglas-Roberts and a 2017 second-round draft pick to the Celtics. Boston also got forward Shavlik Randolph from Phoenix. "I'm viewing it as an opportunity to play for a great...

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