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Austin Rivers steps up for Clippers' Game 4 victory with aggressive play
Austin Rivers steps up for Clippers' Game 4 victory with aggressive play

He will no longer be known solely as the underachieving son of Doc Rivers and the subject of a viral video starring Blake Griffin. Austin Rivers became a playoff hero Sunday afternoon in the biggest game of his basketball career. The Clippers guard gave his team the kind of long-sought-after jolt it needed from its bench during a potentially pivotal 114-105 victory over the San Antonio Spurs at AT&T Center in Game 4 of their first-round series. "I thought he was the guy that really changed the game for us," Griffin said. Rivers scored five of his 16 points early in the fourth quarter, including a driving layup around Spurs power forward Tim Duncan that went for a...

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