Rip City Project
Preview: Portland Trail Blazers at New Orleans Pelicans
Dec 21, 2013; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard drives to the basket on New Orleans Pelicans forward Alexis Ajinca and shooting guard Austin Rivers during the first quarter of the game at the Moda Center.
One-and-done players have chance to live their dream, but it comes at expense of college basketball, NBA
Second-year New Orleans Pelican guard Austin Rivers struggled some last season as a rookie after playing just one year of college basketball but he has shown marked improvement this season.
Bell now a leader for Villanova
When he entered Montverde Academy, a basketball power near his home in Orlando, James Bell could already dunk.
A Glimmer Of Hope: Austin Rivers Is Improving Before Our Very Eyes
In 2010, there was no high schooler more exciting to watch than Austin Rivers. His godly handles, acrobatic layups, pull-up threes and high flying dunks made for one of the more entertaining YouTube mixes you will ever set your eyes on and as a result, he was catapulted into being an instant fan favorite in the basketball world.