Austin Rivers reportedly returning to Houston on a two-year deal
The Houston Rockets and guard Austin Rivers have agreed on a two-year deal, per Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
The deal includes a player option for the second year, allowing Rivers to reassess his future next summer. The guard will resume a backup role to both Chris Paul and James Harden for Houston.
Rivers averaged 8.7 points and 2.3 assists in 28.6 minutes per game for the Rockets last season.
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- Brandon Ingram (right knee) questionable for Pelicans on Tuesday November 18th, 2019
- Pelicans' Josh Hart (knee, ankle) out on Tuesday November 18th, 2019
- New Orleans' Derrick Favors (back) ruled out for Tuesday's matchup against Portland November 18th, 2019
- Cavaliers' Kevin Porter Jr. making first NBA start Monday in place of Kevin Love (back) November 18th, 2019
- T.J. McConnell (groin) still sidelined for Pacers on Monday November 18th, 2019
- Russell Westbrook (rest) replacing Austin Rivers in Rockets lineup against Trail Blazers November 18th, 2019
- Austin Rivers coming off Houston's bench on Monday November 18th, 2019
- Clint Capela (concussion) back in Rockets lineup, Tyson Chandler resting Monday November 18th, 2019
- Ben McLemore playing with Rockets' second unit on Monday November 18th, 2019
- Rockets' Tyson Chandler (rest) ruled out on Monday November 18th, 2019
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