Rivers Haters Where Are You?

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Rivers Haters Where Are You? 

Post#1 » by Bee-Fense » Sat Dec 15, 2012 3:15 am

Tonight he had 27 points on 9/14 shooting from the field, 5/6 from 3, 4/4 from the line and tossed in a couple of assists.

Over his last 5 games he's averaging 14 points on 49% from the field and 51% from 3 with 2.4 assists (1.2 TO's) and 2.4 rebounds.

He's looked A LOT better and he's getting more and more comfortable. I think it's pretty safe to say he won't be a bust if you've been watching him. He won't ever be an all-star, but I think he can still end up being a 6th man scorer off the bench of a borderline starter for a good team.
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Re: Rivers Haters Where Are You? 

Post#2 » by SUN » Sat Dec 15, 2012 3:16 am

No one ever hated him, they just acknowledged he was sucking for a period of time. That's not hate.
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Re: Rivers Haters Where Are You? 

Post#3 » by Vindicater » Sat Dec 15, 2012 3:17 am

Two words.

1). Luke

2). Ridnour
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Re: Rivers Haters Where Are You? 

Post#4 » by Ckay » Sat Dec 15, 2012 3:17 am

just one game tho
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Re: Rivers Haters Where Are You? 

Post#5 » by Chocobanana » Sat Dec 15, 2012 3:18 am

i saw the game. he didnt look bad but ridnour/barea arent very good defenders.
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Re: Rivers Haters Where Are You? 

Post#6 » by allweneedisLOVE » Sat Dec 15, 2012 3:20 am

shooting 32% on the year and then he has 1 good game vs people who don't play defense, lolz
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Re: Rivers Haters Where Are You? 

Post#7 » by Bee-Fense » Sat Dec 15, 2012 3:22 am

Yeah Ridnour is a bad defender but that's why I pointed out his last 5 games. He's been playing better prior to tonight.

Also, to say Rivers didn't have any haters is absurd. The guy had people saying he was the next Adam Morrison and/or he'd be out of the league in a few years.
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Re: Rivers Haters Where Are You? 

Post#8 » by gethigh » Sat Dec 15, 2012 3:23 am

maybe the Rivers haters were hanging out with the "Dame" haters.
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Re: Rivers Haters Where Are You? 

Post#9 » by noobcake » Sat Dec 15, 2012 3:24 am

allweneedisLOVE wrote:shooting 32% on the year and then he has 1 good game vs people who don't play defense, lolz


I found one
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Re: Rivers Haters Where Are You? 

Post#10 » by smith2373 » Sat Dec 15, 2012 3:25 am

allweneedisLOVE wrote:shooting 32% on the year and then he has 1 good game vs people who don't play defense, lolz
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Re: Rivers Haters Where Are You? 

Post#11 » by JeffG20 » Sat Dec 15, 2012 3:27 am

lets be honest OP, Rivers has given plenty of reason for people to question him. he's looked much better as of late. kind of a ridiculous thread to be calling out people for the most part have been right about him. a couple of games doesnt change how aweful he's been for the most part.
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Re: Rivers Haters Where Are You? 

Post#12 » by Don Draper » Sat Dec 15, 2012 3:28 am

Austin Rivers is a rotation player at best.
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Re: Rivers Haters Where Are You? 

Post#13 » by Don Draper » Sat Dec 15, 2012 3:28 am

Austin Rivers is a rotation player at best.
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Re: Rivers Haters Where Are You? 

Post#14 » by Doormatt » Sat Dec 15, 2012 3:28 am

he still sucks so far and has all the same problems, 1 game doesnt change anything.
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Re: Rivers Haters Where Are You? 

Post#15 » by Chocobanana » Sat Dec 15, 2012 3:30 am

his last few games do look good, especially when compared to the rest of his year. maybe this is a breakout game for him.
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Re: Rivers Haters Where Are You? 

Post#16 » by allweneedisLOVE » Sat Dec 15, 2012 3:31 am

noobcake wrote:
allweneedisLOVE wrote:shooting 32% on the year and then he has 1 good game vs people who don't play defense, lolz


I found one


I'm not a hater, but he has literally played awful all year. So to make this thread after 1 game is a little ridiculous
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Re: Rivers Haters Where Are You? 

Post#17 » by ChrisTheFuturePaul » Sat Dec 15, 2012 3:33 am

Hes terrible going left... But I'm happy with what I saw tonight from him, got me amped a bit. seems to be fitting nicely into the "spark" guy off the bench mold hopefully, combo guard behind Gordon and Vasquez/Whoever we get to replace Vasquez. Great insurance against gordon's injuries... I think he'll make it in this league.
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Re: Rivers Haters Where Are You? 

Post#18 » by Bee-Fense » Sat Dec 15, 2012 3:36 am

Doormatt wrote:he still sucks so far and has all the same problems, 1 game doesnt change anything.


Did you even watch the game?
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Re: Rivers Haters Where Are You? 

Post#19 » by Bee-Fense » Sat Dec 15, 2012 3:37 am

allweneedisLOVE wrote:
noobcake wrote:
allweneedisLOVE wrote:shooting 32% on the year and then he has 1 good game vs people who don't play defense, lolz


I found one


I'm not a hater, but he has literally played awful all year. So to make this thread after 1 game is a little ridiculous


To make a thread calling someone a bust a month into their career is equally ridiculous.
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Re: Rivers Haters Where Are You? 

Post#20 » by Edug27 » Sat Dec 15, 2012 3:37 am

Rivers will develop into a Jamal Crawford type player ... lets not forget how bad Crawfords rookie season went .. and he was a higher draft pick.

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