Timberwolves sign Austin Rivers for depth

By: The Trend Wire

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Guard  Austin Rivers signed a contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday.

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The 6-foot-4 son of Doc Rivers, the coach of the Philadelphia 76ers, played 67 games last season for Denver

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averaging 6.0 points, 1.7 rebounds, and 1.3 assists.

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With the Los Angeles Clippers, Rivers had his greatest season in the NBA in 2017–18, averaging 15.1 points, 2.4 rebounds, and 4.0 assists in 61 games. 

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He participated in 60 postseason games over his ten seasons of league play for six different teams.

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Coming out of Duke, Rivers was selected by New Orleans with the tenth overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.

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The Timberwolves signed free agent role players Kyle Anderson and Bryn Forbes before bringing in Rivers,

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following the extension of Karl-Anthony Towns' deal and the significant trade with Utah to get Rudy Gobert earlier this summer.