Injured Austin Rivers to miss Clippers' game against Hornets

ABS-CBN Sports on Jan 01, 2018 07:21 AM
Injured Austin Rivers to miss Clippers' game against Hornets
Austin Rivers NBA file photo

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clippers guard Austin Rivers will miss the Los Angeles’ game Sunday (Monday, PHL time) against Charlotte after injuring his right Achilles.

The team said he is day-to-day after an MRI taken Saturday (Sunday, PHL time) revealed no soft tissue injury or structural damage.

Rivers, the son of Clippers coach Doc Rivers, was hurt in a victory over the Lakers on Friday night (Saturday, PHL time).

He is averaging career-highs in points (15.8), assists (3.6), steals (1.25), three-point percentage (40 percent) and minutes (32.7).

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