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Chicagoan Doc Rivers Big Influence on Son and Super-Recruit Austin

Last night, Duke super-recruit Austin Rivers, the number one overall prospect in the class of 2011, rocked the McDonald’s All-American Game skills competition known as Powerade Jam Fest. What event elicited the loudest roar from the crowd at the Chicago State Convocation Center? Austin revealing his warm-up to display his father’s old school Atlanta Hawks... Read more »

Nation's #1 Recruit Austin Rivers in Town for McDonald's All-American Game

Wednesday night, the McDonald’s All-American game hits Chicago, and with it a showcase of the greatest high school talent in the country. Which means you’ll also see the best freshmen in next year’s college basketball season on display; as well as a few lottery picks in the 2012 NBA Draft. And there’s no bigger name... Read more »

"Derrick Rose is the MVP," says Celtics Coach Doc Rivers

“I’ve said it all year, because I’m so close with Thibs, Derrick Rose is the MVP, I don’t see anyone who’s had a bigger impact on their team than him,” said Boston Celtics Coach Glenn “Doc” Rivers giving the Bulls star the biggest of complements. He also had a lot of praise for his former... Read more »
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McDonald's All-American POY Award Unveiled Today in Chicago

Morgan Wootten, legendary coach and McDonald’s All American® Games selection chair, named Austin Rivers and Elizabeth Williams winners of the 2011 Morgan Wootten Player of the Year Award today for their accomplishments on and off the court. Rivers, the 6-3, 200 lb. prep star from Winter Park High School in Winter Park, Fla. has been... Read more »
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