Rivers, 28, was withdrawn from the New York Knicks in a three-team deal that was moving George Hill to the Philadelphia 76ers. With the Thunder focused on player development and playing younger players, Rivers was not included in the team’s future plans. Rivers averages 7.3 points and 2.0 assists in 21 games this season.
After doing without Rivers, the Thunder are light in the background, and the team announces the start guard on Sunday Luguentz there entered the concussion log. There shot in the head on Saturday Boston Celtics and left the game in the third quarter with concussion-like symptoms.
According to the league’s protocol, there does not have a set schedule but must clear benchmarks before he can play again. The 21-year-old there averages 12.6 points and is considered one of the best backcourt defenders in the league.