Free agent combo-guard Austin Rivers has agreed to re-sign with the Los Angeles Clippers on a 3-year deal, according to The Vertical's Adrian Wojnarowski. The Portland Trail Blazers had previously been connected to Rivers, as had the New York Knicks.
Free agent guard Austin Rivers has agreed to a deal to return to the Los Angeles Clippers, league sources tell @TheVertical.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) July 2, 2016
The contract is reportedly worth $35 million over those three years, with a player option included for the final season. Rivers averaged only 8.9 points and 1.5 assists per game during the 2015-16 NBA season, but captured public attention with a strong performance in the NBA Playoffs, starting in place of the injured Chris Paul.