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Remember when the Trail Blazers scheduled a meeting with Austin Rivers in 2016?

Could Portland still have interest in Rivers?

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Tuesday afternoon, Shams Charania of The Athletic reported that Austin has chosen to join the Memphis Grizzlies.

The Phoenix Suns opted to release Austin Rivers only days after acquiring him in trade from the Washington Wizards.

Initial reports seem to indicate that Rivers was released and not bought out, meaning the Suns will be on the hook for his entire salary.

The Blazers do have a very vague history with Rivers, meeting with him in the early moments of the 2016 free agency period.

The Blazers, however, have no open roster spots so they would need to functionally pay two minimum salaries to go after the 29-year old former Clipper. That seems exceedingly unlikely.