Jeremiah Rivers

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Jeremiah Rivers
Personal information
Born (1987-07-27) July 27, 1987 (age 29)
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school Winter Park (Winter Park, Florida)
College Georgetown (2006–2008)
Indiana (2009–2011)
NBA draft 2011 / Undrafted
Playing career 2011–2013
Position Point guard / Shooting guard
Career history
2011–2012 Mega Vizura
2012–2013 Maine Red Claws

Jeremiah Jordan Rivers (born July 27, 1987) is an American former professional basketball player.

Rivers played college basketball at Georgetown University, before transferring to Indiana University.[1] He previously attended Winter Park High School in Florida. He is the son of former NBA player and the current Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers, and the older brother of Austin Rivers, who is also currently playing for the Los Angeles Clippers.

Pro career[edit]

Upon college graduation, Rivers signed with Mega Vizura from Serbia in August 2011.[2] However, Rivers injured his ankle in January 2012, and missed the rest of the 2011–12 season. He played 14 games, averaging 6.2 points per game.

After recovering from double ankle surgery, Rivers participated in the 2012 Las Vegas NBA Summer League, averaging 3.5 points and 1.8 rebounds in four games with the New York Knicks.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jeremiah Rivers Stats, Bio - ESPN". ESPN.com. Retrieved November 22, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Mega Vizura signs rookie Jeremiah Rivers". sportando.net. August 18, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2013. 
  3. ^ "2012 Summer League Statistics". NBA.com. Retrieved June 7, 2013. 

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