Austin Rivers thinks Chris Paul and James Harden get alongside properly.
The connection between the 2 Rockets stars is “unsalvageable” and Paul has requested the crew to maneuver him, in response to a report from Yahoo Sports activities. However, Rivers, who spent 47 video games with the Rockets final season, mentioned he did not see any points.
“I know nothing about any of that. I don’t know where that’s coming from,” Rivers mentioned throughout an interview with TMZ. “A lot of fantasy tales being told right now. … It’s definitely not true. I didn’t see any issues between any of them. It’s just made up news, fake news like most of the stuff you see on these Instagram pages.”
Paul and Houston common supervisor Daryl Morey each forcefully denied the Yahoo Sports activities report shortly after it was printed.
“I’ve talked to Chris since (the end of the playoffs), for sure,” Morey advised the Houston Chronicle. “Myself, (coach) Mike D’Antoni, James Harden are all tremendous aggressive, all annoyed we had been eradicated from the playoffs, all wish to recover from the hump. That results in quite a lot of aggressive fireplace. All of it’s regular. We’re all in the identical boat, pursuing the championship. We’re all annoyed we’re not there. However there may be nothing previous that.
“I’m very annoyed proper now. We’re actually attempting to do actual work on making the crew higher and on daily basis I should study a brand new media rock that has been turned over.”
Rivers, 26, started the season with the Wizards and ended up signing with the Rockets after he was waived by the Suns following a commerce in December. He averaged 8.7 factors and a couple of.three assists in 28.6 minutes per sport throughout his time with Houston.
The Rockets will reportedly pursue Jimmy Butler this summer time and have additionally mentioned dealing heart Clint Capela to the Celtics. Rivers is ready to be a free agent.