Former Duke Guard Austin Rivers Says He’s “Straight Up Better” Than Many Players In USA Basketball Scrimmage

first_imgAustin Rivers thinks he is better than the players in the USA basketball scrimmage.Austin RiversThe U.S. men’s basketball team held a scrimmage in Las Vegas Thursday night. Jerry Colangelo’s program ended its 34 player minicamp – a precursor to next summer’s Olympic Games – with a Blue and White exhibition contest that looked similar to an All-Star game. Most of the camp’s star players – LeBron James, Chris Paul, Kevin Durant, etc. – did not play in the game televised on ESPN, but most of the young guys did. Team USA announces Blue and White rosters for Thursday night’s showcase at UNLV— Sam Amick (@sam_amick) August 13, 2015Former Duke star and current Los Angeles Clipper Austin Rivers was not too impressed.Straight up better than a lot of those dudes playing last night….. Have to prove that this year. M.o.a.M MIP…..why not— Austin Rivers (@AustinRivers25) August 14, 2015It’s cool to be confident, but when your college coach, Mike Krzyzewski, is the man leading USA Basketball, and you weren’t invited, that kind of speaks volumes.last_img