Austin Rivers is one of the more intriguing players in this year's draft, in part due to his lineage and in part due to his fit at the NBA level. The son of Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers is very talented, but his cocky demeanor has reportedly rubbed some NBA executives the wrong way leading up to the 2012 NBA Draft.
Regardless, as the video below explains, there are a lot of things to like about the Duke Blue Devils sharp-shooting guard.
Whether or not Rivers' ceiling is indeed Monta Ellis won't likely be determined anytime soon, but it does seem to be an apt comparison -- at least in style -- judging from his collegiate career. He'll likely have to alter his game in the NBA, though, making him a more complete player.
Rivers will be selected in the first round, but it's unclear how far the guard with the great pedigree will fall.
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