|Date of Birth||8/1/1992|
|Height, Weight||6'4", 200 lbs|
|From||Winter Park, FL|
|Drafted||2012 - Rd 1|
Rivers (neck) doesn't appear on the Rockets' injury report ahead of Thursday's season opener against the Bucks, Alykhan Bijani of The Athletic reports.
Rivers was removed during Friday's preseason finale against the Heat with neck soreness, but the Rockets were likely just taking some extra precaution in advance of the games that count. With his health intact heading into the opener, Rivers looks on tap to fill his familiar spot on the second unit, a role that will limit his overall fantasy value while backcourt starters Russell Westbrook and James Harden presumably clear 35 minutes in most games.
Rivers has been ruled out of Friday's game against the Heat due to neck soreness, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Rivers appeared to be grabbing his shoulder on his way to the locker room, but he's since been ruled out with a sore neck. Considering the nature of the injury, he should good to go for Thursday's season opener.
Rivers went to the locker room with a shoulder injury during Friday's preseason game against the Heat, Jonathan Feigen of the Houston Chronicle reports.
Rivers was spotted holding his shoulder on the way to the locker room, though the severity of the issue is unknown at this time. Shamorie Ponds and Ben McLemore could see minutes in Rivers' absence.