Austin Rivers is gaining some admiration from the Knicks fans, although that may not extend to the mainstream.
The Ranger posted a funny video on Instagram of him showing his girlfriend, Audriana Michelle, that he was going to train at the Knicks facility on Tuesday on the team’s day off after returning from a week-long road trip.
“I got crazy wanting to go on my day off … and we just got back from a long road trip.” Rivers said in his first comment on his Instagram story.
“Can I have one day for myself?” You hear Michelle asking in the background. “Do you want to spend King’s Day with me?”
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Rivers, who signed a three-year, $ 10 million deal in the off-season, got off to a great start with the Knicks. After missing out on his training camp and the first four matches with a thigh injury, Rivers averaged 10 points per match in three competitions despite less training time under Tom Thibaudeau.
Rivers were on the ground in the final minutes of successive victories over the Pacers and Hawks, Made triple-clutch indicators to help achieve both victories.
Rivers finished the video with a shot of the Knicks training center with the caption “It stopped … it’s hot now” with a laughing emoji.
Rivers and Michelle have been dating since early 2020 and are expecting a baby together.