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Doc Rivers’ son, Austin Rivers, named High School Player of the Year

Austin Rivers, the son of Celtics [1] coach Doc Rivers [2], has been named the USA Today’s 2011 National High School Boy’s Basketball Player of Year. [3]

Rivers, who is headed to Duke, averaged 28.6 points, 5.9 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game for Winter Park (FL) High. The 6-foot-4 guard averaged 20.2 points per game in helping lead the USA 18-Under National team to a win at the FIBA Americas U19 World Championships.