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Panathinaikos add Rivers to their roster - Jul 22, 2016


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K.C. Rivers
Panathinaikos Athens (A1) added to their roster 29-year old American (has also Bissau-Guinean passport) guard K.C. Rivers (196-98kg-87, college: Clemson). He played last season at Real Madrid in Spanish Liga Endesa. Rivers managed to play in three leagues in two countries last year. In 10 Liga Endesa games he recorded 8.7ppg, 2.7rpg and 2.0apg. He helped them to win Spanish Cup (Copa del Rey) last season. Rivers also played 17 games in Euroleague where he averaged 6.7ppg and 1.5rpg. He contributed to his team making it to the quarterfinals. The other team Rivers played that season for was Bayern Muenchen (BBL) in German league. In 13 games he averaged 15.0ppg, 3.4rpg, 2.2apg and 1.0spg. He also played 10 games in Euroleague where he averaged 10.8ppg, 2.3rpg and 1.3apg.
The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others Rivers won Spanish Liga Endesa championship title in 2015. He was also voted All-ACC Honorable Mention back in 2009 at his college time.
Rivers is quite experienced player. He has played also professionally in France (Chorale de Roanne), Italy (Benetton Treviso, Latina Basket and Virtus Obiettivo Lavoro Bologna), Russia (Khimky and Lokomotiv) and D-League (Reno Bighorns).
Rivers attended Clemson University until 2009 and it will be his eighth season as a professional player.
On Rivers: One of the top all-around players on the team, he possesses a strong basketball IQ. Has shown to be a solid rebounder. Can score in lots of ways, he's also a good defender on both guards and forwards.

Panathinaikos Athens roster for 2016-2017:
Guards:
K.C. Rivers
Nikos Pappas
James Feldeine
Nick Calathes
Eleftherios Bochoridis
Mike James
Michalis Lountzis
Karolos Alvertis
Forwards:
Antonis Fotsis
James Gist
Vasileios Charalampopoulos
Giorgos Kalaitzakis
Giannis Hatziveroglou
Centers:
Ioannis Bourousis
Ian Vougioukas
Coach: Argiris Pedoulakis

By Eurobasket Data Center

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