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Sources: Austin Rivers Day-to-Day with Right Achilles Strain

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After leaving Friday’s game on crutches, Los Angeles Clippers guard Austin Rivers had an MRI on Saturday that revealed a right Achilles tendon strain, league sources told Yahoo Sports.

With the MRI returning negative for a tear, Rivers is expected to be day-to-day, league sources said.

Rivers had 13 points in Friday’s road win against the Lakers before exiting the game with the injury. The Clippers are currently 15-19 despite several injuries, but welcomed the return of All-Star forward Blake Griffin to the lineup on Friday. Los Angeles is 2.5 games out of the eighth seed in the Western Conference.

Rivers, 25, is averaging career highs of 15.8 points, 3.6 assists and 40.5 percent 3-point shooting over 32 games this season.

Source: Shams Charania of Yahoo Sports

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2019 Free Agency Diary

Sources: Lakers Claim Kostas Antetokounmpo Off Waivers

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The Los Angeles Lakers have claimed Kostas Antetokounmpo off free agency waivers, sources tell
@TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.

Source: Shams Charania on Twitter

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2019 Free Agency Diary

Sources: Kyle Korver, Bucks Agree to Deal

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Free-agent guard Kyle Korver has agreed to a one-year, $2.6 million deal with the Milwaukee Bucks, his agent, Jeff Schwartz of Excel Sports, told ESPN.

Korver labored over a decision between the Bucks and Philadelphia 76ers, but his history and relationship with coach Mike Budenholzer played a significant role in his ultimate choice, league sources said.

The 38-year-old Korver played three-plus seasons under Budenholzer in Atlanta and was an All-Star there in 2015.

According to ESPN’s Bobby Marks, the Bucks will incur a $1.6 million cap hit on Korver’s deal. The Phoenix Suns, who waived Korver earlier this month, will receive a $559,000 set-off on the $3.4 million they owe him.

Source: Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter

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2019 Free Agency Diary

Sources: Frank Mason III, Bucks Agree to Two-Way Deal

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Guard Frank Mason III has agreed to a two-way NBA contract with the Milwaukee Bucks, league sources tell
@TheAthleticNBA @Stadium.

Source: Shams Charania on Twitter

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