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Austin Rivers joins the 'Dan Patrick Show' to discuss the NBA Draft and more.
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That it W ready know your draft -- always. Dan this may be able tougher -- for a he's not the traditional white guy cliches -- and -- to land free over the years. This players described as they smooth player. For some reason that this manners that this matter season described as a well mannered kids. Well mannered as that that's something the confidence that is the it seems like a negative -- is neither explosive nor quick. He can also be passive at times. Harrison Barnes. I had more to get -- Harrison Barnes is correct some in. But they did not use the phrase little motor on Harrison Barnes but that's what we wanna hear. And Roy Williams was defensive. -- says it's trendy to pick on Harrison Barnes I think what happened is we expected him to be great. But he was on the first team all American team. And if you get even -- Carolina. Andy was first team and then all of a sudden we went OK -- have -- greatest freshman here it a lot of the game winning shots I think five Coach Williams said. But there's still something when you watch him and you say maybe it's -- effortless. Maybe you want something more and Harrison Barnes. Of this -- played against Steve Austin Rivers joining us. Do you get that not gonna Harrison Barnes that they say that you know maybe he's -- too passive. Two mild mannered on the floor Austin. Globe you know our. I like your game. And you know a lot of people you know to try to make it to gain to secure the but he says you know he was first seen before you start to get a lot of between expectations and you know it's hard structure professional covenant. I think you know it -- abilities that you know a lot of big shots didn't. I'm not that you're progressively got better and better. Lift -- -- due to his second start using his body district a lot more and attacking a lot more. Which you get nitpick now. That it's one thing to be criticized your critique when your playing at Duke now going into the NBA -- the best thing you heard what's the worst thing your hurt. A little bit quicker as you know people figure you know my game translate to fortunate gate which which I agree it. They got -- -- -- -- can attack increase from shuffled other players and you know any time and and I were part of competitive. And of those good good date in. You know really is really critical bad thing that's is that people think I'm I'm too cocky. The little things like that it. When I was traded that is foolish not true I'm I'm caught in a good way and number if you look at any great player. In the immediate -- our ops out of on the floor. You know like Kobe Bryant Dwyane -- abroad and they all believe that they can they can do what they want to do need to do they are confident in yourself and that's and just because there -- shall we would like demeanor swagger you know people might mistake in net for. He's such a cocky -- -- -- arguable she got out before problem on the -- have a lot of confidence and felt that I try to bring note my teammates and help them now we'll do it. -- put up to a bit and how much you make a trade -- but you know we knew just what would you create a bond with. In the misconception. But he also said selfish that was one we're not gonna. You know incidents that's like a complete opposite Liam I wanna do everything I can help the team went Kenny Perry and this year big thing for me first -- it's -- to weigh -- was to create did try to score and try to just make plays or people and sort of get better and better at it. Towards the end of the year and now I would never selfish. It's actually one of the more and so it was going to be. I don't see you know be -- hard working guy and and and working hard and -- your team win and and try to be a leader and trying to create plays reaching into yourself -- and didn't do creating educational and felt that are you know and you know I don't know where that comes from -- just think that comes from just couldn't score a lot of regard it was a confrontational which you know that's just not -- the dispatcher. He's Austin Rivers he former Duke guard joining us Dan Patrick show here's our poll question if you're on the board at. Should your dad take you did your dad have to teach you if you're still on the board when the Celtics have their pick. -- know he did not have technical. If he didn't. I would not be angry because I understood the business understand it figured it was best for him and his team. I'm probably LB on the boards. Tom Arnold picked it out but you know it is what it is I can't help went to what goes on from on the border motherboard -- -- knows how. I hope I get pick but somebody I think I'll get picked by somebody and now. You know I had to blushing but to play for an NBA team could be completely on. When did you. So you haven't -- about this. We had -- my dad about it and you know -- you -- you yeah. You know I I don't I don't I don't. I don't know I don't look at -- -- 21 title you go happened. I really don't forget what happened but you never know if it does it does -- But. You know -- as excited as -- try. It's one thing it's one thing for your dad as a coach of the Celtics and say you know if you dare I you know I don't know what what does your mom say about this that you hate. You better take him if he's there. Where. You wonder what people. -- hope we have if you look at it. I would think -- be -- -- and be with you tonight. Are not yet he would come here actually coming forward unified in the firing back to Boston. -- figured between rules first for the NBA which has until it. Because he's approached for a few minutes and so there are a lot of -- a little bit and then go lever -- Anthony Davis so a couple weeks go when he joined -- -- afraid to -- well Kobe to say look I look forward to it you know bring it. And you know he's he's obviously unbelievable but I'm not afraid of him. Who's the guy that you're you're ready to go after that you want to play against that measure yourself against. I mean that for me it's just anybody. It's it's like I'll look at I look at all the guards that are -- up Ottawa. And Taiwan pattern my game after like. What can do when you weigh in and then and Deron Williams and Russell Westbrook and Tony Parker -- those -- together I want to compete again. Because of the guys I mean I've I've looked up to my whole life and Alou got a ticket holder -- drove -- it might change so the -- -- against them -- -- -- -- -- I think that will be so far in between the exciting and we'll learn a lot it will be real trust but I mean that's -- I was fortunate -- hit a toilet articles I was controlling. You got that YouTube moment when you pick John -- pocket in a in a summer game it seem like that's when people at all -- okay. It was juror gut coming of age moment did you realize I mean if you're you're are still in high school when you're facing John Wall the number one pick. Any intimidation did you feel a little out of place describe that. No I'm not at all on the way that whole thing was. That -- two years -- period on the and out of high -- use Glendon gave it three years old and I've been trying not my whole life to pay you. The other player X 1617 -- -- fourteen ultra model Penguins keep just one of the better seventy girls that are aching a little bit about your ability and my opening wounds on the critical that could be like in a month I'm never -- of anywhere from a trip to trail. It's something wrong -- -- learn from it and you -- -- you know which you have to be able to. They couldn't -- at the end except you know things could -- -- -- into social. I was trying to go out there try to compete and I just played my game and they're important for me -- and but that open -- and that was that was because Brandon Jennings DeMar DeRozan got Tyreke Evans and there's kind of pros there. The nuts and he's got a different sort of me you know -- -- a good guy you know I get better but I competed as an assistant under try to work and not already. Who's yelled at two. More intensely. In your -- coach connect. -- -- Pair of -- will. Go to yes you can. But those posters who who. I mean -- unbelievable Adriano and you're a Maryland guy. Commander Maryland -- all right yeah. So you know and they are -- thing again you know Duke. I -- coach -- Arnold and I don't know I don't know but still all of that Halladay I -- you rarely game -- No you didn't know. Know your -- on what none and I don't know that was -- Scott been pals who was there not me. Okay yeah. One of the -- wondering what do you always have a bearing. I'm not tight I have coached ailments that -- European to NC because you don't but it did on Duke right now you've had come on get to chip -- -- shoulder Boston. They'll be soccer. I've I agree -- I cannot do it because an impression but I attribute it. He's probably one -- I mean like the coolest culture ever. Being coached by an army like -- -- -- relax -- he's tough on you gotta tell you -- quite like how much better than you know play one year deal garage. LB I would couldn't go entered college in. You can follow a lot of commit article and you you do -- what you know in the league in the college than. Okay so you gotta do it you know is there any other coach in. -- you get talented group or sometimes you're like what are going well what what you would you want me to do and after you these are beginning of your lively you know how much better you've done -- from being around them and just from being -- I give me the best. Best guess where your -- don't say I just wanna be drafted where you think. Probably see. In order auditor not a good on the clock there you go being soft again you you'll be insulted right now Austin c'mon. Yeah c'mon you gotta distribute distribute an answer to my audience here where you need to Golan. Now I feel like you know there's a good chance to me into letting it somewhere around. You know I'll just learn not to be a lottery picks well one of those fortunate. I get to go attend those sent. And -- and get over it you're right I got to go to the Hornets. Aren't you and Anthony Davis. I want to go no ligament -- -- what should happen to the library came into tomorrow your -- you either you -- you know brown. I know that I don't know. That I'll never. Have fun tonight don't worry things really that would make fun of aren't. Are you got to do durable guy he's nice I like -- and eight -- good luck tonight Austin thanks for joining us that you currently appreciation night. Austin Rivers. They say I didn't know what he was saying are -- a Maryland guy Eric I I miss that. And van pelt I guess you know all white sport and and we look there's more interactive look at --