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Panathinaikos sings Rivers

Panathinaikos BC announces its agreement with K. C. Rivers for the next two years (1+1).

Kelvin Creswell "K. C." Rivers (born March 1, 1987) is an American professional basketball player who last played for Real Madrid of the Liga ACB. Standing at 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m), he plays at the shooting guard and small forward position.

Rivers attended high school at Oak Hill Academy in Virginia. While there he helped his team capture two USA Today national high school basketball championships. In those two years his team's record was a combined 72-2. He holds Oak Hill's record for most three-point field goals in a game with 15!

He played college basketball at Clemson University seeing action in 102 games  and averaged 14.2 points and grabbed 6 rebounds a game in his four years at Clemson.

In August 2009, he signed with AB Latina of the Italian Legadue Basket, second-tier league and in December 2009 he signed with Benetton Treviso of the Lega Basket Serie A for the remainder of the season.

On June 30, 2010, he signed a contract with Chorale Roanne of the French LNB Pro A for the 2010–11 season. In January 2011, he returned to Italy and signed with Virtus Bologna for the rest of the season.

On July 29, 2011, he signed a one-year deal with Lokomotiv Kuban of Russia. On May 30, 2012, he signed a two-year deal with another Russian team BC Khimki. In July 2013, he parted ways with Khimki.

In November 2013, he was acquired by the Reno Bighorns of the NBA D-League. In 47 games, he averaged 15.8 points and 4 rebounds per game during the 2013–14 season.

On August 7, 2014, he signed a one-year deal with Real Madrid. In 2014–15 season, Real Madrid continued its successes in the Euroleague from the previous seasons, advancing to the Euroleague Final Four for the third straight time. In the semifinal game against Fenerbahçe Ülker, Rivers helped his team securing third straight final game, scoring 17 points on 5 from 6 shooting from the three-point line, in a 96–87 win. Real Madrid eventually won the Euroleague championship after defeating Olympiacos in the final game with 78–59. Real Madrid eventually finished the season winning the Spanish League championship, after 3–0 score in the final series against Barcelona. With that trophy, they have won the triple crown.

On September 8, 2015, Rivers signed a one-year contract with the German club Bayern Munich. On December 22, 2015, he left Bayern and returned to his former club Real Madrid for the rest of the season.

Statistics


Euroleague

Season

Team

G

Pts

Avg

2FG

%

3FG

%

FT

%

Reb

St

As

Bl

2012-13

Khimki Moscow

24

230

9.6

53/101

52.5

36/99

36.4

16/30

53.3

64

18

37

2

2014-15

Real Madrid

30

160

5.3

30/66

45.5

30/73

41.1

10/10

100

68

18

34

0

2015-16

Real Madrid

17

114

6.7

28/46

60.9

17/54

31.5

7/9

77.8

26

14

14

1

2015-16

FC Bayern Munich

10

108

10.8

16/35

45.7

22/51

43.1

10/15

66.7

23

5

13

1

Totals

81

612

7.6

127/248

51.2

105/277

37.9

43/64

67.2

181

55

98

4

Averages

81

612

7.6

127/248

51.2

105/277

37.9

43/64

67.2

2.2

0.7

1.2

0

Eurocup

Season

Team

G

Pts

Avg

2FG

%

3FG

%

FT

%

Reb

St

As

Bl

2009-10

Benetton

8

90

11.3

25/45

55.6

12/30

40

4/8

50

25

10

16

0

2010-11

Chorale Roanne

6

61

10.2

17/35

48.6

7/18

38.9

6/7

85.7

20

6

2

1

2011-12

Lokomotiv Kuban

8

76

9.5

13/30

43.3

14/31

45.2

8/10

80

33

5

10

0

Totals

22

227

10.3

55/110

50

33/79

41.8

18/25

72

78

21

28

1

Averages

22

227

10.3

55/110

50

33/79

41.8

18/25

72

3.5

1

1.3

0


Άλλες διοργανώσεις

Season

Team

G

Pts

Avg

2FG
M-A

%

3FG
M-A

%

FT
M-A

%

Reb

St

As

Bl

2005/06

 Clemson

32

227

7.1

37/84

44

44/131

33.6

21/25

84

152

47

57

6

2006/07

 Clemson

36

504

14

95/173

54.9

88/223

39.5

50/68

73.5

162

44

65

5

2007/08

 Clemson

34

500

14.7

108/230

47

80/199

40.2

44/65

67.7

214

64

61

16

2008/09

 Clemson

32

453

14.2

104/209

49.8

69/176

39.2

38/57

66.7

193

55

52

14

2009/10

 Latina

12

294

24.5

72/151

47.7

39/105

37.1

33/43

76.7

68

21

14

1

 Benetton

23

282

12.3

45/92

48.9

53/120

44.2

33/40

82.5

98

35

29

4

2010/11

 Roanne

14

200

14.3

46/88

52.3

31/86

36

15/21

71.4

64

14

27

2

 Virtus Bologna

17

292

17.2

48/111

43.2

51/88

58

43/53

81.1

74

33

28

3

2011/12

 Lokomotiv Kuban

17

194

11.4

40/78

51.3

31/72

43.1

21/28

75.0

74

15

16

0

2012/13

 Khimki-PBL

13

110

8.5

19/39

48.7

19/46

41.3

15/19

78.9

32

11

14

2

 Khimki-VTB

24

207

8.6

36/75

48.0

41/83

49.4

12/21

57.1

52

21

34

1

2013/14

 Reno

47

741

15.8

181/355

51.0

90/258

35.2

109/128

85.2

190

59

102

4

2014/15

 Real Madrid

42

238

5.7

48/80

60.0

44/111

39.6

10/12

83.3

81

25

32

3

2015/16

 Bayern

13

195

15.0

29/46

63.0

34/77

44.2

35/42

83.3

44

13

28

5




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