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Callie Rivers
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Personal information
Born September 17 1989 () (age 29)
Atlanta, Georgia
Nationality American
Listed height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Career information
High school Winter Park
(Winter Park, Florida)
College Florida (2007-2010)
Position Outside Hitter

Callie Marie Rivers (born September 17, 1989) is an American retired indoor volleyball player. She played for multiple volleyball teams outside of the United States. Rivers played college volleyball for University of Florida. She is the daughter of Doc Rivers, current head coach of the Los Angeles Clippers, and older sister of current NBA player Austin Rivers.

Career Edit

High school Edit

Rivers was born in Atlanta, Georgia and played high school volleyball for Winter Park High School in Winter Park, Florida. She led Winter Park to Florida Class 6A state titles in her last three seasons. Rivers set school career records for kills (1,394), attempts (2,356) and blocks (184.5) and ranked second in digs (542) and aces (215) and third in hitting percentage all-time (.460). In 2006, she was named Florida Gatorade High School Player of the Year.

Rivers played for the USA Junior National A2 Team at the USA Junior Olympic Girls' Volleyball team and was named MVP of 2006 USA High Performance Championships. She is the first athlete in the history of Winter Park High School to have her jersey retired.

College Edit

Rivers started her college volleyball career at the University of Florida in 2007. That year, she also recorded the fourth-highest kills per game average (2.71) and the fifth-highest points per game average (3.29) in school history by a freshman. In 2008, she led the Gators to their SEC title and was named to the SEC honorable mention. In 2009, she made the SEC Third Team. In 2010, as a senior, she was named to the SEC First Team. 

University of Florida Statistics Edit

Season GP/MP K KPS E TA PCT SA SAPS SE D DPS SB BA TB BPS Pts
2007 89/31 243 2.71 109 643 .205 25 0.28 50 182 2.04 9 36 45 0.51 293.0
2008 90/30 163 1.81 70 495 .188 12 0.13 32 152 1.69 4 29 33 0.37 193.5
2009 97/31 152 1.57 53 357 .277 4 0.04 13 89 0.92 4 40 44 0.45 180.0
2010 110/31 279 2.54 113 765 .217 32 0.29 52 256 2.33 15 42 57 0.52 347.0
Total 386/123 835 2.16 345 2260 .217 73 0.19 147 679 1.76 32 147 179 0.46 1013.5

International Career Edit

In 2010, she signed her first professional contract at Leonas de Ponce in the Liga de Voleibol Superior Femenino.

Clubs Edit

  • University of Florida (2007–2010)
  • Leonas de Ponce (2010)

Personal LifeEdit

Rivers is the daughter of Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers and Kristen Rivers (née Campion),and has three brothers: Jeremiah, Austin, and Spencer. All three played or are currently playing basketball: Jeremiah was a member of the Maine Red Claws, while Austin is a member of the Houston Rockets, and Spencer played shooting guard at UC Irvine.

Rivers' personal life has been a frequent topic in gossip columns and celebrity magazines. She has dated former NFL player Brandon Spikes, former UNC basketball player Dexter Strickland, NBA players Paul George, Kyrie Irving, and Seth Curry.

On Valentine's Day 2019, Rivers became engaged to basketball player Seth Curry. Their daughter, Carter Lynn Curry, was born on May 9, 2018.

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