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Spencer Rivers
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Philadephia 76ers
Position Assistant Coach
League NBA
Personal information
Born July 25 1995 () (age 26)
(San Antonio, Texas)
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight 190 lb (86 kg)
Career information
High school Winter Park
(Winter Park, Florida)
College UC Irvine (2014–2017)
Career history
2020–present Philadephia 76ers (assistant)

Spencer Rivers (born June 27,1995) is an American former college basketball player and Skills Development Coach for the Philadelphia 76ers.

Playing Career[]

Like his older brother Austin Rivers, he attended Winter Park High School in Winter Park, Florida. While at Winter Park, he was a three-time letter winner and led his team to the state title and was named Florida Mr. Basketball his senior year. On November 13, 2013, he signed a letter of intent to play college basketball at University of California, Irvine.

Rivers played significant minutes all four years of his career at UCI. He had career averages of 5.5 points and 4 rebounds. He had a then career-high 11 points, 11 rebounds and seven blocks in a career-high 34 minutes against Oregon on January 30, 2015, and bettered his career high with 21 points in a loss to USC on January 28, 2015. He was named the Oakland Regional's Most Outstanding Player after registering 14 points and 9 rebounds in a 50–45 victory against the Memphis Tigers.

On November 9, 2020, the Philadelphia 76ers hired Jones as an assistant coach under Doc Rivers.

Personal Life[]

Rivers is the son of Philadelphia head coach Doc Rivers and Kristen Rivers (née Campion), and has an older sister, Callie, and two older brothers, Jeremiah and Austin. All three of his sblings are athletes as well: Jeremiah played basketball for Maine Red Claws, Callie played volleyball for the University of Florida and Austin is a member of the Denver Nuggets. Additionally, he is the brother-in-law of sixers guard Seth Curry.

See Also[]

Rivers Family