The Pelicans elected to exercise their third-year option on Austin Rivers on Wednesday.
Austin Rivers will start at SG for the Pelicans on Sunday, with Anthony Morrow shifting to the bench.
Austin Rivers scored 21 points and handed out five assists in the Pelicans' comeback win on Saturday.
Austin Rivers said he played point guard all practice long on Tuesday.
Austin Rivers hopes to emerge as a sixth-man for the Pelicans next season.
Austin Rivers tweaked his right calf during Friday's Summer League game, but stayed in the game and finished out the contest.
Austin Rivers scored 24 points on 8-of-15 shooting to go along seven rebounds, six assists and one steal in his Las Vegas Summer League debut.
Austin Rivers will play both guard positions during summer league play.
Austin Rivers (hand) has been working out with Kyrie Irving in Miami.
Austin Rivers (hand) is now "back to normal," according to Monty Williams.
Austin Rivers (hand) is no longer wearing a cast and is back doing basketball activities.
ESPN confirms that the Pelicans are not "giving up" on G Austin Rivers.
Austin Rivers (hand) was expected to be cleared for basketball activities earlier in the week.
Austin Rivers says he would prefer to play point guard next season.