Austin Rivers is expected to decline his player option for the 2016-17 season.
Austin Rivers needed 11 stitches after an Al-Farouq Aminu elbow to his face during a season-ending loss to the Blazers on Friday, finishing with 21 points, six rebounds, eight assists, one steal and one 3-pointer.
Austin Rivers (face) is probable to return on Friday.
Austin Rivers caught an accidental Al-Farouq Aminu elbow to his face and went to the locker room.
Austin Rivers started Wednesday's game in place of Chris Paul (broken metacarpal) and had 13 points, three rebounds, three assists and three turnovers in 37 minutes.
Austin Rivers will start Game 5 on Wednesday with Chris Paul (hand) done for the postseason.
Austin Rivers is expected to start at point guard for Wednesday's Game 5 against the Blazers, according to Arash Markazi of ESPN.
Austin Rivers scored four points with two rebounds, three assists and one steal in 23 minutes against the Blazers on Monday.
Austin Rivers, Pablo Prigioni, Luc Mbah a Moute, Paul PIerce and Cole Aldrich will start against the Suns on Wednesday.
Austin Rivers (ankle) and Wes Johnson (foot) will play Sunday vs. the Mavs.
Austin Rivers (sore left ankle) will not play on Friday vs. the Jazz.
Austin Rivers (sore left ankle) is being listed as questionable for Friday's game against the Jazz.
Austin Rivers (ankle) and Jamal Crawford (rest) will not play against the Lakers on Wednesday.
Austin Rivers will return to the bench for Sunday's game against the Wizards.