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#pounditFriday, October 22, 2021

Austin Rivers’ brother gets into it with ESPN writer Amin Elhassan

Austin Rivers dunk

Spencer Rivers defended the honor of his brother, Austin Rivers, by getting into it with ESPN NBA writer Amin Elhassan on Twitter Tuesday.

Spencer, who plays for UC Irvine, tweeted Elhassan saying he wish they could fight. Elhassan then came right back at Spencer, though it seemed like both were keeping a pretty good attitude about it.

Spencer then said he had to stick up for his brother because it’s harder for an NBA player like Austin to go after a media member on Twitter, so he was essentially doing the dirty work for him.

But Elhassan got in the final insult by posting video of Austin getting hung by the rim on a dunk attempt against the Spurs:

Unfortunately there really isn’t a response for that.

H/T Black Sports Online

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