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"The first thing I did was call my mom. She's going to have to deal with this. She was a wreck the first night. She was calling me, 'What if this happens and what if that happens?' I was like, 'Mom, it's not on anybody but me and him.' At the end of the day, my job is to play and compete and that's it. It's not like in the last second of the game I'm going to have the ball. I know my role here. I know Chris [Paul] and Blake [Griffin] are the leaders."
— Austin Rivers on playing for his dad