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Former Duke Guard Austin Rivers Says He's "Straight Up Better" Than Many Players In USA Basketball Scrimmage

Austin Rivers thinks he is better than the players in the USA basketball scrimmage.

Austin Rivers

The U.S. men's basketball team held a scrimmage in Las Vegas Thursday night. 

Jerry Colangelo's program ended its 34 player minicamp - a precursor to next summer's Olympic Games - with a Blue and White exhibition contest that looked similar to an All-Star game. 

Most of the camp's star players - LeBron James, Chris Paul, Kevin Durant, etc. - did not play in the game televised on ESPN, but most of the young guys did. 

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Former Duke star and current Los Angeles Clipper Austin Rivers was not too impressed.

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It's cool to be confident, but when your college coach, Mike Krzyzewski, is the man leading USA Basketball, and you weren't invited, that kind of speaks volumes.