Jeremiah Jordan Rivers (born July 27, 1987) is an American professional basketball guard with the Maine Red Claws of the NBA Development League.He is the son of former NBA player and the current Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc Rivers, and the older brother of Austin Rivers, who is currently playing for the New Orleans Pelicans.
Rivers is the son of Los Angeles Clippers head coach Doc and Kristen Rivers (née Campion). They met in 1979 while freshmen at Marquette University. The oldest of four siblings, Rivers comes from an athletic family. His younger sister Callie played volleyball for the University of Florida and then played professionally in Puerto Rico, while his younger brother Austin played one year at guard for Duke University before being drafted by the New Orleans Hornets with the 10th pick of the 2012 NBA Draft and his youngest brother,Spencer , is a guard who played for Winter Park High School and will play for UC Irvine.
Rivers played college basketball at Georgetown University, before transferring to Indiana University. He previously attended Winter Park High School in Florida. Upon college graduation, Rivers signed with Mega Vizura from Serbia in August 2011. However, Rivers injured his ankle in January 2012, and missed the rest of the 2011–12 season. He played 14 games, averaging 6.2 points per game.
After recovering from double ankle surgery, Rivers participated in the 2012 Las Vegas NBA Summer League, averaging 3.5 points and 1.8 rebounds in four games with the New York Knicks.