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Tuesday, March 15, 2011
Doc in Chicago for Austin's award

By Chris Forsberg

Kelly Kline/Icon SMIAustin Rivers earned another national honor.
Celtics coach Doc Rivers utilized the offday in Boston's schedule to trek home to Chicago, where his middle son, Austin, earned another honor as the nation's top high school hoopster:

--RIVERS WINS WOOTEN AWARD--
Austin Rivers, the No. 1 overall player in the Class of 2011, received the Morgan Wootten Player of the Year award as a surprise guest looked on: his father, Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers. Austin Rivers was given the award in front of a packed crowd at the Westin Hotel in Chicago on Tuesday. "It is a proud moment for our family," Doc Rivers said. "Watching all the work he has done and to receive such a special award is a proud feeling as parents."