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         === Pelicans exercise third-year options on Davis, Rivers ===
 
 New   Orleans,  LA   (SportsNetwork.com)  -  The  New  Orleans  Pelicans  have
 exercised   the  third-year  options  on  2012  lottery  picks  Anthony  Davis
 and Austin Rivers.
 
 Davis,  picked  No. 1 overall in  last year's draft, averaged 13.5 points, 8.2
 rebounds  and  1.8 blocks  per game  as a rookie,  starting 60  of 64 games he
 appeared in. The former Kentucky Wildcat finished second in Rookie of the Year
 voting behind Portland's Damian Lillard.
 
 Davis  led all rookies  in rebounds per game, blocks per game, steals per game
 and double-doubles.
 
 Rivers,  son of  Clippers head coach Doc Rivers, was selected 10th overall and
 averaged  6.2  points, 2.1  assists and  1.8 boards in  61 contests during his
 rookie campaign.
 
 
 
 10/16 16:37:24 ET

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