Rivers (heel) has been cleared to play during Friday's matchup against the Pistons, James L. Edwards III of The Athletic Detroit reports.

Rivers will make his return Friday after missing the past 18 games due to a heel bruise. It's unclear if he'll be on any sort of minutes restriction, though it would not be surprising if coach Doc Rivers opted to ease the guard back into action. With Rivers' back in the fold, it will be interesting to see how the minutes are dispersed between him, Milos Teodosic, Lou Williams, Avery Bradley and even the likes of Tyrone Wallace, who flashed some upside while the team was dealing with a myriad of injuries.

More News
Our Latest Stories
  • troy-brown-jr-1400.jpg

    NBA Rookie Watch

    Nearing the end of the season, Nick Whalen checks in on the first-year players impacting the...

  • kentavious-caldwell-pope-1400.jpg

    Week 25 Waiver Wire

    Here's who you need to add for this week and even next season as we wrap the Fantasy playoff...

  • d-j-augustin-and-larry-nance-jr-1400.jpg

    Week 25 Start 'Em & Sit 'Em

    Who can help you in this Fantasy crunch time? The schedule is more even than usual in the last...