Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON -- Pelicans guard Austin Rivers smiles as sixth-grader Abigail Post tries to measure how tall she is compared to Rivers as the Pelicans unveiled the team's alternate red uniform Tuesday at St. Catherine's of Siena in Metairie.

Pelicans guard Austin Rivers says he couldn't watch the NBA playoffs on TV last season, because he was so frustrated that he and his teammates weren't playing in the postseason. Rivers said he doesn't want to be in that position again. Click here to see the video.