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LOS ANGELES -- Clippers backup guard Jamal Crawford, who leads the NBA in bench scoring with a 16.5 average, was scratched from the lineup for Friday nights game against the Lakers because of a sore left foot.
Clippers coach Vinny Del Negro said Crawford sustained the injury Tuesday night against the Denver Nuggets. He played the next night against the Golden State Warriors, however, and had a team-high 24 points.
Starting forward Caron Butler, who missed the Warriors game for personal reasons, was back in the starting lineup against the Lakers. Del Negro said Butler did not take part in the morning shoot-around because of a sinus migraine but was still expected to play.
Meanwhile, guard Chauncey Billups, who has played in just three games this season, probably will resume practicing Saturday, Del Negro said. Billups made a successful return from a torn left Achilles tendon in November, then went down again on Dec. 5 because of tendinitis in his left foot.
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