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MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. While Chris Paul was getting his bruised right kneecap worked on in the training room Thursday morning, Caron Butler was on the Target Center court participating in the Clippers shoot-around.
Butler said he will play Thursday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves despite a sore right foot.
The Clippers have been listing Paul as day-to-day, but he has missed the last two games.
There were no indications that Paul would play against Minnesota, meaning that backup Eric Bledsoe would be the starting point guard.
As for Butler, he injured his foot against the Houston Rockets on Tuesday night and got X-rays that showed no damage.
"I feel all right, Butler said. "I got treatment yesterday. Ill be fine.
Butler said he was somewhat nervous when the injury occurred.
"Just initially," Butler said. "I was making a plant and going one way and changed directions and I felt a little discomfort. After I got the X-ray, I was fine, because it wasnt a big deal.
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To continue with our Chris Paul theme this Saturday, the fine folks over at State Farm recently released this clip of Chris being interviewed by "his twin" Cliff Paul.In all honesty, I like these commercials but do you just need to throw on a fake moustache to have an alter-ego?(Courtesy of Total Pro Sports)
Chris Paul did not play for the Clippers on Tuesday night in Houston. The Clippers still won.
This bears repeating.
For a second consecutive night, Paul spent the game on the bench because of a bruised right kneecap. But his team didn't miss a beat, pulling away from the Houston Rockets with a big third quarter in a 117-109 win at Toyota Center.
Unbelievable, right? In truth...
The Los Angeles Clippers have ruled point guard Chris Paul out for Thursday night’s game against the Minnesota Timberwolves. It marks the third consecutive game Paul has missed with a bruised right knee cap. It doesn’t come as a huge surprise that he has been held out because the Clippers have said they won’t let [...]The post Dommermuth: Chris Paul Misses Third Straight With...
MINNEAPOLIS When TNT announced the starters Thursday for the NBA All-Star game, it didn't come as a surprise the Clippers had Chris Paul and Blake Griffin named to the Western Conference team.
Paul, who missed his third straight game Thursday night at Minnesota because of a bruised right kneecap, was picked to start in the backcourt alongside Lakers guard Kobe Bryant.
Chris Paul will miss his second game tonight, according to Houston Rockets beat writer Jonathan Feigen on Twitter.
Paul missed Monday's game against the Memphis Grizzlies after banging knees with J.J. Redick over the weekend.
The Clips play the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday, so CP3 owners will have to hope he's back in time for them.
The Clippers will once again...
Chris Paul, who is battling a bruised knee, missed his second-straight game last night. In the first game he missed, the Clippers were able to overcome his absence and win. Last night, they did the same. Paul's absence though is being felt and as the Clippers face better talent, they will need him back.According to Arash Markazi of ESPN Los Angeles, Paul is feeling better...
HOUSTON -- While Chris Paul is unquestionably an MVP candidate, Los Angeles Clippers guard Jamal Crawford continues to state his case for an All-Star Game selection despite not having started one game this season. The Clippers performed exceptionally without Paul for a second consecutive game, taking their cue from Crawford en route to a 117-109 victory over the Houston Rockets...
Over the years, the National Basketball Association have put together some pretty classic ad campaign and this one directed by director Spike Lee might be another one to add to the long list of great NBA commercials.Watch as Chris Paul shows off his disappearing act during a game against the Los Angeles Clippers and even grabs a quick snack with Steve Nash and Magic Johnson:
HOUSTON -- While Chris Paul is unquestionably an MVP candidate, the Los Angeles Clippers performed exceptionally without him for a second consecutive night, rolling past the Houston Rockets 117-109 Tuesday at Toyota Center. Reserve guard Jamal Crawford poured in 30 points in just 28 minutes as the Clippers (30-9) matched the Western Conference-leading Oklahoma City Thunder in victories...
Having passed a pair of difficult road tests, the Los Angeles Clippers haven't missed a beat without their All-Star point guard.
The Clippers might have to try for their third straight win without Chris Paul on Thursday night when they visit the Minnesota Timberwolves, who have lost five of six without star Kevin Love.
After missing the past two games with a bruised right kneecap...
While they weren't completely satisfied with their latest performance, the Los Angeles Clippers managed to win again in spite of Chris Paul's absence.
The Clippers would love to have their All-Star point guard back for their brief return home, a matchup with the suddenly surging Washington Wizards on Saturday night.
Paul has missed the past three games with a bruised right...
MINNEAPOLIS -- This is the difference between a team fighting for a playoff berth and a team fighting for the top spot in the NBA's ultra-competitive Western Conference. On Thursday at Target Center, the Los Angeles Clippers were without All-Star point guard Chris Paul. Still, the Clippers went out and used their impressive depth to record a 90-77 victory over Minnesota. ...
Eric Bledsoe posted another great line in fill-in duty for Chris Paul Tuesday night in the Clippers' 117-109 win against the Houston Rockets.
Bledsoe scored 19 points, knocked down a three, grabbed seven rebounds, dished five assists and swiped two balls. He shot 7-of-12 from the field and 4-of-4 from the free-throw line. He's deserving of an add while CP3 sits with a...
Today marks the start of a new era: The Diff, where I’ll write lots and lots about sports stats. Kudos to friend and fantasy football semifinalist Marc Sugerman for coming up with the article name, a shoutout to the Q’s scoreboard. And thanks as always to Mike Brenkus for the design.
For my first-ever edition of The Diff, I wanted to focus on some thoughts I had about Kyrie...