There still is no set date for the return of injured Clippers point guard Chris Paul, head coach Vinny Del Negro said Sunday.
"Day to day, no timetable," Del Negro said of Paul, the team's star playmaker who is out because of a bruised right kneecap.
"With a bone bruise it's just a matter of letting it calm down," and then the Clippers have to wait "until he gets out on the court in practice and see how he reacts," Del Negro said.
In the meantime, "it's a matter of when head trainer Jasen Powell gives him the OK to get out there and start working," Del Negro said.
Paul, 27, sat out his fourth consecutive game Sunday and seventh overall because of the bruise.
In the 39 games he has played, Paul averaged 16.6 points, nearly 10 assists and more than two steals per game.
Eric Bledsoe, 23, largely has assumed Paul's point-guard duties and "we have confidence, the whole team does, in Eric," Del Negro said. "He just has to be more consistent. No one can fill Chris Paul's shoes, that'...