Sun. Jun 4th, 2023

FILE–Paul George #13 of the LA Clippers. Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Photographs/AFP 

Los Angeles Clippers swingman Paul George will miss the subsequent two to a few weeks of the NBA season with a sprained proper knee, the membership introduced on Wednesday.

The harm, suffered in Tuesday’s 101-100 loss to Oklahoma Metropolis, means the 32-year-old playmaker will miss no less than seven video games and may very well be sidelined for the rest of the common season.

George is averaging 23.8 factors, 6.1 rebounds, 5.1 assists and 1.5 steals a recreation for the Clippers this season.

The eight-time NBA All-Star fell to the court docket in ache after being fouled by Canadian guard Luguentz Dort of the Thunder and was helped to the locker room.

George, in his thirteenth NBA marketing campaign, was a member of the 2016 US gold medal staff on the Rio Olympics.

Dropping George for the ultimate stretch run of the season may very well be a significant setback for the Clippers’ playoff hopes.

The Clippers rank fifth within the Western Convention at 38-35 however are solely two video games forward of Tenth-place Utah within the combat for post-season positions.

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