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Friday, December 5, 2014

Clippers Injury Update: Chris Douglas-Roberts might return to practice today

By on 12/05/2014 06:00:00 AM

The Los Angeles Clippers head into Saturday's game against the New Orleans Pelicans coming off a 114-86 win over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday. Blake Griffin lead the Clippers with 21 points and J.J. Redick added 20. At 13-5, the Clippers sit in second place in the Pacific Division. On the injury front, Chris Douglas-Roberts remains out of action, but might return to practice today.

 David Jones  via Wikimedia Commons

Douglas-Roberts has been out of action with an Achilles injury. He's played in only four games this season, last appearing on November 5 against the Golden State Warriors. He played four minutes in that game, going 1-for-2 from the floor scoring four points.

Dan Woike, who covers the Clippers for the Orange County Register, tweeted the following on Douglas-Roberts yesterday.
Although Douglas-Roberts could return to practice on Friday, there is no word when he will be able to return to game action.

Douglas-Roberts, in his sixth NBA season out of Memphis, is averaging two points on just 9.1 percent shooting from the floor and 1.8 rebounds per game. He's played for the Nets, Bucks, Mavericks, Bobcats and Clippers and has career averages of 7.3 points and 2.2 rebounds in 214 games.

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