The Los Angeles Clippers announced Wednesday that star forward Paul George was diagnosed with a sprained right knee that will force him at least 2-3 weeks. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the injury will force George to miss at least the rest of the Clippers’ nine remaining regular-season games.
George left Tuesday’s game after colliding with Thunder guard Luguentz Dort. He remained down on the court before leaving on a cart due to the injury. The Clippers were plus-15 in 35 minutes with George on the court, before suffering a 101-100 loss to the Thunder.
George earned his eighth All-Star selection this year while averaging 23.8 points, 6.1 rebounds and 5.1 assists per game. Los Angeles entered Wednesday fifth in the Western Conference with a 38-35 record, only one game behind the Phoenix Suns for the fourth seed.
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