Patrick Beverley easily walked off the
He had returned to Los Angeles last Wednesday after the Clippers played at San Antonio.
"It just had got swelling in it," Beverley said. "I don't feel like I took enough time off the first time. I was playing like 70%, trying to fight through it. I couldn't fight through it long enough."
Finally, Beverley said, he had to have fluid drained from the knee.
"I tried to push through it, for sure," he said. "I got to. I'm a dog. But it feels much better now, though, way much better, way, way much better, night and day."
Beverley sat out the last two exhibition games because of a sore right knee. He played in the regular-season opener against the
"From the first day playing the Lakers, I've been hopping around since then," Beverley said. "This is the first time I've felt nothing. So that's a good thing. It's just over wear and tear. It got kind of swollen. I was playing on it five or six days, trying to fight through."
Beverley wouldn't say when he'll return, but coach
Redick returns with 76ers
Redick spent the previous four seasons playing for the Clippers but decided it was best to move on from a team that never moved past the second round of the playoffs and experienced turmoil along the way.
Rivers spoke highly of what Redick brought to the Clippers. The Clippers paid homage to Redick by showing some of his highlights.
"When J.J. missed a practice, practice was bad," Rivers said. "When J.J. missed a game, our energy was low. That had nothing to do with him making shots. That had to do with how he played. And so when he's not here, you miss that for sure."