Barnes said he has been able to do some conditioning drills since Wednesday while the Clippers were on their seven-game, 13-day trip.
Barnes, the backup small forward, said he wants to rush his conditioning.
"I've been running and shooting for the last five days," Barnes said. "I feel good. I'm out of shape. My body feels good. I don't get any more headaches."
"But that doesn't mean he'll be back any earlier," Rivers said. "So, we'll see."
Green said that he has metal inside his finger and that he will wear a splint. He said he can't bend the bottom knuckle.
He said he was told that it will take about six weeks before the finger is healed.
Green played Monday night against the
"It's still a little tender," Green said. "But it's not too bad."
Though Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich waived
"I will sound crazy since I booted him before the playoffs, but I love the guy," Popovich said. "We have a great relationship. He lives in my neighborhood. He's a great guy. He's got a great sense of humor, he's got a huge heart. He's got a few idiosyncrasies that I might not buy now and then, but he's a great kid and he adds an edge to your basketball team. He's getting older and all players who are getting older have to face certain situations and change roles and that sort of thing and he's got an opportunity to do that here with Doc and hopefully he will, because I wish him nothing but great success."
Popovich said he was "thrilled" that the Clippers signed Jackson last Tuesday.
"I was happy to talk to Doc about it and find a situation for him," Popovich said. "It's great."