Having two days off to rest before the
play another playoff game against the
is a good thing for injured L.A. guard
Paul has been dealing with a right hamstring injury that first occurred in the second quarter of Game 1 of the Western Conference playoff series between the Clippers and Warriors.
The Clippers don't play Game 3 of the best-of-seven series that's tied at 1-1 until Thursday night in Oakland.
“He needs it, because I think he’s doing everything he can with it, to be honest,” Clippers Coach
Paul played 27 minutes 24 seconds in Game 2, finishing with 12 points, 10 assists and five turnovers.
When the series started Saturday, Rivers said he and his staff talked about starting guard
"We left the game [Monday] night thinking we need two days for C.P.," Rivers said. "So these
days will be good for him."
The Clippers didn't practice Tuesday and Rivers said his team "may do a little" in practice on
Wednesday before they fly up to San Francisco for Game 3.
"But I don't need him [Paul] doing anything," Rivers said.