“I think he got hit in the last game,” said Rivers, referring to the Clippers’ 137-118 win over the
Rivers said not having Barnes, the seventh-man on the team, “is a tough one” for the Clippers because they lose depth behind starting small forward
Rivers said if the Magic plays a small lineup he’ll use 6-foot-3 guard
"So that's a tough one," Rivers said. "Each night, the next two nights, that'll be with more who [the Magic and Heat] have on the floor than who we want to play."
Barnes dealt with a bruised left calf during training camp, limiting the 6-foot-7 small forward to just one exhibition.
He did play in the first four games.