If Chris Paul suits up Thursday night when the Clippers play at Golden State, that would be an encouraging sign as L.A. surges toward the final stretch of the regular season.
Paul was typically noncommittal when asked about playing against the Warriors.
“Don’t know” was all he said when queried about returning to play sooner than the expected six- to eight-week timetable following a Jan. 18 procedure to repair a ligament in his left thumb.
Clippers Coach Doc Rivers offered a more encouraging tone, saying his point guard “could play tomorrow” after Paul performed unencumbered during practice Tuesday evening.
“The thumb is getting better,” Paul said...