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Austin Rivers' status uncertain for Clippers' game Monday after sustaining concussion

Austin Rivers' status uncertain for Clippers' game Monday after sustaining concussion

The Clippers announced late Saturday night that guard Austin Rivers had sustained a mild concussion during the team’s 133-105 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans at Staples Center and would enter the NBA’s concussion protocol.

Because the Clippers didn’t practice Sunday, there was no update on Rivers’ status for Monday night’s game at Staples Center against the Portland Trail Blazers.

He was injured in the third quarter after Pelicans forward Terrence Jones inadvertently hit Rivers on the chin with his left elbow, sending the Clippers guard onto the court.

Jasen Powell, the Clippers’ director of medical...

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