"We're going to take our time with that," Coach
When asked if Davis will be ready when the season starts Oct. 30, Rivers said he's not sure.
"I think it will be close," Rivers said. "I think he'll be back playing by then, I don't know if he'll be in basketball shape."
Davis has averaged four points and 2.3 rebounds in the team's three exhibition games. Last season, he averaged 4.2 points and three rebounds with the Clippers.
The power forward said that he lost 20 pounds over the summer, but Rivers apparently wasn't too impressed, and joked about that amount being insignificant during training camp in Las Vegas.
"It's like throwing a deck chair off the Queen Mary," Rivers said.