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Clippers Injury Report: Chris Paul Ruled OUT vs Suns

Wesley Johnson will play.

LA Clippers v New Orleans Pelicans Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images

Chris Paul will not play in tonight’s game against the Phoenix Suns, Doc Rivers told reporters in his pre-game press conference. The Clippers are waiting until Paul’s troublesome left hamstring is 100% healthy before putting him back out on the court—prompting a question regarding Paul’s health before he took the court in New Orleans last week. Rivers says Paul was 100% healthy last Wednesday, and told reporters on Friday that Chris hadn’t re-aggravated his injury, but has now held him out of three straight games.

Chris is a noted competitor but Rivers said that after the staff spoke with the star point guard, he was on board with taking a cautious approach to his recovery.

Wesley Johnson, who has been struggling with a right ankle sprain, will be active tonight.