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Los Angeles Clippers' Lou Williams faces three weeks out with hamstring injury

Reuters

Wednesday 12 December 2018 09:27, UK

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Image: Lou Williams is averaging 17.2 points from just over 25 minutes per game this season

The Los Angeles Clippers are going to be without high-scoring sixth man Lou Williams for up to three weeks with a hamstring injury, coach Doc Rivers told reporters on Tuesday.

Williams left Monday's game in Phoenix in the second quarter with what the team said was a sore left hamstring.

Rivers said he was told that Williams' injury was not "bad" and that he could miss two to three weeks.

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In his 14th season, Williams is averaging 17.2 points in just over 25 minutes per game, after averaging a career-high 22.6 points per game in 2017-18, his first full season with the Clippers.

The Clippers, who hosted the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday night, entered the game with a 17-9 record, one game behind the Golden State Warriors in the Pacific Division.

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