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Chris Paul and Blake Griffin will not play on Tuesday.

Consider these routine days off for Paul and Griffin in preparation for the 2014-15 season. Check out the Fantasy Alarm NBA Draft Guide where you read how highly our contributors rank both Paul and Griffin headed into this season.
Analyst: David Kerr  View Profile

21 Oct, 10:08 PMSource

Chris Douglas-Roberts did not play Saturday due to a sprained ankle.

Douglas-Roberts is not expected to make much of an impact in his first season with the Clippers, so even when he is healthy it isn't going to change how he should be viewed in terms of fantasy. Unless there are a handful of injuries to players ahead of his on the depth chart he should be avoided in all formats.
Analyst: Matthew Beck  View Profile

19 Oct, 09:16 AM

Jordan Farmar left Saturday's game with back tightness. He is not expected to return.

The injury isn't considered serious, but so close to the start of the regular season, he'll stay out of the game to rest. Farmar averaged 10.1 points, 4.9 assists, and a career-best 1.7 three-pointers for the Lakers last season and signed a two-year deal to back up Chris Paul this season. His fantasy value is extremely limited as is, but obviously could see an uptick should anything happen to Paul.
Analyst: Howard Bender  View Profile

19 Oct, 12:25 AMSource

Chris Douglas-Roberts will start at small forward for the Clippers Friday night.

Douglas-Roberts will start for the second game in a row, though this certainly doesn't set anything in stone, as he is the third Clipper to start at small forward this preseason. However, if he can perform well, he could earn the starting role for the time being.
Analyst: Ben Diamond  View Profile

17 Oct, 08:54 PM

Glen Davis is out with a right groin strain, but could return by season opener.

Davis suffered a groin strain, and it will keep him out for the remainder of the preseason. He should be back for the season opener, but if not, he'll be back on the court a few days after that.
Analyst: Ben Diamond  View Profile

17 Oct, 08:49 PMSource

DeAndre Jordan has started shooting 100 free throws after every practice before he leaves the gym. 

As a career .425 free throw shooter, this can only help Jordan's game. The real question here is whether the extra practice will matter in the long run, but you have to like Jordan's determination. This is something to keep an eye on because if he averages around 35 minutes like last season, he is going to head to the line more often than his career numbers dictate.
Analyst: David Kerr  View Profile

16 Oct, 05:43 PMSource

Coach Doc Rivers said Ekpe Udoh (ankle) should be ok in time for Friday's game.

Ekpe Udoh sprained his ankle during pre-game warmups before Sunday's exhibition game. Udoh earned a one-year, $1 million deal from the Clippers this season, but he isn't a fantasy option in a frontcourt dominated by Blake Griffin, DeAndre Jordan and Spencer Hawes.
Analyst: Drew Phelps  View Profile

14 Oct, 02:37 PMSource

Blake Griffin and Chris Paul will play limited minutes on Monday.

Sounds as though the Clippers are going to look at their younger players this evening.
Analyst: Ivar G. Anderson  View Profile

13 Oct, 07:39 PMSource

Jamal Crawford and Matt Barnes (rest) will not play Monday night against the Jazz.

The 2014 Sixth Man Award winner will get some rest on Monday. At 34, he doesn't have a lot to prove this preseason, and his role is pretty much guaranteed this season, so don't read much into this decision.
Analyst: Ivar G. Anderson  View Profile

13 Oct, 07:38 PMSource

Ekpe Udoh suffered a sprained ankle during warmups and did not play Sunday.

The Clippers will wait until Monday morning to check on Udoh's ankle and will decide upon further tests then. It didn't appear to be too serious and the team may have just held him out for precautionary reasons. We'll know more when he shows up at the practice facility Monday.
Analyst: Howard Bender  View Profile

13 Oct, 10:20 AM

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