January 6, 2014 in Sports

Paul out for up to 6 weeks

Associated Press
 

LOS ANGELES – Chris Paul will be out of the Los Angeles Clippers’ lineup for up to six weeks with a separated right shoulder, but the All-Star point guard won’t need surgery.

The Clippers gave the prognosis Sunday after Paul had an MRI exam.

Paul was injured in the third quarter of the Clippers’ game at Dallas on Friday when he tripped over guard Monta Ellis.

Paul is averaging 19.6 points, an NBA-best 11.2 assists and 4.6 rebounds per game for the Pacific Division-leading Clippers, who lost to San Antonio on Saturday with Darren Collison starting in his place. Collison scored 20 points against Dallas and had 14 against the Spurs.

The Clippers also waived point guard Maalik Wayns on Sunday.

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