Norman Powell of the Los Angeles Clippers is out indefinitely with a broken left foot
The Los Angeles Clippers have lost another key player indefinitely this season, after recently gaining one Norman Powell He broke the bone in his left foot on Sunday.
Powell was injured Thursday when he scored 19 points in 34 minutes in a 112-105 loss to the Dallas Mavericks. Powell sat down in Saturday’s 99-97 win over the Mavericks.
The Clippers announced Sunday that the sesamoid bone fracture in Powell’s left foot. The team said in a statement that the treatment was non-surgical “at this time” and that there was no date for his return.
Before being ruled out of facing the Mavericks on Saturday, Powell told ESPN he was feeling better and hoped it wasn’t too serious.
“Things are going a lot better,” Powell said in the morning team practice. “Better than I was after the match. Better than I was yesterday. Feeling better, walking better. I felt some pain. Everything since the last match. I’ll just see how I feel and go from there.”
The Clippers have been hit hard this season. They started the season without the star of the franchise Kohi Leonard, who was rehabilitating a torn ACL he suffered in Game 4 of the Clippers’ second-round series against the Utah Jazz on June 14. His return is still not confirmed.
star suite Paul George He has not played since December 22 due to a tear in the ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow. George is due to have an MRI on February 24 to see how his elbow has responded to the fracture and to help determine if he can still return this season.
Powell, 28, averaged 21 points in his first three games with the Clippers and was expected to help reclaim the scoring burden with Leonard and George out.