Sources: Clips’ Preston to overlook vital time


LA Clippers rookie level guard Jason Preston underwent surgical procedure on his proper foot Thursday and is predicted to overlook a good portion of this season, sources instructed ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.

Preston suffered the harm in a exercise previous to the workforce opening its coaching camp. He was traded to the Clippers after being drafted by Orlando with the thirty third general pick of Ohio College, the place he averaged 15.7 factors, 7.3 rebounds and seven.3 assists final season.

The Clippers favored what they noticed from the purpose guard’s passing and playmaking skill throughout offseason exercises previous to his harm.

The workforce has Eric Bledsoe and Reggie Jackson at level guard, and each are anticipated to start out within the backcourt for coach Ty Lue. Paul George, Terance Mann and Justise Winslow are anticipated to assist with playmaking as nicely.