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Patrick Beverley provided 11 points (5-8 FG, 0-2 3PT, 1-2 FT) with four assists and one block over 19 minutes as the Clippers lost to the Thunder 117-112 on Sunday.
Pat Bev didn't play all that great in his final five games since returning from a wrist injury that had sidelined him for nearly a month. But he made it through healthy and without any setbacks, which is the most important thing. The heart and soul of the Clippers should be ready to roll for the playoffs.
Patrick Beverley has missed 12 games due to his fractured wrist, and 24 of the teams last 26 games due to other injuries. He is listed as questionable going into Tuesday night's contest against the Raptors.
The veteran guard has had a season to forget due to injuries in 2021, but he hopes to end it on a high note as he helps the Clippers solidify their playoff position. His defense and rebounding ability are still elite and could prove valuable in certain DFS spots.
Los Angeles Clippers PG Patrick Beverley suffered a fracture of the fourth metacarpal bone in his left hand in a win over the Suns on Thursday. He underwent surgery on Friday and will be re-evaluated in three to four weeks.
Beverley injured his hand in the fourth quarter while trying to jab the ball out of Chris Paul's hands after a rebound. Pat Bev had just made his way back to the lineup after missing significant time with a knee injury. Reggie Jackson and the recently acquired Rajon Rondo will fill in while Beverley is out.
Patrick Beverley scored eight points (2-7 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 2-2 FT) with four rebounds, three assists, and one steal over 20 minutes as the Clippers handled the Blazers 133-116 on Tuesday.
Beverley was bothered by a knee issue for nearly a month, which caused him to miss 12 games. He made his return on Tuesday and chipped in eight points over 20 minutes but was predictably rusty. Pat Bev is a better player in real life than in fantasy and now with the addition of Rajon Rondo and Reggie Jackson contributing off the bench, his role will be minimized even more.
Patrick Beverley was ruled out ahead of the Clippers game Monday against the Bucks with right knee soreness.
Beverley has not played since March 11 and will remain sidelined on Monday. His role in the rotation might have taken a bit of a hit once he returns with the Clippers recent acquisition of Rajon Rondo.