The Clippers received a jolt of bad news Saturday when they found out that rookie Brice Johnson has an acute herniated disk in his lower back and will be out indefinitely
The Clippers said Johnson will first try to rehab his back with the hopes of avoiding surgery.
“That’s tough for a rookie,” Clippers Coach Doc Rivers said. “He’s not obviously going to miss a year or anything. But just missing two weeks, three weeks, four weeks, for a guy that’s that young, that’s a hard break for him. It happens.”
Johnson was injured in the fourth quarter of Wednesday night’s game against Toronto at...