J.J. Redick Injury: Updates on Clippers Guard's Hamstring and Return

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Los Angeles Clippers shooting guard J.J. Redick left the game against the Los Angeles Lakers on Dec. 25 with a sore left hamstring and had not played since. However, he's ready to return.

Continue for updates.


Redick Active vs. Rockets

Friday, Dec. 30

The Clippers announced Redick will be available to play Friday against Houston. 


Redick Has Been Key Contributor for Clippers 

Redick was limited to 35 appearances during the 2013-14 season because of a broken bone and torn ligament in his shooting hand, but he's been fairly healthy since then, despite battling back issues from time to time.

The sharpshooter missed just 12 games combined throughout the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons, and he put together the finest year of his career last season while the Clippers encountered injury woes across the board.

In 75 gamesall of which were startsRedick averaged 16.3 points per contest while shooting 48.0 percent from the field and a league-best 47.5 percent from three-point range. Furthermore, Redick converted on 48.4 percent of his catch-and-shoot attempts from beyond the arc, according to NBA.com. That figure clocked in just 0.4 percentage points below reigning MVP Stephen Curry.

In 31 games this season, Redick is averaging 15.4 points per contest on 46.6 percent shooting from the field and 44.9 percent shooting from three.

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