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NBA: Griffin, Teodosic set to return for Clippers

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32, right) congratulates guard Lou Williams (23) for scoring his 50th game point during the fourth quarter against the Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena. The Clippers defeated the Warriors 125-106. Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports/Reuters

Forward Blake Griffin and guard Milos Teodosic were expected to be back in the starting lineup for the Los Angeles Clippers on Thursday at Sacramento after recovering from injuries.

Griffin sat out two games after sustaining a concussion Saturday. He was struck in the forehead by an accidental elbow from Golden State Warriors center JaVale McGee.

He wound up on the floor with his right hand shaking. Griffin eventually got up and walked to the locker room.

“When you see Blake’s hand (tremble), you knew it was bad,” Clippers coach Doc Rivers said. “I know it’s a concussion.”

Teodosic missed the past three games due to plantar fasciitis in his left foot.

Griffin, 28, entered the game against the Kings with averages of 22.8 points and 7.5 rebounds. Teodosic, a 30-year-old rookie, was averaging 8.4 points and 5.2 assists per game.

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