Sunday, April 22, 2012
Young has the flu; Leslie recalled
By Arash Markazi
LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles Clippers forward Nick Young did not dress for Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Hornets with flu-like symptoms and is listed as day-to-day.
Young is averaging 10.2 points and 1.9 rebounds in 20 games with the Clippers since being traded to Los Angeles last month.
The Clippers also recalled rookie guard Travis Leslie from the Bakersfield Jam of the NBA Development League on Sunday but Leslie was not active for the game against New Orleans.
Leslie has been with the Jam since March 30, and appeared in four playoff games with Bakersfield. In two separate stints with the Jam this season, Leslie appeared in 10 regular season games and averaged 10.2 points, 1.4 assists, 3.2 rebounds and shot 50.4 percent from the field in 20.4 minutes per game.
Leslie has averaged 1.4 points and 4.5 minutes in 10 games played for the Clippers this season.