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Saturday, March 15, 2008
Thornton leaves game against Wizards with right leg contusion

Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- Forward Al Thornton left the game against the Washington Wizards on Saturday night with a right leg contusion and was ruled out for the rest of the game.

Thornton, a 6-foot-8 rookie from Florida State, was injured late in the second quarter. The Clippers lost 119-109 in overtime.

Thornton, averaging 12 points per game, had eight points in 12 minutes.