Dunleavy hurt, misses game

Updated: December 31, 2009, 9:50 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin and Ramona Shelburne | ESPN Los Angeles

Los Angeles Clippers coach and general manager Mike Dunleavy will miss Thursday's game against the Philadelphia 76ers after aggravating a herniated disk in his lower back.

Clippers assistant coach Tony Brown will fill in for Dunleavy on the sideline.

Dunleavy appears to have aggravated the injury by sneezing.

"He's been sick the last couple of days and believe it or not, I think this came about because he sneezed really violently," assistant general manager Neil Olshey said. ...

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