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Caron Butler breaks hand in Game 1

Updated: April 30, 2012, 2:05 AM ET
By Kevin Arnovitz | ESPN.com

MEMPHIS -- Los Angeles Clippers forward Caron Butler fractured his left hand during Game 1 of his team's first-round playoff series against the Memphis Grizzlies.

After the team's 99-98 come-from-behind win, the Clippers said Butler would be out four to six weeks with a fracture of the fifth metacarpal bone.

Butler had 12 points and two rebounds in 23 minutes, and the Clippers rallied without him. They tied the NBA playoff record for largest deficit overcome at the ...

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