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Bobby Simmons to start for Clippers

Updated: May 2, 2012, 8:55 PM ET
Associated Press

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Clippers coach Vinny Del Negro says Bobby Simmons will start in place of injured forward Caron Butler in Game 2 against the Memphis Grizzlies.

Butler broke the fifth metacarpal in his left hand in the Clippers' 99-98 comeback win Sunday night. Del Negro said Wednesday night that Simmons would start to help keep the second unit intact with Nick Young coming off the bench.

Simmons did not play in the first game of this Western Conference series. The 6-foot-6 ...

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