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Report: David Lee cleared to play for Warriors in game 6

May 2, 2013, 10:44 PM EDT

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So much for that torn hip flexor ending David Lee‘s season.

In a stunning development, Lee has been cleared to play in game 6 for the Warriors according to Jeff Goodman of CBS Sports. Lee has missed the last four games of the series after he left game 1 early in the 4th quarter after injuring himself on a drive to the rim.

Goodman also reports that Lee could see the floor for 8-10 minutes tonight as the Warriors try to send the Nuggets home for the summer in this critical elimination game.

How much Lee can do in those minutes remains to be seen. It also remains to be seen how his integration back into the lineup affects the Warriors who have gone 3-1 without him available.

All that said, Lee’s presence will surely provide an emotional boost to his team and adds another twist to a series that’s been the most entertaining of the playoffs so far.

  1. patfic15 - May 2, 2013 at 10:49 PM

    Meanwhile, DRose waits til 2018 to test that acl while his window closes ….

  2. drewzducks - May 2, 2013 at 11:02 PM

    Wow. Love this kid. Serious stones.

  3. rickyspanish - May 2, 2013 at 11:03 PM

    I’m not singling Lee out, but doesn’t this raise the question of hgh?

  4. bucrightoff - May 2, 2013 at 11:03 PM

    HGH is a hell of a drug…

  5. erckle31 - May 2, 2013 at 11:42 PM

    Holy crap… Just wow.

  6. patfic15 - May 2, 2013 at 11:48 PM

    More of a motivational ploy. Only played a few seconds, but kudos for trying, David.

  7. badintent - May 3, 2013 at 2:44 AM

    90 seconds of courage.; Looked like the Captain, Mr Willis Reed out there.Got the Warriors up to go on to win a wild game. Bravo.

  8. kavika6 - May 3, 2013 at 2:58 AM

    I hope Lee plays in the second round. That would be a great advantage for the Spurs.

  9. sportsnut101 - May 3, 2013 at 7:41 AM

    Spurs in 4.

    I would love the upset but spurs to much for them

    Looks like spurs vs heat.

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