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J.J. Redick out with back spasms

SALT LAKE CITY -- Los Angeles Clippers guard J.J. Redick was sidelined for Wednesday's 94-89 win over the Utah Jazz with back spasms.

Redick went through shootaround with the team before the game but was a late scratch and is listed as day to day, with the Clippers' next game Friday against the New Orleans Pelicans.

Redick did not talk to reporters after the game. Clippers coach Doc Rivers said he didn't know Redick was out until he was finishing his play sheet less than an hour before tipoff.

"I was unprepared for that one," Rivers said. "I kind of saw it but I didn't want to see it. I saw him moving today and I should have saw it. I should have picked up on it, but it honestly caught me off guard. I had just finished doing my play sheet, and then they took him out, so half of [the plays] were out."

The Clippers have Thursday off in New Orleans, and Rivers is hoping Redick will be fine to start Friday.

"I'm hoping," Rivers said when asked whether Redick would be back for the Clippers' next game. "Watching him move, no, but I'm thinking yes."

Redick had started all 45 previous games this season, and was averaging 14.9 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.6 assists per game. He also was selected to participate in the 3-point shooting contest during next month's NBA All-Star Weekend.