LOS ANGELES (CBSLA)  — The Doc has given his diagnosis – Doc Rivers that is.

The Clippers coach Saturday told reporters Paul George will miss “at least” the first ten games of the season.

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That would put George’s return to action around mid-November, which fits in with the timetable he gave reporters last year following surgery on both his right and left shoulders.

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Mark Medina, USA Today’s NBA writer, first tweeted the Rivers comment Saturday.

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Until he was injured last February, the 29-year-old George was enjoying an out-of-this-world season for the Thunder. While he came back down to Earth upon his return, the 6’9″ All-Star still finished third in MVP balloting for the year.