According to the Clippers official website, Eric Bledsoe will join the Bakersfield Jam for a two-game rehab assignment. Bledsoe is in the final steps of recovering from a torn lateral meniscus suffered during the offseason.
Here’s more from the press release on Bledsoe’s recovery and the plan going forward:
“Eric has reached the point in his rehab where playing in a game setting is the final step in satisfying his return to play criteria,” stated Vice President of Basketball Operations Neil Olshey. “If he performs as expected for Joe Resendez, our Assistant Trainer and Howard Eisley, our Player Development Assistant, who will both accompany him on his assignment for the Jam’s next two games, we anticipate him rejoining our team for our trip to Denver this Saturday.”