Monroe: Gary Neal to play against Clippers

By Quixem Ramirez

Nov. 10, 2012; Portland, OR, USA; San Antonio Spurs point guard Gary Neal (14) is congratulated by power forward Tim Duncan (21) and small forward Stephen Jackson (3) after hitting a shot during the fourth quarter of the game against the Portland Trail Blazers at the Rose Garden. The Spurs won the game 112-109. Mandatory Credit: Steve Dykes-US PRESSWIRE

According to Mike Monroe of the San Antonio Express-News, Spurs guard Gary Neal will play tonight against the Los Angeles Clippers.

Neal missed two consecutive games against the New York Knicks and Denver Nuggets with a lacerated right index finger. He suffered the injury while handling luggage.

In eight games prior to the injury, Neal averaged 10.1 points, 2.6 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 55.2 percent shooting in 18 minutes per game.