Add a third face to the injured list for the Clippers.

According to the point guard himself, Jordan Farmar suffered a back injury categorized as “lower back tightness” in the teams previous preseason meeting against the Denver Nugget, only playing in 7 minutes before being pulled by the team.

“I’ve just been staying on top of it,” said Farmar. “(Saturday) it just flared up on me. It’s a little tweak in my lower back. I’ll be all right.”

In Farmar’s absence, Doc Rivers looked to Chris Paul and Jamal Crawford to soak up the available minutes at point guard against the Jazz.

While Farmar has an interesting injury history, a back injury is new on the list which leads to a sigh of relief as Farmar was brought in on a two-year deal worth $4.2 million to replace Darren Collison who signed with the Sacramento Kings this summer in hopes of being their starting point guard.

Unlike teammate Glen “Big Baby” Davis who is out for the remainder of the preseason, Farmar is expected to play tomorrow night against the Golden State Warriors.

“We’ll see, but I think I’ll be OK,” Farmar said. “Training staff was awesome. They’re on top of it. I work really hard trying to keep everything ready to go for the season, so that’s what we’re shooting for.”

Through the preseason, Farmar has averaged 5.2 points on 31 percent shooting and 2.6 assists per game.

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