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Serge Ibaka will miss his second consecutive game with a sore back for the Clippers. The Los Angeles Clippers are facing the Mavericks for Game 4 of the NBA playoffs opening round series.

Ibaka has also missed his team previous game with a back issue. The Clippers veteran center was out for 30 consecutive games with a back injury returning just before the start of the playoffs.

Ibaka played in Game 1 and 2 of the Mavericks series, however he stayed for limited time in the floor. He only played six minutes in Game 2 loss.

Ivica Zubac is expected to again receive an uptick in his minutes, while DeMarcus Cousins and Marcus Morris could also get more time in the court for the Clippers.