Warriors' Lee cleared to do conditioning

Warriors' Lee cleared to do conditioning

Published Nov. 25, 2010 12:00 a.m. ET

Golden State Warriors forward David Lee has been medically cleared to resume light conditioning a week after undergoing a second procedure on his left elbow to treat an infection.

He has had stitches and a catheter for IVs removed from his right arm, the team said Thursday.

Lee initially had surgery Nov. 12 after he cut the inside of his elbow two days earlier in a nasty collision with the mouth of New York's Wilson Chandler, who left a fragment of a tooth in Lee's arm. After Lee's elbow swelled and bled, he went to an emergency room for antibiotics.

Lee will be re-examined Friday.

He is averaging 14.3 points, 11.3 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 34.6 minutes in eight games for Golden State, which acquired him in July from the Knicks.