Still, knee injury signals that the end of Lakers star's career is approaching rapidly.
Lakers guard will miss six weeks with a fracture of the lateral tibial plateau in his left knee.
L.A. star played for the first time in eight months and was bummed by his turnovers in loss.
Lakers star, who had Achilles' surgery in April, said of the shoe, "You want them to have an emotional reaction as soon as they see it."
New deal all but guarantees he'll never play for another team.
The Lakers point guard, a two-time MVP, has struggled with chronic back issues.
Lakers star will have to head to the Yum! Center because Ware recovered more quickly from injury.
Lakers star gets roughly 80 percent of his pay on Nov. 1. Not bad.
The aging Lakers take on the surging Clippers, who are a team that many have going to the NBA Finals.
There's no problem with his surgically-repaired Achilles' tendon, though.