Warriors center David Lee unexpectedly returns Thursday
David Lee unexpectedly returned from a serious right hip flexor injury on Thursday.
Lee checked into the game at the 2:23 mark of the first quarter and played for a minute.
A source told CBSSports.com prior to the game that Lee, who led the NBA in double-doubles this season, was cleared and could play limited minutes Thursday night in Game 6 despite the injury.
The Warriors held on to beat the Nuggets 92-88 to advance to the second round, where they will face the Spurs.
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