Note: Story updated at 11:28 p.m. PT.

SHANGHAI–After being sidelined for more than two months while recovering from thumb surgery, point guard Chris Paul may return to game action Sunday.

Paul, who was medically cleared for full contact three days ago, is expected to make his preseason debut Sunday, Oct. 14 when the Clippers take on the Miami Heat at Mercedes-Benz Arena in the second matchup of the 2012 NBA China Games.