Report: Blake Griffin played knowing he could reinjure quad

Blake Griffin was reportedly taking a significant risk in returning to the Los Angeles Clippers this season, and he knew it, too. According to Bleacher Report’s Kevin Ding, Griffin was aware that it was a “strong possibility” that he would re-tear his left quadriceps tendon if he tried to return for the playoffs, but elected to do so anyway. The quad, of course, was the injury...
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Blake Griffin to miss playoffs with quad injury

After tweaking his quad on Monday night, Blake Griffin and the Los Angeles Clippers got the worst news possible Tuesday. Per Dan Woike of the Orange County Register, Griffin will miss the rest of the 2015-16 NBA Playoffs. Blake Griffin will miss the rest of the playoffs due to the injured quad - no new damage — Dan Woike (@DanWoikeSports) April 26, 2016 This is incredibly...
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Blake Griffin ’50-50′ to play Game 5 after quad setback

The Los Angeles Clippers were dealt a couple of death blows Monday night in the team’s 98-84 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers. In addition to the broken hand that could cost point guard Chris Paul the rest of the playoffs, Blake Griffin’s quad injury reared its ugly head once again. Head coach Doc Rivers wasn’t optimistic about Griffin’s availability for Game 5 Wednesday...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chris Paul could be out for playoffs with hand injury

Chris Paul suffered a broken hand during the Clippers’ Game 4 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday, and now the prognosis for the injury does not sound good. ESPN’s J.A. Adande reports that a source told him the injury could knock CP3 out for the remainder of the postseason: A source said Chris Paul is "most likely" out for the rest of the playoffs because of the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Blake Griffin runs over defender, dunks on another

Blake Griffin is back and he’s running over defenders and dunking on others….. Human bulldozer. #BlakeDoingBlakeThings — LA Clippers (@LAClippers) April 18, 2016
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Blake Griffin says quad still not 100 percent healthy

Blake Griffin is coming back to play for the Los Angeles Clippers after missing the past three months with a quad injury, but he’s still not fully healthy. Speaking with reporters Saturday, via Dan Woike of the Orange County Register, the All-Star forward revealed he still has a tear in his quad and that he and the medical staff weren’t initially “doing the right things...
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April 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Clippers announce Griffin will serve four-game suspension

The Los Angeles Clippers have announced that Blake Griffin’s four-game suspension will begin on Easter Sunday, per ESPN’s Marc Stein. Here is the Clippers' press release ... — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) March 27, 2016 The move comes just one day after Griffin began practicing with the team following his two-month absence. He initially left...
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March 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Blake Griffin not expected to play until April

The latest reports related to Blake Griffin’s long-awaited return to the lineup with the Los Angeles Clippers indicate the forward won’t be back on the floor in any meaningful way until the calendar flips from March to April at the earliest. A person familiar with Griffin’s rehabilitation indicates he’s making progress and is nearing a return. But what’s perhaps most...
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March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Clippers suspend Blake Griffin four games

A difficult season for Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin just got a little worse. The Clippers announced on Tuesday that team is suspending Griffin four games when he returns from injury. Clippers announce four-game suspension for Blake Griffin — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) February 9, 2016 The suspension stems from an incident that occurred in Toronto on Jan. 23, when...
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February 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Blake Griffin hurt hand punching equipment staffer

Blake Griffin reportedly injured his hand while hitting a member of the Los Angeles Clippers equipment staff during an altercation. Michael Eaves of ESPN reports that the incident took place in Toronto, where the Clippers faced the Raptors over the weekend. The fight apparently started in a restaurant and continued outside, where Griffin allegedly hit the equipment staffer “multiple...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 26, 2016  |  Discuss

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