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High flyer and Los Angeles Clipper star Blake Griffin will miss this year’s Olympics because of an injury that occurred in a scrimmage. What else is new for the USA men’s basketball, another injury? Griffin, who just signed a 5 year, $95 Million contract on Wednesday, will have a second surgery on his left knee. Griffin injured his left knee during a team USA scrimmage on Wednesday. The injury is a meniscus tear in his left knee. Griffin injured the same knee in the Clippers first round series against the Grizzlies. Griffin is expected to recover from the injury before the start of the NBA season. USA Basketball president, Jerry Colangelo on the injury. “I don’t want to commit,” Colangelo said. “That’s as far as I want to go. Blake is gone and Anthony is here. That’s as far as I want to go for the moment.” “Blake worked extremely hard in our training camp and certainly would have been a valuable contributor,” Colangelo said in a statement. “This is another unfortunate inj
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