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The Los Angeles Clippers are suddenly in a world of hurt after dropping Game 5 on Tuesday to the Memphis Grizzlies.
Hurt is the key word as their star forward Blake Griffin revealed that he is working through an ankle injury that he suffered in practice earlier this week.
Griffin tried to fight through the injury managing only 20 minutes of court time and four total points.
Check out Griffin’s highlight dunk from Tuesday.
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An MRI on Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin's injured ankle revealed only a moderate sprain and no further damage.
PLAYA VISTA, Calif. Blake Griffin hasnt given up hope of playing for the Clippers in their potential. playoff elimination game Friday night against the Memphis Grizzlies, but the final decision might be out of his hands.
Griffin, whos being treated for a high right ankle sprain he suffered Monday in practice, said on Thursday he felt better and didnt rule out playing in Game 6...
Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin exited last night’s contest against the Memphis Grizzlies in the third quarter due to a high ankle sprain. The ailment has caused the Clippers to consider Griffin as day-to-day, and he told reporters – including Arash Markazi of ESPN Los Angeles – that the injury got worse as the game went on."As the game went on, it got worse...
Despite taking an early two-game lead over the Memphis Grizzlies in their Western Conference quarterfinal matchup, the Los Angeles Clippers have fallen into a rut that has nearly cost them their playoff lives.
While Chris Paul and company are still quite capable of playing on into the second round, the NBA odds are against them. Thanks to the sheer depth of their Memphis counterparts...
The Los Angeles Clippers won the first game of their series against the Memphis Grizzlies by 21 points. They squeaked out a Game Two win on a buzzer-beating shot by Chris Paul to take a solid 2-0 lead before heading on the road. They lost Games Three and Four in Memphis by 12 and 21 points respectively. Then they lost Game Five at home by 10. It’s safe to say the Clippers are...
PLAYA VISTA, Calif. The Clippers didnt spend Monday scratching their heads at practice. They know exactly what they need to do to regain control of their first-round playoff series against the Memphis Grizzlies.
More energy. More rebounding. A lot more rebounding.
Its that simple. The Clippers allowed the Grizzlies to tie up their best-of-seven series at two games apiece because...
PLAYA VISTA, Calif. For three games, the Clippers have tried in vain to slow down the Memphis Grizzlies in their first-round Western Conference playoff series.
For three games, they have failed miserably, unable to control the backboards, stop big men Zach Randolph and Marc Gasol or prevent Memphis from getting points in the paint.
So maybe, as Chris Paul suggested Friday, the...
Ground and Pound
Tonight in Los Angeles, for the first time in the series, the road team won, setting up Memphis for a closeout game... but honestly, this was the closeout game. The Clippers never truly threatened, despite getting a huge amount of home court calls and a game for the ages from Chris Paul. The Grizz won without anyone really playing all *that* great, though Zach Randolph...
Now that they've had a couple of days to digest those back-to-back losses the suddenly rejuvenated Grizzlies shoved down their throats in Memphis, the Clippers are back home and eager to swing the momentum back in their favor in Game 5 of their first-round playoff series.
''Tomorrow's the biggest game of the season for us. We've got to win this game,''...
Zach Randolph scored 10 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter and the Memphis Grizzlies capitalized on Blake Griffin's ankle injury to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 103-93 on Tuesday night, taking a 3-2 lead in their first-round playoff series.
Mike Conley added 20 points for the Grizzlies, who will try to wrap it up Friday night at home. The Pacific Division champion Clippers...