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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29 days ago  |  Discuss

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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April 26, 2016  |  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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April 17, 2016  |  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

Report: Clippers Blake Griffin out another 2-3 weeks with injury

The Los Angeles Clippers are nearing the return of NBA All-Star big man Blake Griffin, but it’s going to take at least a couple more weeks before he sees game action. It’s not the broken hand Griffin suffered in a spat with a member of the team’s equipment staff back in January. Instead, it’s the quad injury he suffered on Christmas Day that’s keeping Griffin sidelined...
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March 12, 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 fight started over 'routine teasing'

The more we learn about the fight that took place between Blake Griffin a Clippers equipment staffer last weekend, the more childish the incident sounds. Griffin allegedly punched assistant equipment manager Matias Testi in the face multiple times after the two got into an argument inside a restaurant in Toronto. According to Ben Bolch of the Los Angeles Times, the fight was preceded...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 28, 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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