Blake Griffin Comments on Incident That Broke His Hand

January 26th, 2016 by Matt Fitzgerald Leave a reply »

Los Angeles Clippers All-Star forward Blake Griffin apologized Tuesday for his role in an incident that caused him to break his right hand.

Griffin took to Twitter to address the situation:    

On the team's recent road trip to take on the Toronto Raptors, Griffin was dining at a restaurant and allegedly punched a Clippers equipment staff member, according to ESPN's Michael Eaves.

Matias Testi, the man Griffin allegedly struck, is good friends with both Griffin and Los Angeles center DeAndre Jordan. Per ESPN's Arash Markazi, Testi has even gone on vacation with the two Clippers big men.

The team announced Tuesday that Griffin would be out for four to six weeks. Griffin is averaging 23.2 points, 8.7 rebounds and five assists per contest this season.

Michael McCann of Sports Illustrated detailed what could be on the horizon for Griffin as he recovers:

Since suffering a partially torn quad tendon in the Clippers' Christmas Day victory over the Los Angeles Lakers, Griffin has been out of the lineup. His hurt hand will only continue to sideline hi ...

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