Blake Griffin Injury: Clippers Star to Undergo Knee Surgery

December 18th, 2016 by Tyler Conway Leave a reply »

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin will undergo "minor" surgery on his right knee in the next few days, reported Shams Charania of The Vertical on Sunday. 

Dan Woike of the Orange County Register added Griffin will miss three to six weeks due to the injury. 

Griffin scored 26 points to go with seven rebounds and seven assists in the Clippers' 117-110 loss to the Washington Wizards on Sunday. 

For the season, Griffin is averaging 21 points, 8.9 rebounds and 4.6 assists through 25 games.

Injuries riddled Griffin's 2015-16 campaign. He suffered a torn quad on Christmas and a broken hand during a fight with a team employee that limited him to 35 regular-season games. Soreness in his quad caused him to bow out early in Game 4 of the Clippers' first-round playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers. He went on to miss Games 5 and 6. 

With Chris Paul also suffering a broken hand in Game 4, the Clippers went into the offseason looking like a snakebitten franchise. While it seemed like the team might look to shuffle things by trading one of its Big Three, it chose to ke ...

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