Fantasy Alert: Blake Griffin Eyeing His Season Debut in Two Weeks

January 6th, 2010 by kevin roberts Leave a reply »
The Los Angeles Clippers, who have been waiting all season to introduce rookie Blake Griffin to the NBA, may have to wait just two more weeks.

Griffin is working his way back from a stress fracture in his left kneecap, but is eyeing a January 20 return, which would likely have him seeing limited minutes off the bench against the Chicago Bulls.


Fantasy Perspective

Griffin will need some time to break into the flow of the NBA game, and on top of that, he may not have a solid role off the bench. His status in the rotation is clearly in question, and it will be interesting to see how much he is impacted by the physical nature of the NBA after being away from any top level basketball since the summer.

Griffin did have a fine showing in the NBA Summer League, however, and should find himself among the top rookie performers once he gets going.

The Clippers are doing a find job on the inside with an impressive Chris Kaman and a still serviceable Marcus Camby, but there's no doubt Griffin's youth and athleticism will be a welcomed addition to the front line.

From a fantasy perspective, Griffin is a high r ...

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