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Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin is out indefinitely after having surgery on his left knee. The Pistons announced Tuesday that Griffin will have an extended rehabilitation period with no timetable for his return.
Blake Griffin has been cleared by the Detroit Pistons’ medical staff for basketball-related activities, and the team says his progress will be monitored daily.
The Detroit Pistons will begin the season without star forward Blake Griffin, whose injury issues have flared up again.
Detroit Pistons coach Dwane Casey says star forward Blake Griffin is still day to day heading into the postseason. Detroit opens its series at top-seeded Milwaukee on Sunday night. Griffin, who has been dealing with a troublesome left knee, did not play in the regular-season finale Wednesday when Detroit wrapped up a playoff spot by winning at New York.
Blake Griffin scored 44 points in his return to Staples Center for the first time against his old team and the Detroit Pistons beat the Los Angeles Clippers 109-104 on Saturday to snap a four-game skid.
Andre Drummond had 17 points and 17 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons beat the visiting Portland Trail Blazers 111-91 on Monday night for their fourth straight victory.
Blake Griffin had 24 points and 10 rebounds in his debut for Detroit, and the Pistons edged the Memphis Grizzlies 104-102 on Thursday night in Detroit.
The East is open for business. The West is closed until further notice. There’s the takeaway from the deal where Blake Griffin got sent from the Los Angeles Clippers to the Detroit Pistons , and it may be a theme for the next week or so until the NBA trading deadline. The Pistons see opportunity to contend in the Eastern Conference, while the Clippers know the Western Conference is out of their reach and a full reboot is needed.
The Detroit Pistons were finalizing a trade Monday night to acquire star forward Blake Griffin from the Los Angeles Clippers, according to a person with knowledge of the deal.
Blake Griffin has a sprained left knee and could miss up to eight weeks for the injury-riddled Los Angeles Clippers. The team said that an MRI revealed a medial collateral ligament sprain, but there is no other structural damage to the knee.
Blake Griffin says it was a no-brainer for him to sign a max five-year deal to stay with the LA Clippers. He says his summer wasn’t filled with meetings with other teams. Blake says he canceled those after he met with the Clippers.
Stephen Curry and Blake Griffin are off the board, and Kevin Durant is known to be going back to Golden State – even though in his case, no deal is in place quite yet.
Hours before other teams could officially start trying to woo him away from the Los Angeles Clippers, Griffin agreed to terms on a five-year deal worth approximately $175 million to remain with the Los Angeles Clippers, according to a person with knowledge of the situation.
Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin is out for the remainder of the playoffs after injuring his big toe during Friday night’s win against the Utah Jazz. The team says the five-time All-Star had been diagnosed with an injury to the plantar plate of his right big toe. Griffith left Game 3 in the second quarter with what the team said at the time was a bruised toe. X-rays at the arena were negative, but he was re-evaluated after the game.
Blake Griffin was suspended four games without pay on Tuesday for punching a team staff member, and the Los Angeles Clippers will dock the star forward’s pay for an additional game because he broke his shooting hand.
Blake Griffin is expected to miss four to six weeks with a broken shooting hand after punching a Los Angeles Clippers staff member during a road trip.
Blake Griffin Poured in 45 points with eight rebounds, and hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer for Clippers in OT win.
The NBA said Thursday that its referees made a mistake when they ejected Los Angeles forward Blake Griffin in the Clippers’ 105-103 loss at Golden State on Wednesday night. Griffin was ejected for his second technical with 10:43 left after scuffling with Andrew Bogut. “After a league review of the Clippers-Warriors game, we have come to the conclusion that Blake Griffin should not have been ejected from the game,” said Rod Thorn, the NBA’s president of basketball operations. “A common foul should have been called on Griffin for initially attempting to dislodge the Warriors’ Andrew Bogut and a technical foul should have been assessed to Bogut for grabbing Griffin by the shirt and wrestling with him.” Associated Press
Football: Washington coach Steve Sarkisian announced that sophomore Keith Price (pictured) will be the Huskies’ starting quarterback following the conclusion of spring practice. Sarkisian made the announcement Wednesday as the team’s post-spring depth chart was released.
In his rookie season, Blake Griffin is an NBA all-star and a YouTube all-star. Every night, he spectacularly dunks two or three times; then, every morning, The Blake Show on the Internet gets more views than a Lindsay Lohan rehab sighting. I have lived in Los Angeles since 1992, and – until three months ago – at no time has anyone ever asked me, “Do the Clippers play tonight?”