|Apr. 26 9:22 PM PT10:22 PM MT11:22 PM CT12:22 AM ET4:22 GMT12:22 9:22 PM MST11:22 PM EST8:22 UAE06:220:22 ET11:22 PM CT3:22 - Griffin finished with 17 points and seven rebounds in the Game 3 loss at Portland.
Analysis: Griffin shot just 6 for 15 from the field. With Chris Paul likely to miss some time, the Clippers are going to need Griffin to play a larger role.
|Apr. 26 10:15 PM PT11:15 PM MT12:15 AM CT1:15 AM ET5:15 GMT13:15 10:15 PM MST12:15 AM EST9:15 UAE07:151:15 ET12:15 AM CT4:15 - Griffin will miss the remainder of the playoffs after aggravating a previous injury to his left quadriceps.
Analysis: Though the Clippers said that an MRI taken Tuesday revealed no further structural damage, the team won't take any chances with Griffin having missed 45 games earlier this season with a partial tear to his quad. He exited Monday's 98-84 Game 4 loss at Portland, during which Chris Paul also was forced out with a broken right hand.
|Apr. 18 9:45 PM PT10:45 PM MT11:45 PM CT12:45 AM ET4:45 GMT12:45 9:45 PM MST11:45 PM EST8:45 UAE06:450:45 ET11:45 PM CT3:45 - Griffin cruised to a double-double Sunday.
Analysis: Griffin had 19 points and 12 rebounds in an easy 20-point win over Portland.
|Apr. 2 11:24 AM PT12:24 PM MT1:24 PM CT2:24 PM ET18:24 GMT2:24 11:24 AM MST1:24 PM EST22:24 UAE20:2414:24 ET1:24 PM CT17:24 - Griffin is returning to the Los Angeles Clippers after a three-month absence caused by injuries to his hand and quadriceps, in addition to a four-game suspension for punching the team's assistant equipment manager.
Analysis: Coach Doc Rivers says Griffin will start against John Wall and the Washington Wizards in Sunday's game at Staples Center. It will be the first of seven games Griffin will appear in before the playoffs begin.
|Mar. 27 1:33 PM PT2:33 PM MT3:33 PM CT4:33 PM ET20:33 GMT4:33 1:33 PM MST3:33 PM EST0:33 UAE (+1)22:3316:33 ET3:33 PM CT19:33 - Griffin has been medically cleared to return to the Los Angeles Clippers and will immediately begin serving a four-game suspension for punching their assistant equipment manager, the team announced Sunday.
Analysis: Griffin, who has not played since December, practiced with the Clippers on Saturday. He was cleared by the team's doctor before Sunday's game against the Denver Nuggets.
|Mar. 23 6:32 PM PT7:32 PM MT8:32 PM CT9:32 PM ET1:32 GMT9:32 6:32 PM MST8:32 PM EST5:32 UAE (+1)02:3221:32 ET7:32 PM CT0:32 - Clippers coach Doc Rivers expects Blake Griffin to return before the regular season ends from a broken hand the star forward suffered by punching an assistant equipment manager.
Analysis: Griffin isn't practicing yet with Los Angeles but he is running and shooting again, and "he's doing great. He looks pretty good, so that's why I feel confident," Rivers says. Griffin was suspended for four games by Los Angeles and also docked five games' pay of $859,442 for the Jan. 23 altercation at a Toronto restaurant.
|Mar. 9 10:12 AM PT11:12 AM MT12:12 PM CT1:12 PM ET18:12 GMT2:12 11:12 AM MST1:12 PM EST22:12 UAE19:1213:12 ET12:12 PM CT17:12 - Griffin's chance of participating in the Rio Olympics hasn't been jeopardized by his injuries or his suspension for punching a team staff member.
Analysis: USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo said Wednesday that he doesn't judge people based on poor decisions they may have made. Griffin was suspended four games and docked five games' pay totaling $859,442 for his altercation with the team's assistant equipment manager at a Toronto restaurant on Jan. 23. The star forward is recovering from a broken hand. Griffin had been out since Dec. 26 with a partially torn left quadriceps tendon when the punch-out occurred.
|Feb. 16 8:15 PM PT9:15 PM MT10:15 PM CT11:15 PM ET4:15 GMT12:15 9:15 PM MST11:15 PM EST8:15 UAE05:1523:15 ET10:15 PM CT2:15 - Griffin has apologized for punching a Los Angeles Clippers staff member last month, saying he wishes he could take back the incident that left him with a broken right hand and the employee with facial injuries.
Analysis: He was suspended four games and docked five games' pay totaling $859,442 for the altercation with Matias Testi at a Toronto restaurant on Jan. 23. Griffin is expected to be sidelined until sometime next month by his injury and ensuing suspension. He wore a black wrap on his hand at practice.
|Feb. 2 3:30 PM PT4:30 PM MT5:30 PM CT6:30 PM ET23:30 GMT7:30 4:30 PM MST6:30 PM EST3:30 UAE (+1)00:3018:30 ET5:30 PM CT21:30 - Griffin has been medically cleared to return to the team and will immediately begin serving a four-game suspension for punching their assistant equipment manager. He is averaging 23.2 points, 8.7 rebounds and 5.0 assists in 30 games this season.
Analysis: Griffin, who has not played since December, practiced with the Clippers on Saturday. He was cleared by the team's doctor before Sunday's game against the Denver Nuggets. He will sit out that game, along with games against Boston, Minnesota and Oklahoma City for punching Matias Testi in January.
|Jan. 26 9:45 AM PT10:45 AM MT11:45 AM CT12:45 PM ET17:45 GMT1:45 10:45 AM MST12:45 PM EST21:45 UAE18:4512:45 ET11:45 AM CT15:45 - Griffin will be out for as long as six weeks with a broken shooting hand after punching a Los Angeles Clippers staff member during a road trip.
Analysis: The team said Griffin underwent a procedure on his hand Tuesday after being sent back to Los Angeles from the Clippers' five-game road trip. Griffin threw the punch last Saturday in Toronto, resulting in a spiral fracture of the fourth metacarpal in his hand. Griffin's recovery time is expected to be four-to-six weeks, meaning he will miss the All-Star game on Feb. 14 in Toronto. He has been out since Dec. 26 with a partially torn left quadriceps tendon.
|Dec. 26 9:41 PM PT10:41 PM MT11:41 PM CT12:41 AM ET5:41 GMT13:41 10:41 PM MST12:41 AM EST9:41 UAE06:410:41 ET11:41 PM CT3:41 - Griffin made 6 of 17 shots for 13 points Friday although the big man had 12 boards and seven assists.
Analysis: Griffin went off for 40 points and 12 boards the last time he faced the Jazz so use him Saturday night.
|Dec. 26 2:59 PM PT3:59 PM MT4:59 PM CT5:59 PM ET22:59 GMT6:59 3:59 PM MST5:59 PM EST2:59 UAE (+1)23:5917:59 ET4:59 PM CT20:59 - Griffin won't return Sunday against the Raptors.
Analysis: Griffin is out with a partially torn left quadriceps tendon. He will travel on this trip and may be back Tuesday in Indiana.
|Dec. 15 10:07 PM PT11:07 PM MT12:07 AM CT1:07 AM ET6:07 GMT14:07 11:07 PM MST1:07 AM EST10:07 UAE07:071:07 ET12:07 AM CT4:07 - Griffin made 15 of 30 shots for 34 points on Monday.
Analysis: He also had five rebounds and seven assists. It was Griffin's most points since going for 40 on Nov. 25.
|Nov. 26 11:15 PM PT12:15 AM MT1:15 AM CT2:15 AM ET7:15 GMT15:15 12:15 AM MST2:15 AM EST11:15 UAE08:152:15 ET1:15 AM CT5:15 - Griffin scored a season-high 40 points on Wednesday while making 18 of 23 shots. He also grabbed 12 rebounds for his seventh double-double.
Analysis: It was the seventh time in Griffin's career he has scored at least 40 points.
|Nov. 15 9:55 PM PT10:55 PM MT11:55 PM CT12:55 AM ET5:55 GMT13:55 10:55 PM MST12:55 AM EST9:55 UAE06:550:55 ET11:55 PM CT3:55 - Griffin had 34 points, nine assists and eight rebounds in Saturday's win over the Pistons.
Analysis: Griffin has been particularly good at home, averaging 29.7 points and 10.0 rebounds in six games.
|Nov. 10 10:30 PM PT11:30 PM MT12:30 AM CT1:30 AM ET6:30 GMT14:30 11:30 PM MST1:30 AM EST10:30 UAE07:301:30 ET12:30 AM CT4:30 - Griffin logged his fourth straight double-double on Monday with 24 points and 12 rebounds during a 94-92 win over Memphis.
Analysis: He made 9 of 19 shots from the field and all six of his free throws.
|Nov. 8 9:57 PM PT10:57 PM MT11:57 PM CT12:57 AM ET5:57 GMT13:57 10:57 PM MST12:57 AM EST9:57 UAE06:570:57 ET11:57 PM CT3:57 - Griffin continued his early-season scoring barrage with a 35-point, 11-rebound effort Saturday against Houston.
Analysis: Griffin's monster game still wasn't quite enough as the Rockets received 46 points from James Harden to win. The All-Star forward has been sensational through the first six games, averaging 29.3 points and 9.7 rebounds and even helping out in the assist category.
|Nov. 5 10:23 PM PT11:23 PM MT12:23 AM CT1:23 AM ET6:23 GMT14:23 11:23 PM MST1:23 AM EST10:23 UAE07:231:23 ET12:23 AM CT4:23 - Griffin scored 23 points and grabbed 10 boards with six assists Wednesday.
Analysis: Griffin posted his third double-double but his 20 assists in five games have really been a jolt for fantasy owners.
|Nov. 1 10:18 PM PT11:18 PM MT12:18 AM CT1:18 AM ET6:18 GMT14:18 11:18 PM MST1:18 AM EST10:18 UAE07:181:18 ET12:18 AM CT4:18 - Griffin had 37 points, nine rebounds and six assists to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to a 114-109 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Saturday night.
Analysis: Griffin is averaging 32.0 points while shooting 64.4 percent in the Clippers' 3-0 start.
|Oct. 28 8:58 PM PT9:58 PM MT10:58 PM CT11:58 PM ET3:58 GMT11:58 8:58 PM MST10:58 PM EST7:58 UAE (+1)04:5823:58 ET9:58 PM CT1:58 - Griffin scored 33 points and grabbed eight boards Wednesday.
Analysis: Griffin outscored nemesis DeMarcus Cousins by one in another epic showdown between these big men.
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