Former Oklahoma star Blake Griffin is reportedly out with a sprained MCL, according to TNT’s David Aldridge.
Sprained MCL for Blake Griffin, per source. Will be out a while, but Clips are relieved it wasn't worse.
— David Aldridge (@daldridgetnt) November 28, 2017
Griffin injured his left knee during the fourth quarter of a game between the Los Angeles Clippers and Los Angeles Lakers on Monday.
The former Sooner was going for a loose ball along with Clippers teammate Austin Rivers and Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball. Rivers appears to have come down hard on Griffin’s leg during the play.
Blake Griffin’s injury does not look good pic.twitter.com/bV1YfNNpn4
— PM Sports News (@PMSportsNews) November 28, 2017
A definitive timetable for the 28-year-old Oklahoma City native’s return is unknown, according to Aldridge. Although, it’s a bad break for a franchise that lost its star point guard Chris Paul over the offseason and now is without its team’s centerpiece.
Griffin was the team’s first overall pick in 2009 and is a 5-time NBA All-Star selection.
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