Blake Griffin Out for 3-6 Weeks for Knee Surgery

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Los Angeles Clippers’ power forward Blake Griffin is set to undergo knee surgery and will likely miss between the next 3 to 6 weeks of NBA action.

Griffin, 27, has been in the NBA for 7 seasons, all with the Clippers. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 35 games and averaged 33.4 minutes per game, 21.4 points per game, 8.4 rebounds per game, 4.9 assists per game, 0.5 blocks per game, and 0.8 steals per game. He shot 49.9% from the field, 33.3% from 3-point range, and 72.7% from the free throw line.

So far this season, Griffin has played in 26 games and averaged 33.7 minutes per game, 21.2 points per game, 8.8 rebounds per game, 4.7 assists per game, 0.5 blocks per game, and 1.0 steal per game. He is shooting 48.0% from the field, 22.7% from 3-point range, and 74.9% from the free throw line.

Over his 7-year NBA career, Griffin has played in 436 games and averaged 35.2 minutes per game, 21.4 points per game, 9.5 rebounds per game, 4.1 assists per game, 0.6 blocks per game, and 1.0 steal per game. His career shooting percentages are 51.9% from the field, 26.6% from 3-point range, and 66.6% from the free throw line.

 

-Asher Fair