Griffin, a member of 2012 USA national basketball team, has been sidelined since December due to injuries.
In late December, the Clippers forward suffered a partially torn quadriceps tendon. A month later, on January 26th, he broke his right hand after punching a Los Angeles Clippers team employee at a Toronto restaurant.
The incident, however, didn't appear to dimish Griffin's chances to join Team USA for the Summer Games, said Jerry Colangelo, USA Basketball President, on Wednesday.
“I don't think we have any issues with any of our players regarding personal conduct,” he [Jerry Colangelo] said. “People can have opinions of what one player did or didn't do. Many of them are still pretty young guys subject to making mistakes. We've all made mistakes. I don't judge people based on that. If they're people of good character and they can play, they've got a shot to represent us.”
The Clippers suspended Blake four games for his involvement in the incident and he's expected to rejoin the team in late March.
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