Thursday, April 28, 2016

Blake Griffin to Miss 2016 Olympics

Former Sooner and current Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin underwent a procedure on his quad that will force him to miss the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, according to Ben Bolch of the Los Angeles Times.

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Griffin reportedly had a bone marrow injection that is similar to platelet-rich plasma treatment to reduce pain and trigger a healing response. He initially chose to wait to undergo the procedure as it would have caused him to miss the remainder of the season while the Clippers were on a playoff run against the Portland Trail Blazers. He will not be able to participate in basketball activities for several months, according to Bolch. (

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