Clippers’ Blake Griffin to start four-game suspension
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Clippers’ Blake Griffin to start four-game suspension
Sunday March 27th, 2016

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Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin has been cleared to return to basketball activities and began his four-game suspension with Sunday’s game against the Denver Nuggets, the team announced

The Clippers imposed the suspension against Griffin after he fractured his right hand punching a team equipment manager in front of a restaurant in January. 

He had already been sidelined with a partially torn left quad tendon that he suffered on Dec. 25 during a game against the Lakers. Griffin has not practice since the quad injury.

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In 30 games this season, Griffin is averaging 23.2 points, 8.7 rebounds and 5.0 assists

The Clippers (45–27) are currently fourth in the Western Conference standings.

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