Feb 22, 2012, Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin (32) during the game against the Denver Nuggets at the Staples Center. The Clippers defeated the Nuggets, 103-95. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee/Image of Sport-US PRESSWIRE
Will Blake be back in time for London?
As a busy summer has only begun for the USA men's basketball team, an integral member of the squad has gone down with injury as Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin will have to head home to L.A. after injuring his knee during a scrimmage on Wednesday, according to Yahoo! Sports's Adrian Wojonarwoski.
Blake Griffin hurt his knee in a Team USA scrimmage Wednesday and is returning to LA to be examined by team doctors, sources tell Y! Sports.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 12, 2012
Wojonarwoski would also note that Blake injured his left knee, the same one that he sprained during the Clippers playoff run this season. As a replacement team USA has called for Anthony Davis to join the team as soon as possible in Las Vegas to fill the void left by Griffin.
Hopefully the injury won't be too serious, though with his previous history of knee issues this could spell big trouble for his chances at winning Gold in London this year.
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