Blake Griffin Suffered MCL Sprain Against Lakers

Blake Griffin Suffered MCL Sprain Against Lakers

They received their most significant setback in their last outing against the Los Angeles Lakers as All-Star Blake Griffin was once again struck down by injury.

Heading into last night's matchup, the Los Angeles Lakers found themselves in a prime position as they were half a game away from the eighth seed in the Western Conference.

The power forward has dealt with multiple health issues throughout his career and the team has confirmed that he now faces an extended period out, which is an all too familiar feeling for the franchise.

And just when things could not get hurt, Blake Griffin went down with a knee injury that will hold him out for about two months. While this news means the team will be playing another month minimum without the 30-year-old National Basketball Association rookie, there are a few good things to consider in the meantime.

Through 9 games this season, Nance is averaging 10.4 points, 7.6 rebounds, and 1.7 steals over 23.9 minutes per game this season. The Clippers thought they'd be able to replace Chris Paul by bolstering their bench and adding Danilo Gallinari to their starting rotation, but instead, a series of injuries to their backcourt has led to the team sitting at 8-11 on the year.

Jordan's not used to losing, something he hasn't experienced since his early seasons with the Clippers.

Griffin, a five-time All-Star, signed a five-year, $173 million maximum contract extension in July to remain with the Clippers.

The team said Griffin would be examined Tuesday but was listed as day-to-day.

You can't help but feel sympathy for the Clippers but it may be time to think about rebuilding and looking towards the future.

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