Blake Griffin Still Battling Concussion Protocol Three Days After JaVale McGee Hit

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Blake Griffin Still Battling Concussion Protocol Three Days After JaVale McGee Hit

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Blake Griffin received quite a hit to the head from JaVale McGee when the LA Clippers faced the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night, and it turns out the blow might’ve been nasty enough cause Griffin to miss the nationally televised rematch on Wednesday.

That’s the word from Marc Spears of ESPN’s The Undefeated.

“Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin tells ESPN’s The Undefeated that he is still working through the concussion protocol and he does not expect to be cleared in time to play against the Warriors tomorrow,” Spears reported on Tuesday night.

Griffin is one of the only reasons to watch the Clippers this season, as the team quietly descends back into their class shambolic Clipper ways of yesteryear.

But expect the team to treat Blake with maximum caution, considering everything we know about head injuries in 2018, Griffin’s extensive injury history, and the team having a cool $173 million tied up in him over the next five years.

Griffin has played just 24 of the Clippers’ 39 games so far, and missed 68 games over the previous two seasons.

While he expected to return to full health, the same can’t be said for the Clippers’ cap situation, and Blake’s massive contract is looking uglier by the day.

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