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SportBlake Griffin injury update: Pistons star (knee) to miss all of Bucks series, report says

15:35  15 april  2019
15:35  15 april  2019 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Detroit Pistons ' Blake Griffin taciturn when discussing his sore left knee after practice Saturday, April 13, 2019. He missed the season finale at the New York Knicks, the night the Pistons clinched a playoff spot. Griffin , 30, was an All- Star and averaged 24.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and 5.4 assists per

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Blake Griffin injury update: Pistons star (knee) to miss all of Bucks series, report says © Provided by Perform Media Channels Limited

Pistons star Blake Griffin, who sat out Detroit's NBA playoff loss Sunday to the Bucks with a sore left knee, isn't expected to play at all in the first round Eastern Conference series, Yahoo Sports reported early Monday, citing unidentified sources.

Given that the top-seeded Bucks blasted the eighth-seeded Pistons, 121-86, to open the series, it's not a stretch to say that if the report is accurate, then it looks likely that Griffin's standout season is over.

Griffin, 30, has battled the sprained knee for several weeks, and it was so bothersome that he didn't play in Detroit's regular-season finale, a game the Pistons had to win to reach the playoffs for only the second time in a decade.

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Blake Griffin has been limited by a sore left knee for the past couple of weeks but the extent of the It’s a blow to the Pistons , who will be missing their leading scorer and vocal leader in their first Griffin had been listed as questionable on the injury report for the past couple of days, but Casey

Detroit Pistons ' coach Dwane Casey updates the media on Blake Griffin 's status leading into the playoff series vs. the Bucks . Vince Ellis, Detroit Free Press.

Because the knee has no structural damage, he'll be listed as day to day for the remainder of the Bucks series, with Yahoo Sports' source saying there's a "slim chance" he could play on the weekend in Detroit.

The teams play again Wednesday in Milwaukee with the series shifting to the Pistons' home floor Saturday for Game 3, giving Griffin the possibility of 10 days off if he sits out Game 2.

Griffin, who appeared in his sixth All-Star Game this season, had a career year: 24.5 points, 7.5 rebounds and 5.4 assists per game and shooting 36.2 percent from 3-point range.

NBA wrap: Pistons clinch final playoff spot with big win over Knicks.
Detroit jumped out to an early lead and pulled away for an easy 115-89 victory over the Knicks on Wednesday.

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