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Blake Griffin Injury: Updates on Clippers Star's Recovery from Elbow Surgery

Adam Wells@adamwells1985Featured Columnist

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Blake Griffin has been dealing with a staph infection in his elbow that has kept him out of the Los Angeles Clippers lineup since early February. He is finally set to return for Sunday's game against the Rockets.

Continue for updates.


Griffin Will Play vs. Houston

Sunday, March 15

"Doc Rivers said Blake Griffin is playing today," according to ESPN's Calvin Watkins.

Rowan Kavner of Clippers.com reported on Saturday that Griffin had been upgraded to questionable for Sunday.

On March 13, ESPN's Arash Markazi reported that Griffin went through a full workout Friday and was likely to return either Sunday or Tuesday.


Griffin Resumes Basketball Activities, Doc Rivers Comments on Status

Tuesday, March 3

On March 3, Rivers said Griffin is doing more work in his recovery, via Kavner

"He’s going full-tilt now and that’s good,” Rivers said. “I’m not even sure what that means not being there, but I know he’s working out and that’s all you can hope for right now. So that’s a good sign."  

Regarding Griffin's potential return, Rivers said, "This is one where the doctors would have to give him the OK to move forward."


Griffin Undergoes Successful Surgery 

Monday, Feb. 9

Dan Woike of the Orange County Register passed along word from the Clippers that Griffin had successful surgery.  

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