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The Los Angeles Clippers announced on Tuesday that Blake Griffin is done for the remainder of the NBA Playoffs. Griffin re-injured the quad that kept him out for months in the regular season during the Clips Game 4 loss to the Blazers on Monday night.
Griffin, who missed 41 games this year with a partially torn left quad tendon, felt a tweak in the same quad while getting fouled in the third quarter Monday night by Mason Plumlee.
He went to the locker room with the sore quad before trying to return to the court, but that effort didn’t last long, as he watched the end of the game back on the bench. Griffin said he hoped the next 24 or 48 hours would have him turning a corner. That, however, won’t be the case.
An MRI on Tuesday morning revealed no further structural damage, and Griffin will be ready for the start of training camp next season, but his 2015-16 playoffs are done.