Blake Griffin to Undergo Elbow Surgery, Will Miss All-Star Game

The Los Angeles Clippers announced on Sunday that All-Star forward Blake Griffin will be having a surgery to remove a staph infection in his right elbow on Monday.

Griffin will not be playing in the All-Star game and will be re-evaluated following the festivities in New York City. Via

The procedure is scheduled to be performed by Dr. Neal ElAttrache and assisted by Clippers team physician Dr. Steven Shimoyama.

Griffin, 25, is averaging 22.5 points, 7.5 rebounds, 5.1 assists while shooting 50.1 percent from the field in 35.3 minutes this season and was recently selected to his fifth NBA All-Star game.

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