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February 25, 2015 Updates
February 24, 2015 Updates

Griffin had the stitches removed Monday from his right elbow, two weeks after surgery Feb. 9 to remove a staph infection from that area. His clunky brace has now been replaced by a nondescript black sleeve. The Clippers said there is no updated timetable for Griffin's return, but that he's expected to be out at least another week. Los Angeles Times

February 21, 2015 Updates

The loss of Blake Griffin (elbow) hasn't hurt Paul's fantasy value at all. CP3 has recorded four double-doubles in a row, including a robust 22 points and 16 assists on Thursday. Sacramento has struggled to defend point guards the last 10 games. Paul could match the 48.4 FantasyScore points he has averaged the last five games. - See more at: http://hoopshype.com/blogs/ryan-dodson/daily-fantasy-basketball-double-dip-on-clippers-with-chris-paul-deandre-jordan#sthash.tY2cqE3X.dpuf HoopsHype

February 18, 2015 Updates

Clippers forward Blake Griffin believes the staph infection in his elbow was completely and successfully removed during the surgery prior to the All-Star break. There’s still no timetable for the return of Griffin, who’s not allowed to sweat or do much of anything yet, but he said Wednesday in his first time talking publicly since the surgery he’s “pretty sure” the infection is now gone. “I got some good news,” Griffin said. “Everything is even on track or looking better than it was. Still don’t really know a great timetable, but happy with how it feels.” NBA.com

Ben Bolch: Blake Griffin says stitches will come out Tuesday. There's been no recent drainage necessary, which is good news. Twitter @latbbolch

February 17, 2015 Updates

A defense lawyer for Los Angeles Clippers star Blake Griffin got another month to try to resolve a Las Vegas criminal complaint stemming from a nightclub argument in October. Attorney Richard Schonfeld said Tuesday that he hopes to work out a negotiation or what he called "some other disposition" to get the misdemeanor battery case dismissed. Las Vegas Justice of the Peace Melissa Saragosa set another court date March 24. The 25-year-old Griffin, who played in his fifth NBA All-Star Game during the weekend, remains free without bail pending arraignment and didn't appear Tuesday with Schonfeld in court. The alleged victim, Daniel Schuman, said that Griffin took his cellphone and slapped him after Schuman took a photo of Griffin and Clippers teammates Oct. 19 at Tao nightclub. ESPN.com

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Ramona Shelburne: I'm told there is of course hope Griffin could be back sooner than 4 weeks, but you don't mess w/ staph so best to think conservatively Twitter @ramonashelburne

Ramona Shelburne: Details on Blake Griffin's elbow surgery-- the staph infection is in the elbow he has drained. Initial projection is 4-6 weeks, per sources Twitter @ramonashelburne

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