Blake Griffin exits Game 3 with bruised big toe
The injury bug has bitten Blake Griffin in the playoffs for the second straight year.
The Clippers forward left Friday’s Game 3 against the Utah Jazz with a bruised right big toe. X-rays were taken and apparently were negative.
Blake Griffin has a bruised big right toe. He will NOT return. X Rays were negative.
— Kristina Pink (@Kristina_Pink) April 22, 2017
Griffin was hobbling after going up for a layup in the second quarter.
Dang, man.. Blake Griffin can not stay healthy. pic.twitter.com/MVB2PASVSL
— Leading NBA ™ (@LeadingNBA_) April 22, 2017
Griffin had 11 points and six rebounds in 18 minutes prior to exiting the game. He will undergo more testing. Last year Griffin suffered a quad injury during the first round and was declared out for the playoffs.