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Top Blake Griffin News

  • Celtics' Blake Griffin: Available to play Sunday

    Griffin (back) is available to play in Sunday's Game 4 against the 76ers.

    Griffin was originally questionable due to low back pain, but he'll be available to come off the bench in this one. The veteran power forward has played just six minutes off the bench in the current playoff run, so he's unlikely to have a significant role here.

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  • Celtics' Blake Griffin: Status uncertain for Game 4

    Griffin (back) is questionable for Sunday's Game 4 versus the 76ers, Keith Smith of Spotrac.com reports.

    Griffin is questionable Sunday after missing the previous game with low back pain. However, he is unlikely to receive significant minutes even if he's upgraded to available.

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  • Celtics' Blake Griffin: Ruled out Friday

    Griffin won't play in Friday's Game 3 versus the 76ers due to low back pain.

    It is unclear when Griffin picked up his injury, but his absence shouldn't affect Boston's rotation. The veteran big man has played just six total minutes in the playoffs and hasn't seen any action across the first two contests against Philadelphia. Griffin's next chance to suit up will be Sunday's Game 4.

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  • Celtics' Blake Griffin: Back to bench

    Griffin will return to a reserve role for Saturday's Game 1 matchup with the Hawks, Sean Grande of NBC Sports Boston reports.

    Griffin got the start in the Celtics' regular-season finale, as the team opted to rest its starters. He will now return to a reserve role and look to contribute when called upon.

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  • Celtics' Blake Griffin: Gets start Sunday

    Griffin will start Sunday's matchup against the Hawks, Jared Weiss of The Athletic reports.

    The Celtics locked up the No. 2 seed and are resting a majority of their regulars, so Griffin draws the start at center and will be joined by Derrick White, Payton Pritchard, Sam Hauser and Mike Muscala. Across his previous 15 starts, Griffin has averaged 8.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and 2.0 assists in 21.4 minutes per game.

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  • Celtics' Blake Griffin: Slides back to bench

    Griffin will come off the bench for Tuesday's game against the 76ers.

    Griffin will return to the second unit with Al Horford (back) healthy after posting six points, 12 rebounds and five assists over 24 minutes in his spot start Friday. Griffin has played more than 15 minutes just once in 22 appearances with the reserves.

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  • Celtics' Blake Griffin: Produces in spot start

    Griffiin tallied six points (1-5 FG, 0-2 3PT, 4-4 FG), 12 rebounds, five assists and one steal across 25 minutes in Friday's 122-114 victory over the Celtics.

    Griffin was active on the boards during this spot start, and while he struggled in limited shots from the field, he showed some playmaking skills with his five dimes. The veteran big man ultimately played in 10 of a possible 16 games during March. He averaged 3.4 points, 5.0 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 0.5 steals across 14.3 minutes.

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  • Celtics' Blake Griffin: Starting with Horford, Williams out

    Griffin will start Friday's game against the Jazz, Jay King of The Athletic reports.

    With Al Horford (back) and Robert Williams (rest) shelved, Griffin will get the nod at center. In his 14 prior starts, the veteran has averaged 8.6 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 21.2 minutes.

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  • Celtics' Blake Griffin: Back to bench

    Griffin will return to the bench for Tuesday's game against the Kings, according to Bobby Manning of the Boston Sports Journal.

    Al Horford (back) is returning from a one-game absence, and the Celtics will be getting Robert Williams (hamstring) back too. Griffin is not guaranteed a spot in the rotation Tuesday night.

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  • Celtics' Blake Griffin: Starting against Utah

    Griffin is in the starting lineup for Saturday's game against the Jazz, Gary Washburn of The Boston Globe reports.

    Griffin moves into the starting lineup with Al Horford (back) sidelined. The former has made 13 starts this season and is averaging 8.8 points with 5.1 rebounds across 21.4 minutes per game in those contests.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-9, 250 lbs
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, OK
Age: 34
School: Oklahoma
Experience: 13