Posted Jul 16 2012 1:53PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Blake Griffin will undergo arthroscopic surgery on Monday to repair the medial meniscus tear of his left knee that he suffered during practice with the U.S. national team in Las Vegas.
The Los Angeles Clippers say Dr. Neal ElAttrache of the Kerlan-Jobe Clinic will perform the surgery.
Griffin returned to Los Angeles last Thursday after experiencing discomfort in the same knee that bothered him during the playoffs. He will miss the London Olympics, but the Clippers say he should be ready for the start of the NBA season.
|GameTime: Learning from the Czar|
Former NBA player Pooh Jeter talks about what it's like to learn from and play for coach Mike Fratello.
|GameTime: Sekou's FIBA Update|
Sekou Smith gives an update on the situation in the Ukraine and talks about team USA's play.
|FIBA: Day Three Wrap|
Check out the best basketball that summer has to offer in the FIBA Day Three Wrap.
|Season Top 10: John Wall|
Relive the top 10 plays from the 2013-14 NBA season from Wizards' guard John Wall.
|Season Top 10: DeMar DeRozan|
Relive the top 10 plays from the 2013-14 NBA season from Raptors' guard DeMar DeRozan.