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Clippers' Griffin injured against Rockets


Posted Mar 29, 2014 8:51 PM - Updated Mar 29, 2014 9:56 PM

HOUSTON (AP) -- Clippers forward Blake Griffin is doubtful to return against the Rockets after he left in the first quarter with lower back spasms.

There appeared to be minimal contact between Griffin and Donatas Motiejunas before Griffin dropped to his hands and knees on his way to the bench after a timeout was called midway through the first quarter Saturday night.

He was clutching his lower back and remained on the court for a couple of minutes before being helped to his feet. He was biting his jersey as he gingerly walked off the court and to the locker room.

Griffin entered the game averaging 24.3 points and 9.8 rebounds and had seven points on Saturday night.

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