Blake Griffin got into an altercation with the L.A. Clippers’ equipment manager recently, broke his hand… and will now miss four to six weeks of the NBA season.
The team was in Toronto to play the Raptors the day after the incident, which they lost 112-94. Sources say on the Saturday (Jan. 23) before, Blake and Matias Testi, the Clippers’ assistant equipment manager, got into an argument at a restaurant, which escalated into a physical altercation.
Griffin reportedly punched Testi inside the restaurant, and then followed him outside and punched him again.
The Clippers confirmed that their All-Star broke a bone in his right hand on Tuesday (Jan. 26), after which he took to social meida to express his regret over his actions.
Los Angeles currently sits in fourth place in the Western Conference with a 29-16 record.