Clippers' Blake Griffin Apologizes For Punching Equipment Manager
The Los Angeles Clippers star reportedly got into an altercation with the team staffer at a restaurant in Toronto, resulting in a broken hand.By Matt Moreno | January 27, 2016
Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin is apologizing to his organization, teammates and fans after a strange altercation with the team's equipment manager.
"A situation among friends escalated, and I regret the way I handled myself towards someone I care about," Griffin said in a statement posted to Twitter. "I want to apologize to the Clippers organization, my teammates and the fans for creating a distraction." (Video via Nike)
ESPN reports Griffin will be sidelined for four to six weeks after getting into a fight with the team's equipment manager at a restaurant in Toronto. ESPN said the two traded insults, Griffin punched the Clippers staffer, then followed him outside and punched him again.