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Jul 28, 2014
Rotoworld
Blake Griffin withdrew from Team USA camp to rest a small fracture in his back, which is not believed to be serious.
Jul 27, 2014
Rotoworld
With Kevin Love, Blake Griffin, and LaMarcus Aldridge all electing to sit out the 2014 FIBA World Cup, Andre Drummond is a near lock to make the U.S. national team.

Blake Griffin has back injury, will not play in FIBA World cup

It appears the reason Clippers forward Blake Griffin declined last week to participate in Team USA's basketball training camp is because of a back injury and not because he wanted to rest for the upcoming season, The Times confirmed Monday night.
Chicago Tribune Jul 29, 2014

Blake Griffin has back injury, will not play in FIBA World cup

It appears the reason Clippers forward Blake Griffin declined last week to participate in Team USA's basketball training camp is because of a back injury and not because he wanted to rest for the upcoming season, The Times confirmed Monday night.
Clips Nation Jul 29, 2014
Minor back injury kept Griffin off Team USA

Minor back injury kept Griffin off Team USA

A small fracture in his back is the reason that Blake Griffin has opted against playing in the World Cup this summer. It turns out that Blake Griffin may not hate America after all. Griffin declined an invitation to Team USA's camp in advance of the World Cup in Spain which starts in a couple of weeks. Griffin had made the 2012 Olympic team before being injured, and was a lock to make this team. After missing out on international competition before, it seemed strange that Griffin would turn down another chance to represent his country. The reason given at the time was that he wanted to...
Rotoworld Jul 28, 2014

Griffin missing FIBA Cup due to back fracture - Blake Griffin (F) Los Angeles Clippers

Blake Griffin withdrew from Team USA camp to rest a small fracture in his back, which is not believed to be serious.
Detroit Bad Boys Jul 26, 2014
Blake Griffin not participating on USA national team, opens door for Andre Drummond

Blake Griffin not participating on USA national team, opens door for Andre Drummond

Blake Griffin announced that he would not participate on the USA basketball national team. Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin was one of 19 players invited to compete for a roster spot on the 2014 World Cup of Basketball team, but Griffin respectfully declined the opportunity on Thursday [via ESPN]: "I appreciate the invitation to play for Team USA this summer," Griffin said in a statement. "It is a special opportunity anytime you have a chance to represent your country, and I was honored to be included. However, right now I want to focus and dedicate 100 percent of my energy on...
Clips Nation Jul 25, 2014

Griffin declines Team USA invite

For the third time in three biannual competitions, Blake Griffin will not compete for Team USA. In 2010, before he had played an NBA game, Blake Griffin was invited to play for team USA in the World Championships in Turkey, At that time, after having missed the entire 2009-10 NBA season with a knee injury, Griffin wisely declined -- it made more sense to prepare for his rookie season. The Los Angeles Clippers had a lot invested in him, and it made sense for him to prepare for his delayed rookie season. In 2012, Griffin made the final cut to represent Team USA in the Olympics in Beijing...

Clippers' Griffin backs out of U.S. national team commitment

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin decided to pass on playing the U.S. national team at the FIBA World Cup of basketball in August and Washington Wizards guard John Wall reportedly was added to the roster.
Chicago Tribune Jul 24, 2014

Clippers' Griffin backs out of U.S. national team commitment

Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin decided to pass on playing the U.S. national team at the FIBA World Cup of basketball in August and Washington Wizards guard John Wall reportedly was added to the roster.

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