Griffin Feeling 100 Percent Recovered From Knee Surgery
Blake Griffin missed the Olympics due to knee surgery, but he has healed and is excited for the coming season.
"I came back after surgery and started rehabbing and getting back into it. I've been shooting and lifting [weights] and all that for a while now," Griffin told The Times in telephone interview Friday. "So, I'm pretty much back at 100%, been back at 100% for a little bit. So I'm good."
Griffin's latest knee injury had nothing to do with the stress fracture of his left patella, and the subsequent surgery that forced him to miss the 09-10 season.
"In talking to my doctor, he told me if this was the season and the playoffs were coming up, I would have been out two or three weeks," Griffin said. "We're kind of taking our time with it and really making sure we meet every single area and making sure that my strength is 100% back to where it needs to be.
"But it's been there for two or three weeks now. So, really, I'm just kind of working myself into condition and still getting my basketball work in and getting my lifts in."