"He looked pretty good for a guy who just had surgery," Hawes said.
Hawes said Griffin was even in a good mood.
"Considering what it could have been when he got in there, I think he's feeling pretty good about it," Hawes said.
Before the surgery, the Clippers said Griffin could be out anywhere from 10 days to six weeks. The team announced after the surgery Griffin will be reevaluated at the three-week mark.
That means the Clippers will be without their superstar power forward for at least nine games.
Luckily for the Clippers, Griffin's ordeal is coming at a pretty good time considering they have no games during one of those weeks because of All-Star break, which extends from Feb. 12-18 for the Clippers.
"As of yesterday, he was coming, which means he's feeling a lot better," Rivers said before Wednesday's game.
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