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Blake Griffin's punishment might not be known for a while

Blake Griffin's punishment might not be known for a while

After trying to comprehend the “Why?” part of the Blake Griffin fight with a team employee, there remains another important question:

How long might he be suspended?

The NBA is in no hurry to announce whether it will punish the Clippers forward, who punched assistant equipment manager Matias Testi last weekend at a Toronto restaurant.

The league has sometimes taken months, not weeks, to decide in recent investigations involving altercations, and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver has a broad scope to rule on what he sees fit, though the players’ association can appeal any decision. It’s also possible that the Clippers would punish Griffin ahead of...

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