So when will Clippers fans see Blake Griffin back on the court?
The recovery time for a fracture of the fourth metacarpal is about four to six weeks, but there is no guarantee Griffin will see the court once healthy.
After full recovering from his injury, Griffin may face a suspension by the team or the NBA, pushing his return later into March.
Here is a look at similar incidents and how the league dealt with them.
Matt Barnes punches Derek Fisher
The former Clippers player got into a fight in October with New York Coach