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The most interesting quotes from the Blake Griffin-Matias Testi incident

 

Blake Griffin, DeAndre Jordan

Blake Griffin, left, and DeAndre Jordan enjoy a light moment on the Clippers bench during a game against Sacramento on Oct. 29.

(Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)

“Two guys that I’m super close with and it’s sticky, man. It’s tough.” - DeAndre Jordan, who was at the dinner where the confrontation took place talking about his relationship with Griffin and Testi

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Blake Griffin, right, and Chris Paul congratulate each other during a game against New Orleans Pelicans on March 22, 2015.

(Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

“We’re all like family. That’s how we’re going to deal with this, as a family.” – Chris Paul, after the Clippers win Wednesday night over the Atlanta Hawks, when asked about how the team was going to respond to this incident.

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Doc Rivers, Blake Griffin

Clippers Coach Doc Rivers talks with  Blake Griffin during a game against Detroit on Dec. 14.

(Carlos Osorio / Associated Press)

“This is a hard lesson for Blake, but it’s also a hard lesson for our team.” – Doc Rivers on assessing how the altercation will affect both Griffin and the rest of the team.

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“We have no victim, we have no report.” - Jenifferjit Sidhu, a media relations officer with the Toronto Police Service when asked if police had a report detailing the confrontation outside the restaurant.

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Doc Rivers, Blake Griffin

Clippers Coach Doc Rivers complains to a referee in front of Blake Griffin on Oct. 29.

(Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)

“I always say, four to six weeks with a broken hand is unrealistic, I’ll tell you that.” – Doc Rivers when asked about how long it would take Griffin to return to the court.

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“A situation among friends escalated and I regret the way I handled myself towards someone I care about. I want to apologize to the Clippers organization, my teammates and the fans for creating a distraction.” – Griffin in a tweet on Tuesday.

 

angel.rodriguez@latimes.com

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