Griffin backs out of Team USA

Posted by C.L. Anthony on Thursday, July 24, 2014 with No comments
Los Angeles Clippers F Blake Griffin has pulled out from his commitment to play for Team USA during the FIBA Basketball World Cup.

“I appreciate the invitation to play for Team USA this summer,” Griffin said. “It is a special opportunity anytime you have a chance to represent your country, and I was honored to be included. However, right now I want to focus and dedicate 100 percent of my energy on improving and preparing for the upcoming season with the Clippers.”