When Blake Griffin suffered a knee injury during practice Thursday, Team USA officials wasted little time calling up Anthony Davis to replace him in Thursday's scrimmage against the Dominican Republic. Now that Griffin will miss the Olympics with a meniscus tear, Davis will officially replace him in the London Olympics, according to a report from Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski.
As expected, Anthony Davis has been chosen to replace Blake Griffin on the Team USA roster, a source close to Davis tells Y! Sports.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 13, 2012
Davis, who suffered an ankle injury earlier this summer, was among the final cuts when the National Team roster was pared down to 12. At 6-foot-10, Davis will provide some much needed size for a Team USA frontcourt that has been riddled with injuries.
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