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Blake Griffin 'Pretty Much Back At 100 Percent' After Knee Surgery

Blake Griffin told the Los Angeles Times that he is back to 100 percent after surgery to repair torn cartilage in his left knee prevented him from participating in the London Olympics this summer.

"I came back after surgery and started rehabbing and getting back into it. I've been shooting and lifting [weights] and all that for a while now," Griffin said. "So, I'm pretty much back at 100%, been back 100% for a little bit. So I'm good."

Due to Griffin's past injury issues, the doctors and Griffin have been cautious about the process in getting him back on the floor.

"In talking to my doctor, he told me if this was the season and the playoffs were coming up, I would have been out two or three weeks," Griffin said. "We're kind of taking our time with it and really making sure we meet every single area and making sure that my strength is 100% back to where it needs to be.

"But it's been there for two or three weeks now. So, really, I'm just kind of working myself into condition and still getting my basketball work in and getting my lifts in."

Griffin is excited about a Clippers season that will see Chris Paul and himself lead a revamped roster that includes the likes of Lamar Odom, Jamal Crawford, Grant Hill and will see the return of Chauncey Billups.

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