TRIBUNE PHOTO: DAVID BLAIR - Blake Griffin of the Los Angeles Clippers warms up at Moda Center on Monday before Game 4 of the first-round series against the Trail Blazers. It turned out to be his last game of the 2015-16 season; Griffin aggravated a quad injury and has been ruled out for the rest of the posteason. Portland and L.A. are tied 2-2 in their best-of-seven matchup.NBA

The Los Angeles Clippers won't have forward Blake Griffin the rest of their playoff run.

The team said Tuesday he will be out with an aggravated left quad tendon suffered at Moda Center on Monday night, when the Clippers lost Game 4 of their first-round series with Portland.

An MRI on Tuesday morning revealed no structural damage, and L.A. said Griffin will be ready for the 2016-17 training camp.

But he will miss Game 5 of a series tied 2-2 when the Blazers and Clips tip off at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Staples Center.

Griffin ijnured the quad on Dec. 25, playing against the Los Angeles Lakers, and he sat out 41 games this season because of that injury.

Also out “indefinitely,” according to the Clippers, is point guard Chris Paul, who had surgery Tuesday morning in Los Angeles to repair a broken third metatarsal. He suffered that injury in the third quarter Monday night.


TORONTO 102, Indiana 99 (Toronto leads 3-2)

ATLANTA 110, Boston 83 (Atlanta leads 3-2)


TERRENCE ROSS, Toronto — The 6-6 guard/forward from Jefferson High got 14 minutes as the ninth man in a nine-man rotation. He was 1 of 6 from the field — all from 3-point range — and finished with three points, one rebound and three fouls.


The Portland Steel are making a variety of moves in the wake of their 0-3 start to the Arena Football League season.

The former Thunder have acquired offensive lineman Duke Robinson from the Jacksonville Sharks in exchange for wide receiver Jamar Howard, who starred for the Thunder before a season-ending knee injury in 2015.

Robinson, 29, is a 6-5, 345-pounder who played college ball for Oklahoma. He has played for AFL teams in Utah (2013) and Spokane (2014).

More changes on the interior line could be in the offing, and the Steel have brought back quarterback Darron Thomas and cut Danny Southwick, who started the first three games this season.

Portland's next game is 6 p.m. PT Saturday at the 4-0 Arizona Rattlers, who defeated the Steel 80-28 in the season opener at Moda Center.


The Oregon Ducks have been invited to an NCAA regional in Baton Rouge, La.

Six teams and three individuals will advance from each of the four, 18-team regionals to the NCAA championships, which are May 20-25 at Eugene Country Club.

The 21st-ranked Ducks’ regional at the University Club is May 5-7, and will include No. 10 Arizona State and No. 13 Washington from the Pac-12, along with fifth-ranked Duke and No. 7 Florida.


New University of the Pacific coach Damon Stoudamire’s staff is complete with the hiring of Leonard Perry to join assistants Luke Wicks and JayDee Luster.

The former head coach at Idaho for five seasons (2001-06),

Perry, 47, was an assistant coach and scout with the Indiana Pacers from 2006-11. Before that, he was head coach at Idaho from 2001-06. His most recent job was as assistant head coach at Colorado State.

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