Report: Pistons' Griffin likely out for series vs. Bucks
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The Detroit Pistons may have lost more than Game 1 on Sunday.

All-Star forward Blake Griffin sat out the series opener against the Milwaukee Bucks and is likely to miss the remainder of the first round due to a left knee injury, sources told Yahoo Sports' Vincent Goodwill.

The Pistons star will be listed as day-to-day for the duration of the series and there's a "slim chance" Griffin will play when it shifts to Detroit on Saturday, a source told Goodwill.

"I have to do what our organization, our training staff, our doctors think is best - and that's the bottom line," Griffin said postgame, according to Rod Beard of The Detroit News.

Griffin left Detroit's second-last regular-season game after just 18 minutes due to the injury. The 30-year-old missed four of the team's last seven regular-season contests, including the finale against the New York Knicks, which the Pistons needed to win to secure a postseason berth.

The former No. 1 overall pick averaged a career-high 24.5 points this season to go along with 7.5 boards and 5.4 assists to lead Detroit to its second playoff appearance in the last 10 years.

Griffin is in the second season of a five-year, $171-million max contract he originally signed with the Los Angeles Clippers.

Game 2 is Wednesday in Milwaukee.

Report: Pistons' Griffin likely out for series vs. Bucks
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