Clippers Daily Links: Wednesday

Clippers get it right with their four-game suspension for Blake Griffin: This time, the Clippers' punch should be applauded. This time, bones weren't broken, but strengthened. Midway through its second season, the Steve Ballmer Era made its first real statement Tuesday, and there was no question mark about it. -- Los Angeles Times

Blake Griffin suspended for four games, plus pay for one more: The wait for Blake Griffin’s punishment is over. Guessing when he might play again involves far less clarity. The four-game suspension the Clippers handed their star power forward Tuesday for his role in a recent altercation with a team assistant equipment manager will be served only after Griffin fully recovers from the broken right hand he sustained in the fight, which is expected to sideline him until March. -- Los Angeles Times

Clippers let Blake Griffin off easy: Regarding the Blake Griffin situation, from the beginning I’ve been astounded by the obvious lack of judgment, the glaring inability to make better choices. Let’s be frank here, when it comes to picking best friends, Matias Testi has some work to do. -- The Orange County Register

Clippers' Blake Griffin suspended four games for fight: The Clippers and NBA have suspended Blake Griffin for four games without pay for an altercation with a Clippers team employee. His salary will be withheld for one additional game. The suspension will begin once Griffin is healthy enough to return to action, which could be sometime in March. -- The Orange County Register