The Los Angeles Clippers have issued a statement from Blake Griffin that he is pulling out of Team USA duties this summer.

Griffin is one of the most dedicated players in the league, and the fact that the Clippers have yet to make a significant run in the playoffs has really gotten the attention of the team's power forward. With Team USA duties out of the way he can now give 100 percent to his improvement as he matures into a star in the league. ANALYST: Matthew Beck Mobile App