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Blake Griffin faces battery charge in Las Vegas

Los Angeles Clippers player Blake Griffin is facing a misdemeanor battery charge in Las Vegas, court documents show.

The battery charge was filed last week. Griffin will appear in court Dec. 8.

Las Vegas police investigated a man’s complaint that Griffin attacked him during an argument over a photo taken while Clippers players partied at Tao at the Venetian in October.

Celebrity news outlet TMZ quoted a man who said Griffin grabbed his neck, took his cellphone and slapped him after he took a photo at the Strip resort.

Contact reporter Annalise Little at alittle@reviewjournal.com or 702-383-0391. Find her on Twitter: @annalisemlittle

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